• Boiler - Wikipedia

    A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated. The fluid does not necessarily boil.The heated or vaporized fluid exits the boiler for use in various processes or heating applications, including water heating, central heating, boiler-based power generation, cooking, and sanitation

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  • Nuclear new build projects | EDF Energy

    Hinkley Point C is the first nuclear power station to be built in the UK for more than 20 years. It will have the capacity to generate safe, reliable, low-carbon electricity; enough to power around 6 million homes over an anticipated lifespan of 60 years.

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  • POWER Magazine :: Power generation news and jobs in coal ...

    The power industry's trusted source for generation technology, O&M, and legal & regulatory news for coal, gas, nuclear, hydro, wind & solar power plants; power jobs

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  • Power Plant Equipment : Doosan Heavy

    Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump. A nuclear reactor coolant pump is installed at the primary system of the nuclear power plant. The large capacity vertical pump is a key part of the nuclear steam supply system and delivers the heat generated by nuclear reaction to the steam generator by compulsively circulating the high-temperature and high-pressure coolant.

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  • Exporting Disaster ~ The Cost of Selling CANDU Reactors (3)

    3.2.1. CANDUs for India. 3.2.1.1. The CIRUS Research Reactor: The first Canadian reactor export took place in 1956. It was a "research" and plutonium production reactor modelled on the 40 MW NRX (National Research X-metal or X-perimental) reactor that began operation at Chalk River in 1947.The NRX was a heavy water moderated reactor that was built to produce plutonium for the American nuclear ...

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  • Engine List - Atomic Rockets

    With ion engines, chemical engines, and nuclear torches we're facing a classic Newton's Third Law problem. Somehow the exhaust needs to have sufficient momentum for the opposite reaction to give the ship a good acceleration.

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  • Drones Promise Faster, Easier Inspection of Boilers ...

    Boiler inspection is tricky work that most plant staff wish they could avoid. Now they may get their wish. Unmanned craft can provide faster access to high-quality, real-time visual inspection ...

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  • nuclear power | Definition, Issues, & Facts | Britannica.com

    Nuclear power, electricity generated by power plants that derive their heat from fission in a nuclear reactor.Except for the reactor, which plays the role of a boiler in a fossil-fuel power plant, a nuclear power plant is similar to a large coal-fired power plant, with pumps, valves, steam generators, turbines, electric generators, condensers, and associated equipment.

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  • Texas Boiler Administrative Rules

    This is the Boiler Safety Adopted Rules page for the Boiler Safety program administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

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  • Glossary | S&P Global Platts

    The Platts industry glossary provides definitions for common industry terms in the oil, power, petrochemicals, nuclear, gas, coal and metals markets

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  • Heysham nuclear power station - Wikipedia

    The construction, which was undertaken by a consortium known as National Nuclear Corporation (NNC), began in 1979 and the station opened in 1988. Its generating capacity is 1250 MWe, and it is estimated to keep running until at least 2030.

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  • Power Plant Optimization with Operations Performance ...

    Power markets are becoming more complex than ever before and power plant optimization is becoming increasingly more important. The energy landscape is going to transform more in the next ten years than it has in the previous one hundred.

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  • Industrial Hygrometers & Moisture Measurement Applications ...

    Breathing Air & High Pressure Air Systems. A reliable supply of breathing air is critical for applications in the military, medical and fire fighting sectors. The presence of excess moisture in breathing air can lead to freezing in the pressure regulator and ice blocking the orifice, causing an interruption to the supply of air to the user. Such freezing effects have caused the loss of life ...

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  • Health Dangers of Tritium Emissions ~ 1 - CCNR

    WHY TRITIUM? Tritium is radioactive hydrogen. It is created and released into the environment in far greater quantities from CANDU reactors than from other nuclear power reactors, such as the American "light-water" designs.

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  • Energy Glossary - Letter B

    Note: No entries for Y or Z. Letter B. BALANCED SCHEDULE - A Scheduling Coordinator's schedule is balanced when generation, adjusted for transmission losses, equals demand.

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  • Small nuclear power reactors - World Nuclear Association

    There is revival of interest in small and simpler units for generating electricity from nuclear power, and for process heat. This interest in small nuclear power reactors is driven both by a desire to reduce capital costs and to provide power away from large grid systems.

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