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Table 2

FA cost calculation parameters for UOX fuel.

Value Unit
Fuel cycle costs
Natural uranium cost 100 $/kgU
Conversion cost 10 $/kgU
SWU cost 110 $/SWU
FA manufacturing cost 330 $/kghm
Fuel properties
Enrichment 4.1 wt.%
FA mass 445.6 kghm
Depleted U 0.2 wt.%
Natural uranium consumption 7.6 kgU/kghm
SWU 6.8 SWU/kghm
Specific components
С(Unat) 770.8 $/kghm
С(conv.) 76.7 $/kghm
С(SWU) 748.6 $/kghm
Specific FA cost 2056.5 $/kghm
FA cost 916 414 $/ps

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