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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (ONE) said on 11 January that a new high-tech railcar developed by the US Navy and DOE) was en route from Oregon to a site near Pueblo, Colorado for multiple-car testing.

Date: Friday, 14 January 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-tests-new-railcar-for-used-fuel-and-radwaste-transport-9400821

The US Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) has set out its key priorities for 2022 as it pursues its mission to achieve the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from decades of US nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.

Date: Friday, 14 January 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-agency-sets-out-2022-cleanup-priorities

The two companies that will emerge from the approaching separation of Exelon Generation's regulated utility and competitive energy businesses have set out their respective plans at separate analyst events this week. Exelon will become the USA's largest transmission and distribution (T&D) utility serving some 10 million customers across seven different regulatory jurisdictions. Constellation will be the largest producer of carbon-free electricity in the country.

Date: Thursday, 13 January 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Exelon-and-Constellation-prepare-for-separation

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has licensed a novel method to 3D print components for nuclear reactors, developed by the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which the Seattle-based company says is ideal for manufacturing components for its advanced nuclear reactor designs.

Date: Wednesday, 12 January 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/USNC-licenses-3D-printing-for-reactor-component-ma

US Fluor Corporation announced that the US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) had selected Nuclear Production One (NPOne) — a Fluor-led joint venture with Amentum — to lead the Y-12 National Security Complex and Pantex Plant Management and Operating (M&O) contract.

Date: Wednesday, 05 January 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfluor-led-jv-wins-contract-from-nnsa-9359914

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy said the Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) had awarded vouchers to Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) and Framatome  to help commercialise advanced nuclear technologies. Both voucher recipients will gain access to the nuclear research capabilities and expertise available at the DOE national laboratory complex at no cost to the businesses.

Date: Wednesday, 22 December 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsusnc-and-framatome-awarded-vouchers-for-advanced-nuclear-technologies-9337030

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is awarding the Science and Technology Centre in Ukraine (STCU) a grant for US-based NuScale Power to conduct a SMR Licensing Gap Analysis.

Date: Wednesday, 22 December 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnuscale-wins-work-in-ukraine-and-signs-mou-with-kazakhstan-9336957

US Centrus Energy Corp President and CEO Daniel B Poneman on 14 December congratulated Clean Core Thorium Energy and Texas A&M on fabricating the first sample pellets of a next-generation nuclear fuel called ANEEL (Advanced Nuclear Energy for Enriched Life).

Date: Friday, 17 December 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscentrus-welcomes-fabrication-of-sample-aneel-fuel-9326528

NuScale Power has announced plans to merge with Spring Valley Acquisition Corp to create a new "first of its kind" energy company to accelerate the commercialisation of NuScale's small modular reactor (SMR). The new publicly listed company will be named NuScale Power Corporation and is projected to be 60%-controlled by NuScale's current majority owner Fluor Corporation.

Date: Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/NuScale-merger-to-accelerate-SMR-commercialisation

The US Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) is marking thirty years of cleanup work at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) site to ensure the protection and safety of the underlying Snake River Plain aquifer in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Date: Friday, 10 December 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Three-decades-of-cleanup-work-marked-at-US-legacy