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Next for nuclear: Energy arbitrage
Can nuclear power plants prosper in the grid of 2030 or 2035, when new wind and solar farms will make electricity prices even more volatile? Can plants install energy storage that will help them keep running at full power, 24/7, to ride out times of surplus and sell their energy only when prices are high?
Randal S. Baker
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 185 | Number 1 | January 2017 | Pages 107-116
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.13182/NSE15-124
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Discrete ordinates transport packages from the Los Alamos National Laboratory are required to perform large computationally intensive time-dependent calculations on massively parallel architectures, where even a single such calculation may need many months to complete. While Koch-Baker-Alcouffe (KBA) methods scale well to very large numbers of compute nodes, we are limited by practical constraints on the number of such nodes we can actually apply to any given calculation. Instead, this paper describes a modified KBA algorithm that allows realization of the reductions in solution time offered by both the current and future architectural changes within a compute node.