|Rolls Royce and EDF to build nuclear plants|
Rolls Royce has signed a deal with EDF that will see the global power systems company support the development of a number of new nuclear plants in the UK.
The deal covers engineering and technical support during the pre and post construction phases of four new power stations planned by the French energy giant.
Lawrie Haynes, president of Rolls Royce Nuclear and former White Young Green boss, commented: “We are very pleased to be working with EDF Energy and this agreement is another step towards the delivery of our civil nuclear strategy.”
Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, managing director of EDF Energy’s nuclear new build business added: “This agreement with Rolls-Royce is a welcome development in ensuring we achieve our new nuclear build plans.”