UK Space Agency and Rolls-Royce join forces to develop nuclear-powered spacecraft engine

The technology is predicted to halve the projected duration of journeys to Mars to up to four months

Rolls-Royce agrees to sell civil nuclear I&C business to Framatome

It includes Rolls-Royce’s activities and teams based in France, the Czech Republic and China but excludes its civil nuclear business or small modular reactor activities in the UK

Rolls-Royce unveils plans for 16 mini-nuclear plants in the UK

Each compact nuclear power station is predicted to have a total capacity of 440MW, enough to power a city of 450,000 homes for 60 years

Rolls-Royce and Exelon team up for compact nuclear power stations

The British multinational engineering company is leading a consortium that is designing a low cost factory-built nuclear plant

Rolls-Royce completes testing for ‘world’s fastest’ all-electric jet tech

The project aims to beat the current all-electric flight world record early next year

Rolls-Royce to supply battery storage for microgrid on Cook Island

The batteries will serve as a power reserve, provide grid support and enable the increased use of renewable energy

Rolls-Royce expands production of battery containers in Germany

From 2021, its MTU EnergyPacks are to be manufactured in the Siemens-Technopark in Ruhstorf, Bavaria, where Rolls-Royce already has a production site

Rolls-Royce resumes testing of advanced low emission technology for engines

Reducing emissions from gas turbines is part of the company’s wider sustainability strategy

Virgin Galactic unveils jet that will fly sustainably three times the speed of sound

The supersonic jet will be able to carry up to 19 passengers and fly at altitudes above 60,000 feet

Rolls-Royce plans mini-nuclear reactors for UK by 2029

The firm said the deployment of small modular reactors could make build costs more predictable and affordable, lowering the price of electricity for consumers