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STEM Resources

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Press Releases

U.S. Advanced Nuclear Technology Projects to Receive $18 million from the U.S. Department of Energy
DOE awards $18 million to help develop 11 advanced nuclear technology projects.
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DOE invites public comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for the use of DOE-owned High Assay Low-Enriched Uranium Stored at INL
Public comments on draft environmental assessment for use of DOE-owned high assay low-enriched uranium stored at INL is now open.
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Idaho National Laboratory awards $3.9 Million in support of proposed fast spectrum test reactor
INL announces nearly $3.9 million in funding to develop tools needed to support experiments in a proposed fast spectrum test reactor.
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DOE Applauds Vogtle Decision
Historic project will be the first large scale nuclear utility project completed in the United States in over 30 years.
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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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Blog

Q&A: Why this lab expert pushes nuclear fuels to the limit with transient testing
Idaho National Laboratory's Daniel Wachs explains why transient testing is crucial for nuclear fuel development in the United States.
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What is a nuclear microreactor?
Microreactors are not defined by their fuel form or coolant. Instead, they have three main features...
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5 incredible ways nuclear powers our lives
Nuclear is used in a variety of applications ranging from cancer treatments to fighting crimes. Explore 5 ways nuclear powers our lives.
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President Trump Signs Bill to Boost Advanced Nuclear in America
Law eliminates some of the financial and technological barriers standing in the way of nuclear innovation.
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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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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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Documents

2018 Advanced Sensors and Instrumentation Webinar
The Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies (NEET) Advanced Sensors and Instrumentation (ASI) program, in coordination with the Office of Nuclear Rea
Video: #NuclearVisionary Ira Strong
Ira Strong is a #NuclearVisionary and a nuclear engineering student at the University of New Mexico.
Video: Oklo Cofounder Caroline Cochran talks nuclear
Oklo Cofounder Caroline Cochran reflects on her journey in nuclear energy.
Video: Jay Faison on why nuclear matters
Hear what ClearPath founder and NEAC member Jay Faison has to say about the importance of nuclear energy.