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Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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The legacy of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station
Serving as the world’s first scalable nuclear power plant, Shippingport Atomic Power Station led the way for today’s nuclear generation fleet. Shippingport was centrally located roughly 25 miles from Pittsburgh, Pa., to provide electrical generation for many end-users. Shippingport also served as an experimental reactor that allowed engineers and designers the ability to test different core designs, and as such, the site housed additional testing equipment otherwise not commonly seen. The primary goal of Shippingport was always to generate electricity; however, its ability to function as an experimental reactor served utilities in further development of scalable nuclear generation.
Dominion Energy is an American power and energy company that operates in 18 states, from Connecticut to Georgia to California, offering clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy to more than 7 million customers. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, we invest in the communities where we live and work and protect our natural resources. Dominion has four operating nuclear power stations in Virginia, Connecticut, and South Carolina that makeup approximately 42 percent of Dominion's total electric generation. Our goal is to shape the future of energy in America.
Who are we?
Dominion Energy is an American power and energy company that operates in 18 states all across the US, offering clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy to more than 7 million customers. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, we invest in the communities where we live and work, and protect our natural resources.
Our nuclear power program produces a safe, zero-emissions, highly reliable form of renewable energy for our customers—in fact, 40% of our total electricity output comes from our 4 operating nuclear power stations. Our goal is to shape the future of energy in America
Our Promise - Delivering Clean Energy
We are committed to achieving net zero emissions (balancing carbon emissions with carbon removal) by 2050 while continuing to deliver clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy. Net zero emissions will benefit our planet, along with our customers, communities, employees and investors.
Some of the ways we're showing our commitment to clean energy include: Nuclear energy, solar generation, offshore wind, and electric cars.
Nuclear Engineering and Fuel Department
The Nuclear Engineering and Fuel department (NEF) is located at the corporate engineering office in Richmond VA. NEF provides full scope support of the nuclear stations:
NEF is located at the corporate engineering office in the Innsbrook Technical Center in Richmond, Virginia. NEF is responsible for all phases of the fuel cycle including:
The NEF department in Richmond maintains multiple cooperative education positions throughout the year. These positions are coordinated by the Nuclear Core Design, Nuclear Safety Analysis, and Probabilistic Risk Analysis groups.
Find DE Career Opportunities: https://careers.dominionenergy.com
Click here to read about our NEF managers!
Links to Learn More:
Our promise: https://www.dominionenergy.com/our-promise.
Dominion Energy Nuclear: https://www.dominionenergy.com/projects-and-facilities/nuclear-facilities.
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