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Developing an Economic Performance System to Enhance Nuclear Power Plant Competitiveness (Technical Reports Series (International Atomic Energy Agency))

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Published by Intl Atomic Energy Agency .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy industries & utilities,
  • Engineering - Nuclear,
  • Nuclear Energy,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12857928M
    ISBN 10920110202X
    ISBN 109789201102027

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Developing an Economic Performance System to Enhance Nuclear Power Plant Competitiveness (Technical Reports Series (International Atomic Energy Agency)) Download PDF EPUB FB2

This report discusses the means and principal issues for the development of a nuclear economic performance international system, with the purpose of enhancing nuclear power plant competitiveness.

It addresses the major transformations occurring in the electricity generation industry to achieve operation and maintenance (O&M) cost reductions and is therefore primarily intended for nuclear.

Developing an economic performance system to enhance nuclear power plant competitiveness. Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: International Atomic Energy Agency.

ISBN: X OCLC Number. INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Developing an Economic Performance System to Enhance Nuclear Power Plant Competitiveness, Technical Reports Series No.

IAEA, Vienna (). Download to: EdNote BibTeX *use BibTeX for Zotero. The analysis should evaluate the economic feasibility of a nuclear power project and compare its economics to other (mutually exclusive) alternatives. The IAEA helps strengthen Member States' capacities to use energy and nuclear power planning tools to conduct studies for energy system and electricity supply options.

ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT. essential element of the international operating experience feedback system for nuclear power plants. IRS reports contain information on events and important (also called the “Blue Book”) were published in, and i, iii iv v vi.

The competitiveness of existing nuclear power plants has been proven. Low and stable marginal production costs are a key advantage, particularly in liberalised markets. Fuel cycle costs represent less than 20% of the total cost of generating nuclear electricity, and uranium, despite recent sharp price rises, still accounts for less than 5% of.

Desalination in Nuclear Power Plants presents the latest research on a variety of nuclear desalination techniques for different nuclear reactor systems; it includes also several aspects regarding competitiveness, sustainability, safety, and licensing process.

Authors Alonso, del Valle, and Ramirez explore the possibilities of the cogeneration. The Office of Advanced Reactor Technologies (ART) sponsors research, development and deployment (RD&D) activities through its Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP), Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC), and Advanced Small Modular Reactor (aSMR) programs to promote safety, technical, economical, and environmental advancements of innovative Generation IV nuclear energy technologies.

the economic performance and investment attractiveness of SMRs. The report also provides recommendations on how to apply the available methodologies and define a framework for subsequent comparative assessment studies of different deployment strategies for different nuclear power plants under various possible conditions of their application.

Nuclear Reactor Technology Development and Utilization presents the theory and principles of the most common advanced nuclear reactor systems and provides a context for the value and utilization of nuclear power in a variety of applications both inside and outside a traditional nuclear setting.

As countries across the globe realize their plans. New nuclear power plants typically have high capital expenditure for building the plant. Fuel, operational, and maintenance costs are relatively small components of the total cost. The long service life and high capacity factor of nuclear power plants allow sufficient funds for ultimate plant decommissioning and waste storage and management to be accumulated, with little impact on the.

We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. Eight years after Fukushima, nuclear power is making a comeback. As Japan looks to restart another reactor, global nuclear generation is growing.

close to the destroyed reactor of the nuclear power plant. Thomson Reuters Foundation 09 Oct The economics of maintaining the existing fleet of nuclear power plants, investment in new nuclear power plants, and the economic impacts of constraints on CO 2 emissions, not to mention considerations of safety, waste disposal, proliferation, and spent-fuel reprocessing: all impact the feasibility of a nuclear power renaissance.

In Decemberthe U.S. Department of Energy announced their selection of NuScale Power under a competitive funding opportunity as the sole recipient of up to $M in a financial assistance cost share award for the purpose of accelerating NuScale’s design development and certification by the U.S.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission for expected. Objective: Develop technologies to improve the economic competitiveness and investment attractiveness of nuclear power.

Technical approaches to improve economic competitiveness include the following general categories: (a) developing plants with capacities tailored to user needs; (b) implementing advanced construction methods to shorten the.

The overall goal for the development of accident-tolerant fuel (ATF) for LWRs is to identify alternative fuel system technologies to further enhance the safety, competitiveness, and economics of commercial nuclear power.

Nuclear power compared to other sources of electricity in the US, – Nuclear power in the United States is provided by 96 commercial reactors with a net capacity of 98 gigawatts (GW), 64 pressurized water reactors and 32 boiling water reactors.

In they produced a total ofthousand megawatt hours of electricity, which accounted for 20% of the nation's total electric. Introduction to the economic evaluatio n of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) The nuclear industry commonly clusters NPP l ife-cycle costs as: capital cost, operating and maintenance, fuel and.

Twelve methods were evaluated as appropriate for use in probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) for nuclear power plants (NPPs) by using a criteria set developed for that purpose.

Data were collected at a commercial NPP with operators responding to walkthroughs of four severe accident scenarios. An HRA systems analysis was also performed for the plant.

Generators. A generator is a core item of equipment of a power plant that produces electricity using the kinetic energy generated by turbines. Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has been expanding the supply area to all power generation sectors, from small bio power generation to ultra-large nuclear power generation, ever since it supplied power generators to the Seocheon power plant in.

Under the Federal Nuclear Science and Technology Work Plan, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited manages and oversees Research activities to maintain and improve the viability, competitiveness, safety and security of nuclear technologies in Canada and abroad, and to provide scientific-based information for regulations, codes, standards and licensing.

Digital I&C systems could also boost nuclear plant efficiency and economics by improving operator actions, reducing surveillances, cutting the number of unscheduled outages, and enhancing diagnostics. The President’s FY Budget includes more than $ million for the Department of Energy (DOE) to support the U.S.

civilian nuclear energy sector by leading federal research, development, and demonstration efforts in nuclear energy technologies, ranging from power generation, safety, hybrid energy systems, and security technologies, among.