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HALEU


Nuclear Fuel Facility Unveiled for Natrium Fast Reactor Demonstration

A fuel fabrication facility that will create reliable fuel for TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) 345-MWe Natrium pool-type sodium fast reactor (SFR) demonstration in Wyoming and future Natrium…


U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing May Be Making a Comeback—Here’s Why

The Department of Energy (DOE) has ramped up efforts to explore recycling spent nuclear fuel (SNF), or used nuclear fuel (UNF), from the nation’s fleet of light water reactors (LWRs),…


Green Light for Project Pele, Defense Department’s Mobile Nuclear Microreactor Demonstration

The Department of Defense (DOD) will push forward on Project Pele, a much-watched mobile microreactor prototype, and demonstrate its full operation for a minimum of three years at an Idaho…


Ban on Russian Energy Imports Gains Bipartisan, Bicameral Steam in Congress

Eighteen bipartisan U.S. Senators are backing a bill that would direct the president to declare a national emergency and prohibit imports of Russian energy commodities, including crude oil, petroleum products,…


American Nuclear Society warns advanced reactors face 'significant deployment delays' unless DOE accelerates HALEU availability program

The American Nuclear Society (ANS) warned the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that the continued unavailability of high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) fuel within the United States is risking "significant deployment delays" of advanced reactors. In…