Fuel route definition
Definition of a financial and organisational model between an SMR vendor and a fuel manufacturer for a facility dedicated to fuel enrichment. Analysis of multiple scenarii alongside workshops and discussions with stakeholders such as fuel enricher, end-users, government, private investors. Identification of a suitable fuel supply to meet the demand of the NOAK reactors of a specific European SMR vendor.
Break-down analysis of Uranium extraction and enrichment at a specific level to precisely estimate the OPEX of such facility and costs.
Market study of all the potential end-users for such type of enrichment to start creating backlog to convince potential investors and industrial corporations.
Following this, a fuel life cycle analysis has been executed to meet the regulator’s requirement. This approach included the whole cycle from mining all the way to waste treatment and final disposal.
9 November 2023