Press Releases

Press Releases

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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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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Press Release, May 10, 2022

Deep Isolation CEO a Finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Bay Area

BERKELEY – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has announced that Deep Isolation CEO Liz Muller is a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the United States, the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who ...

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Press Release, March 10, 2022

Deep Isolation Wins $3.6 Million DOE Grant to Develop Universal Nuclear Waste Disposal Canister for Advanced Reactor Spent Fuel

BERKELEY – Deep Isolation, in partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and NAC International, has been awarded a $3.6 million grant by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a universal nuclear waste disposal canister for advanced reactor waste streams. The project, one of two ...

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Press Release, March 10, 2022

Deep Isolation Joins Oklo Inc., National Laboratories in Winning $4 Million DOE Grant for Spent Fuel Waste Reduction Project

BERKELEY – Deep Isolation, Oklo Inc., and the Argonne and Idaho national laboratories have been jointly awarded $4 million by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop the first nuclear fuel recycling and disposal facility in the United States. The project, one of two awarded to Deep Isolation today by ...

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Press Release, February 23, 2022

Waste Management Symposia: Deep Isolation presents research on technical readiness, waste canister design and international stakeholder borehole study

BERKELEY — Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste storage and disposal solutions, will present its latest research in three sessions at Waste Management Symposia 2022, taking place March 6-10 in Phoenix. On March 7 Deep Isolation Director of Systems Engineering Dr. Ethan Bates will present during the session “Developments in Deep Borehole Disposal ...

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Announcement, February 9, 2022

International survey shows 4-of-5 nuclear industry stakeholders support establishing a deep borehole disposal demonstration program

LONDON — New research shows there is growing interest worldwide in the advancement of deep borehole disposal as a solution for nuclear waste. Deep boreholes offer a scalable, modular, and economical disposal solution for spent nuclear fuel and vitrified high-level waste, particularly for countries with smaller waste inventories or those with waste products which may ...

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Press Release, February 4, 2022

Deep Isolation enhances its intellectual property licensing program

Berkeley, CA – Deep Isolation announced today an enhanced plan to offer additional license partnership options of its intellectual property for deep borehole disposal of nuclear waste. The goal is to provide prospective commercial and government partners with flexible licensing options to make the Deep Isolation solution more accessible for global waste disposal programs. Via ...

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