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4 Nuclear Power Plants Gearing Up for Clean Hydrogen Production
November 9, 2022
U.S. nuclear power plants are being leveraged to help lower the cost and scale-up the production of clean hydrogen.
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5 Fast Facts about Spent Nuclear Fuel
October 3, 2022
Get up to speed with these five fast facts about spent nuclear fuel.
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6 Steps DOE is Taking to Address Spent Nuclear Fuel
September 15, 2022
New DOE report summarizes public feedback on consent-based siting process for consolidated interim storage of nation's spent nuclear fuel.
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Could the Nation’s Coal Plant Sites Help Drive a Clean Energy Transition?
September 13, 2022
DOE study finds that hundreds of U.S. coal power plant sites could be converted to nuclear power plants.
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Nuclear Milestones

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Southern Company Services and TerraPower Build World’s Largest Chloride Salt System
October 18, 2022
Integrated Effects Test is instrumental to developing Molten Chloride Fast Reactor technology.
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Sandia Researchers Deliver Power to the Grid with New Brayton Cycle Technology
September 1, 2022
Successful Sandia test takes major step forward in developing new energy conversion systems that could dramatically boost the efficiency of power plants across the country.
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X-energy Completes $40 Million Project to Further Develop High-Temperature Gas Reactor
August 23, 2022
Technology development project helps pave a path toward X-energy's multi-billion-dollar demonstration project.
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DOE Selects Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor Design for Versatile Test Reactor in Idaho
July 27, 2022
DOE issues record of decision to build a sodium-cooled fast test reactor at Idaho National Laboratory.
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Press Releases

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Major Investment to Preserve America’s Clean Nuclear Energy Infrastructure
Funding From President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Kicks Off Multi-Phased Initiative to Ensure Grid Reliability, Continued Deployment of the Nation’s Largest Source of Clean Power, and Maintain Thousands of Good-Paying Jobs
November 21, 2022
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DOE Announces Cost-Shared Award for First-Ever Domestic Production of HALEU for Advanced Nuclear Reactors
Demonstrations Led by American Centrifuge Operating, LLC Serve as Key Step in Securing Domestic High-Assay Low-Enriched Uranium for Advanced Reactors to Increase Nuclear Energy Deployment
November 10, 2022
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Poland and U.S. Announce Strategic Partnership to Launch Poland’s Civil Nuclear Program
U.S.-based Westinghouse Selected to Develop Poland’s First Nuclear Reactors Generating Thousands of American Jobs, Advance Europe’s Shift Away from Russian Oil and Gas
November 3, 2022
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Statement of Support for Exploring Cooperation in Civilian Nuclear Power, October 28, 2022
Nuclear energy provides a critical and sustainable source of energy that contributes to the important goals of both energy security and the reduction of carbon emissions.
October 26, 2022
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