Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems

An MIT Energy Initiative Low-Carbon Energy Center

CANES aims to hasten the development of new and transformative technologies, materials, and methods that will make nuclear fission more affordable, more rapidly and securely deployable, and even safer than is currently the case. More →

April 30-May 1: Symposium on the Digital Nuclear Power Plant: Design, License and Operate at Minimal Cost →


In an op-ed in Science Magazine, members of The Future of Nuclear Energy study team discuss preserving existing nuclear power plants and the importance of nuclear for decarbonization.
Describe invaluable insights gained from the experience