In its natural state, uranium two usually comprises isotopes, U-238 and the slightly lighter U-235. Natural uranium contains only around 0.7% U-235 and most nuclear reactors require a U-235 concentration of between 3% and 5%. The process of increasing the amount of U-235 is called enrichment.

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INNOVATION

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

As a company ETC invests 20% of its annual revenue on Research and Development, putting us in the very top tier of companies worldwide for re-investment in innovation.

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CENTRIFUGE TECHNOLOGY

WORLD LEADING TECHNOLOGY

ETC has developed the world’s leading technology for uranium enrichment, gas centrifuge technology. The process uses centrifugal forces to enrich the concentration of one isotope of uranium. Our technology is by far the most efficient method of achieving this.

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INSIGHT & NEWS

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11 October 2021

ETC Nederland: founder of the Triple T High Tech Academy

In the Twente region of the eastern Netherlands ETC Nederland has collaborated with other local high-tech employers to create a unique new programme to improve the skills of young trainees doing technical roles.

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01 July 2021

ETC Deutschland opens six charging stations for electric vehicles

Six charging stations for electric vehicles are now available at the car park of ETC Deutschland in Jülich. These charging stations are of the type “E.ON Drive eBox”.

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20 May 2021

ETC’s graduate scheme is reaccredited in the UK

ETC’s UK graduate development programme has recently been assessed and successfully re-accredited by its twin accrediting bodies, the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE). This achievement confirms the high quality of ETC’s on-the-job training for young engineers who are beginning their career in the energy industry.

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