Deep Isolation Shares its Nuclear Waste Disposal Solution as a Key Player in Advanced Nuclear Technologies at Cleantech Forum

Press Release, January 28, 2020

Deep Isolation Shares its Nuclear Waste Disposal Solution as a Key Player in Advanced Nuclear Technologies at Cleantech Forum

Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Muller Introduces the Deep Isolation Solution on January 28, 2020, at the Cleantech Forum San Francisco

San Francisco, CA – Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste storage and disposal solutions, will be featured at the Cleantech Forum San Francisco, January 27-29, 2020. Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Muller will present the Deep Isolation solution to isolate nuclear waste in deep horizontal drillholes during the session, Time to be Inclusive and Pragmatic Before It’s Too Late, on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, from 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm. The panel will discuss how innovations in nuclear technologies can deliver solutions at scale to help mitigate climate change as well as the partnerships, funding, and policies needed to continue improving nuclear technology.

Elizabeth Muller is the co-founder and CEO of Deep Isolation. Muller also co-founded and continues to serve as the Executive Director of Berkeley Earth, a public-benefit organization using modern statistical techniques to study and address major environmental concerns such as global warming and air pollution.

“Deep Isolation offers the missing piece to the puzzle, waste isolation,” explains Elizabeth Muller, CEO of Deep Isolation. “ For too long, nuclear energy has not resolved how it handles its waste.  Our solution offers a clean technology and socially responsible approach for finally addressing this need in both the U.S. and around the world.”

The Cleantech Forum San Francisco brings together global investors, innovators, environmentalists, corporations, and change-makers to connect the latest generation of start-ups with investors to deliver transformational solutions to address climate change.

Deep Isolation has published three technical papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, has secured multiple technology patents, conducted a successful technology demonstration, and is in partnerships with Bechtel National, Inc., the largest engineering and construction company in the US as well as NAC International Inc., a leading nuclear fuel cycle consulting and technology solutions company.  Most recently, Deep Isolation kicked off its Series A investment round having raised $14 million to date.


About Deep Isolation 
Berkeley-based Deep Isolation is a leading innovator in nuclear waste storage and disposal. Founded through a passion for environmental stewardship, scientific ingenuity and entrepreneurship, Deep Isolation has developed a patented solution using directional drilling and inclusive community engagement to safely isolate nuclear waste deep underground.

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