By Gregory Lormand In the early 2000’s, I, along with three partners set out to create a new technology platform in the space of performance and cost benchmarking. Our company, ePerformance Group International (ePGI) and our flagship product, BenchmarkCommunities™ was a completely new concept on delivering real-time, online performance benchmarking information and analysis capabilities. […]
BCP CLIENT NEWS: CYBER SECURITY TEAM WINS RFP BCP was successful in winning a recent RFP with Dominion Energy’s North Anna Power Station (NAPS) to provide services to compete the Cyber Security Controls Analysis for a Security System replacement project. The project will require BCP to work directly with NAPS Cyber Security Assessment Team […]
What Impact Will the Recent and Near Term Nuclear Plant Closings Have on Contract Nuclear Professionals?
By Don Marpe Not many years ago, there was a rumor of resurgence in the nuclear industry, and several companies started planning to add additional nuclear plants to their existing fleet. Then came shale oil and fracking. The new abundance of natural gas drove down the costs associated with natural gas generated electricity. This resulted […]
Ron Rowley (BCP Engineers and Consultants, President) attended the 62nd annual NEA gathering in Washington D.C. last month, and he wanted to share some of his thoughts on what was discussed there. You can check the NEA website at www.nei.org and stream some of the presentations to draw your own conclusions. Most of the industry […]
We hear this debate rage about how US has lost its “nuclear prowess” to countries like China, Japan, South Korean and EU countries. I must admit I feel some angst when looking at the peaceful use of nuclear power that began as an industry in the US and see countries taking that technology and deploying […]
What I learned about organizations certainly didn’t come from my math, science and engineering professors in college. In some regards, this may be part of the issue in our industry as evidenced by INPO’s recently issued SOER 10-2, Engaged Thinking Organizations. This is not to diminish what the nuclear power industry has been able to […]