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Robert Coward: Playing on an All-Star Team
In early 2003, FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating company (FENOC) was facing some serious challenges with its Davis-Besse nuclear power plant outside Oak Harbor, Ohio. The previous spring, the company had discovered the infamous "hole in the head" of the reactor pressure vessel... (More)
Human factors for main control room modernization
For the current light-water reactor operating fleet, control rooms consist of an expensive set of control boards to accommodate the thousands of discrete controls and indications required by analog control technologies... (More)
Capacity Factors: Close to a New Peak
Starting in the 1990s, the company once known as the Middle South Utilities and then rebranded as Entergy Corporation was a leader in a trend that had the effect of continuing the operation of power reactors that might have closed long before their license expirations... (More)
Waste Management - Yucca Mountain: GAO outlines steps needed to resume licensing process
The GAO has identified four key steps that the NRC, the DOE, and others would need to take in order to license the proposed high-level waste repository in Nevada. (More)
Policy & Legislation - Congress $1 Trillion Spending Bill Signed
The latest omnibus appropriations bill provides more funding for the DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy and the NNSA, less for the NRC. (More)
Waste Management - Spent Fuel: Holtec Submits License Application for Interim Storage Facility
Holtec International continues to pursue consolidated interim storage of spent nuclear fuel in New Mexico. (More)
Delivering On-time Products to the Nuclear Industry Worldwide
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Petersen Inc. is one of the foremost manufacturing facilities in the United States, serving customers throughout the world. With modern capabilities and open capacity, we effectively serve industry giants...(More)
Solutions for Application Obsolescence in Nuclear Power Plants
Sponsored by: ValvTechnologies
The nuclear industry thrives on obsolescence. Everything about it is basically obsolete, from the technology of the domestic operating fleet to the aging workforce... (More)
Identifying Root Causes and Methods for Eliminating Leakage
Sponsored by: Valcor Engineering Corporation
Leakage in solenoid are classified as external and internal. External leakage is generally easy to identify and eliminate... (More)
Why I&C Rooms Don't Modernize Their Instrumentation
Sponsored by: OTEK Corp.
Nuclear I&C rooms are on the verge of serious consequences due to obsolescence and 1800's technology (analog meters & old digitals). These instruments are being replaced with salvaged/refurbished parts and being purchased for more than 200x their commercial value... (More)
Facility Decommissioning Training Course
Sponsored by: Argonne National Laboratory
Elements included in the D&D training course will assist in decision making and planning, and implementation associated with decommissioning... (More)
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