BETHESDA, Md.-- Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSE MKT: LEU) announced today that it has signed several new sales contracts in the last nine months to supply its utility customers with enriched uranium fuel. In aggregate, the contracts have a value of approximately $165 million with deliveries through 2022. They will help Centrus’ utility customers provide clean, affordable and reliable electricity around the world.
“We value our longstanding relationships with our customers and aim to remain a long-term supplier for their nuclear fleets,” said Centrus President and Chief Executive Officer Daniel B. Poneman. “For the past year, we have embraced a customer-first strategy, offering security, diversity and competitive pricing to the global nuclear fuel market.”
About Centrus Energy Corp.
Centrus Energy Corp. is a trusted supplier of enriched uranium fuel for commercial nuclear power plants in the United States and around the world. Our mission is to provide reliable and competitive fuel goods and services to meet the needs of our customers, consistent with the highest levels of integrity, safety, and security.
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