Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Authority

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Guarantee Program was created for the purpose of lowering the financial risk of large private sector commercial energy projects that use advanced technologies. Amendments to the program have expanded the list of eligible technologies to include: nuclear, certain coal, carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies, hybrid gas or diesel […]

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Department of Energy Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program

The Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) uses taxpayer money to develop and demonstrate advanced reactors through cost-share agreements with the nuclear industry. There are three pathways through which industry partners can apply: (1) advanced reactor demonstrations, which will support the development of advanced nuclear reactors that are expected to be fully functional within seven years […]

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Fossil Energy Research and Development Program

In the Department of Energy (DOE), the Office of Fossil Energy manages the Fossil Energy Research and Development Program (FER&D), which includes the R&D Programs in Advanced Coal Energy Systems & Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS), Natural Gas Technologies and Unconventional Fossil Energy Technologies; as well as funding for the operations, infrastructure and R&D […]

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