TITLE

Adequacy of Funds for Nuclear Plant Decommissioning

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Daniel G.
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the adequacy of funds for nuclear plant decommissioning in the U.S. Accounts on the potential costs for electric utilities; Use of spreadsheet simulation models; Generic formula for estimating decommissioning costs.
ACCESSION #
7558384

 

Related Articles

  • Use of a simulation and teaching trainer for disassembly of NPP power units. Bylkin, B.; Bunto, P.; Tikhonovsky, V.; Chuyko, D. // Atomic Energy;Apr2013, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p415 

    The use of simulation modeling in the disassembly of the graphite reactor masonry in the No. 1 unit of the Beloyarskaya NPP is expounded. The prerequisites for developing a simulation and teaching trainer are presented. The trainer developed is described, and the results of it use in the...

  • INTERNET-BASED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEM IN DECOMMISSIONING OF NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS. Pironkov, Lyubomir; Tzanova, Slavka // Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on WWW/Interne;Jan2005, p297 

    In this paper we offer a new approach of thinking up the vocational learning process - learning for knowledge work and its presentation system, as a performance-centred task-oriented training system. We will present a two-year project within the European program Leonardo da Vinci. The...

  • Performance Enhancement Architecture for Radiation Dose Computation in Integrated Decommission Process Assessment System. BYUNG-SEON CHOI; JEIKWON MOON; SANG-WHA LEE; HAE-SANG SONG // Asian Journal of Chemistry;2014, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p4015 

    This paper proposes a computing architecture suitable for an integrated decommission process assessment system under development by Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, which provides innovative simulation tools for the dismantling process of main components of nuclear power plants, including...

  • MANAGING QUALIFIED NUCLEAR DECOMMISSIONING TRUST FUNDS UNDER UNCERTAINTY. Hiller, Howard // Energy Journal;1991 Special Issue, p191 

    The article discusses guidelines for structuring and managing external qualified nuclear decommissioning trust (NDT) fund in the U.S. in light of uncertainties. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 1988 requirements are said to reflect the external nature of the fund. Among the uncertainties...

  • Analysis of Japan's Long-Term Energy Outlook Considering Massive Deployment of Variable Renewable Energy under Nuclear Energy Scenario. Komiyama, Ryoichi; Fujii, Yasumasa // Electrical Engineering in Japan;Jan2015, Vol. 190 Issue 2, p24 

    SUMMARY This paper investigates Japan's long-term energy outlook to 2050 taking into consideration the massive deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and wind power generation under a nuclear energy scenario. The extensive introduction of PV systems and wind power systems is expected to...

  • Kalkar nuclear plant will be dismantled.  // Modern Power Systems;Oct93, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p7 

    Reports on the plans of Germany's Kalkar council to redesignate the site of the Kalkar fast breeder nuclear power plants as an agricultural area. Failure of plans to convert the site to either an interim storage facility for radioactive waste or a gas turbine power plant; Site owner SBK's need...

  • World's oldest operating nuclear power station closes down.  // Click Green Newsletter;3/2/2012, Issue 10, p4 

    The article provides information on the closure of the oldest operating nuclear power plant Oldbury, near Bristol, England.

  • Waste management is U.K. plant's new mission as it shuts down.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;06/22/98, Vol. 240 Issue 25, p14 

    Reports that the United Kingdom government's halt of commercial fuel reprocessing at the Dounreay nuclear plant in Scotland will switch its focus entirely to decommissioning and waste management. Estimated cost of retrieving and storing 700 cubic meters of underground radioactive wastes;...

  • TVA invests for decommissioning. Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 100 Issue 8, p15 

    Reports on the decommissioning of the nuclear power plants in Tennessee Valley, Texas. Tennessee Valley Authority's investment of $400 million into trust funds to ensure decommissioning of the nuclear plants; Projected investment rate of return.

  • Power struggle. John, Geraint // Supply Management;7/17/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p4 

    Discusses the decommissioning of ageing nuclear power plants in Great Britain. Role of private companies in cleaning up the legacy of nuclear power; Estimated costs associated with the decommissioning; Allocation of risk in the supply chain.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics