National Reactor Innovation Center

The NRIC team is committed to tackling the necessary tasks and challenges to identify and fill gaps that hinder advancing nuclear energy. This includes engaging with regulators and stakeholders and enhancing the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory infrastructure and capabilities.

BWXT Awarded Phase Two of Microreactor Evaluation Contract for State of Wyoming

BWXT Awarded Phase Two of Microreactor Evaluation Contract for State of Wyoming

BWX Technologies, Inc. announced the award of the second phase of a contract with the Wyoming Energy Authority to assess the viability of deploying small-scale nuclear reactors in the state as a source of resilient and reliable energy to augment existing power generation resources.

US Microreactor Clears Initial Stage of Pre-testing Safety Review

US Microreactor Clears Initial Stage of Pre-testing Safety Review

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has reviewed and approved the Safety Design Strategy for the Radiant Kaleidos microreactor in the National Reactor Innovation Center’s Demonstration of Microreactor Experiments (NRIC-DOME) test bed. The Safety Design Strategy marks the initial stage in a comprehensive safety review process each microreactor developer will undertake prior to a fueled...

Radiant Industries & Amsted Graphite sign MoU to Secure Critical Supplies for U.S. Nuclear Energy

Radiant Industries & Amsted Graphite sign MoU to Secure Critical Supplies for U.S. Nuclear Energy

Radiant Industries, Incorporated, and Amsted Graphite Materials LLC have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at fortifying the domestic supply chain for nuclear-grade graphite.

Russian Uranium Ban Will Speed up Development of U.S. Nuclear Fuel Supply Chain

Russian Uranium Ban Will Speed up Development of U.S. Nuclear Fuel Supply Chain

The ban on Russian uranium is speeding up the U.S.’s efforts to build a robust nuclear fuel supply chain. This initiative aims to reduce dependence on foreign uranium and support the growth of domestic nuclear energy. Significant investments are being made to enhance enrichment capabilities and develop advanced reactors, which will boost energy security and...

Oklo Inc. Begins Trading on the New York Stock Exchange

Oklo Inc. Begins Trading on the New York Stock Exchange

Oklo Inc. has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “OKLO” following its business combination with AltC Acquisition Corp. The company received approximately $306 million in gross proceeds to support its plan to provide clean, reliable and affordable energy.

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