November 9, 2021

U.S. nuclear security agency expands Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program in effort to strengthen its workforce

NNSA's Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program has awarded nine new grants totaling $38.8 million to build more partnerships with Minority-Serving Institutions, leverage untapped students, and expand its talent pipeline.

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.

October 18, 2021

NNSA awards $35 million to promote U.S. production of critical medical isotope

NNSA issued a cooperative agreement worth $35 million to SHINE Technologies to support the commercial production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), a critical isotope used in more than 40,000 medical procedures in the United States each day.

October 6, 2021

NNSA to conduct aerial radiation assessment survey over Boston Marathon race route Oct. 8-11

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over downtown Boston and the Boston Marathon race route, Friday, Oct. 8, through Monday, Oct. 11.

September 29, 2021

NNSA achieves record number of tritium extraction operations

This more than doubles the previous record of three extractions in a single fiscal year.

September 29, 2021

NNSA Administrator joins Energy Secretary at IAEA General Conference, advances U.S. nuclear security goals

NNSA Administrator Jill Hruby attended the 65th annual International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference last week in Vienna, Austria.

September 23, 2021

NNSA awards $7 million to minority-serving institutions in New Mexico and South Carolina to support plutonium pit production

NNSA awarded $7 million for workforce development and training supporting plutonium pit production to minority-serving educational institutions in New Mexico and South Carolina.

September 21, 2021

NNSA taps Dell Technologies to provide expanded computing resources for stockpile stewardship mission

The second Commodity Technology Systems contract (CTS-2) will provide more than 40 petaFLOPs of expanded computing capacity delivered to the NNSA Laboratories.

September 21, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi Promote the 2022 Nuclear Power Ministerial

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi held their first official bilateral meeting at the IAEA 65th General Conference in Vienna, Austria.

September 1, 2021

United States and Norway move ahead with plan to eliminate all highly enriched uranium in Norway

DOE and Norway’s Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries today signed a memorandum of understanding to advance a project to eliminate all of Norway’s highly enriched uranium by downblending it to low-enriched uranium – a shared nonproliferation goal.