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A review of workforce trends in the nuclear community
The nuclear community is undergoing a moment of unprecedented interest and growth not seen in decades. The passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act are providing a multitude of new funding opportunities for the nuclear community, and not just the current fleet. A mix of technologies and reactor types are being evaluated and deployed, with Vogtle Units 3 and 4 coming on line later this year, the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Projects of X-energy and TerraPower, and NuScale’s work with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems to build a first-of-a-kind small modular reactor, making this is an exciting time to join the nuclear workforce.
E. Michael Blake
Item ID: 690077|ISBN: 978-0-89448-575-6
2008|1st Edition|135 pages
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U.S. Power Reactor Performance, 2005–2007, is a major expansion of the capacity factor survey article published in the May 2008 issue of Nuclear News. There are more than 150 charts tracing the history of each operating power reactor, multireactor plant, and multiplant licensee, through their three-year DER net capacity factors. There are also 20 charts covering the performance histories of various groups of reactors (boiling water reactors, pressurized water reactors, etc.), five tables comparing factors in 2005–2007, and three tables comparing factors from 1963–1965 through 2005–2007. Also included are the May 2008 Nuclear News article and an introduction on the derivation of the data used in the book.