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EPRI Press Release, November 17, 2022

EPRI Receives DOE Award to Research Uranium Recovery Options for the Next Generation of Reactors

PALO ALTO, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2022) – – EPRI, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Southern Company Research and Development, and Deep Isolation announced today they have been awarded $2.8 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a joint nuclear research and development project. The project is focused on nuclear fuel management options to help power ...

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WM Symposia

Event, February 26 - March 2, 2023

Waste Management Symposia 2023

Deep Isolation will present two papers at the Waste Management Symposia 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 26 - March 2, 2023.

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Nuclear Engineering International, November 3, 2022

Deep thought on disposal

Successfully creating a deep geological disposal site for high-level waste has long been a key challenge for the nuclear industry. Now, a series of breakthroughs seems to show light at the end of the tunnel.

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atw - International Journal for Nuclear Power, November 2022

Innovations in Canister Design could offer improved cost-effectiveness and Flexibility in Nuclear Waste Disposal Systems

Chris Parker, Jesse Sloane, Mark Frei, from Deep Isolation and Steve Sisley from NAC describe the recent advances in canister engineering designs for storage, transportation and disposal of spent fuel assemblies from pressurized water reactors in the International Journal for Nuclear Power, beginning on page 39.

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The Orange County Register, November 7, 2022

Will nuclear renaissance come with waste disposal solution?

Teri Sforza with the Orange Country Register details how other nations are solving the problem of radioactive waste but tons of it still sit at San Onofre. Deep Isolation is mentioned for its deep borehole technology.

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AP, November 2, 2022

Oklo Selected for U.S. DOE Project to Enable Recycling of Used Nuclear Fuel in Partnership with Argonne National Laboratory, Deep Isolation, and Case Western Reserve University

Oklo Inc. has been awarded a $6.1 million cost-share project in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne), Deep Isolation, and Case Western Reserve University from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The project is funded under the ARPA-E Converting Used Nuclear Fuel Radioisotopes into Energy (CURIE) program. The CURIE program ...

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World Nuclear News, August 10, 2022

Deep Isolation licenses disposal technology to Amentum

Deep Isolation has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with technical and engineering services provider Amentum to cooperate on the commercialisation of Deep Isolation’s radioactive waste disposal technology around the world.

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Nuclear Engineering International, July 21, 2022

R&D set to minimise waste volumes

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.

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The Moxy Voice, July 2, 2022

Climate Change: Swapping Hysteria for Solutions

“Hysteria never helps anyone, and we believe in taking a measured approach to the science,” said Elizabeth. “I think there is as much exaggeration taking place as there is denial of the problem. Science isn’t perfect, and I’m sure there are many things at play we can never be 100 percent sure about. But regardless, ...

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Electrical India

Electrical India, June 25, 2022

Glimpses of global nuclear power industry

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.

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World Nuclear News, September 1, 2022

Deep Isolation’s Elizabeth Muller on nuclear waste disposal

Liz Muller’s portion begins at 22:40. Elizabeth Muller is CEO and co-founder of Deep Isolation, who talks about her background as an environmentalist and explains why she wanted to “solve” the issue of nuclear waste disposal so that the future growth of nuclear is not held back by negative public perception of the issue. She explains ...

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Atomic Insights, August 9, 2022

The Power Hungry Podcast: Elizabeth Muller

Elizabeth Muller is the CEO of Deep Isolation, a Berkeley-based company that seeks to resolve America’s nuclear waste challenge by using technology borrowed from the oil and gas business. In this episode, she explains why the waste issue must be solved before the nuclear sector can have a full renaissance, why Deep Isolation must have ...

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Press Release, December 1, 2022

Deep Isolation to research deep borehole disposal as part of EPRI DOE grant to study uranium recovery options for next gen reactors

LONDON – Deep Isolation announced today it is part of a grant project awarded to EPRI, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Southern Company Research and Development. The $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is for a joint nuclear research and development project focused on nuclear fuel management options to help ...

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Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

EPRI Press Release, November 17, 2022

EPRI Receives DOE Award to Research Uranium Recovery Options for the Next Generation of Reactors

PALO ALTO, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2022) – – EPRI, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Southern Company Research and Development, and Deep Isolation announced today they have been awarded $2.8 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a joint nuclear research and development project. The project is focused on nuclear fuel management options to help power ...

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Deep Isolation

Press Announcement, October 27, 2022

Deep Isolation partners with Fermi Energia to explore borehole solutions for spent nuclear fuel and vitrified waste

London — Deep Isolation announced today it will team up with Fermi Energia to further explore a deep borehole repository disposal solution for a proposed small modular reactor design that developers hope will help Estonia in its efforts to achieve net zero emissions. Deep Isolation will work with Fermi Energia to analyze the costs and ...

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Press Announcement, September 29, 2022

Nuclear Industry expert Steve Nesbit joins Deep Isolation as Utilities Advisor

Berkeley — Steve Nesbit, an expert in policy relating to nuclear power, has joined Deep Isolation as a Utilities Advisor. Nesbit is the founder of LMNT Consulting Company and joins Deep Isolation as a consultant after a 40-year career in the nuclear power industry.  Nesbit’s career included 37 years at Duke Energy, where he most ...

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, September 19, 2022

Deep Isolation offers opportunity to enable nuclear power expansion

Berkeley —The lack of a viable spent fuel disposal solution remains an obstacle to the increasing global interest in nuclear power that guarantees energy security and helps enable a net zero world. Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste disposal solutions, is today kicking off an opportunity for investors to participate in the only ...

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Press Release, July 11, 2022

Solving Nuclear Waste Enables Future for Nuclear Energy

SEOUL — As governments worldwide are prioritizing the development of nuclear energy, there is increasing interest in nuclear waste disposal. So far, the U.S.-Korean partnership on nuclear has focused largely on power production (such as the collaboration between NuScale and Doosan). And now that Europe has determined that nuclear must have a waste solution to ...

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