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Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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Exelon files to deactivate the Byron reactors
Exelon on June 16 filed with grid operator PJM Interconnection to deactivate the two Byron reactors in Illinois. The move came one day after the Illinois Senate adjourned without reaching an agreement on a comprehensive energy package that would have provided nearly $700 million to keep Byron’s reactors, as well as Exelon’s Dresden and Braidwood nuclear power plants, in operation. (In August of 2020, Exelon announced that it would close the economically challenged Byron and Dresden facilities in the fall of 2021 without some form of state aid to provide compensation for their clean power.) The state’s House of Representatives also adjourned earlier this week without taking up the bill.
Technical Session|Sponsored by HFICD|Cosponsored by NNPD
Tuesday, June 9, 2020|3:35–5:20PM (4:35–6:20PM EDT)
Shannon Eggers (INL)
Jamie B. Coble
Michel Leana (American Nuclear Society)
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Nuclear Instrumentation and Control Simulation (NICSim) Platform for Investigating Cybersecurity Risks
Mohamed S. El-Genk (Univ. of New Mexico), Timothy M. Schriener (Univ. of New Mexico), Christopher C. Lamb (Sandia National Laboratories)
Programmable Logic Controller of a Pressurized Water Reactor Core Protection Calculator
Mohamed S. El-Genk (Univ. of New Mexico), Andrew Hahn (Univ. of New Mexico), Timothy M. Schriener (Univ. of New Mexico)
Pressurizer Model and PLCs for Investigation of Cybersecurity of PWR Plants
Mohamed S. El-Genk (Univ. of New Mexico), Ragai M. Altamimi (Univ. of New Mexico), Timothy M. Schriener (Univ. of New Mexico)
Steam Generator Model and Controller for Cybersecurity Analyses of Digital I&C Systems in PWR Plants
Mohamed S. El-Genk (Univ. of New Mexico), Timothy M. Schriener (Univ. of New Mexico)
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