TITLE

Nuclear Renaissance Converges On Life Extension and Upgrades

AUTHOR(S)
Swanekamp, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Power;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 146 Issue 1, Special Section p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increase in the renewal of licenses of nuclear power plants in the U.S. as of 2002. Scenarios predicted in the wake of the increase in renewal of licenses; Views on the increase of licensing; Benefits of digital upgrades of instrumentation and control systems to nuclear power plants.
ACCESSION #
6309018

 

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