South Carolina's Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF) could turn nuclear byproduct into an advanced energy resource as early as 2016. The MFFF is set to generate enough electricity to power every home in South Carolina for 20 years once it comes online. The project is the first plant of its kind in the United States. Nuclear Energy Insider reports:
“The first construction project of its kind in the United States, the MOX project is being executed with precision and safety because of the shared commitment between everyone involved to successfully completing the mission while making safety the first priority,” said Clay Ramsey, NNSA federal project director.