Innovation at ANS’s Utility Working Conference

by Chris Staubus   ANS held its annual Utility Working Conference in Amelia Island, FL August 4th through 7th with the theme, Innovating for a Sustainable Nuclear Future.  There is no need to explain to professionals in our industry that the cycles of boom and bust have been evident throughout most of our careers.  The […]

Upcoming Events Fall 2019

UPCOMING BCP EVENTS   7th Annual Citizens of Georgia Power Sporting Clays Tournament – Graniteville, SC October 18. BCP will be sponsoring this event which serves to support the Turn Back The Block, Burn Foundation of America & Golden Harvest Food Bank charities.  Turn Back the Block works in the Harrisburg community, in Augusta, GA, […]

Recent and Upcoming BCP Events

Procedure Professional Association Annual Symposium – Kissimmee, FL June 17 – 21. Brent Matherne, Procedures and Project Management Lead, is representing BCP at this year’s conference.  The symposium has been the premier learning opportunity for procedure writers, reviewers, approvers and program managers.  The symposium that provides opportunities for sharing of information, operating experience, and lessons […]

Nuclear Generation – Change and Innovation are Coming

Competitive pressures are driving nuclear reactor operators to reduce operating costs and run much more efficiently than they have. Although capacity factor is at an all-time high, the fact remains that if nuclear reactors can’t reduce cost of operations, additional plant closures are highly likely. While government and policy changes can help, relying on those […]

“Why Nuclear?”

By Greg Lormand, BCP President The recent NEI Nuclear Energy Assembly (NEA) conference made me stop and think about my “Why?”  Why do I work in nuclear energy?  Why do I strongly support and believe that nuclear generation is part of our long-term energy solution? It is best that I give you some background from […]

BCP and KAP Services Team to Deliver World-Class Digital Work Management and Execution to the Nuclear Industry

BCP is excited to announce a teaming relationship with KAP Project Services to provide digitized workforce management to the nuclear industry.  KAP ( is a leading project controls and services provider in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries with a focus on the planning, scheduling and cost control of shutdowns and turnarounds. The BCP/KAP digitized […]

2019 LRWG Meeting

BCP License Renewal Technical Lead, Dinesh Patel and BCP Customer Solutions Director, Brad Myers are attending the License Renewal Working Group meeting hosted by TVA at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant, Soddy Daisey, Tennessee. The meetings help us stay abreast of the current industry standards and best practices.  We will benefit by learning the status of the […]

2019 Cyber Security Implementation Workshop – Boston, MA

By Bill Knous, BCP Executive Director, Projects “WOW”!  It’s amazing what teamwork can produce!  The BCP corporate team pulled off another successful conference support effort.  BCP sponsored a booth at this year’s Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Cyber Security Implementation Workshop, March 25-27, 2019 in Boston.  Bill Knous and Henry Walters manned the BCP booth during […]