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Table 7

Annual and 30-year fuel materials requirements per enhanced CANDU-6 with proposed three-component fuel.

Pu loading, burnup 1%Pu, 7000 MWd/te
5%Pu, 20,000 MWd/te
Fuel material Annual mass te/yr 30-year mass/te Annual mass te/yr 30-year mass/te
Plutonium 0.87 26 1.52 46
Uranium 86 2580 29 870
Thorium 25.2 760 8.8 260

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