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April 8–10, 2021
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DOE lists five stories to watch in 2021
Despite all the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. nuclear energy community pulled out some big wins in 2020, and this year could be even bigger, according to the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy.
From deep space exploration on Mars to a historic new reactor coming online in Waynesboro, Ga., 2021 will be a record-breaking year for the industry—both good and potentially bad.
Find the full details on the DOE-NE website.
Technical Session|Sponsored by OPD
Thursday, November 19, 2020|11:15AM–1:00PM (12:15–2:00PM EST)
Erin Wehlage (Studsvik Scandpower)
N. Dianne B. Ezell
W. Neal Mann (The University of Texas at Austin)
Paul LaTour (American Nuclear Society)
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Economic assessment of ABWR, SCWR and SMART by using G4-ECONS code
Salah Ud-Din Khan (Sustainable Energy Technologies Center)
Modeling Operations and Maintenance Planning Decisions Under Uncertainty Using Bayesian Networks
Ryan M. Spangler (University of Pittsburgh), Lee T. Maccarone (University of Pittsburgh), Daniel G. Cole (University of Pittsburgh)
Economic Ramifications of Nuclear Load-Following in an ERCOT-like Market under High Renewables Penetration and Energy Policies
Kathryn Biegel (Argonne National Laboratory), Nicolas E. Stauff (Argonne National Laboratory), Todd Levin (Argonne National Laboratory), Taek Kyum Kim (Argonne National Laboratory), Temitope A. Taiwo (Argonne National Laboratory)
A Multi-Criteria Benefit Evaluation Methodology Applied to FLEX Strategies in Nuclear Power Plants
Sai Zhang (INL), Zhegang Ma (INL), Hongbin Zhang (INL)
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