Demonstration AND Test Reactors: Both Are Necessary for Innovation
July 30, 2021
DOE's Dr. Kathryn Huff breaks down the importance of demonstrating new reactor technologies and expanding the Department's R&D infrastructure.Learn more
3 Ways to Make Nuclear Power Plants Faster and More Affordable to Build
July 8, 2021
Advanced construction technologies that could reduce the construction costs of building new reactors by more than 10% and significantly lower the scheduling risks associated with them.Learn more
Q&A: Acting Assistant Secretary Dr. Kathryn Huff Shares Her Vision for the Future of Nuclear Energy
June 24, 2021
Dr. Kathryn Huff is the new Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary in the Office of Nuclear Energy shares her vision for nuclear energy.Learn more
5 Key Takeaways from the Nuclear Energy FY2022 Budget Request
June 14, 2021
DOE's FY22 Budget Request places a huge emphasis on scaling up commercial deployment of advanced reactors.Learn more
TVA Installs 3D-printed Fuel Assembly Brackets in a Commercial Reactor
August 23, 2021
Tennessee Valley Authority recently installed first-of-a-kind 3D-printed fuel assembly brackets at its Browns Ferry nuclear power plant.Learn more
ORNL to Examine Westinghouse Accident Tolerant Fuel
August 3, 2021
New accident tolerant fuel developed by Westinghouse is shipped to Oak Ridge National Laboratory for examination.Learn more
ORNL and AMS Complete Sensor Testing for Small Modular Reactors
July 20, 2021
ORNL and AMS recently completed testing of sensors for small light-water reactor systems. The performance data will be shared with commercial companies to improve sensor instrumentation for advanced light-water small modular reactors.Learn more
VIEW ALLDOE and GE Hitachi Team Up to Lower Costs of Building New Nuclear ReactorsDOE Invests $61 Million in Advanced Nuclear Energy R&D Projects Across AmericaDOE Awards Nuclear Energy-Related Scholarships and FellowshipsDOE Announces Public Hearings on Draft Versatile Test Reactor Environmental Impact Statement
DOE to support three construction technologies that together can reduce the cost of new nuclear builds by more than 10 percent.
July 7, 2021Learn more
Funding supports university faculty and student projects to improve the resiliency and development of carbon-free nuclear power.
June 22, 2021Learn more
New scholarships and fellowships will help America harness nuclear’s full potential to power a clean energy future.
April 9, 2021Learn more
Public hearings will be held online January 27, 2021 and January 28, 2021.
January 8, 2021Learn more