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Spectra Tech Named DOE Small Business of the Year for 2021

Two ETEC members were award recipients of DOE’s OSDBU’s Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Small Business Awards Program. Spectra Tech, Inc. received the Small Business of the Year award and North Wind Portage, Inc. received the 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business of the Year award.

DOE’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s (OSDBU’s) Annual Small Business Awards Program recognizes the outstanding performance of people and organizations that promote and expand the DOE’s use of small businesses to help advance the DOE’s mission.

OPG, TVA Partner on New Nuclear Technology Development

Two of North America’s leading nuclear utilities unveiled a pioneering partnership to develop advanced nuclear technology as an integral part of a clean energy future and creating a North American energy hub. Ontario Power Generation and the Tennessee Valley Authority will jointly work to help develop small modular reactors as an effective long-term source of 24/7 carbon-free energy in both Canada and the U.S.

NNSA Breaks Ground on Security Project at Y-12

NNSA this week held the groundbreaking of the multiyear Security Infrastructure Revitalization Program at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Tennessee. The project will replace a portion of the existing perimeter intrusion detection and assessment system, known as PIDAS, and upgrade other security features.

Statement by Energy Secretary Granholm on President Biden’s DOE Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

The Biden-Harris Administration today sent to Congress the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. DOE’s budget includes investments to fight climate change through the accelerated deployment of clean energy, restructure our energy portfolio to strengthen our energy independence and invest in urban and rural communities that have been disproportionately impacted by climate change but overlooked in the clean energy transition.

NNSA Releases FY 2022 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan Report

Today, the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is releasing the Fiscal Year 2022 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan (FY 2022 SSMP). The report can be found here [ and later today, NNSA will issue a press release making the report public.