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November 16–19, 2020
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Nuclear Science Week: the ANS local and student sections events
Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is a celebration designed to focus local, regional, national, and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. National events marking the 11th annual NSW took place October 19–23 in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme was “Think Clean. Think Solutions. Think Nuclear.”
Several ANS local and student sections from around the world organized their own events to celebrate NSW, as follows:
Technical Session|Sponsored by OPD
Wednesday, June 10, 2020|11:00AM–1:10PM (12:00–2:10PM EDT)
W. Neal Mann (The University of Texas at Austin)
N. Dianne B. Ezell (ORNL)
Eileen Cullen (American Nuclear Society)
Energy storage systems could be integrated with nuclear power plants to increase flexibility and potentially enhance revenues. This session will cover energy storage technologies that could couple to various coolant temperatures (medium- to high-temperature) or be integral to a plant's design. Energy storage classes include, but are not limited to, electrochemical batteries, mechanical compression/liquefaction of fluids, gravitational potential energy, heat storage materials (solids, liquids, gases; single- and multi-phase fluids), and power-to-X/synfuels.
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Multi-Gigawatt-Day Low-Cost Crushed-Rock Heat Storage Coupled to Nuclear Reactors for Variable Electricity and Heat
Charles Forsberg (MIT)
Next-Generation Energy Storage Systems for SBO/ELAP Events
Rahul Jay (The City College of New York), Sanjoy Banerjee (The City College of New York/CUNY Energy Institute), Robert J. Messinger (The City College of New York/CUNY Energy Institute)
Engineering a Voltage Buffer to Improve Offsite Power Reliability Independent of Telemetry or Operator Action
Stephen H. Shepherd (Shepherd Hydricity, Inc.)
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