Citations with the tag: NUCLEAR power plants
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- Building public trust, part 27.
// Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Sep/Oct1995, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p8
Reports on Britain's Atomic Energy Authority incident reports on the explosion of Scotland's Dounreay nuclear plant in 1977.
- Germany, US at nuclear poles.
Kim, Lucian // Christian Science Monitor; 6/11/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 137, p6
Focuses on efforts of Germany to curb nuclear power, in light of rejection of Kyoto Protocol and support of nuclear power plants by United States President George W. Bush.
- US scores consistent marks on aggregate performance.
Kim, Lucian // Power; May/Jun97, Vol. 141 Issue 3, p10
Reports on findings indicating the consistent performance of US nuclear power plants. Statistics released by the World Association Nuclear Operators; Parameters measured; Areas of greatest improvement; Contact information.
- New Documents.
Kim, Lucian // Nuclear Plant Journal; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p13
Presents several books on nuclear plants in the U.S. 'Application of Orifice Plates for Measurement of Feedwater Flow,' by T. Eckert and R. Shankar; 'Investigation of Alternative Waste Forms for Greater Than Class C 14C Filters,' by S. Bushart; 'Proceedings: 2001 ASME/EPRI Radwaste Workshop,'...
- Periodic Safety Review Program.
Kim, Kilyoo // Nuclear Plant Journal; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p18
Focuses on the acceptability of the Maintenance Rule (MR) in the Nuclear Power Plants in South Korea. Performance of MR studies; Introduction of Periodic Safety Assessment (PSR); Relationship between MR and PSR.
- Machinery Breakdown Prevention.
Wendland, William // Nuclear Plant Journal; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on the coverage of machinery breakdown insurance in the nuclear power plants. Inclusion of turbine and electrical generator failures; Development of international guidelines; Response of plant operators to inspection recommendations.
- Telerobotics Maintenance of Nuclear Power Plants.
G�mez-Santamar�a, Jes�s; Avello, Alejo; Rubio, Angel; Carmena, Pio // Nuclear Plant Journal; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p32
This paper shows the use of three robotic systems to help in the operation and maintenance of nuclear power plants: ANAES, leak detection and location by sound, SIMANTEL, a master-slave teleoperation system with force feedback and ROBICEN, a compact pneumatic wall climbing robot.
- Utility, Industry & Corporation News.
G�mez-Santamar�a, Jes�s; Avello, Alejo; Rubio, Angel; Carmena, Pio // Nuclear Plant Journal; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p6
Presents several developments related to nuclear power plants in the U.S. as of September 01, 2002. Establishment of a high-tech training center at the Fermi 2 nuclear plant by DTE Energy Co.; Fuel cost for South Texas Project nuclear power plant for the year 2002; Efforts of the U.S....
- Economics of Nuclear Power.
Omoto, Akira // Nuclear Plant Journal; Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p27
Discusses the needs for improving economic competitiveness in nuclear power generation in Japan. Factors to be considered to improve economic competitiveness; Necessity for improving asset management and alternative operating cycle of power generation; Dependence of competitiveness on recycling...
- Nuclear Fire Sale.
Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer; 12/28/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31293, p37
Reports that the public power system of Washington Energy Northwest has commissioned a study to determine whether buyers are interested in completing the Washington Nuclear Project 1 before it is dismantled. Firm that will compile the report on the project; Cause of Former name of energy Northwest.
- Father's occupational exposure to radiation and the raised level of childhood leukemia near the Sellafield nuclear plant
Gardner, M. J. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Aug1991, Vol. 94, p5
No abstract available.
- U.S. Nuclear Reactor Units and Power Plant Operations.
Gardner, M. J. // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2000, p167
No abstract available.
- Looking at Nebraska's (Soggy) Fort Calhoun Nuke Plant.
