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3 Early-Stage R&D Programs Transforming the Nuclear Industry
May 24, 2022
These three ARPA-E programs are helping to make advanced nuclear a reality.
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5 Facts to Know About Three Mile Island
May 4, 2022
Facts to know about the accident at Three Mile Island in 1979.
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3 Surprising Ways to Use Nuclear Energy
March 16, 2022
Three surprising ways industries could leverage nuclear energy to further help decarbonize our society.
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3 Ways Fukushima Is Helping to Enhance Nuclear Reactor Safety
March 11, 2022
The U.S. government has been collaborating with Japan to further our understanding about the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident progressions to apply that knowledge to enhance nuclear safety.
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Argonne Adds New Testing Capability for Liquid Metal Fast Reactors
May 10, 2022
Argonne National Laboratory recently added new capabilities to support testing of liquid metal fast reactors.
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INL Transfers Falcon Supercomputer to Idaho Universities
April 11, 2022
Idaho National Laboratory is transferring management of the Falcon supercomputer to Boise State University, Idaho State University, and University of Idaho.
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X-energy's TRISO-X Fuel Fabrication Facility to Produce Fuel for Advanced Nuclear Reactors
April 8, 2022
The TRISO-X, LLC Fuel Fabrication Facility will be the nation’s first High-Assay, Low-Enriched Uranium (HALEU) fuel fabrication facility.
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INL Completes Sixth Core Overhaul for Advanced Test Reactor
March 22, 2022
Idaho National Laboratory recently completed the sixth major core overhaul of the Advanced Test Reactor.
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U.S. Department of Energy Extends Application Deadline for $6 Billion Civil Nuclear Credit Program
DOE extended the deadline for applications and sealed bid submissions under the $6 billion Civil Nuclear Credit Program.
May 18, 2022
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DOE Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Versatile Test Reactor
The U.S. Department of Energy released the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the construction of the Versatile Test Reactor.
May 13, 2022
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U.S. Department of Energy Seeks Nuclear Energy Partners to Connect with Communities
Funding Opportunity Announcement to develop partnerships between the Office of Nuclear Energy and various communities.
April 21, 2022
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DOE Seeks Applications, Bids for $6 Billion Civil Nuclear Credit Program
Funding Will Prevent At-Risk Nuclear Facilities from Premature Closure and Support President Biden's Clean Energy Goals
April 19, 2022
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