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Press Releases

Idaho National Laboratory Completes First Fueled Experiment in U.S. Transient Test Reactor
Idaho National Laboratory Completes First Fueled Experiment in U.S. Transient Test Reactor (TREAT)
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DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy Agrees to Nuclear Action Plan with United Kingdom
Action plan allows the United States and United Kingdom to accelerate nuclear technologies and research.
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Kropaczek named director of Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors
David Kropaczek is the new director of the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Secretary Perry Hosts DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards Ceremony
Secretary Perry recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling DOE’s mission.
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Secretary Perry Tours FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant in New York
Tour marks Perry’s first visit to a nuclear plant as Energy Secretary.
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U.S. Department of Energy Provides Nearly $20 Million for Domestic Advanced Nuclear Technology Projects
New projects support various aspects of existing and advanced reactor development.
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Department of Energy Invests $64 Million in Advanced Nuclear Technology
Office of Nuclear Energy selects 89 projects in funding for research, facility access, and crosscutting technology and infrastructure development.
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Department of Energy Invests $64 Million in Advanced Nuclear Technology
Awards announced for advanced nuclear energy technologies to national labs, industry and U.S. universities in 29 states.
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New Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee Members Announced
The U.S. Department of Energy appoints new members to the Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee.
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Department of Energy Announces 10 Projects to Support Advanced Nuclear Reactor Power Plants
ARPA-E provides up to $24 million for technologies to enable lower cost, safer advanced nuclear plant designs.
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Blog

5 surprising facts about America’s only transient test reactor
The United States is gearing up for its first transient fuel test in more than two decades at Idaho National Laboratory.
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New York and the nation need nuclear (Commentary)
The FitzPatrick nuclear station in Scriba, Oswego County, generates more than 800 megawatts of electricity for the region.
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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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DOE Leads Effort to Fill Testing Void Created by Norwegian Reactor Shutdown
The shutdown of a reactor in Halden, Norway has put nuclear fuels and materials testing in the United States and Europe in a scramble.
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X-energy is developing a pebble bed reactor that they say can't melt down
This pebble bed, high temperature gas-cooled reactor can't melt down, according to X-energy.
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5 Things You Should Know About Accident Tolerant Fuels
Accident tolerant fuels have the potential to improve performance and survive accident conditions a lot longer than today's nuclear fuel.
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5 Key Resilient Features of Small Modular Reactors
These 5 features of small modular reactors bring resilience to the electric grid.
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Nickel-based Alloy Being Studied for Molten Salt Reactors
Idaho National Laboratory is studying a nickel-based alloy for possible use in molten salt reactors.
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Like Father Like Son
Len and Mark Peters are the only father and son to be DOE national lab directors.
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New Accident Tolerant Fuel by Framatome Being Tested at Idaho National Laboratory
Framatome’s accident tolerant fuel was recently installed for testing at the Advanced Test Reactor at Idaho National Laboratory.
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