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As U.S. industry and partners engage international markets to export and deploy nuclear technologies for civil purposes, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) is a resource to understand and apply U.S. export control laws and regulations and incorporate, international nuclear safeguards, international nuclear security, and proliferation resistance in nuclear systems. U.S. Nuclear Nexus can help.

What is the U.S. Nuclear Nexus?

U.S. Nuclear Nexus is your resource to streamline industry engagement with NNSA on global deployment of U.S. civilian nuclear technology. Nexus offers a web platform as well as human assistance.

U.S. Nuclear Nexus infographic
U.S. Nuclear Nexus infographic
  • Provide a single point of access to NNSA and the DOE laboratory complex’s recommendations, training, technical partnerships, working groups, reference tools, and other relevant information

  • Facilitate partnership and implementation between industry and government to help developers deploy U.S. technologies

  • Help U.S. companies – including suppliers, vendors, and developers of nuclear technology – to navigate export control policies and regulations

  • Serve as a liaison between industry and NNSA, while facilitating relevant U.S. government connections

Nuclear Security

Nuclear security is built upon the implementation of relevant international legal instruments, national nuclear laws, policies, regulations, and technical protection measures to prevent the theft or sabotage of nuclear material and nuclear facilities worldwide. Effective nuclear security enables the peaceful use of nuclear energy, which increases access to clean energy and supports climate action. Learn more >

Millstone II Nuclear Power Plant in East Lyme, CT. Image by Photo by Rusty Watson on Unsplash.
Millstone II Nuclear Power Plant in East Lyme, CT.
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Nuclear Safeguards

International nuclear safeguards are technical measures applied by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to verify that a country complies with its international legal agreements and is not diverting nuclear material to weapons programs or pursuing undeclared nuclear activities. Learn more >

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