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Supplies of Russian Nuclear Fuel to US May Start in 2019-2020 - Rosatom

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Russia may start to supply nuclear fuel to the United States by 2019-2020, Rosatom said Tuesday on its Twitter page citing Yuri Olenin, President of Russian nuclear fuel company TVEL, which is a part of the nuclear agency.

Trucks carrying containers with uranium to be used as fuel for nuclear reactors line up for loading them, on a port in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 - Sputnik International
Russian TVEL Company Hopes to Take Over 10% of US Nuclear Fuel Market
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Monday, the TVEL company announced its plans to take over 10 percent of nuclear fuel deliveries to US nuclear power plants.

"According to the TVEL roadmap, in 2019 – 2020 Russian nuclear fuel must come to the US market," Olenin said while presenting the roadmap at the Atomexpo-2016 forum.

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