U.S. Department of Energy Provides Nearly $20 Million for Domestic Advanced Nuclear Technology Projects

Matthew Ellis and Samuel Shaner

Yellowstone Energy, led by Cohort 1’s Matthew Ellis and Samuel Shaner, was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive a $160,00 Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) technology development voucher. Yellowstone Energy is focused on the development of a modular, safe, and economic advanced nuclear reactor.  The Yellowstone Energy reactor is designed to reduce overnight construction costs via a simplified and passively safe design and provides additional grid services to improve the economic competitiveness of nuclear power in the United States.