Rolls-Royce could swerve Putin’s nuclear grip as new reactors can use UK’s own fuel

Rolls-Royce’s revolutionary new nuclear reactors will be around the size of two football pitches, but will be capable of supplying around half a million homes with clean electricity, the company says.

GB News: Dan Wootton discusses nuclear energy plan

As the West scrambles to roll out a revolutionary from of nuclear power, there are fears the market will still be at the mercy of Vladimir Putin as Russia has a tight grip on fuel needed to power it. But an expert has told that Rolls-Royce, which is developing its own type of reactors, may help the UK break free from Putin’s clutches with its own reserves of nuclear fuel. Small nuclear reactors (SMRs) are a groundbreaking new type of power station which differs from traditional nuclear in the sense that these are much smaller, easier to build, cheaper and quicker to deploy.

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