In this episode we discuss...

  • The basics of fuel fabrication

  • What it’s like to live in the community around and to work at a Nuclear Power plant

  • A description of what happens when you reload fuel in a reactor

  • His work with the Light Water Reactor sustainability program and how they design ways to extend the life of the existing fleet

  • The function of the Advanced Test Reactor, the largest test reactor in the US

  • The role that Small Modular Reactors play in the future of the nuclear power industry

  • Nuscale’s efforts in commercializing SMR technology and

  • INL’s role in hosting a demonstration version of this technology and others

George Griffith

Small Modular Reactor Coordination, Idaho National Labs

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