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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 Regulatory Relations
Tuesday, August 11, 2020|4:00–5:30PM EDT
Amir Afzali (Southern Company)
Brandon Chisholm (Southern Company)
Maxwell Daniels (IAEA)
Nuclear is well recognized as a clean, affordable, reliable and resilient source of electricity generation. Continued efforts are necessary to facilitate modernization of the technology through innovation. To this end, the private and public sectors are investing in research, development, and deployment of advanced reactors. This includes aggressive strategies to demonstrate advanced reactor designs in less than ten years. This session focuses on providing private and public sector perspectives on the ongoing activities to implement a agile, efficient, and predictable regulatory framework to support these aggressive timelines for the advanced reactors deployment.
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