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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Belgium mulls life extension for more reactors
The Belgian government is exploring the idea of extending the operational life of its three oldest reactors by two years, a variety of news outlets are reporting.
Those reactors—Units 1 and 2 at the Doel facility and Unit 1 at Tihange, sporting a combined capacity of 1,852 MWe—were slated to be permanently shuttered in 2025 in keeping with the country’s nuclear phase-out policy.
Educational Session|Panel|Sponsored by Engineering and Equipment Reliability
Tuesday, August 11, 2020|2:00–3:30PM EDT
Ray Herb (Southern Nuclear)
Pareez Golub (Sargent & Lundy)
Sarah Lynn (Luminant)
The cost of installation is a significant adder to the cost of the Modification driving the ROI and NPV equations. Cost and risk reduction are essential to the economic bottom line. Plants will need to implement modifications at a lower cost and risk, cost escalation, and plant upsets. These projects must deliver on promised benefits to O&M cost reduction. This is the last frontier in using digital to build a better and more efficient plant. Come hear what some smart utilities are doing to reduce risk, reduce cost, and increase efficiency in implementing their digital modifications effectively.
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