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Title: FY20 Update on Brine Availability Test in Salt. Revision 4

Technical Report ·
DOI:· OSTI ID:1657890

This report summarizes the 2020 fiscal year (FY20) status of the borehole heater test in salt funded by the US Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) Spent Fuel and Waste Science & Technology (SFWST) campaign. This report satisfies SFWST level-two milestone number M2SF-20SNO10303032. This report is an update of an August 2019 level-three milestone report to present the final as-built description of the test and the first phase of operational data (BATS la, January to March 2020) from the Brine Availability Test in Salt (BATS) field test.

Research Organization:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States); Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), Carlsbad, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Organization:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), Fuel Cycle Technologies (NE-5)
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000; NA0003525
Report Number(s):
SAND-2020-9034R; 690254; TRN: US2202309
Country of Publication:
United States