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The Changing Face of Nuclear Power
Nuclear energy’s renaissance has always been driven by the need for clean, relatively inexpensive alternatives to fossil fuels. Today, portable nuclear electricity generators are poised to revolutionize power generation in both developed and developing nations. Success depends on optimizing key enabling technologies and devising appropriate commercial and regulatory frameworks.
Dr. Sumanta Acharya, L. R. Daniel Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University, discusses emerging technologies for power plant cooling.
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April 2012 marked a significant milestone for the U.S. energy industry, as monthly coal- and natural gas-fired generation were equal for the first time ever.
Plant Engineering & Maintenance Division focuses on manufacturing systems, equipment, process & facilities.