Deep Isolation

Press Release, February 1, 2021

Study: Estonia’s Geology Holds Promise for Nuclear Waste Disposal

LONDON, UK — A new Deep Isolation study commissioned by advanced reactor deployment company Fermi Energia discusses the potential suitability of areas in Estonia considered for siting a deep horizontal borehole repository for nuclear waste. This preliminary study found no fundamental geologic limitations to disposing of nuclear waste in deep horizontal boreholes and that a

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, November 18, 2020

Nuclear Industry Leader NAC International Leads Deep Isolation’s $20 Million Series A Raise

Berkeley, California – Deep Isolation announced today it closed its $20 million Series A raise, led by nuclear industry leader NAC International Inc. (NAC). This represents a significant industry milestone for the disposal of nuclear waste. NAC is a leading nuclear fuel cycle consulting and technology solutions company specializing in systems for the storage, transportation,

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World Nuclear News, February 1, 2021

Estonia’s geology suitable for deep borehole repository

There are no fundamental geologic limitations to disposing of radioactive waste in deep horizontal boreholes in Estonia, a study conducted by US nuclear waste disposal company Deep Isolation on behalf of Fermi Energia has concluded.

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Spent Fuel

SpentFUEL, January 8, 2021

Deep Borehole Disposal Could Be a Viable Path for Managing the Back-end of the Fuel Cycle

 The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has released a technical report that identifies and evaluates some of the most important elements for planning, siting, licensing, and implementing deep borehole storage and disposal for spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW) co-located with an operating advanced nuclear power plant. 

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World Nuclear News, November 20, 2020

Deep Isolation secures funding, launches Estonian study

Deep Isolation’s CEO says that the raise of USD20 million in funding shows that “socially responsible investors” are willing to support the company’s mission to become an integral part of a low-carbon future. They have also announced it is collaborating with Fermi Energia on a preliminary study into using Deep Isolation’s horizontal deep borehole solution

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San Francisco Business Times, November 18, 2020

Berkeley nuclear disposal startup Deep Isolation lands $20 million

This article is behind a paywall: Deep Isolation, a Berkeley startup working toward a permanent nuclear waste disposal solution using drilling technologies, said Wednesday that it has closed on a $20 million Series A round led by nuclear industry leader NAC International Inc.

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SmithWeekly Research, December 15, 2020

SmithWeekly Research: Discussion with Elizabeth Muller

Elizabeth Muller of nuclear waste storage disposal solutions company Deep Isolation talks about her industry experience, why she co-founded Deep Isolation, her view on energy, and more. Liz covers the company structure, paths to cash flow, deployment steps, ESG work, partnering, nuclear utility relations, investors, and overall strategy.

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Futurize, July 30, 2020

Futurize: The Future of Nuclear Waste

Futurist and author Trond Arne Undheim interviews Elizabeth Muller, CEO and co-founder of Deep Isolation, the nuclear waste disposal startup, which she has founded together with renowned physicist Richard Muller, who is also her father. 

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Titans for Nuclear, June 02, 2020

Titans for Nuclear

This video interview was film at an earlier date: CEO Elizabeth Muller is a guest on the Titans for nuclear podcast with Jadwiga Najder.

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, November 18, 2020

Nuclear Industry Leader NAC International Leads Deep Isolation’s $20 Million Series A Raise

Berkeley, California – Deep Isolation announced today it closed its $20 million Series A raise, led by nuclear industry leader NAC International Inc. (NAC). This represents a significant industry milestone for the disposal of nuclear waste. NAC is a leading nuclear fuel cycle consulting and technology solutions company specializing in systems for the storage, transportation,

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Deep Isolation

Statement Release, November 18, 2020

Deep Isolation Announces Geological Readiness Contract with Fermi Energia in Estonia

Berkeley, CA – Deep Isolation EMEA Limited and Fermi Energia are collaborating on a preliminary study that will include a qualitative geological readiness assessment of Deep Isolation’s horizontal deep borehole solution in Estonia. This assessment is an initial evaluation of whether Estonia’s geology would potentially be a suitable environment for a deep borehole repository for

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, Monday, May 4, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

Deep Isolation Expands UK Presence to Better Serve EMEA Nuclear Waste Disposal Market

London, United Kingdom — Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste disposal, is expanding to better serve the more than 30 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) that are seeking a safe and cost-effective nuclear waste solution. The company, which has added to its EMEA team in London, just published a

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, Monday, April 27, 2020

Deep Isolation Awarded Contract with Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Berkeley, CA – Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste disposal solutions, has been awarded a contract from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), an independent nonprofit organization for public interest energy and environmental research. Deep Isolation will collaborate with EPRI, Southern Company, the Nuclear Energy Institute, Auburn University, and J Kessler and Associates

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