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Meanwhile, the DOE also announced technical voucher awards to U.S. companies selected under the DOE’s Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative.

Included among the companies selected to receive GAIN technology development vouchers is Terrestrial Energy USA ($500,000).

Terrestrial Energy USA in a May 2 news release said that it received an award for advanced nuclear instrumentation development work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a U.S. government-owned nuclear laboratory located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

This is the third award that Terrestrial Energy USA has received from the DOE under the GAIN initiative and is directed at the development of components for use within the instrumentation and control systems of an Integral Molten Salt Reactor.