HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $32.2 MILLION FROM DOE TO MSU FOR CLEAN ENERGY R&D
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced the award of a $32.2 million contract to Mississippi State University to advance clean energy research and development.
The MSU Institute of Clean Energy Technology (ICET) will use the funding to continue applied research and development on air filtration and treatment.
“This ongoing research at Mississippi State will support the goal to accelerate development of nuclear power as a clean energy source in our nation. I’m pleased ICET will have resources to continue to work,” said Hyde-Smith, who also serves on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
ICET is recognized for its work on HEPA filter testing and radiological mapping technologies development in support of federal and industry nuclear power developers.
The contract is funded through FY2021 appropriations for the U.S. Department of Energy through a subcontract administered by the Savannah River National Laboratory. It includes a 13-month base contract beginning on Sept. 1, 2021, with up to four one-year options.