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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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Did the U.S. Nuclear Energy Sector Just Have Its Best Month Ever? 
September 12, 2022
String of successes builds momentum for nuclear energy in the U.S.
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Nuclear Milestones

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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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INL Demonstrates First Digital Twin of a Simulated Microreactor
July 14, 2022
Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory recently performed their first digital twin test of a simulated microreactor.
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Press Releases

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DOE Announces $16 Million to Support Consent-Based Siting for Spent Nuclear Fuel
Funding Will Support Communities Interested in Learning About Interim Storage
September 20, 2022
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DOE Report Finds Hundreds of Retiring Coal Plant Sites Could Convert to Nuclear
DOE Report Finds Hundreds of Retiring Coal Plant Sites Could Convert to Nuclear
September 13, 2022
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U.S. Industry Funding Opportunity Extended to October 11
Applications for the U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Funding Opportunity are extended to October 11, 2022.
August 17, 2022
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DOE to Revise Eligibility for Civil Nuclear Credit Program and Extend Submission Deadline
The U.S. Department of Energy announced an amendment to the Civil Nuclear Credit Program Guidance for the currently open award cycle.
June 30, 2022
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