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How NRIC Is Helping Advance Technology for the Nuclear Power Industry
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The National Reactor Innovation Center (NRIC) is a national Department of Energy (DOE) program led by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) that allows collaborators to harness the world-class capabilities of…


You've Heard of Offshore Wind; Now, Offshore Nuclear Is a Thing
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CORE POWER announced that it and its partners, the MIT Energy Initiative and the Idaho National Laboratory, were granted funding by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Nuclear Energy University…


NASA Picks Three Nuclear Power Concepts for Demonstration on the Moon

Three teams comprising some of the most prominent engineering and technology firms in the U.S. will provide initial designs for a fission surface power (FSP) system as part of a…


DOE’s Decision to Build Versatile Test Reactor Coming Soon

(Updated—May 19, 2022): The Department of Energy (DOE) is poised to decide whether it will build the 300-MWth Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), a fast neutron national user facility that could…


INL Mulling Building New Nuclear Reactor to Energize Net-Zero Campus Microgrid

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is exploring designing, building, and operating an onsite nuclear reactor resource as part of a broader effort to achieve net-zero emissions at its sprawling campus in…