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DOE Announces Solicitation for Nuclear Reactor Technologies

The Department of Energy has announced solicitation proposals for the development of nuclear reactors and supplementary technologies in aims to promote the use of nuclear power in the U.S. DOE said Friday it will open a five-year application period for interested potential contractors and conduct selection processes quarterly. The Department plans …

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DOE to Award $67M in Nuclear Energy R&D Funds

The Energy Department plans to award nearly $67 million in funds to 85 projects as part of efforts to advance nuclear energy research and technology development. DOE said Wednesday the funds will support research efforts under the department’s Nuclear Energy University Program, Nuclear Science User Facilities and Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies programs. The department will award more than $31 million to 32 …

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Energy Dept Report Highlights National Labs’ Activities

The Energy Department has released a report that lists activities of national laboratories as well as DOE’s efforts to boost oversight and coordination with the labs. DOE said Wednesday the “State of the Department of Energy National Laboratories Report” says increased investments into national labs helped boost vitality over the past …

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Ernest Moniz: FY 2016 DOE Budget Request Reflects Gov’t Energy Strategy

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has outlined the breakdown of a $30 billion budget request for the Energy Department that President Barack Obama submitted for fiscal 2016, highlighting the administration’s focus on energy security. DOE said Tuesday the proposed amount is a 9-percent increase from the approved fiscal 2015 budget and indicates the continued drive toward …

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Ernest Moniz: Nuclear Energy Consortium to Continue Support Toward Low-Carbon Economy

The Energy Department will provide $121.5 million to the Consortium for the Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors over five years as part of the renewal of the Energy Innovation Hub’s research and development programs. DOE said Friday that the renewed funding is subject to congressional approval and would help CASL continue its modeling and simulation …

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IAEA Chief, Iran Envoy Schedule Talks in Vienna

High-level talks between the United Nations and Iran representatives will take place next week as Iran aims to convince the international community its nuclear program is legitimate, Reuters said Thursday. Fredrik Dahl writes International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Yukiya Amano and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi have scheduled the …

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