Wednesday, June 27, 2012

MOX-E: The Enhanced CANDU 6

Candu Energy Inc., formerly Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) is looking at another entry point into the UK ... via their EC6 designs ability to use a range of fuels, including mixed oxide (MOX) fuel

CANDU Energy Inc. | Candu works with UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority to study deployment of EC6 reactors:
"MISSISSAUGA, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Candu Energy Inc. (Candu) is pleased to announce it has engaged with the United Kingdom's (UK) Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) to assist in providing alternative full lifecycle approaches for managing that country's fissile material stocks. The UK's preferred method is to re-use the material as mixed oxide (MOX) fuel.
"This is a great opportunity to build on the neutron efficient fundamentals of CANDU® technology which easily allows the use of alternate fuels without changing its core design," said Ala Alizadeh, Candu's Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development. "CANDU technology is well-suited to deliver a timely and cost effective disposition of UK fissile material stocks based on proven design.""
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