Tag Archives: nuclear technology

NNSA Seeks to Connect With Nuclear Tech Industry via New Website

U.S. Nuclear Nexus

The National Nuclear Security Administration has launched U.S. Nuclear Nexus, a new web portal that contains guidance for commercial nuclear industry, information about U.S. export control regulations for civilian nuclear technology, and other features that support nuclear nonproliferation efforts. It also provides training, tools and recommendations from NNSA and the Department of Energy's National Laboratory.

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DOE Allots $11M for Cost-Shared Nuclear R&D Projects

The Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy is investing $11 million in three cost-shared projects on domestic advanced nuclear technology. DOE said Thursday it is awarding funds across two out of three study areas under the fourth wave of NE's funding opportunity announcement titled U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development.

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Ellen Lord: US Should Continue Nuclear Power Upgrade, Stay Ahead of Russia, China

Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment and 2019 Wash100 Award winner, said the government should avoid any interruption or funding cuts in its ongoing nuclear capability modernization to stay ahead of Russia and China, which have been upgrading their nuclear power. She cited that some U.S. weapons are already approaching ages where technologies are required to end operations, the Department of Defense said Thursday

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DOE Issues Restrictions on Sharing Civilian Nuclear Tech With China

The Energy Department has issued a new policy framework regulating cooperation between the U.S. and China concerning the sharing of civilian nuclear technology. The DoE said on Thursday that the new framework was developed due to concerns that China may be attempting to acquire nuclear technology from U.S. companies in such a manner that is, in the words of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, “outside of established processes of U.S.-China civil nuclear cooperation.”

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DOE Grants Total $67M for 83 Nuclear Tech R&D, Engineering Projects; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has awarded an estimated $67 million in total to fund 83 research and infrastructure enhancement projects on nuclear technology in support of the administration’s Climate Action Plan. DOE said Wednesday that the projects are expected to bolster energy security, clean energy and energy efficiency initiatives across the country. “These awards not …

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