© 2019 by Titans of Nuclear. Produced by the Energy Impact Center: www.energyimpactcenter.org

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Nicholas’ background in computer science and his introduction to nuclear through the Navy

  • Nicholas’ work as a reactor engineer at Calvert Cliffs

  • An electrician’s responsibilities on a Navy submarine

  • Variables and strategies for planning where fuel is deployed and how often

  • The Exelon-Constellation merger

  • Power maneuvers and what prompts them

  • A deep dive into peaking factors

  • Additions and dilutions of boron for ongoing reactor maintenance

  • The role and focus of PWR

  • Nuclear advocacy in the community and improving public awareness and perception

Nicholas Cahill

Reactor Engineer, Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant