Lightbridge Corporation – NASDAQ: LTBR

Lightbridge Corporation (Stock Symbol – NASDAQ: LTBR) is a publicly-traded company headquartered in Reston, Virginia. Their cutting-edge fuel technology could revolutionize the safety, economics and efficiency of nuclear power plants. They are advancing their independently-validated fuel design while also advising emerging nuclear markets on implementing nuclear generation plans.

A Nuclear Fuel Technology Company

Lightbridge focuses on developing and commercializing metallic nuclear fuels that could enhance resistance of nuclear fuel in existing and new nuclear reactors with a meaningful impact on addressing climate change and air pollution.

Fuel for Existing and New Reactors
Fuel for Existing and New Reactors. Source: Company

Current and Future Reactors Could Benefit From This New Fuel Design

The world’s population is rising, and with it our energy consumption. By 2050, energy demand will have increased by 41 percent. This massive increase in demand means that China needs to add the equivalent of today’s U.S. power system to its electricity infrastructure by 2040, and India needs to add a power system the size of today’s European Union. Meeting this demand without significantly increasing carbon emissions is a global challenge. Lightbridge can provide both existing and new reactors with the fuel needed to help us meet this massive increase in global demand.

Fuel for Existing and Small Modular Reactors
Fuel for Existing and Small Modular Reactors. Source: Company

The world can achieve its energy and climate goals if nuclear power is a major part of the solution. With Lightbridge Fuel™, nuclear plants can scale more easily thanks to 90% availability, better economics and safer operation.

Next Generation Nuclear Fuel Technology Is Here

Lightbridge Fuel™ is a more efficient, reliable and safe fuel for nuclear power plants. It enables plants to achieve 90% availability, which improves economics and makes it easier to scale up the use of nuclear power. Additionally, this fuel is less likely to cause accidents, making it a safer option for powering our planet.

Designed for Safety
Designed for Safety. Source: Company

The Lightbridge Fuel™ reactor can produce more power at a lower temperature than traditional reactors. This is due to two unique features of their fuel – an increased coolant flow rate and increased fuel surface area. The increased coolant flow rate helps to dissipate heat more effectively, while the increased fuel surface area provides more space for the fuel to react. This results in a reactor that is more efficient and can generate more power at a lower temperature.

Benefits of Lightbridge Fuel
Benefits of Lightbridge Fuel. Source: Company

One way they improved performance was by removing flow-restricting spacer grids that impede water flow. This increased the coolant flow rate, allowing more heat to be extracted from the core without having to increase pump power.

Lightbridge Fuel Features
Lightbridge Fuel Features. Source: Company

The increased flow rate kept the difference in outlet and inlet temperatures the same, but generated more electricity. Another way they improved performance was by increasing the amount of fuel surface area. This allowed for more heat generation while maintaining safety margins.

Fuel Design
Fuel Design. Source: Company

Power uprate and increased time between refueling outages for existing pressurized water reactors means that these reactors can produce more power with less down time. This means that they are more productive and efficient. The uprate allows the reactor to produce 10% more power, and the increased time between refueling outages means that there is less chance of an outage happening. This makes the reactor more reliable and dependable.

If current pressurized water reactors were to be powered up at a rate of 17% without increasing the amount of time between refueling outages, it would mean that the reactors could be powered up more often and would not have to be shutdown as often for refueling. This would be a great advantage for the reactors, as they would be able to generate more power and would not have to wait as long for refueling.

The power uprate proposed here would allow new build pressurized water reactors to increase their power output by 30%, without increasing the time between refueling outages. This would make these reactors more efficient and competitive in the energy market.

Utility Financial Benefits
Utility Financial Benefits. Source: Company

The company was formerly known as Thorium Power, Ltd. and changed its name to Lightbridge Corporation in September 2009.

Lightbridge Corporation was founded in 1992 and is based in Reston, Virginia.

Contact:

Lightbridge Corporation

11710 Plaza America Drive
Suite 2000
Reston, VA 20190 (United States)

Email: [email protected]

www.ltbridge.com

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Stock Symbols – NASDAQ: LTBR

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