Alternatives to re-use of plutonium as MOX fuel

NDA completes review of responses to the call for proposals for alternatives to re-use of plutonium as MOX fuel.

The NDA has now completed its assessment of the proposals received on potential alternative approaches for managing the UK’s plutonium stocks, alongside providing ongoing support to the Government as it progresses its preferred policy for converting the material into Mixed Oxide (MOX) fuel for reactors and has engaged GEH and Candu to provide further information.