Efficient Use and Technology

There was a study done that looked at the impact of deploying a single piece of technology to improve the efficient use of electric power in the office environment. Looking at an individual workstation at state government business offices in Maine, it was determined that 1.80 kilowatt-hours daily on work days and 2.88 KWH on […]

CH2M Hill Teams with BCP for INL Contract

CH2M Hill, a full-service engineering, consulting, construction, and operations firm with over $6 Billion in revenue, approached BCP last April about supporting a proposal effort. The Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy had issued a broad reaching request for Advisory and Assistance Services to support the investigation and development of technologies to improve the […]

Configuration Management: Meeting the Needs of New Nuclear Plants – Part 1

The Shuttle Challenger explosion was a configuration management issue. The bridge over the Tacoma Narrows nicknamed “Galloping Gertie” had a configuration management (CM) issue. Balconies that have collapsed and soccer stadium stands that have failed all can be tied to poor configuration control issues. In the nuclear power industry we have wrestled with configuration management […]

BCP Provides New Plant Support

BCP is in the opportune position to provide support to a new nuclear facility that provides an important service integral in the production of nuclear power. The service is provided largely behind the scenes for those who work at the commercial plants and the process is tightly tied to the fuel cycle. BCP is providing […]