S.1363 - A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to submit to Congress a report assessing the capability of the Department of Energy to authorize, host, and oversee privately funded fusion and fission reactor prototypes and related demonstration facilities at sites owned by the Department of Energy.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID] (Introduced 05/18/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/09/2015 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1363 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/18/2015)
Requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to report on its capabilities to authorize, host, and oversee privately funded fusion and fission reactor prototypes up to 20 megawatts thermal output and related demonstration facilities at DOE-owned sites.
Prescribes report contents, including: (1) potential sites capable of hosting research, development, and demonstration of prototype reactors and related facilities; (2) long-term project costs; and (3) issues relating to potential cases of demonstration reactors up to 2 gigawatts of thermal output.