Some of the most challenging environmental cleanup at the Hanford nuclear reservation will be difficult to do — and do well — without technology that does not yet exist., a National Academy of Sciences panel heard when it asked for input on technology needs. But the development of new technology must not come at the expense of ongoing work to clean up the contaminated site, cautioned groups invited to provide testimony to the panel looking at science and technology needs across the Department of Energy complex. The panel is conducting an independent assessment after Congress ordered the study in the fiscal 2017 DOE appropriations bill.
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 13 projects for an award of nearly $60m to support their cost-shared research and development for advanced nuclear technologies. These selections are the first under DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy’s U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development funding opportunity announcement (FOA), and subsequent quarterly application review and selection processes will be conducted over the next five years.
Energy Business Review 1st May 2018 read more »