How to plan to make sure your license renewal application for nuclear plant operation is on schedule.
photo credit: striatic Nearly three-quarters of all US nuclear plants have applied for twenty year license renewals from the NRC. Fifty-four units have received approval of their applications from the NRC. An additional twenty are still awaiting decisions from the regulator. If your plant has made its license renewal application (LRA) is it time to […]
The Atomic Energy Act authorizes the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to issue licenses for commercial power reactors to operate for up to 40 years and also allows these licenses to be renewed for up to another 20 years. The nuclear power plant owner’s decision to seek license renewal typically is based on the plant’s economic […]