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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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India’s newest nuclear reactor connects to grid
Unit 4 at Kakrapar nuclear power plant was connected to the grid on February 20, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) has announced. The 700-MWe pressurized heavy water reactor achieved first criticality on December 17, 2023.
12th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2021)
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|4:30–6:15PM EDT
Jamie B. Coble
Kathy Murdoch (ANS)
With many nuclear plants facing economic headwinds and many simply not profitable any longer, bold and courageous strategies are required to ensure that nuclear power is part of the energy conversation going forward. Simply replacing obsolete components or even systems without fundamentally changing the way nuclear plants are operated and maintained will not generate the kind of transformation that the industry must undertake. This panel will discuss current projects that, taken together, represent the best chance for nuclear power to remain viable well into the 21st century.
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