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Multimedia Resources
Graphic resources, videos, and fact sheets from the Office of Nuclear Energy.
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Advanced Nuclear Match Game
Challenge your memory, concentration and nuclear knowledge with our Advanced Nuclear Match Game.
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STEM Resources
The Harnessed Atom is a new middle school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum extension that focuses on nuclear science and energy.
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Press Releases

Department of Energy Invests $65 Million at National Laboratories and American Universities to Advance Nuclear Technology
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $65 million in nuclear energy research, cross-cutting technology development...
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U.S. Department of Energy Submits Formal Comment on Proposed Rule for Emergency Preparedness for New Reactor Technologies
Formal comment on proposed rule to develop a technology-neutral, dose-based, consequence-oriented emergency preparedness framework for new reactors.
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U.S. Department of Energy Launches $230 Million Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program
New program designed to help domestic private industry demonstrate advanced nuclear reactors in the United States.
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Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation Civil Nuclear Energy Working Group Holds First Meeting Virtually
Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation Civil Nuclear Energy Working Group holds first virtual meeting.
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Assistant Secretary Dr. Rita Baranwal's Statement on the Indian Point Unit 2 Closure
Statement by Dr. Rita Baranwal on Indian Point Unit 2 closure.
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DOE Awards $5.4 Million to Accelerate Advanced Nuclear Technology Development
Projects include supporting site preparation for a future domestic advanced reactor demonstration and an advanced reactor regulatory licensing grant.
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Secretary Brouillette Announces The Nuclear Fuel Working Group's Strategy To Restore American Nuclear Energy Leadership
Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced the Nuclear Fuel Working Group’s Strategy to Restore American Nuclear Energy Leadership.
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Education Awards for the Next Generation of Nuclear Scientists and Engineers
More than $5 million awarded in scholarships and fellowships to students pursuing nuclear energy-related degrees.
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Industry Feedback Needed on New Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program
Request for information gives interested parties a chance to share insights on how new program can be successfully executed.
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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $3.5 Million to New Gas Reactor Design
Project will examine ways to reduce construction and maintenance costs of high-temperature gas-cooled reactor design.
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Blog

5 Things Netflix Got Wrong about Nuclear Power in its History 101 Series
What Netflix got wrong about nuclear power in its History 101 series.
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Southern Company and TerraPower Prep for Testing on Molten Salt Reactor
Southern Company and TerraPower are developing a molten chloride fast reactor that uses liquid salts as both a coolant and fuel.
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Could Hydrogen Help Save Nuclear?
One opportunity is to utilize nuclear’s thermal heat and electricity to produce hydrogen.
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3 Ways Nuclear is More Flexible Than You Might Think
Nuclear is evolving into a more flexible energy source that can operate alongside renewable generators to create new hybrid energy systems.
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4 Key Benefits of Advanced Small Modular Reactors
Advanced small modular reactors could change the way we think about nuclear power. Here are 4 key benefits you need to know about them.
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5 Common Myths About Transporting Spent Nuclear Fuel
A break down of common misconceptions about transporting Spent Nuclear Fuel.
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NUCLEAR 101: How Does a Nuclear Reactor Work?
Learn how boiling and pressurized light-water reactors work.
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Building a Uranium Reserve: The First Step in Preserving the U.S. Nuclear Fuel Cycle
New Uranium Reserve program would buy uranium directly from domestic mines and contract for uranium conversion services.
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What is Generation Capacity?
Capacity is the amount of electricity a generator can produce when it's running at full blast. Learn more about this confusing energy term.
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3 Reasons Why Nuclear is Clean and Sustainable
Most people immediately think of solar panels or wind turbines as clean energy, but how many of you thought of nuclear energy?
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Documents

NE Scorecard Summary – May 2020
Nuclear power summary news and notes.
Infographic: Maintaining Nuclear Energy Leadership
DOE announces more than $65 million in nuclear energy research, cross-cutting technology development, facility access, and infrastructure awards.
INFOGRAPHIC: The Flexibility of Nuclear
Infographic highlighting three ways nuclear energy is more flexible than you might think.
Energy 101: Small Modular Reactor Video Script
Video script for Energy 101: Small Modular Reactor video.