May 16, 2022

NNSA cancels Y-12, Pantex contract award, to hold new competitions for separate site management contracts

NNSA announced today that it is canceling its November 2020 contract solicitation for management and operation of the Pantex Plant and Y-12 National Security Complex and terminating the contract award announced in November 2021 for the two sites.

April 15, 2022

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Energy savings being realized by the millions at Y-12 National Security Complex

NNSA is responding to the White House’s Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad with the expansion of a successful Energy Savings Performance Contract at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

April 1, 2022

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National Nuclear Security Administration breaks ground on security project

The National Nuclear Security Administration this week held the groundbreaking of the multiyear Security Infrastructure Revitalization Program at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Tennessee.

March 31, 2022

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NNSA’s Uranium Processing Facility Project Achieves Key Construction Milestone

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s Uranium Processing Facility Project has reached a significant milestone with all buildings being fully enclosed, or “in the dry.”

February 10, 2022

NNSA releases annual performance reviews of management and operations contractors

NNSA announced the FY 2021 results of the performance of its Managing and Operating (M&O) contractors in meeting NNSA’s performance expectations.

December 15, 2021

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Milestone purchase marks first-of-its-kind acquisition for NNSA

NNSA completed its acquisition of the LeMond Carbon Facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near the Y-12 National Security Complex on December 15.

November 29, 2021

NNSA Awards Management and Operations Contract for Y-12, Pantex

DOE/NNSA announced today it has selected Nuclear Production One, LLC for the M&O contract for the Y-12 National Security Complex and Pantex Plant, located in Oak Ridge Tennessee, and Amarillo, Texas, respectively.

October 28, 2021

NNSA and Tennessee officials break ground on Oak Ridge Enhanced Technology and Training Center

Officials broke ground Oct. 28 on the Oak Ridge Enhanced Technology and Training Center (ORETTC), a novel federal and state funded concept to provide first responder training and technology demonstrations.

September 30, 2021

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Lighting the way to modernization and strengthened security: Completion of electrical projects at Y-12 advances NNSA’s critical enriched uranium production mission

NNSA's Office of Safety, Infrastructure, and Operations took a significant step in advancing the Nation’s Enriched Uranium Strategy with its completion of the Nuclear Facilities Electrical Modernization (NFEM) portfolio.

August 31, 2021

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Seeing inside the Secret City … without setting a foot on site

The public will soon be able to get a sneak peek inside Y 12 National Security Complex’s Building 9731 – a historic Manhattan Project-era building – without ever stepping foot on site.