US DOE providers $27m to develop advanced nuclear reactor systems. The Department has granted the funding for nine projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Generating Electricity Managed by Intelligent Nuclear Assets (GEMINA) program. The nine projects aim to develop digital twin technology for reducing operations and maintenance (O&M) costs in the next generation of nuclear power plants by 10-times for making them more economical, flexible, and efficient.
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A new programme launched today by the US Department of Energy (DOE) will provide USD160 million initial funding, cost-shared with industry, for the construction of two demonstration advanced reactors that can be operational within the next five to seven years. This follows an appropriation by the US Congress of USD230 million in the 2020 budget to start a new demonstration programme for advanced reactors.
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