Shaw, Michael // BAGnewsNotes; 6/27/2011, p2
Several photograph related to flood are presented which include one of Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant surrounded by Missouri River flood water in Nebraska, the other on the residents stuck in heavy rain and flood in Missouri.
- Japan's Nuke Plant "Amusement" Centers: Hello Kitty Meets Alice in Wonderland.
Shaw, Michael // BAGnewsNotes; 7/ 1/2011, p3
A photograph of the Shika nuclear power plant in Japan is presented.
- All the king's horses and all the king's men.
Abbotts, J. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1989, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p49
Report that as President Ronald Reagan leaves office the atomic industry is worse off than it was eight years ago. Plant orders canceled after Chernobyl disaster; Community opposition to accept nuclear waste.
- Wooing Mexico to nuclear power.
Miramontes, O. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jul/Aug1989, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p36
Reports that in the face of mounting criticism, Mexican government officials continue to prepare for startup of Mexico's first nuclear power plant at Laguna Verde in Veracruz, on the Gulf of Mexico coast. Background and details about the plant.
- Rancho Seco decked again.
Knudson, T. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Dec1989, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p7
Discusses the closedown of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's nuclear power plant, Rancho Seco. Reasons for closedown; Chances of reopening.
- Help Cuba with nuclear power.
Smith, Wayne S. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Sep/Oct1995, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p4
Comments on the overreactions displayed by ultraconservative Miami Cubans and representatives in the US Congress on the suggestion that the construction of the Juragua nuclear power plant in Cuba might resume. Charges that Juragua is a Chernobyl-type generator; Ways that the American public can...
- On the frontiers of the "Faustian bargain"
Smith, Wayne S. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov/Dec1996, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on the removal of 306 radioactive coolant tubes from a reactor at the Rajasthan power plant in India.
- Goodbye, Superph�nix.
Smith, Wayne S. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May/Jun1997, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p8
Evaluates the closure of France's Superphenix Power Plant at the end of 1996. Effect of the closure on European plan for developing a fast-breeder reactors. Problems faced by Superphenix; French government decision for Superphenix facility.
- Yankee yanked.
Woodard, Colin // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov/Dec1997, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p10
Reports the mixed reactions of Wiscasset village residents in Maine on the decision of its Yankee board to close the troubled Wiscasset nuclear power plant. Brief overview of the village conditions and status; Reasons for the closure; Views of the residents on plant's functions for the village;...
- An unsafe nuclear plant in E. Europe appears unclosable.
Woodard, Colin // Christian Science Monitor; 12/6/96, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p6
Reports on concerns over the safety of Kozloduy, the home of one of the world's most notoriously unsafe nuclear power-plants in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. Number of mishaps faced by Kozloduy since 1974; Closure of Kozloduy recommended by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
- A-waste road to open early.
Woodard, Colin // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 04/20/98, Vol. 240 Issue 16, p16
Reports on efforts of the state transportation department in New Mexico to have one portion of a $90 million 14-mile access road to the United States Department of Energy's nuclear waste repository in that state, finish five months ahead of schedule to accommodate the first shipment of...
- Nuclear plant returns.
Woodard, Colin // Process Engineering; Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p56
The article reports on the full operation of a nuclear power station in Oldbury, Shropshire, England in 2010.
- Robots go on nuclear mission.
Woodard, Colin // Engineer (00137758); 2/15/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7589, p4
Reports on the decommissioning operation for the Dounreay nuclear power station in Caithness, Scotland in February 2002. Role of robots in the operation; Reasons for the operation; Information on the dome of the station.
- We dared to blow the whistle!
Safran, C. // Good Housekeeping; Apr92, Vol. 214 Issue 4, p78
Presents the story of Cindy and Ed Bricker who paid a terrible price for telling the truth about safety violations at Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Problems Ed saw at the plant; Management's lack of interest in them; Poor treatment he received atwork from supervisors; Happy, ironic ending to the...
- Pickering's Problems.
