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Terrestrial Energy USA Selected by U.S. DOE for an Award to Advance U.S. IMSR Pre-Licensing
November 27, 2018 08:00 ET | Terrestrial Energy USA, Inc.
NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on November 13th, that it had selected Terrestrial Energy USA (TEUSA) for a financial award to support the...
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Industry Urges Congress To 'Right-Size' Obama Budget Request for NRC
February 10, 2016 16:42 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The nuclear energy industry voiced displeasure today with the Obama administration's fiscal 2017 budget request for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory...
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NEI: Omnibus Appropriations Act Strongly Supports Nuclear Energy
December 21, 2015 10:48 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- President Obama has signed into law the fiscal 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act. Nuclear energy programs will receive $986 million in fiscal 2016. This is...
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TVA's Watts Bar 2 Reactor Receives Operating License From Federal Regulator
October 22, 2015 10:41 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced today that it has approved the Tennessee Valley Authority's operating license for Watts Bar 2 in eastern...
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NEI Comments on Nomination of Jessie Hill Roberson as NRC Commissioner
July 16, 2015 10:23 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nuclear Energy Institute's president and chief executive officer, Marvin Fertel, made the following remarks regarding President Obama's nomination of...
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Industry Urges Congress to Scrutinize NRC Operations in FY2016 Budget Request
February 03, 2015 18:35 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The nuclear energy industry is calling on federal appropriators to demand additional efficiencies at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and to reject...
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NRC's Approval of ESBWR Design is Innovation Milestone
September 16, 2014 11:35 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced today that it has certified the design of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's Economic Simplified Boiling Water...
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NRC Commissioner Nominees Must Demonstrate Expertise, Collegiality
July 22, 2014 18:57 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following is a statement from Nuclear Energy Institute President and Chief Executive Officer Marvin Fertel on two nominations put forward by the White...
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NEI Welcomes House Appropriators' Support for Nuclear Energy
June 18, 2014 17:32 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuclear energy programs would receive $899 million in fiscal 2015 under a $34 billion energy and water spending bill approved today by the House of...
Safety Remains High at Nuclear Facilities
October 10, 2013 14:43 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daily on-site federal oversight of electricity production at America's nuclear energy facilities will be unaffected by the reduction in staffing beginning...