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Seven Startups Graduate from Tennessee’s Energy Mentor Network

Seven Tennessee energy startups graduated from the Energy Mentor Network, a rigorous mentorship program that cultivates energy entrepreneurship across the state. Run by the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council (TAEBC) in partnership with Launch Tennessee, the Energy Mentor Network equips promising young companies with the tools and connections to raise capital and scale their businesses to market success.

ORNL’s simulation tool creates digital twin of buildings from coast to coast

A new tool that simulates the energy profile of every building in America will give homeowners, utilities and companies a quick way to determine energy use and cost-effective retrofits that can reduce energy and carbon emissions. Researchers at DOE’s ORNL have developed a modeling program that provides energy details for every one of the 129 million buildings across the United States using publicly available data.

Welcome Kairos: ETTP cleanup made it possible

Roane Countians have yet another reason to celebrate our reputation as a friendly home to industry with the recent announcement by Kairos Power. Kairos Power plans to build its new low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). This impressive $100 million project is scheduled for completion in 2026 and will create 55 permanent jobs.

TN’s Advanced Energy Sector Continues to Thrive, Outperforming the Overall State Economy

The Advanced Energy sector in Tennessee is outpacing the overall state economy across the board, employing nearly 394,000 Tennesseans in more than 20,300 businesses that contribute almost $46 billion to the state’s GDP. In the most recent update of the Tennessee Advanced Energy Economic Impact Report by the TAEBC, data and analysis show robust growth in this sector of the economy as well as demonstrating the vital role Tennessee plays in this $1.4 trillion global market. TAEBC is a statewide organization that champions advanced energy as an economic development and job creation strategy.

New Technology Project Reinforces Value of ETTP Cleanup in Oak Ridge

The East Tennessee Technology Park’s (ETTP) latest tenant, Kairos Power, is investing $100 million to build a low-power reactor demonstration project, an innovative job-creating initiative that underscores once again the value of the Department of Energy’s long-term mission to clean up the former gaseous diffusion plant site known as K-25.