Five of these USN A1B nuclear reactors going into the new Ford-class carriers would produce more power output than the Lamma Power Station total combined capacity

Each A1B = 700mw

USN hasn't had any nuclear accident on these reactors since the first one they built in the 50`s.
I suddenly have an image of Green Nuke Deal, wherein US offers soon-to-retire Ohio-class SSBN's retrofitted to convert tube space for more reactors and park underwater selling developing countries sufficient energy at cost.

Just lay an underwater cable.
That covers security and safety: it stays underwater. It's already armed with torpedo tunes akin to VLS that can launch almost anything. Have an LCS anchored nearby.

Crew it 5:1 with Dept of Energy contracters.
You 'only' get 45mw with the power they come with. They're tiny. I'm saying swap out the missile tube deck with 10-15 reactors and strip off all the anti-echoic coating and most ASW equipment.

It's like the "bomb truck" idea, but for clean energy.
Total LA daily power: 7880 MW

The newest USN naval reactor for Ford-class is 700mw. So you'd need 11.

This cutaway shows about how much space you'd have to work With. Remove bow sonar and torpedo room for more.

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