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Holtec’s Small Modular Reactor Can Go Almost Anywhere, Even Michigan
April 10, 2024
Holtec International plans to build its first two SMR-300 small modular reactors at the Palisades Nuclear Generating Station in Michigan.
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FY2024 Spending Bill Fuels Historic Push for U.S. Advanced Reactors
March 14, 2024
FY2024 Spending bill includes more than $1.68 billion for Office of Nuclear Energy research and development activities.
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5 Key Takeaways from the FY25 Budget Request for Nuclear Energy
March 11, 2024
FY25 budget request includes $1.59 billion for Office of Nuclear Energy activities.
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8 Things to Know About Converting Coal Plants to Nuclear Power
March 5, 2024
Repowering coal plants with nuclear power can lead to several economic and environmental advantages.
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Nuclear Milestones

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U.S. and Poland Launch World’s First Regional Clean Energy Training Center
April 3, 2024
New center to serve Poland andthe broader Central European region as a training hub for nuclear reactor deployment
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New AI Tools Could Save Constellation Reactor Fleet Millions
March 26, 2024
Blue Wave AI Labs successfully deployed machine learning (ML) tools at two nuclear power plants operated by Constellation to help improve their operations. 
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NRC Endorses New Guidance for Advanced Reactor Licensing
March 25, 2024
New NRC guidance is expected to significantly reduce the regulatory uncertainty for non light-water reactor designs.
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Fabrication Starts for High-Tech Fortis Railcar
March 18, 2024
Fabrication process starts for U.S. Department of Energy Fortis railcar project
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Press Releases

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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $19.1 Million to Support Students and Faculty Advancing Nuclear Energy Technology
The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $19.1 million to support nuclear energy research and development, university nuclear infrastructure, and undergraduate and graduate education.
April 8, 2024
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DOE Releases Information Guide for Communities Exploring Coal-to-Nuclear Transitions
 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released an information guide for communities considering replacing their retired or retiring coal power plants with nuclear power plants.
April 1, 2024
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3 Companies Awarded GAIN Vouchers to Advance Nuclear Technologies
Awarded GAIN vouchers to accelerate the innovation and application of advanced nuclear technologies through the U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories.
March 19, 2024
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DOE Issues Request for Qualifications for Clean Energy Projects at INL
DOE’s Cleanup to Clean Energy initiative seeks to identify qualified clean energy developers interested in leasing DOE-owned land for carbon pollution-free electricity projects at INL.
March 1, 2024
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