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nuclear fuel

n
(General Physics) a fuel that provides nuclear energy, used in nuclear power stations, nuclear submarines, etc
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Noun1.nuclear fuel - fuel (such as uranium) that can be used in nuclear reactors as a source of electricity
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
Translations
combustible nucléaire
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TVEL said, "We signed a package of contracts total worth about $1 billion for the supply of Russia-made nuclear fuel, zirconium constructive elements for fuel road arrays and the rendering of engineer services for the reactors at the Tianwan NPP.
We have finally signed the loan agreement during a trip to the United States for $260 million for the construction of a dry storage facility for spent nuclear fuel, which will be built on the territory of [the former] Chernobyl [nuclear power plant]," Nasalik said.
Iran's nuclear fuel industry is only fueling the small Tehran Research Reactor, a 5megawatt reactor that pales beside the 1,000-megawatt Bushehr plant and the planned plants that will also be around 1,000 megawatts.
TVEL JSC - nuclear fuel company of Rosatom - develops, manufactures and supplies nuclear fuel that meets the most stringent international reliability and safety requirements to both Russian and foreign nuclear power plants as well as research reactors and marine nuclear steam generating plants.
The EU funding is aimed at diversifying nuclear fuel sources in the short- to medium-term, in full compliance with international nuclear safety standards, according to a media statement of the US-based company.
Analysis of trends in the global nuclear power sector and opportunities in the front end nuclear fuel cycle market.
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The announcement marks another step in Tehran's efforts to achieve proficiency in the entire nuclear fuel cycle - from exploring uranium ore to producing nuclear fuel - despite UN sanctions and measures by the US and others to get it to halt aspects of its atomic work that could provide a possible pathway to weapons production.
Shri G V S Hemanth Rao , Deputy Chief Executive, Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC) has been awarded the Prestigious award of the Indian Nuclear Society for his outstanding contributions in the field of Nuclear Fuel Fabrication, 37-element fuel fabrication facility for TAPS 3 & 4.
And receiving objective assurances has been our condition" for the nuclear fuel swap," the nuclear official added.
First Reserve Corporation, a leading private equity firm in the energy industry, has joined forces with two experienced nuclear industry participants, Charles Scorer and David Sloan, to form Accord Nuclear Resources, an integrated nuclear fuel supply company.
Finnish energy group Fortum Corporation said on Friday (22 December) that it will, starting in the beginning of 2008, buy all the nuclear fuel used in the Loviisa nuclear power plant from Russia's TVEL Corporation.

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