Fylde nuclear factory owner reveals new fuel design



The nuclear specialist which owns the Springfields fuel factory at Salwick has unveiled a new type of fuel which it says is designed to cope better with extreme accident conditions.
Westinghouse Electric Company has launched its accident tolerant EnCore Fuel which is designed for use in Light Water Reactors.
Although the Fylde factory produces mainly fuel for Advanced Gas Cooled reactors, it does some work for LWT systems and the new design could have implications for the 1,000 workers in the future.
EnCore Fuel is designed to offer increased safety, greater uranium efficiency and estimated... read more

 
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