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Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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New report details impact of nuclear energy in southeastern U.S.
A seminal new report by the Southeast Nuclear Advisory Council and E4 Carolinas has identified the significant economic impact of the nuclear industry within the southeastern United States. The report, The Economic Impact of the Nuclear Industry in the Southeast United States, provides a baseline for future research into the crucial role nuclear power plants play in shaping regional economies and facilitating the shift to clean energy.
The Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors Virtual Meeting
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by Physics Integration
Wednesday, November 18, 2020|2:40–4:20PM EST
Rob Lefebvre (ORNL)
Brendan Kochunas (Univ. of Michigan)
Scott Palmtag (NC State Univ.)
Thomas Folk (Univ. of Michigan)
The development and deployment of the VERA suite in the CASL program necessarily integrated a multi-institutional, multi-language set of tools for deployment to the nuclear industry. At the heart of this effort was the software infrastructure team who was charged with integrating these capabilities, ensuring all of the components work together, and packaging up VERA for release using an agile development process. This panel will discuss the various capabilities that have been developed over CASL to support this mission along with the impacts of having this infrastructure on the development teams, university researchers, and industry collaborators
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