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The Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium (VNEC), established by Virginia statute in 2013 and created in 2015, seeks to facilitate, encourage and advance the nuclear industry in Virginia. Collaboration among industry participants, colleges and universities, and not-for-profits work together to identify and advance areas of need and interest to its members.

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Nuclear to Play Vital Role in Innovating Virginia’s Carbon-Free Future

Virginia Nuclear Energy Consorium

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovations in nuclear energy will play a vital role in reaching Virginia’s goal to be carbon-free by 2050 after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation directing the state to work with industry to develop a strategic plan for the Commonwealth’s nuclear industry. The bill directs the government, through the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNECA), to work with industry stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan.

Enfission LLC Joins Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium

Virginia Nuclear Energy Consorium

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium (VNEC) welcomes Enfission, LLC – a joint venture between Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR) and Framatome, Inc. – as its latest member. Enfission is working to develop, license, manufacture, initially in the United States and sell nuclear fuel assemblies based on Lightbridge-designed metallic fuel technology and other advanced nuclear fuel intellectual property.