EPRI secures USD 5.1M for advanced nuclear technology
EPRI recently received a USD 5.1M award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue a collaborative research effort that is developing and demonstrating modular-in-chamber electron beam welding for future advanced nuclear reactor plants.
U.S. DOE selects HWR to lead the Tank Closure Contract
Fluor Corporation announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected Hanford Works Restoration, LLC (HWR), a joint venture between a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc.
DOE announces USD 30M for new research on fusion energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide USD 30M for new research on fusion energy. This funding will provide USD 17M for research focused specifically on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) approaches for prediction of key plasma phenomena, management of facility operations, and accelerated discovery through data science, among other topics.An additional USD 13M under a separate funding opportunity will be devoted to fundamental fusion theory research, including computer modeling and simulation, focused on factors affecting the behavior of hot plasmas confined by magnetic fields in fusion reactors.Applications for the AI/ML funding are open to national laboratories, universities, nonprofits, and private sector companies.
US DOE invests USD40 M in R&D projects
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) selected five projects to receive approximately USD39.9 M in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects under funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Advanced Technologies for Enhanced Oil Recovery.
AK receives an award from US DOE for HPC4Mtls Program
AK Steel announced recently that it has accepted an award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) Program.
DOE selects 17 projects to receive USD39 M funding
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected 17 projects to receive approximately USD39 M in federal funding for cost-shared research and development under funding opportunity announcement Improving Efficiency, Reliability, and Flexibility of Existing Coal-Based Power Plants.
DOE announce $36M for high-temperature material project
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced USD 36M in awards for 18 projects as part of the High-Intensity Thermal Exchange through Materials and Manufacturing Processes (HITEMMP) program, as well as the final OPEN+ Cohort, High-Temperature Devices.
DOE announces $88M for oil and gas recovery research
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy announced up to USD 88M in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects enhancing technologies for oil and natural gas recovery under two separate funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).
DOE holds workshops to aid Idaho IWTU startup
Technical experts from around the country recently converged in Idaho Falls to aid DOE’s efforts to safely and effectively start up the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU), intended to treat the approximately 900,000 gallons of remaining radioactive liquid tank waste at DOE’s Idaho Site.