Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES)

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.

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Findings suggest new policy models and cost-cutting technologies could help nuclear play vital role in climate solutions
MITEI researchers Jacopo Buongiorno and Franz-Josef Ulm will begin working on the DOE-funded project on nuclear technology
Awardees will use grants to advance research in areas including energy storage, renewables expansion modeling, and the chemistry of electrocatalysts.

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  • Semi-annual workshops
  • Unpublished proprietary analysis and research presented via member-only webinars and at workshops
  • Insights from techno-economic analysis and decision support tools
  • Member participation in formulating collaborative research programs with the faculty committee
  • Participation in the MITEI Annual Research Conference and Symposium

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