July 19, 2024

low enriched uranium (HALEU)

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
DOE Announces $900M to Kick-start Small Modular Nuclear Pipeline
The new federal funding is aimed at building market confidence that the U.S. nuclear industry will be able to incorporate the lessons learned at Vogtle to deliver a new round of safer, more efficient SMRs on time and on budget.
DOE Seeks Proposals to Build out HALEU Supply Chain
DOE's commitment of $500 million in IRA dollars may not be enough. Building private sector confidence in the emerging HALEU market could require up to $2.9 billion more in additional federal funding.
Centrus Energy
Midwestern States Become More Open to Small Modular Reactors in 2023
Several Midwestern states on opposite ends of the political spectrum have taken steps signaling receptiveness to small modular reactor development.
Energy Northwest
X-energy, Energy Northwest to Develop up to 12 SMR Nukes
The challenge ahead for X-energy: early planning for design, procurement and construction to deliver the first Xe-100s on time and on budget.
DOE: US Needs 200 GW of New Nuclear Power by 2050
DOE is estimating that 500 to 750 GW of clean, firm power — including 200 GW of new nuclear — will be needed to reach net-zero emissions economy-wide by 2050.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Report: US Must Double Nuclear Power to Hit 2050 Climate Goals
Decarbonizing the US economy by 2050 will require doubling nuclear energy generation by deploying 100 GW of advanced reactors, according to reports by the NIA.

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