Table 3: Unit costs for nuclear fuel cycle steps.

UnitUnit cost

Overnight costPWR$/kWe4244
SFR$/kWe5092

O&M cost charge rate4.00%

Nuclear fuel cycleUranium$/kgU172
Conversion$/kgU12
Enrichment$/SWU155
FabricationUO2 fuel$/kgHM269
ReprocessingPWR SF pyro.$/kgHM1194
Pyro. and fab.Pyro. and SFR metal fuel fab.$/kgHM5599
Long-term stro.Depleted U$/kgHM5
Reprocessed U$/kgHM3
Tran. and sto.SF_UO2$/kgHM156
Decay storage$/kgIHM17473
HLW$/m3114698
PackagingSF_UO2$/kgHM35
HLW from pyro.$/m335485
Underground cost$/m3213

Decommissioning charge rate15.00%

*SWU stands for separative work unit.