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Second License Renewal - Delivering the Nuclear Promise from 60 to 80 Years (three-part series)

This three-part webinar series focuses on the renewal of operating licenses for nuclear power plants. Sargent & Lundy has developed guidelines and work practices that incorporate 20 years of license renewal experience along with the updated guidance for second license renewal recently developed by the NRC and the nuclear power industry. This webinar series highlights this experience and demonstrates how Sargent & Lundy can put this know-how to work for your operating plant.

  • Part 1: Making the Decision for Second License Renewal
    This 25-minute webinar presentation provides answers for decision-makers who are considering a second license renewal View
  • Part 2: Second License Renewal vs First License Renewal
    In this 35-minute webinar, we consider the new challenges presented by second license renewal and how Sargent & Lundy can help our clients meet these challenges. View
  • Part 3: The third installment, Second License Renewal: Environmental Review and Project Management, will take place Wednesday, December 5 at 12:00 p.m. CT. Register now

Gas Turbine Owner's Perspective on Turbophase Power and Efficiency

  • In this 1-hour webinar, Sargent & Lundy shares its on the ground experience in working with gas turbine owners on Turbophase analysis View

The Role of Combined Heat and Power in Meeting Industrial Energy Requirements

  • This 40-minute presentation focuses on evaluating, planning, and developing CHP projects. plus expected growth areas View

316(b) Compliance Planning and Implementation

  • 90-minute discussion covering an overview of the rule, the requirements and timeline for each of the studies, and strategies for developing a successful compliance plan  View

Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS)

  • 30-minute discussion on FACTS devices and the drivers for their application in AC transmission systems  View

Introduction to SVCs for Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) Part 1

  • 40-minute discussion on static VAR compensator design and rating considerations  View

Introduction to SVCs for Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) Part 2

  • 50-minute discussion on specification requirements  View

Regulatory Issue Analyses

  • 316(b) Compliance Planning and Implementation  Download

Steam Electric Effluent Limitations Guidelines (ELGs)

  • Summary of EPA's Final ELG Rule  Download
  • PowerPoint presentation on the ELG Rule  Download

Clean Power Plan

  • PowerPoint presentation on EPA's Clean Power Plan - Planning for Compliance  Download

Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS)

  • Understanding the Recent Supreme Court Ruling on MATS  Download

Articles

Power Plant Construction and Upgrade Best Practices POWER Read

Advanced Technology Combustion Turbines In Combined-Cycle Applications Power Engineering Read

What to Consider for RICE & Combustion Turbine Power Projects Power Engineering Read

NTE Energy Brings More Power to You - New Plants in Ohio and North Carolina Will Deliver Clean, Cost-Effective Power American Builders Quarterly  Read

Coal to Natural Gas Conversion — Drivers and Lessons Power Engineering  Read

Zero Liquid Discharge Strategies for Compliance with Proposed Effluent Guidelines for FGD Wastewater Industrial WaterWorld  Read

Preassembly Puts Plant Upgrade in Ship Shape ENR Midwest  Read

Underground Transmission Line Powers Urban Chicago T&D World  Read 

Reducing NOx Emissions at San Juan Station Power Engineering  Read


Papers

Storm Surge and Wave Impact of Low-Probability Hurricanes Download

Forensic Analysis of Gas Turbine-Generator Shaft Failures Due to Possible Subsynchronous Resonance Download

Limitations of Steady-State Unbalanced Load Flow Software for Analysis of Induction Motor Behavior During Voltage Unbalance Conditions Download

Nuclear Plant Auxiliary System Modeling & Analysis for OPC Download

Fast Bus Transfers For Open Phase Analysis at Nuclear Power Plants Download

Simulating Pressure Transient Events in the Fuel Gas Supply to a Multi-Block Combined Cycle Plant Download

Wind Project Repowering Download

A Clean Closure Success – Fox Lake Generating Station Interstate Power and Light Company Download

Asset Valuations in the Power Sector  Download

Advanced Technology Combustion Turbines in Combined-Cycle Applications  Download

Power Plant Controls for the UHP Water and Power Facility near Doha, Qatar  Download

Assessment of Existing Equipment when Converting to Natural Gas Firing  Download

Substation Physical Security Design Options for Compliance With NERC CIP 014-1   Download

Challenges of Implementing Substation Hardware Upgrades for NERC CIP Version 5 Compliance to Enhance Cybersecurity  Download

First 500-kV Transmission Line for Tucson Electric Power to Enhance Reliability and Serve Growth  Download

345-138 kV Substation Upgrade Project  Download

Heat Rate Improvements and Limitations Based on EPA’s Block Strategies  Download

Conversion of Coal-Fired Electric Generating to Natural Gas-Fired Units - Case Study  Download

U.S. EPA's Final CCR Rule Impact on Past, Current & Future Disposal--What Actions Are Required  Download

Conversion of Existing Coal-Fired Boilers to Natural Gas Firing  Download

Inlet Air Chilling System Design for Qurayyah Independent Power Project (QIPP)  Download

Water Consumption of Cooling Towers in Different Climate Zones in the United States   Download

Comparison of Approaches for Evaluation of Accidental Load Drops in Nuclear Power Plant Structures  Download

Equivalent Mass, Stiffness, and Loading for Off-Centre Missile Impact Evaluations  Download

Relative Movements for Design of Commodities Running Between Two Adjacent Nuclear Safety-Related Structures  Download

ASME Codes and Small Modular Reactors Download

Tornado vs. Hurricane – Which Is More Detrimental to the Safety of U.S. Nuclear Power Plants  Download

Wastewater from Carbon Capture – Special Considerations for Treatment  Download

Natural Convection Heat Transfer in Horizontal Piping: A Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Investigation  Download

Keeping Cool While Planning Major Cooling System Modification for Large Baseload Power Plant  Download

Integrating Energy Storage in Utility Scale PV Plants  Download