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Lightbridge Corporation Featured in News Article by the Nuclear Energy Institute

RESTON, Va., Jan. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ:LTBR), a U.S. nuclear energy company, today announced it was featured in a news article by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), entitled, “Virginia Company Innovates With Advanced Metallic Reactor Fuel.” NEI is the policy organization of the nuclear energy and technologies industry and participates in both the national and global policy-making process.

The article highlights that: “Lightbridge fuel will begin testing under commercial reactor conditions next year; Lightbridge fuel offers improved fuel cycle economics and safety margin; and that power uprates allow reactors to take credit for carbon reduction.” The complete article is available on the NEI website at: http://www.nei.org/News-Media/News/News-Archives/Virginia-Company-Innovates-With-Advanced-Metallic.

About Lightbridge Corporation

Lightbridge is a nuclear energy company based in Reston, Virginia, USA. The Company develops proprietary next generation nuclear fuel technologies for current and future nuclear reactor systems. Lightbridge's breakthrough fuel technology is establishing new global standards for safe and clean nuclear power and leading the way to a sustainable energy future. The Company also provides comprehensive advisory services for established and emerging nuclear programs based on a philosophy of transparency, non-proliferation, safety and operational excellence. Lightbridge consultants provide integrated strategic advice and expertise across a range of disciplines including regulatory affairs, nuclear reactor procurement and deployment, reactor and fuel technology and international relations. The Company leverages those broad and integrated capabilities by offering its services to commercial entities and governments with a need to establish or expand nuclear industry capabilities and infrastructure.

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