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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo (UWC 2022)
August 7–10, 2022
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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Growing and sustaining a nuclear team
How do you grow a nuclear team? At Duke Energy, we do it by being reliable, innovative, and forward looking. Since 1967, we’ve been growing our nuclear generation to produce life-essential, carbon-free electricity for millions of customers in our communities. Safe, reliable, cost-effective nuclear generation.
Nuclear generation is an essential component of Duke Energy’s overall climate strategy, with the goal of net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by midcentury. Net zero is achieved when greenhouse gas emissions are counterbalanced and removed from the atmosphere, achieving “climate neutrality.” Duke’s nuclear fleet produces more than 50 percent of the electricity consumed by our Carolinas customers and more than 80 percent of the carbon-free electricity generated company-wide. In 2021, our nuclear fleet matched its record capacity factor of 95.7 percent and avoided the release of 50 million tons of carbon dioxide.
Technical Session|Sponsored by OPD
Friday, December 3, 2021|7:00–8:45AM (8:00–9:45AM EST)|Fairchild
Tim Crook (MCR Performance Solutions)
Temi Adeyeye (Westinghouse)
Robb Stewart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
W. Neal Mann (ANL)
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ECHO - A Modern Approach to Equipment Health Reporting and Monitoring
7:05–7:25AM (8:05–8:25AM EST)
Somayaji Ayalasomayajula (Nuclear Promise X)
Reactor Power Size Impacts on Nuclear Competitiveness in a Carbon-Constrained Future
7:25–7:45AM (8:25–8:45AM EST)
W. Neal Mann (ANL), Nicolas E. Stauff (ANL), Kathryn Biegel (ANL), Todd Levin (ANL), Jordan D. Rader (ORNL), Arantxa Cuadra (Brookhaven), Son H. Kim (PNNL)
Modeling Micro-Reactor Benefits to an Existing Campus Microgrid
7:45–8:05AM (8:45–9:05AM EST)
A. J. H. Lee (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), L. Wodrich (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), C. Brooks (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), T. Kozlowski (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Evaluation of Plant Control Performance in APR1400 Nuclear Power Plant
8:05–8:25AM (9:05–9:25AM EST)
Jong Joo Sohn (KEPCO E&C), Ung Soo Kim (KEPCO E&C), In Ho Song (KEPCO E&C), Jae Young Huh (KEPCO E&C)
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