A Model for Improving Performance

Karns, Pete
January 2005
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p30
Trade Publication
The article presents information about the use of standard nuclear performance model (SNPM) in the U.S. nuclear power industry. SNPM is a model for the safe, reliable, and economically competitive nuclear power generation. The SNPM has been a joint effort of several industry bodies: Nuclear Energy Institute, Electric Cost Utility Group and Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. This model aims to enable benchmarking and improve overall plant performance, despite ageing assets and a retiring workforce. SNPM presents an opportunity for nuclear power generators across the globe who are looking to improve current production rates.


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