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Title: Spent fuel storage requirements: the need for away-from-reactor storage

Abstract

The projected AFR requirements which have been developed represent data as of December 31, 1978 on at reactor fuel pool expansion plans. The base case, which was identified for purposes of sensitivity analysis, assumes transshipments between reactor basins within the same utility. It is very likely that transshipment will not be utilized for all reactors. Hence the base case AFR requirements discussed in this report represent a minimum or lower bound for purposes of planning. If some assumptions are varied, a wide range of AFR requirements results. The smaller the amount of fuel shipped to other reactor basins within the utilities' systems, the greater are the AFR requirements. It is also possible that some utilities may be able to expand their reactor spent fuel pools beyond the base case data. On the other hand, some utilities may not be able to expand as much as currently planned because of licensing, engineering, or institutional problems. Clearly, a number of factors exist which can influence AFR requirements.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Department of Energy, Washington, DC (USA). Div. of Spent Fuel Storage and Transfer
OSTI Identifier:
6275208
Report Number(s):
DOE/ET-0075
TRN: 79-012137
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; AWAY-FROM-REACTOR STORAGE; EXPANSION; FORECASTING; FUEL POOLS; SPENT FUEL STORAGE; 050900* - Nuclear Fuels- Transport, Handling, & Storage; 290600 - Energy Planning & Policy- Nuclear Energy

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Not Available. Spent fuel storage requirements: the need for away-from-reactor storage. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/6275208.
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title = {Spent fuel storage requirements: the need for away-from-reactor storage},
author = {Not Available},
abstractNote = {The projected AFR requirements which have been developed represent data as of December 31, 1978 on at reactor fuel pool expansion plans. The base case, which was identified for purposes of sensitivity analysis, assumes transshipments between reactor basins within the same utility. It is very likely that transshipment will not be utilized for all reactors. Hence the base case AFR requirements discussed in this report represent a minimum or lower bound for purposes of planning. If some assumptions are varied, a wide range of AFR requirements results. The smaller the amount of fuel shipped to other reactor basins within the utilities' systems, the greater are the AFR requirements. It is also possible that some utilities may be able to expand their reactor spent fuel pools beyond the base case data. On the other hand, some utilities may not be able to expand as much as currently planned because of licensing, engineering, or institutional problems. Clearly, a number of factors exist which can influence AFR requirements.},
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