GE's Nuclear Fuel Designs Ready for Reactor Testing
GE's new nuclear fuel designs will soon be tested in a commercial reactor. This is why it's a big deal.
February 16, 2018Learn More
This is Why I Decided to Become a Nuclear Engineer
Anna Biela is a nuclear engineering student at Purdue but her passion for nuclear energy isn't by chance.
February 12, 2018Learn More
INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Power Does A Nuclear Reactor Produce?
A typical nuclear reactor produces 1 gigawatt of power per plant on average. Just how much power is that exactly?
February 6, 2018Learn More
Look Inside One of the Largest Hot Cell in the United States
The Hot Fuel Examination Facility at Idaho National Laboratory is one of the best places in the world to conduct radioactive materials research.
February 1, 2018Learn More
Department of Energy Report Explores U.S. Advanced Small Modular Reactors to Boost Grid Resiliency
The Department of Energy recently released a report that dives into advanced small modular reactors and their ability to boost grid resiliency.
January 25, 2018Learn More
INFOGRAPHIC: How Many Holiday Lights Can a Nuclear Reactor Power?
See how many holiday lights one nuclear reactor can power in this infographic, which also doubles as an ornament!
December 18, 2017Learn More
10 Intriguing Facts About the World's First Nuclear Chain Reaction
Check out these 10 intriguing facts that you probably didn’t know about the world’s first controlled release of nuclear energy.
December 1, 2017Learn More
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $30 Million Investment in Advanced Nuclear Technology
Department of Energy is soliciting proposals for cost-shared projects to develop innovative, industry-driven reactor designs.
December 7, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Annou...
Energy Department issues Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
November 27, 2017
DOE National Laboratory Resumes Operation of U.S. Transient Test Reactor
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) achieved an important step towards restoring U.S. nuclear energy transient testing capability.
November 15, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Met With Young Leaders in the Nuclear Community At the Millennial Nuclear Caucus
U.S. Department of Energy and the Nuclear Energy Institute host a “Millennial Nuclear Caucus” as part of this year’s Nuclear Science Week.
October 19, 2017