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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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The legacy of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station
Serving as the world’s first scalable nuclear power plant, Shippingport Atomic Power Station led the way for today’s nuclear generation fleet. Shippingport was centrally located roughly 25 miles from Pittsburgh, Pa., to provide electrical generation for many end-users. Shippingport also served as an experimental reactor that allowed engineers and designers the ability to test different core designs, and as such, the site housed additional testing equipment otherwise not commonly seen. The primary goal of Shippingport was always to generate electricity; however, its ability to function as an experimental reactor served utilities in further development of scalable nuclear generation.
James A. RippleSouthern Nuclear Operating Company
Randall K. Edington
Jeffrey B. Archie, Sr. (VP & CNO; So. Carolina Electric & Gas):Danny G. Bost, (EVP & CNO; Southern Nuclear Operating Co.)
Keith Moser (Exelon Corporation)
John R. McGaha
Amir Shahkarami Exelon
Marvin S. Fertel Nuclear Energy Institute
Marilyn C. Kray NuStart
Scotty Hinnant Progress Energy
Michael Wallace Constellation Generation Group
Joe Sheppard STP Nuclear Operating Company
W. Gary Gates Omaha Public Power District
C. Lance Terry TXU Electric Comanche Steam Electric Station
Roy A. Anderson Nuclear Management Company
James P. O'Hanlon Dominion Energy
Michael S. Tuckman Duke Power Company
Harold B. Ray Southern California Edison
Bill Cavanaugh Carolina Power & Light
Buzz Carns Wolf Creek
Donald Hintz Entergy Operations
Jim Schiffer Pacific Gas & Electric