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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Environmental Management: GAO Report Shows Mission Far From Complete
This spring, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an insightful report reviewing and summarizing the status and performance of the largest projects and operations within the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM), which is responsible for the cleanup of hazardous and radioactive waste at sites and facilities that have been contaminated from decades of nuclear weapons production and nuclear energy research.
Friday, April 9, 2021|12:30–1:30PM (1:30–2:30PM EDT)
Harsh S. Desai (Nuclear Energy Institute)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Grayson Gall (NCSU)
Nuclear energy supplies nearly 20 percent of all our domestic electricity generation, and more than 55 percent of carbon-free generation. Nuclear power plants supply the baseload, always-available emissions-free electricity, while providing significant benefits to regional economies. This presentation will focus on the economics and policy of nuclear power, for both electricity and non-electricity needs. Discussion will revolve around various revenue models for current and future nuclear plants, including regulated and wholesale markets, and opportunities for current and next-generational nuclear to thrive in a future powered by clean energy. Panelists will discuss economics beyond electricity needs, such as first responder power, hydrogen production, and process heat for industrial purposes. Panelists will also highlight opportunities to engage and learn more about nuclear economics.
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