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Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo (UWC 2022)
August 7–10, 2022
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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Carbon value: Lifetime extensions of nuclear reactors could save billions in climate mitigation costs
On the road to achieving net-zero by midcentury, low- or no-carbon energy sources that slash carbon dioxide emissions are critical weapons. Nevertheless, the role of nuclear energy—the single largest source of carbon-free electricity—remains uncertain.
Nuclear energy, which provides 20 percent of the electricity in the United States, has been a constant, reliable, carbon-free source for nearly 50 years. But our fleet of nuclear reactors is aging, with more than half of the 92 operating reactors across 29 states at or over 40 years old—the length of the original operating licenses issued to the power plants. While some reactors have been retired prematurely, there are two options for those that remain: retire them or renew their license.
October 3–7, 2021
The International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering
You may have questions and concerns due to this change. We are working hard now to provide refunds for the differential in registration fee if you already paid your in-person registration fee. We will also refund your registration if you do not wish to attend virtually. We will send out information on how you will present and listen to talks, how poster sessions will be presented, and arrangements for the Workshops. Please bear with us as we navigate these last couple of weeks until the meeting begins.
Thank you,M&C 2021 Organizing Committee
The International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering (M&C 2021) is a part of a series of topical meetings organized by the Mathematics and Computation Division of the American Nuclear Society. M&C conferences, held every two years, represent a series of international forums organized and sponsored to bring together worldwide expertise related to nuclear science or technology including mathematical and computational methods, numerical analysis, computer codes, computer architectures, and benchmarks for computationally solving problems in all disciplines encompassed by the Society.
Monday, October 4, 2021
Tuesday, October 5, 2021