Heffernan, Virginia // Canadian Consulting Engineer; Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p46
Explores challenges associated with the rehabilitation of a nuclear power plant, Pickering A, in Toronto, Ontario. Design engineering; Replacement of the condenser walls; Installation of a special ball bearing cleaning system; Engineering and contracting firms that handled the project.
Heffernan, Virginia // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 01/03/97, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p34
Reports on the construction of Tunisia's first nuclear power plant complex at Akkuyu on the southern Mediterranean coast. Invitation to bid for the nuclear power project; Estimated cost of the power plant complex; Purpose of the nuclear energy power plant.
Heffernan, Virginia // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 02/28/97, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p34
Reports on four groups which emerged as contenders for the construction of the first nuclear power complex in Turkey. Location of the nuclear plant; Negotiation of bidders with the Turkish Electricity Generation and Transmission Corp.; Schedule of briefing for the tender process.
- A temporal study of desiccation resistance of sibling Drosophila species from Laguna Verde, Veracruz, Mexico
Levine, L.; Guzman, J.; de la Rosa, M. E.; Rockwell, R. F.; Laverde, M. J.; Olvera, O. // American Midland Naturalist; Oct1991, Vol. 126 Issue 2, p338
No abstract available.
- Section 8. Nuclear energy.
Levine, L.; Guzman, J.; de la Rosa, M. E.; Rockwell, R. F.; Laverde, M. J.; Olvera, O. // Monthly Energy Review; Dec96, p103
Reports updates on nuclear power plant operations in the United States. Total energy produced by the US nuclear generating units for September 1996; Non-issuance of low-power or full-power licenses for nuclear power plants by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Total of 110 operable nuclear...
- Section 8. Nuclear energy.
Levine, L.; Guzman, J.; de la Rosa, M. E.; Rockwell, R. F.; Laverde, M. J.; Olvera, O. // Monthly Energy Review; Jan97, p103
Presents data on nuclear energy generating plants in the United States from 1973 to 1996. Nuclear power plant operations; Nuclear generating units; Net generation of electricity; Net generation of nuclear portion of domestic electricity; Monthly capacity factor; Operable units; Nuclear energy...
Levine, L.; Guzman, J.; de la Rosa, M. E.; Rockwell, R. F.; Laverde, M. J.; Olvera, O. // New Internationalist; Nov96, Issue 285, p4
Reports that in a referendum held in Maki in Japan residents rejected a government proposal to build a nuclear power plant in the town. Significance of this decision by these residents.
- Nuclear chiefs urge stay of execution for Dounreay.
Milne, R. // New Scientist; 12/28/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1800/1801, p8
Reveals that Britain's four nuclear power companies have renewed their call for the energy secretary John Wakeham to reverse the decision to close the fast reactor at Dounreay. Their argument; Cost to run the reactor; Amount government would be expected to contribute under a formula discussed...
- Nuclear go-ahead.
Milne, R. // New Scientist; 12/28/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1800/1801, p9
Reports that Britain's nuclear safety watchdog was ready to give clearance for the continued operation of four of the country's aging Magnox atomic power plants. Greenpeace has opposed licensing several beyond the end of this year.
- Missing bubbles.
Milne, R. // New Scientist; 12/28/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1800/1801, p9
Reports on the setback Japan's fast-breeder reactor Monju has suffered due to defective plutonium fuel. What is wrong with the fuel known as MOX; The cause of the defect; Other problem that has set back Monju.
- Nuclear emergencies: Who should know?
Barker, F. // New Scientist; 2/29/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1810, p10
Examines the European Commission's directive 89/618 EURATOM which reviews measures to protect the public in the wake of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 and how Britain has implemented it. Key issue is identifying the people likely to be affected; Britain's proposal that advance...
- Cracked lids.
