Rolls-Royce sign MoU to build Small Modular Reactor (SMR) to Jordan

The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) has signed a MoU with Rolls-Royce to conduct a technical feasibility study to build a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) program for power generation and water desalination in the Kingdom, the JAEC said Friday. The MoU provides for cooperation between the two sides to identify technical, economic, financial and safety factors for building the 440-Megawatt SMR program, the Jordan News Agency (Petra) quoted JAEC Deputy Chairman Kamal Al-A’raj as saying. Al-A’raj signed the memo with Director Strategy and Business Development at Rolls-Royce Alan Woods in the British embassy in Paris. JAEC Chairman Khale Toukan [