Economic Assessment of PLEX

Condu, Marius
March 2005
Nuclear Plant Journal;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p46
Trade Publication
Assesses the economic performance of nuclear power plant life/license extension using a computer analysis. Economic variables involved in the decision of plant life extension; Advantage of the application assessment model; Features and design of the tool.


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