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American Nuclear Society warns advanced reactors face 'significant deployment delays' unless DOE accelerates HALEU availability program

The American Nuclear Society (ANS) warned the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that the continued unavailability of high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) fuel within the United States is risking "significant deployment delays" of advanced reactors. In…


Centrus Gets NRC Approval to Demonstrate HALEU Production

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has given its green light to a license amendment filed by Centrus Energy Corp., approving the nuclear fuel and services firm’s efforts to demonstrate…


Looking for Carbon-Free Energy Resources? Don’t Forget Nuclear Power
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As leaders around the world take steps to decarbonize energy supplies, many people have focused their attention specifically on wind and solar power. What they may fail to recognize is…


How the Department of Energy Is Helping Keep Nuclear Power Relevant
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In the decade following World War II, the U.S. government took a keen interest in helping to create a commercial nuclear power industry. Although there were military leaders and members…


Final DOE Advanced Reactor Demonstration Awards Announced

Wrapping up an eventful year for advanced nuclear, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy announced $20 million in awards for the third of three pathways under its…