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Centrus to Ring the NYSE Closing Bell to Commemorate Start of U.S. HALEU Production

Bethesda, Md. – Centrus Energy Corp. today announced that, in recognition of the launch of the first U.S.-owned and U.S. technology uranium enrichment plant to begin production in 70 years, President and CEO Amir Vexler will ring The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange at 4:00 p.m. ET tomorrow, Tuesday, March 5, 2024.

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Lightbridge and Centrus Energy Enter into a Contract to Conduct a FEED Study for a Lightbridge Pilot Fuel Fabrication Facility in Piketon, Ohio

Lightbridge Corporation and Centrus Energy Corp. today announced a contract to conduct a front-end engineering and design study to add a dedicated Lightbridge Pilot Fuel Fabrication Facility at the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio.  The FEED study will identify infrastructure and licensing requirements as well as the estimated cost and construction schedule for the LPFFF.

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Centrus Makes First HALEU Delivery to U.S. Department of Energy

BETHESDA, MD – Today, Centrus Energy Corp. announced that it has made its first delivery of High-Assay, Low-Enriched Uranium (HALEU) to the U.S. Department of Energy, completing Phase One of its contract with the Department by successfully demonstrating its HALEU production process.  Centrus will now move on to Phase Two of the contract – requiring a full year of HALEU production at the rate of 900 kilograms per year at its American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio.

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Centrus Begins Enrichment Operations in Ohio

PIKETON, OH – Today, Centrus Energy announced that it has begun enrichment operations at its High-Assay Low-Enriched Uranium (HALEU) facility in Piketon, Ohio, and expects to begin withdrawing HALEU product later this month.  It is the only NRC-licensed HALEU facility in the United States and the first new U.S.-owned, U.S.-technology uranium enrichment plant to begin production since 1954.  

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Centrus to Begin HALEU Production in October

Centrus Energy Corp announced today that it expects to begin first-of-a-kind production of High-Assay Low-Enriched Uranium (HALEU) in October 2023, approximately two months ahead of schedule, at the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. 

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Oklo and Centrus Energy Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Fuel, Components, and Power Procurement to Support the Deployment of Advanced Fission Technologies in Southern Ohio

Oklo Inc. and Centrus Energy Corp. today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two companies to support the deployment of Oklo’s advanced fission powerhouses and advanced nuclear fuel production in Southern Ohio, making the region a critical hub for the future of the U.S. nuclear industry.

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TerraPower and Centrus expand efforts to commercialize domestic HALEU production

TerraPower and Centrus Energy Corp. announced today a new memorandum of understanding to significantly expand their collaboration aimed at establishing commercial-scale, domestic production capabilities for high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU) to supply TerraPower’s first-of-a-kind NatriumTM reactor and energy storage system.

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Centrus Completes Operational Readiness Review for HALEU Production and Receives NRC Authorization to Introduce Uranium Into Centrifuge Cascade

Bethesda, MD – Centrus Energy Corp announced today that it has successfully completed its operational readiness reviews with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and received NRC approval to possess uranium at the Piketon, Ohio site and introduce uranium into the cascade of centrifuges Centrus has constructed.

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Centrus Completes Construction and Initial Testing of HALEU Demonstration Cascade, Expects to Begin Production by End of 2023

Centrus Energy Corp. announced that it has completed construction of a cascade of advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges as well as most of the associated support systems.  This milestone puts Centrus on track to begin demonstrating first-of-a-kind production of High-Assay, Low-Enriched Uranium (HALEU) in Piketon, Ohio, by the end of 2023, after completing remaining support systems and obtaining final approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. 

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