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USA invests USD 30 million in nuclear research

The US Department of Energy wants a "strong domestic industry" in nuclear power and now intends to invest tens of millions of dollars in development projects.

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The United States Department of Energy (DOE) wants to take part in the development of future nuclear power technology and is launching a funding pool of USD 30 million for this purpose in 2018, announces DOE.

The money will be awarded on the basis of cost-sharing, meaning that documented expenses in relation to development projects are eligible for funding. The desire to promote nuclear power is important to US Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, as he says in a statement:

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