Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR) is developing and commercializing next generation nuclear fuel technology that will increase the power output and safety of existing and new reactors, reduce nuclear waste and enhance proliferation resistance. The Company is a leading provider of nuclear energy advisory services to commercial and governmental entities worldwide.
Lightbridge is well positioned to serve the growing market for next generation nuclear fuel. Global nuclear power generation is projected to nearly double by 2030, due to expansion in Asia. Worldwide, 435 reactors are in operation today. More than 70 reactors are under construction, including 29 in China and six in India. An additional 473 reactors are on order, planned or proposed around the world. For the first time in more than 30 years, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2012 approved construction and operating licenses for four U.S. reactors. License applications are pending for 27 reactors in 14 states. Nuclear power generation is less expensive per megawatt and more reliable with longer lasting plants, compared with wind and solar generation.
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