How many of you bet that Germany changes its anti-nuclear position and goes back to nuclear within 10 years – before 2022?
Maybe we should have a prize for the person who correctly, or most closely nails the date that Germany publicly announces IT IS GOING BACK TO NUCLEAR …
The cost of shutting down their existing facilities and the cost of putting up, and then operating less efficient and cost-effective technologies – some of which will not be as “clean” as nuclear, will soon make them start to reconsider, if it hasn’t already …
LONDON, England, 7 May 2012—One of the greater challenges for countries pursuing the path to energy independence through the establishment of their own sovereign nuclear power plant programme is human resources -
A conference and training on the new NPHR (Nuclear Power Human Resources) software planning tool will be presented by the IX Power Foundation 10-12 September 2012.
the availability and training of a knowledgeable workforce to construct and safely operate nuclear power plants. To assist in meeting this challenge, the non-profit IX Power Foundation http://www.IXPower.com is offering a conference on human resource planning and an introductory training session on NPHR, the unique human resource planning and modeling software tool for the nuclear power industry created at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) http://www.iaea.org. The three-day event, supported by the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) http://www.niauk.org and Technology Ventures Corporation http://techventures.org will be held September 10-12, 2012 in London at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies http://ials.sas.ac.uk. Information about attending the training can be obtained by visiting the website: http://www.IXPower.com/NPHRtrain.
The NPHR tool was licensed to the IX Power Foundation by LANL to distribute it globally and provide training on how to utilize it effectively. Continue reading
I really hate flying, but will log nearly 150,000 air miles this year.
Dr. Libutti came across a link to a recreation of the famous U.S. Airways Hudson River landing (click here). I would like to think that all pilots are as well-trained and focused as Captain Sullenberger…same goes for all power plant operators.