Iulia Gheorghiu of Utility Dive reports that the Department of Energy has tapped GE Hitachi to lead research on lowering advanced nuclear construction costs.
- The Department of Energy (DOE) has asked GE Hitachi to develop three construction technologies to lower the construction costs for new nuclear reactors.
- One way in which DOE and GE Hitachi could lower nuclear construction costs is by looking to reduce costly and burdensome regulations that delay project completion times.
- Nuclear energy is essential for lowering emissions as it is our largest source of carbon-free energy.
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