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May 20, 2019
RESTON, Va., May 20, 2019 -- Enfission LLC, a joint venture of Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR) and Framatome, today announced that EDF Energy, a subsidiary of Électricité de France S.A. (EDF Group), the largest owner and operator of nuclear power plants around the world, has joined its Nuclear Fuel Advisory Board (NUFAB). Roger Float, Nuclear Fuel Strategy & Commercial Manager, will represent EDF Energy. EDF Energy is a diversified energy company in the United Kingdom, including a portfolio of nuclear power stations plus new reactors under construction.

May 15, 2019
Agreement could spur new improvements in core design, performance, and levelized electricity cost of NuScale’s small modular reactor

PORTLAND, Ore.—Today, NuScale Power and Enfission, LLC, a joint venture of Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR) and Framatome, announced a memorandum of understanding to explore the use of next generation nuclear fuel technology in NuScale’s small modular reactors. While NuScale’s plant design is already the most resilient nuclear reactor in the world, Lightbridge Fuel™ could spur improvements in core design, performance, and levelized costs of electricity.

April 11, 2019
Enfission’s VP of Project Integration and Head of Communication to chair sub-group on fabrication at the World Nuclear Association Fuel Cycle Working Group

RESTON, Va., April XX, 2019 -- Enfission LLC, a joint venture of Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR) and Framatome, today announced that Jim Malone, Vice President, Fuel Development at Enfission, will chair the Next Generation Fuel Cycle panel discussion during the World Nuclear Fuel Cycle conference, co-organized by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) and the World Nuclear Association (WNA), being held in Miami, Florida, on April 8th through April 11, 2019.

March 29, 2019
RESTON, Va. -- Enfission LLC, a joint venture of Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR) and Framatome, today announced the appointment of Jaime Zuloaga as Quality Assurance Manager.

February 12, 2019
On February 12, 2019, President Trump met at the White House with a small group of leaders of nuclear energy companies to address U.S. Government support for export of products around the globe. Seth Grae participated and had the opportunity to highlight benefits of our fuel.

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December 18, 2018
The Lightbridge Fuel project is bringing together people from 10 different locations in United States and Europe, representing the best expertise from different departments. Last week, a meeting at Framatome’s Lynchburg, Virginia facility demonstrated the increasing level of involvement and excitement.
November 30, 2018
Conversation with the Board
Visiting the team working to develop innovative Lightbridge Fuel™ in Lyon, France. Enfission’s board of directors were impressed by the team’s engagement and the project results to date.
August 28, 2018
Enfission Joint Venture Named 2018 Deal of Distinction by Licensing Executives Society

Enfission, LLC has been named the 2018 Deal of Distinction for the chemicals, energy, environment and materials sector by the Licensing Executives Society (USA and Canada), Inc. (LES). Enfission is a joint venture between Lightbridge Corporation, a nuclear fuel technology development company, and Framatome, a leader in nuclear energy. LES will formally present the award on Oct. 15, 2018, during its annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

August 17, 2018
Enfission, LLC, a joint venture of Lightbridge Corporation, a nuclear fuel technology development company, and Framatome, a leader in nuclear energy, held its first meeting on August 15, 2018 with representatives of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to discuss the development and regulatory licensing of Lightbridge Fuel™ for the U.S. market. The NRC’s notice of the meeting is available in the agency’s ADAMS database under accession number: ML18215A346.

August 13, 2018
Lightbridge Corporation, a nuclear fuel technology development company, announced today that work began at the Framatome fuel fabrication facility in Richland, Washington. This state-of-the-art facility will be used to manufacture fuel assemblies for U.S. nuclear power plants based on Lightbridge’s patented metallic fuel that provides improved safety and better economics through power uprates and longer fuel cycles.