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Estimating boiling water reactor decommissioning costs

M. C. Bierschbach

Estimating boiling water reactor decommissioning costs

a user"s manual for the BWR cost estimating computer program (CECP) software : draft report for comment

by M. C. Bierschbach

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Published by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boilng water reactors.,
  • Nuclear reactors -- Decommissioning -- Costs -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by M.C. Bierschbach, G.J. Mencinsky ; prepared for Division of Regulatory Applications, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
    ContributionsMencinsky, G. J., Pacific Northwest Laboratory., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Regulatory Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16983512M

    Decommissioning Methodology and Cost Evaluation BPA No. E13PA Call Order No. E14PB Prepared for U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Woodland Road Sterling, Virginia Prepared by Prepared by ICF Incorporated, LLC in collaboration with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Unit 1 (PBl) was the first prototypical high-temperature, gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) to operate in the United States. The plant is located about 80 miles southwest of Philadelphia on the west shore of the Susquehanna River and shares the site with two adjacent MWe Boiling Water Size: 4MB.

    Nuclear decommissioning activity is set to hike in Europe and the U.S. in the coming years as ageing fleets and regulatory shifts combine with stubbornly-low wholesale power prices. Operators and stakeholders are requiring an increasing level of detail of cost estimates and greater transparency over calculations and procedures. Operators build up nuclear decommissioning funds. The boiling water reactor (BWR) is a type of light water nuclear reactor used for the generation of electrical power. It is the second most common type of electricity-generating nuclear reactor after the pressurized water reactor (PWR), also a type of light water nuclear main difference between a BWR and PWR is that in a BWR, the reactor core heats water, which turns to steam and.

      How Boiling Water Reactors Work Published Updated The crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has brought renewed interest in the design and safety features of nuclear reactors, particularly boiling water reactors (BWRs), the type found at the Fukushima plant. Estimating decommissioning costs and collecting funds for eventual decommissioning of facilities that have used radioactive material is a prerequisite for safe, timely and cost-effective decommissioning. A comprehensive overview of decommissioning costs and funding mechanisms was missing in the IAEA literature although the subject had beenFile Size: KB.


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Bierschbach, M. Estimating boiling water reactor decommissioning costs. A user`s manual for the BWR Cost Estimating Computer Program (CECP) software: Draft report for comment, report, December 1, ; Washington : M. Bierschbach. Estimating pressurized water reactor decommissioning costs a user's manual for the PWR cost estimating computer program (CECP) software: final report (SuDoc Y 3.N //FINAL) [Bierschbach, M.

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Estimating boiling water reactor decommissioning costs: a user's manual for the BWR Cost Estimating Computer Program (CECP) software: final report. [M C Bierschbach; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Regulatory Applications.; Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S.)].

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Cost Estimation for Research Reactor Decommissioning, Nuclear Energy Series No.

NW-T, IAEA, Vienna (). The main aim of this publication is to disseminate experience in and guidance on cost estimates for research reactor decommissioning projects. ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO- OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT The OECD is a unique forum where the governments of 34 democracies work together to address the economic, social and environmental challenges of Size: 1MB.

The SRP includes guidance on evaluating decommissioning costs for both pressurized water reactors (PWRs) and boiling water reactors (BWRs).

The SRP is divided into sections that are keyed to the sections in Regulatory Guide, "Standard Format and Content of Decommissioning Cost Estimates for Nuclear Power Reactors," which was developed to.

decommissioning costs and funding practices across countries. The last reviews of this kind, based on empirical country data, were carried out by the Nuclear Energy Agency in and the International Atomic Energy Agency in (see NEA, and IAEA, ).File Size: 3MB.

Locations of Power Reactor Sites Undergoing Decommissioning The NRC's Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS) has project management responsibilities for 21 power reactors undergoing decommissioning.

Additionally, the NRC's Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation currently has project management responsibility for 3 power reactors that have permanently ceased operations:. Decommissioning the Blurb. developing a revised scaling formula for estimating decommissioning costs for reactor plants different in size from the reference boiling water reactor (BWR.

A boiling water reactor (BWR) uses demineralized water as a coolant and neutron is produced by nuclear fission in the reactor core, and this causes the cooling water to boil, producing steam.

The steam is directly used to drive a turbine, after which it is cooled in a condenser and converted back to liquid water. This water is then returned to the reactor core, completing the loop. cost estimation for research reactor decommissioning. The costing methodology is intended for the preliminary cost estimation stages for research reactor decommissioning with limited inventory data and other input data available.

Existing experience in decommissioning costing is considered. Reactor O2 was commissioned in and has been shut down sincesince it was the subject of a modernisation and safety project, intended partly to increase the thermal power of the reactor.

Reactor O3 was put into operation in DuringOKG decided that the decommissioning of reactor O1 would begin in Decommissioning planning Waste management strategies, associated characterisation scenarios and radiological inventories Unit cost factors Sensitivity of decommissioning cost estimates to different input assumptions The report will include representative costing cases for different types of research reactor.

The estimated decommissioning cost of nuclear research reactor is calculated by applying a unit cost factor-based engineering cost calculation method on which classification of decommissioning. The Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) is a passively safe generation III+ reactor design derived from its predecessor, the Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (SBWR) and from the Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR).

All are designs by GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), and are based on previous Boiling Water Reactor designs. Site-Specific Decommissioning Cost Estimate Page vii of xx TLG Services, Inc. Decommissioning Alternatives and Regulations The ultimate objective of the decommissioning process is to reduce the inventory of contaminated and activated material to levels at or below the site release criteria so that the license can be terminated.

2 I Aging Nuclear Power Plants: Managing Plant Life and Decommissioning Despite these substantial challenges, there has also been good news for the U.S.

nuclear industry recently. Reversing a decades long trend of rapid growth, average nuclear power plant operating and maintenance costs have decreased in recent Size: 4MB.The same pattern is being followed at other UK reactor sites. * Costs for decommissioning gas-cooled reactors are much higher per unit of capacity than for light water reactors – at least five times for Magnox.

This is due to the large volume of material and the need to dispose of a lot of graphite moderator.[] For a pressurized water reactor (PWR):MFA =75 + P [] For a boiling water reactor a (BWR):MFA = + P. For either a PWR or a BWR, if the thermal power of the reactor is less than MWt, the value of P to be used in these equations iswhereas if the thermal power is greater than MWt, a value of is used Author: T.S.

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