Rolls-Royce to partner with Chinese nuclear reactor vendor SNPTC

Source:Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce to cooperate more closely with SNPTC in the field of civil nuclear power in the UK and other overseas markets

Rolls-Royce has signed an important memorandum of understanding (MoU) with State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. (SNPTC), the Chinese nuclear reactor vendor. The agreement will see Rolls-Royce cooperate more closely with SNPTC in the field of civil nuclear power, in the UK and other overseas markets.

Jason Smith, Rolls-Royce, President Nuclear, said: “China represents one of the world's largest civil nuclear markets in which Rolls-Royce has been supplying safety-critical technology and solutions for 20 years.

“I am proud that we have built a partnership with SNPTC based on mutual trust. I look forward to exploring how we can broaden our work together in our domestic and international markets.”

The MoU will explore possible collaboration in areas such as engineering support, provision of components and systems, supply chain management and instrumentation and control technology.

Rolls-Royce has significant nuclear expertise, including providing advice to governments and operators, supply chain management and manufacturing and technical engineering support. Today, Rolls-Royce supplies safety-critical instrumentation and control technology to more than 70 percent of nuclear reactors in operation or under construction in China and Emergency Diesel Generators to almost 40 percent.

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