Barker, F. // New Scientist; 4/4/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1815, p11
Discusses the repair costs of replacing six lids at France's electricity company's (FDF) oldest pressurized water reactors. Cost will be some 70 million pounds; Most expensive repair in history of French nuclear power industry; Cracks along welds of lids over cores of six reactors at Bugey and...
- Sizewell B clones fall out of favour.
Barker, F. // New Scientist; 5/9/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1820, p6
Reveals that Britain's Nuclear Electric has quietly halved its plans to build four stations similar to Sizewell B, the country's first pressurized water reactor. Will build only two Sizewell B `clones'; The company will then consider a different design; Why cuts are taking place.
Hutchings, Vicky // New Statesman & Society; 11/5/93, Vol. 6 Issue 277, p31
Discusses prospects of nuclear power as source of electricity in Great Britain. Decline in nuclear production cost; Projected average increase for electricity generated by nuclear power; Cost for renewable energy generation.
- Severe accident scenarios at issue in DOE plan to restart reactor.
Sweet, W. // Physics Today; Nov91, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p78
Focuses on a number of important safety issues bearing on the future of nuclear weapons production reactors at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina, one of which the Department of Energy has decided to restart. Characteristics of the reactors; The danger of a Chernobyl-type explosion...
- Performance by the numbers paints a picture of excellence.
Sweet, W. // Power; Jun96, Vol. 140 Issue 6, p35
Discusses the aspects involved in the performance monitoring of nuclear power plants in the United States. Nuclear Energy Institute's evaluation of various reports; Cornerstones of the INPO program; Industry trends for indicators developed by the World Association of Nuclear Operators. INSET:...
- Fleet leaders create templates for success.
Sweet, W. // Power; Jun96, Vol. 140 Issue 6, p46
Discusses the operational strategies successfully employed by nuclear power facilities in the United States. Focus on people; Goals on cost items that can be influenced directly by operations; Refueling outages.
- How the industry spells relief--as in regulatory.
Sweet, W. // Power; Jun96, Vol. 140 Issue 6, p50
Focuses on the efforts of nuclear power utilities in the United States toward regulatory relief. Uprating approach; Cost-Beneficial Licensing Actions; Opportunities in alliances in partnering relationships.
- Plants wring out inefficiencies with I&C, software.
Sweet, W. // Power; Sep/Oct96, Vol. 140 Issue 8, p5
Presents management issues in improving the efficiency of nuclear power plants addressed in the Nuclear Plant Performance Improvement Seminar on September 3-4, 1996 in Asheville, North Carolina. Discussions on the importance of flow and temperature measurements for increasing plant efficiency;...
- As the steam turbine turns, SCC still comes a calling.
Sweet, W. // Power; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 140 Issue 9, p6
Discloses the findings of the survey on 110 nuclear plants in the United States presented at the Nuclear Plant Performance Improvement Seminar held in Asheville, North Carolina. Percentage of nuclear units surveyed where low-pressure rotors have been retrofitted; Estimated percentage of the 85...
- Decommissioning calls for meticulous advance planning.
Strauss, Sheldon D. // Power; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 140 Issue 9, p47
Provides information relevant to nuclear power plants when planning to decommission. US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's alternatives and technology requirements; Factors affecting a nuclear plant owner to decommission; Process involved in decommissioning. INSET: Dismantling/decommissioning--a...
- Nuclear performance: Schizoid behavior?
Strauss, Sheldon D. // Power; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 141 Issue 6, p5
Focuses on problems encountered by companies in the North American nuclear power industry in 1997, highlighting how some of these companies have been affected by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). How American Electric Power Company was affected by the NRC rules; Problems...
Strauss, Sheldon D. // Power; Oct2004, Vol. 148 Issue 8, p14
Presents corrections to articles previously published in issues of "POWER" in 2004, including an award received by the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant of Entergy.
- Nuclear Power Plants in North America.
Strauss, Sheldon D. // Power; Nov2009, Vol. 153 Issue 11, p42
A map of the nuclear power plants in North America is presented.