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Energy secretary tours INL with focus on clean energy, national security capabilities

August 3, 2022

Idaho Falls, Idaho – U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm made her first visit to Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Wednesday. Granholm, a former governor of Michigan, was appointed by President Joe Biden to lead the Energy department and...

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Battelle Energy Alliance, NASA select industry partners to design nuclear power system...

June 21, 2022

Battelle Energy Alliance, contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL), and NASA have selected proposals to design a fission surface power system for lunar power applications. The FSP project is sponsored by NASA in collaboration with...

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Community invited to discussions about Netflix’s Three Mile Island series

June 14, 2022

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Building on an effort launched in 2019, Idaho National Laboratory (INL) will hold a community discussion to answer the public’s questions. The topic of the discussion is the Three Mile Island nuclear accident. Netflix recently released...

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Advanced Test Reactor overhaul complete; system testing underway to resume normal operations

March 21, 2022

Workers at Idaho National Laboratory’s Advanced Test Reactor have completed an 11-month outage for a core overhaul that occurs about every 10 years to maintain peak performance. During the overhaul, operators and maintenance teams replaced components that wear out over...

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Idaho universities gain access to Idaho National Laboratory supercomputer

February 28, 2022

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Students and faculty at Idaho’s three public research universities will soon have access to one of the nation’s fastest academic supercomputers thanks to an agreement signed in January. The memorandum of understanding between Boise State University,...

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NASA, INL take next step toward developing dynamic radioisotope power system

November 22, 2021

NASA, INL take next step toward developing dynamic radioisotope power system IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne as the lead subcontractor for the first of three phases toward the development of a dynamic radioisotope...

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Battelle Energy Alliance, NASA seek industry partners to design nuclear power system...

November 19, 2021

Battelle Energy Alliance, NASA seek industry partners to design nuclear power system for lunar applications Battelle Energy Alliance, contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory, and NASA are seeking proposals from nuclear and space industry leaders to...

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Southern Company signs agreement with U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate world’s...

November 18, 2021

Southern Company signs agreement with U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate world’s first fast-spectrum salt reactor in collaboration with TerraPower, Idaho National Laboratory The Molten Chloride Reactor Experiment will provide crucial operational data for fast-spectrum salt reactors and unlock this...

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Nuclear energy featured on ‘Tomorrow’s World Today’

October 21, 2021

Nuclear energy featured on ‘Tomorrow’s World Today’ “Tomorrow’s World Today,” an Emmy-nominated television show about the latest developments on sustainability, technology and innovation, will feature experts from Idaho National Laboratory during Season 4. “Tomorrow’s World Today” explores the concepts of...

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INL announces activities for Nuclear Science Week

October 14, 2021

In honor of Nuclear Science Week on Oct. 18-22, Idaho National Laboratory is planning several activities to celebrate the nuclear science industry, to recognize those who work in this field every day, and to inspire the next generation of scientists and...

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