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Source: United States of America – Federal Government Departments (video statements)

Nuclear energy is coming off its best year ever. In 2019, U.S. reactors generated a record 809 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity. That made up 20% of the nation’s total power and more than half its clean energy.

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy works with industry and other stakeholders to extend the life cycles of our current fleet of reactors and to develop new technologies that will help meet future environmental and energy goals.

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