Deep Isolation offers an innovative solution to secure and dispose of nuclear waste.
In June 2019 the company announced a partnership with nuclear company BechtelBechtel National, Inc. to bring Deep Isolation’s patented technology to fruition. Bechtel will provide project management, financial/business and engineering capabilities for Deep Isolation’s sales in both domestic and international markets, including those with the U.S. Department of Energy.
Deep isolation is a company offering a solution to secure and dispose of spent nuclear fuelspent nuclear fuel and high-level waste from commercial nuclear reactors at a lower cost compared to existing strategies. They use borehole technology developed by the gas and oil industry, to isolate nuclear waste in horizontal drillholes located deep underground in suitable rock formations.