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
Westinghouse to Help Optimize 12 Ukrainian Reactors
October 12, 2021
Westinghouse Electric Company helps to optimize a dozen reactors in Ukraine that will significantly increase the country’s clean power production.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
VIEW ALLDOE Announces $20 Million to Produce Clean Hydrogen From Nuclear PowerSecretary Granholm, IAEA Director General Grossi Promote 2022 Nuclear Power MinisterialDOE and GE Hitachi Team Up to Lower Costs of Building New Nuclear ReactorsDOE Invests $61 Million in Advanced Nuclear Energy R&D Projects Across America
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $20 million in funding to demonstrate technology that will produce clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power.
October 7, 2021Learn more
U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi held their first official bilateral meeting at the IAEA 65th General Conference in Vienna, Austria.
September 21, 2021Learn more
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