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November 16–19, 2020
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HALEU investment is key part of TerraPower’s demo proposal
TerraPower announced on September 15 that it plans to work with Centrus Energy to establish commercial-scale production facilities for the high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU) needed to fuel many advanced reactor designs.
The proposed investment in HALEU fuel fabrication is tied to a TerraPower-led submittal to the Department of Energy’s Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP), which was created to support the deployment of two first-of-a-kind advanced reactor designs within five to seven years. TerraPower would like one of those designs to be Natrium, the 345-MWe sodium fast reactor that it has developed with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy.
Embedded Topical Meeting
Clayton Scott (SVP, Chief Nuclear Officer, Schneider Electric)
Sacit M. Cetiner (R & D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Charles McCarthy (I&C Tracks) (Nuclear I&C Programs Manager, Northop Grumman)
Sean M. Smith (I&C Tracks) (Embedded Software Engineer, Lockheed Martin)
David Desaulniers (HFE Tracks) (Senior Technical Advisor, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Johanna Oxstrand (HFE Tracks) (Human Factors Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory)