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U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology

Funding Opportunity

Learn more about the U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development funding opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting proposals for cost-shared projects to develop innovative industry-driven reactors designs and technologies to advance nuclear power in America.

The Department has already invested more than $58 million in 8 projects, with additional funding of approximately $40 million still available for FY18.

This funding opportunity is open for a five-year period. Applications will be accepted on a year-round basis with selections announced every quarter.

In order to meet quarterly reviews, applications should be submitted by 5 p.m. (ET) on the following dates:

  • July 31
  • October 31

Future funding is subject to congressional appropriations.

U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology

Funding pathways include:

First-of-a-Kind (FOAK) Nuclear Demonstration Readiness Projects

Intended to address major advanced reactor design development projects or complex technology advancements for existing plants which have significant technical and licensing risk and have the potential to be deployed by the mid-to-late 2020s.

NuScale Power Tier I Awardee

X-energy Tier I Awardee

Advanced Reactor Development Projects

Allows for a broad scope of proposed concepts and ideas that are best suited to improving the capabilities and commercialization potential of advanced reactor designs and technologies.

BWXT Tier II Awardee

Elysium Tier II Awardee

General Atomics Tier II Awardee

NuVision Tier II Awardee

Regulatory Assistance Grants

Provide direct support for resolving design regulatory issues, regulatory review of licensing topical reports or papers, and other efforts focused on obtaining certification and licensing approvals for advanced reactor designs and capabilities.

AMS Tier III Awardee

General Atomics Tier III Awardee

Full funding details can be found HERE.

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