Deep Isolation will present two papers at the Waste Management Symposia 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 26 – March 2, 2023.
Ethan Bates, Director of Systems Engineering for Deep Isolation will participate as a panel member in the plenary session, “Cool New Reactors Coming to You Soon! But what about the Waste?” at the International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference (IHLRWM). This conference is an embedded topic at the ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo in Phoenix, Arizona, November 13-17, 2022. The plenary session will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 8 a.m. MST.
A new round of US DOE funding is supporting a swathe of new technologies that aim to effect a dramatic reduction in the volume of waste from the new generation of advanced nuclear reactor technologies. Deep Isolation partners with two groups receiving grant funding.
The co-founders of Deep Isolation will discuss their technology and business model at a panel on Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Wastes at this week’s 13th Asian Leadership Conference in Seoul. The panel is scheduled for July 13, 2022, and will be moderated by Hwang Il Soon, Chair Professor at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST).
The traditional electric power industry has received a big jolt from the sudden outbreak of Russia-Ukraine war. In order to ensure uninterrupted supply of electricity at an affordable price with low carbon footprint, most of the countries will now concentrate on harnessing nuclear energy.
Chris Parker, Managing Director for Deep Isolation EMEA will be presenting the paper, “Canisters for Radioactive Waste Transport, Storage and Disposal in Boreholes,” at the International Conference on Nuclear Waste Treatment, Packaging and Storage (ICNWTPS) in London, United Kingdom, as part of the digital program of Engineering and Physical Sciences Research, August 16-17, 2022.
Ethan Bates, Director of Systems Engineering for Deep Isolation will be presenting the paper “Features, Events, and Processes Prioritization for Deep Borehole Disposal Concepts in Crystalline Rock and Shale,” in the session, Waste Stabilization and Repository Science on Wednesday, June 15, at the ANS Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA.
In this Finnish article, environmental supplier, Jami Jokinen recently wrote about Deep Isolation in the wake of progress being made by Posiva and SKB with a final disposal solution for spent nuclear fuel. Note the title has been translated from Finnish to English.
Deep Isolation has launched an online campaign to educate the public about nuclear waste and gain support for solving the issue to protect the environment, increase energy security, and remove a barrier to nuclear energy.