(BBC) Mini nuclear reactors could be generating power in the UK by the end of the decade.
Manufacturer Rolls-Royce has told the BBC's Today programme that it plans to install and operate factory-built power stations by 2029.
Mini nuclear stations can be mass manufactured and delivered in chunks on the back of a lorry, which makes costs more predictable.
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But opponents say the UK should quit nuclear power altogether.
They say the country should concentrate on cheaper renewable energy instead.