The Department of Energy’s Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) announced in December 2022 that Flibe Energy, Inc. (FEI) was one of four companies awarded a GAIN Nuclear Energy Voucher in the first round of applications for FY 2023. FEI will work with Argonne National Laboratory to measure salt properties for its lithium fluoride reactor technologies.
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) established GAIN to provide the nuclear community with the technical, regulatory, and financial support necessary to move innovative nuclear energy technologies toward commercialization while ensuring the continued safe, reliable, and economic operation of the existing nuclear fleet. Through GAIN, DOE is marking its state-of-the-art and continuously improving RD&D infrastructure available to stakeholders to achieve faster and cost-effective development of innovative nuclear energy technologies.
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