LWRS Program

LWRS Program

Reliability, Availability, Productivity, Component aging, Safety & Security of existing nuclear power plants

 

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Human Systems Simulation Laboratory: A complete virtual nuclear control room

The Human Systems Simulation Laboratory (HSSL) at Idaho National Laboratory is a complete virtual nuclear control room created to safely test new technologies before they are implemented in real commercial reactor control rooms. more...


2012 LWRS Accomplishments Report

In 2012, the Light Water Reactor Sustainability (LWRS) Program focused on research and development to support the long-term operation of our nation's commercial nuclear power plants. Read about the DOE research, development, and demonstration role and some of the efforts achieved during 2012 in this LWRS Program Accomplishments Report more...


Nuclear Materials Concrete Database

Phase I development of the Nuclear Concrete Materials Database (NCMDB) to support the Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program has been completed. The database was developed using the Oak Ridge National Laboratory materials database infrastructure established for the Generation IV Materials Handbook. more...


INL Tests Computer-based Procedure Research Project at Palo Verde

Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station hosted scientists from the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) recently that were on site testing a pilot project for performing procedure tasks using a computer-based format. more...








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