Nukes, part 7
- Dec 8, 2022 3:59 pm GMT
I’ve mentioned before that when I worked for Landis & Gyr Systems (1980 to the late 1990s, when it was gobbled up by Siemens), PacifiCorp was one of our best customers.
Thus when a came across an article about how they are considering converting their coal-fired power plants to nukes, I had to write a short paper on this.
Then after I basically had completed and scheduled the above-described paper’s posting, another nuclear revival took a large step forward. PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant was scheduled for closure in 2025, but a sudden change-of-heart by our Governor Newsom, with a recent boost by his friend, President Biden, put this Nuke on the path to redemption.
This post is about the advanced reactors being considered by PacifiCorp for replacing their coal-fired plants, and the latest twist in the Diablo Canyon epic saga.
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