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Nuclear Energy: It's Mother Approved
Heather Matteson and Kristin Zaitz are all about momsplaining nuclear energy to anyone who will listen.
May 10, 2018
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Fission and Fusion: What is the Difference?
Infographic: Learn the difference between fission and fusion - two physical processes that produce massive amounts of energy from atoms.
May 7, 2018
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7 Fast Facts about the High Flux Isotope Reactor
7 fast facts on the High Flux Isotope Reactor—one of the nation's top facilities in producing medical- and industry-grade isotopes.
April 17, 2018
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New Wave of Innovation Coming to Nuclear Energy
Nuclear energy is riding a wave of innovation that could be a game-changer for nuclear power and the nation’s energy mix.
April 10, 2018
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7 Things The Simpsons Got Wrong About Nuclear
Here are 7 things The Simpsons missed about nuclear energy.
April 4, 2018
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6 Things to Know About the Nuclear Energy FY19 Budget Request
Here are 6 things you need to know about the FY19 budget request.
March 20, 2018
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Challenge Accepted: Millennials Eager To Shape World's Nuclear Narrative
Energy leaders from around the world are challenging millennials to help policy, opinion leaders and their peers to tell nuclear’s clean energy story.
March 15, 2018
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7 Fast Facts About Idaho National Laboratory's Advanced Test Reactor
The Advanced Test Reactor at Idaho National Laboratory is one of the largest research reactors in the world helping to advance nuclear technologies.
March 12, 2018
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3 Advanced Reactor Systems to Watch by 2030
These 3 advanced reactor designs are cleaner, safer and more efficient than previous generations. They could also debut as early as 2030.
March 7, 2018
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Nuclear Power is the Most Reliable Energy Source and It's Not Even Close
Nuclear energy has the highest capacity factor of any energy source, and it's not even close.
February 27, 2018
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Press Releases

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $60 Million for U.S. Industry Awards in Support of Advanced Nuclear Technology Development
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected 13 projects to receive about $60 million in funding for cost-shared R&D for advanced nuclear technologies.
April 27, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Chairman Francois Jacq of France’s CEA Sign Statements of Intent on Advanced Fast Neutron Sodium-Coo...
The signing ushers in a new era of DOE-CEA research and development (R&D) cooperation with enhanced collaboration.
April 26, 2018
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