Dan Brouillette, secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE), has said that the country needs to revive its nuclear-energy industry and increase investments in related research and development efforts.Read More »
The Department of Energy has earmarked $50 million to fund research and development projects in nuclear energy and artificial intelligence.Read More »
President Donald Trump has signed into law a package of bills that would allocate fiscal 2019 funds for the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction and energy and water infrastructure. A White House fact sheet published Friday says the minibus legislation would appropriate $86.5B in funds for VA, including $1.75B for MISSION Act programs, $1.1B for electronic health record system modernization and $8.6B for mental health services.
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 …Read More »
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said President Donald Trump will decertify Iran under a 2015 U.S. law that directs the president to certify that the Middle Eastern country is in compliance with the Iran nuclear deal every 90 days, Defense News reported Friday. “The intent is that we will …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
The Energy Department has issued more than $82 million in funds to 93 research and development projects on nuclear energy. “Nuclear power is our nation’s largest source of low-carbon electricity and is a vital component in our efforts to both provide affordable and reliable electricity and to combat climate change,” …Read More »