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February 28, 2014
DOE issues Finding of No Significant Impact for the Environmental Assessment on Resumption of Transient Testing of Nuclear Fuels and Materials at Idaho National Laboratory

DOE issues Finding of No Significant Impact for the Environmental Assessment on Resumption of Transient Testing of Nuclear Fuels and Materials at Idaho National Laboratory

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Investment in Innovative Small Modular Reactor

The Energy Department tannounced an award to NuScale Power LLC to support a new project to design, certify and help commercialize innovative small modular reactors in the United States.

November 12, 2013
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for the Resumption of Transient Testing of Nuclear Fuels and Materials

The U.S. Department of Energy invites the public to read and comment on a draft environmental assessment it has prepared for a proposal to resume transient testing of nuclear fuels and materials at either Idaho National Laboratory (INL) or Sandia National Laboratories (SNL).

November 4, 2013
Factsheet: Second Meeting of the United States-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation

The second meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation was held on November 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

September 20, 2013
Energy Department Invests $60 Million to Train Next Generation Nuclear Energy Leaders, Pioneer Advanced Nuclear Technology

Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to continue America’s leadership in clean energy innovation, the Energy Department announced more than $60 million in nuclear energy research awards and improvements to university research reactors and infrastructure.

July 17, 2013
Sixty-Eight Students to Receive Nuclear Energy Scholarships and Fellowships

Energy Department Awards $5 Million to Support Next Generation Energy Leaders

June 27, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors

Builds on President’s Plan to Develop Every Available Source of Domestic Energy; Cut Carbon Pollution

June 12, 2013
United States and Czech Republic Establish a Joint Civil Nuclear Cooperation Center in Prague

The U.S. Department of Energy recently joined with the U.S. Embassy in Prague and the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports to sign an agreement that establishes a joint Civil Nuclear Cooperation Center in Prague

May 20, 2013
Energy Department Completes Salt Coolant Material Transfer to Czech Republic for Advanced Reactor Research

The U.S. Department of Energy recently joined with the U.S. Embassy in Prague and the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Industry and Trade to complete the transfer of 75 kilograms of fluoride salt from the Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to the Czech Nuclear Research Institute Řež.

April 16, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Investment in Nuclear Fuel Storage Research

As part of its commitment to developing an effective strategy for the safe and secure storage and management of used nuclear fuel, the Energy Department announced a new dry storage research and development project led by the Electric Power Research Institute.