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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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Type One Energy wants to build a stellarator at retired coal plant
Type One Energy Group announced plans on February 21 to relocate its headquarters from Madison, Wis., to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Bull Run fossil plant in Clinton, Tenn., where it will build a stellarator fusion prototype machine. According to the company, the construction of the stellarator—called Infinity One—could begin in 2025, if necessary environmental reviews, partnership agreements, permits, and operating licenses are all in hand.
13th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control & Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2023)
Monday, July 17, 2023|3:15–5:00PM EDT|301E
Edward L. Quinn
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U.S. Regulatory Efforts for Cybersecurity of Advanced Reactors
Ismael L. Garcia (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
The Sliding Scale of Cybersecurity Applied to the Cybersecurity Analysis of Advanced Reactors
Lee T. Maccarone (Sandia), Michael T. Rowland (Sandia)
Development of a New IEC Technical Report on Cybersecurity Risk Management for I&C and ES in Nuclear Power Plants
Michael T. Rowland (Sandia), Edward L. Quinn (Paragon Energy Solutions), John Sladek (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission)
Layered Attack Surface Model for Digital Assets of Nuclear Power Plants
Michael T. Rowland (Sandia), Jenna deCastro (Sandia), Benjamin Karch (Sandia), Andrew Hahn (Sandia), Gregory White (LLNL), Shadya B. Maldonado Rosado (Sandia)
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