Nuclear Power Updates

Thursday, April 25 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: Antigua A


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Description

Capacity factors at nuclear power plants are typically among the highest of all fuel types. Yet, nuclear plants are struggling to stay competitive in today's market environment. What can operators do to keep units financially viable? Uprates are one way to increase revenue, while operating and performing maintenance more efficiently can reduce costs. This session will review options to improve the bottom-line and provide updates on projects from around the world.

PRESENTATIONS INCLUDED (SPEAKERS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY, NOT IN PRESENTATION ORDER):
  • Nuclear Power Overview 2019
    Jon Carmack, National Technical Director of the DOE Nuclear Technology Research and Development (NTRD) Advanced Fuels Program, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Overcoming Challenges and Getting Back on Track with New Nuclear
    Jeremiah Haswell PE, Nuclear Development Project Oversight Director, Southern Company
  • Advanced Nuclear Technologies for a Clean Energy Future
    Dr. Ron Faibish, Senior Director of Business Development for Nuclear Technologies and Materials, General Atomics

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