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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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OPG, Microsoft to work toward net-zero future for Ontario
Ontario Power Generation and Microsoft Canada have formed a partnership aimed at combatting climate change and driving sustainable growth across the province of Ontario, the Canadian utility announced this week.
Under the partnership, Microsoft will procure clean energy credits (CECs) sourced from OPG’s nuclear and hydro assets in Ontario on an hourly basis. (OPG’s nuclear assets include the four-unit Darlington plant and six-unit Pickering facility.) According to the announcement, this will enable Microsoft to advance toward its 100/100/0 by 2030 goal, which commits the software firm to powering its data centers globally with zero-carbon energy, 24/7.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022|10:15AM–12:00PM EDT|Brighton III/IV
Aurelie Bardelay (IRSN)
John D. Bess
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Nuclide Inventory Validation: Radiochemical Assay Data Quality and Modeling Challenges in Benchmark Models Development
Germina Ilas (ORNL), Bruce Bevard (ORNL), Jeffrey Delashmitt (ORNL), Joseph Giaquinto (ORNL), Cole Hexel (ORNL), Shalina Metzger (ORNL), Benjamin Roach (ORNL), Kayron Rogers (ORNL), Alex Zirakparvar (ORNL)
Impact of Fission Yield Covariance Matrices on Decay Heat Uncertainty Quantification with the DARWIN2 Package
M. Tiphine (CEA), V. Vallet (CEA)
Testing Nuclear Data Libraries with Burnup for Reactor Applications
R. Ichou (IRSN), N. Leclaire (IRSN), L. Leal (IRSN)
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