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Economic Performance Indicators for Nuclear Power Plants

Technical Report Series No. 437 (Technical Reports Series)

by International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Economics,
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Nuclear power & engineering,
  • Technology,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Reference - General,
  • Economics - General,
  • Nuclear Energy,
  • Power Resources,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Economic indicators,
  • Nuclear power plants

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12857483M
    ISBN 109201009054
    ISBN 109789201009050

    plant’s secondary economic output of $ million supports jobs in the two counties, with earnings of nearly $30 million. Spending by Pilgrim Station employees makes a significant impact on industries outside the nuclear power plant supply chain. Nuclear power plant employees enjoy relatively high wages and comprehensive health care packages.   Nuclear power is clean, efficient, and cheap. It works by splitting uranium atoms to create heat. The resultant steam turns generators to create electricity. But there are two rate, but huge, disadvantages. If something goes wrong, it can create a nuclear meltdown. The resultant radioactivity is .

    Nuclear power: Understanding the economic risks and uncertainties Ioannis N. Kessidesn,1 The World Bank, H Street, N.W., Washington, DC, USA article info Article history: Received 1 July Accepted 1 March Available online 15 April Keywords: Nuclear power Nuclear power economics Future of nuclear power abstract. Expert Group on the Economics of Long-term Operation of Nuclear Power Plants was established for this purpose with representatives from eight countries (list of members can be found in Appendix 2).File Size: 2MB.

    Nuclear power is cost competitive with other forms of electricity generation, except where there is direct access to low-cost fossil fuels. Fuel costs for nuclear plants are a minor proportion of total generating costs, though capital costs are greater than those for coal-fired and much greater than those for . School enrollment, primary and secondary (gross), gender parity index (GPI) Terrestrial and marine protected areas (% of total territorial area) Total greenhouse gas emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) Urban population. Urban population (% of total population) Economy & .


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Economic Performance Indicators for Nuclear Power Plants by International Atomic Energy Agency. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Economic performance indicators for nuclear power plants. — Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, p. ; 24 cm. — (Technical reports series, ISSN – ; ) STI/DOC// ISBN 92–0––4 Includes bibliographical references.

Nuclear power plants — Economic aspects. Economic indicators. Get this from a library. Economic performance indicators for nuclear power plants.

[International Atomic Energy Agency.;] -- This report has been prepared for the benefit of nuclear plant managers and operators. Its primary purpose is to identify and define a number of economic performance measures for use at nuclear power. Achieving the highest safety performance of nuclear power reactor systems and supporting infrastructures is paramount.

Safety requirements must be met to ensure the protection of people and the environment. Existing nuclear power plants in Europe already achieve high performance.

ESNII aims to further improve this record by reducing:File Size: KB. Billed as an action-oriented forum for a variety of stakeholders to discuss what they can do about the economic challenges facing nuclear power plants, it came remarkably close to living up to its.

For nuclear power plant (NPP) licensees, regulatory document REGDOC, Reporting Requirements for Nuclear Power Plants sets out the types of reports, their frequency and timeframes for reporting. SPI status reports are submitted to the CNSC on a quarterly basis.

Safety performance indicators include: Collective radiation exposure. Economic Performance Indicators for Nuclear Power Plants IAEA Technical Reports Series No. IAEA Trending of Low Level Events and Near Misses to Enhance Safety Performance in Nuclear Power Plants IAEA TECDOC Series No.IAEA   The results of design analyses for improving nuclear plants with fast reactors, specifically, by using cartridge-vessel generators instead of sectional-modular generators, are presented.

It is shown for a nuclear power plant with a BN reactor that the cartridge-vessel steam generators designed by the Special Machine Design Office substantially decrease the metal content, dimensions, mass Cited by: 1.

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

Description. Considering the scale of nuclear power aspirations, the number of planned nuclear new builds and the prospects of a number of countries constructing their first nuclear power plants, there is a need to assess the broader context of nuclear energy programmes in areas of macro-and socioeconomic conditions, energy systems and nuclear power, and the environment.

In this chapter, we will underline the importance of the key performance indicators (KPIs) computation for power plants’ management. The main scope of the KPIs is to continuously monitor and improve the business and technological processes.

Such indicators show the efficiency of a process or a system in relation with norms, targets or : Simona Vasilica Oprea, Adela Bâra. 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 price.

In the last decade, the economics of existing nuclear power plants have improved in the United States and worldwide. Further economic improvements could be realized by better management of planned outages, understanding of unplanned outages, resource sharing among several plants, and more efficient use of nuclear fuel.

Dry spent-fuel storage has removed the limitation of on-site storage caused. The report estimates New York nuclear plants’ economic value using Regional Economic Models, Inc.

(REMI), a widely-used dynamic input-output model of. Nuclear power plants is defined as the number of nuclear units in operation as of 1 January Find, compare and share OECD data by indicator. Organisation for Economic Co.

power plants, investment in new nuclear power plants, and the economic impacts of constraints on CO 2 emissions, not to mention consider ations of safety, waste disposal. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development May _____ English text only NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY COMMITTEE ON THE SAFETY OF NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS SAFETY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS - WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS OctoberMadrid, Spain This document only exists in PDF format.

JT Document complet disponible sur OLIS. The key development in the “new economics” of nuclear power is that, both costs considered, nuclear power has now become less expensive than fossil and any other form of electricity generation.

THE ECONOMICS OF NUCLEAR POWER We will then debate the merits and flaws of nuclear power vis à vis its main competitors: fossil fuels, wind, and solar power.1 We will conclude on whether Europe should follow the French and Finn’s example by building new nuclear.

Although nuclear power requires a large investment up-front for building plants and eventually decommissioning them, this investment is offset by low operating costs.

Uranium fuel, which is abundant in Canada, is one of the least-expensive fuel sources, and nuclear plants require relatively little of it to operate at full capacity. “System effects of nuclear power”. It provided a detailed analysis of the technical and economic aspects of load-following with nuclear power plants, and summarises the impact of load-following on the operational mode, fuel performance and ageing of large equipment components of the Size: 1MB.

Except for capacity factors, the performance indicators of U.S. nuclear plants have improved significantly over the past several years. If the industry is to achieve parity with the operating performance in other countries, it must carefully examine its failure to achieve its own goal in this area and develop improved strategies, including.Reprinted with permission.

Original published on on On Thursday, the Department of (DOE) hosted a four-hour, invitation-only summit in a meeting room in the Senate Office building. Billed as an action-oriented forum for a variety of stakeholders to discuss what they can do about the economic challenges facing nuclear power plants, it came remarkably close to.US nuclear power plants from in to in Compared to coal- and gas-fuelled power stations, nuclear power plants, although costly to build, are economical to operate, as evidenced by the eagerness of US utilities to renew the original year licences of the plants when they reach the eligibility date for a year extension.