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UK office receives site license application for Sizewell C
Artist’s rendering of the Sizewell site, with Sizewell C at right. Image: EDF Energy
The United Kingdom’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) on June 30 received a nuclear site license application from EDF Energy subsidiary NNB Generation Company (SZC) Limited to construct and operate two reactors at the Sizewell site in the county of Suffolk, northeast of London.
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The Reactor Technology Award recognizes an individual(s) who have made original and outstanding contributions to the advancement of reactor technology. The award should emphasize recognition of advances in the areas of design and safety in reactor technology. The award consists of a plaque and a $2,000 monetary award. It is to be made no more frequently than once per year, and it is normally conferred during the Winter Meeting of the Society.
Nominees may be from any nation, but they must not be deceased at the time the awardee is selected. The nominee need not be an ANS member.
The nominee should be the author of one or more peer-reviewed original technical papers or patents contributing to the advancement of reactor technologies.
This award was established in 1993 at the request of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan with $30,000 in earnings received from the ANP 1992 Topical Meeting.
Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:
Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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