The mission and focus of the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Program is to enable the safe, secure, economic and sustainable expansion of nuclear energy by conducting research, development, and demonstration focused on nuclear fuel recycling and waste management to meet U.S. needs.
Continue critical fuel cycle Research & Development (R&D) activities
Pursue development of policy and regulatory framework to support fuel cycle closure
Determine and develop R&D infrastructure needed to mature technologies
Establish advanced modeling and simulation program element