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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.
Thursday, May 19, 2022|10:15AM–12:00PM EDT|Brighton III/IV
Alessandro Scolaro (EPFL)
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Development of an OpenFOAM Multiphysics Solver for Solid Fission Products Transport in the Molten Salt Fast Reactor
Andrea Di Ronco (Politecnico di Milano), Stefano Lorenzi (Politecnico di Milano), Francesca Giacobbo (Politecnico di Milano), Carolina Introini (Politecnico di Milano), Antonio Cammi (Politecnico di Milano)
The GeN-Foam Multiphysics Solver: A Status Update
C. Fiorina (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
PyARC -- A User-Friendly Open-Source Reactor Physics Framework for Fast Reactor Design and Analysis
N.E. Stauff (ANL), A. Abdelhameed (ANL), M. Atz (ANL), P. Shriwise (ANL), Y.S. Jung (ANL), R. Lefebvre (ORNL)
julia for Enhancing Nuclear Engineering Simulations (JENES): Introduction to the JENES Project and Platform
Muhammad Ramzy Altahhan (NCSU), Gregory Delipei (NCSU), David Holler (NCSU), Jason Hou (NCSU), Maria Avramova (NCSU), Kostadin Ivanov (NCSU)
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