energy training Articles

  • Characterisation of training scenarios for BWR operator training

    The characterisation method for the training scenarios utilised at BWR Operator Training Center (BTC) has been developed in order to confirm the uniformity in complexity of the training scenario. The proposed schemes of scenario characterisation have been applied to sample scenarios currently employed in BTC established for intensive training of BWR operators and the basic validity of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Students education and training for Slovak NPP

    Slovak University of Technology is the largest and also the oldest university of technology in Slovakia. It is certain that more than 50% of the highly-educated technicians who are currently working in the nuclear industry have graduated from this university. The Department of Nuclear Physics and Technology of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology as one of the seven ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Improving simulator training of NPP personnel

    It is common practice to have a full-scope training simulator for a specific plant or for a group of similar plants. However, use of a Full-Scope Simulator (FSS) for training is not always effective. It becomes more effective if a modular training scheme and more simple simulators are used for pre-FSS training.Keywords: NPP personnel training, simulator training, full-scope simulators, nuclear ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Oceans of Energy

    Technologies that harness the energy of moving water or temperature differentials in the oceans promise to deliver abundant carbon-free electricity. Long before humans got hooked on fossil fuels, we learned how to harness the power of water to do work. Rivers ran mills that ground flour, sawed logs or spun looms that transformed fibers into textiles. Later generations realized that moving water ...


    By Ensia

  • Energy Security

    Renewable & Clean Energy Solutions to Secure Energy Independence from Foreign Oil. FOREIGN OIL: As imports grow and world prices rise, the amount of money we send to foreign nations every year is soaring. At current oil prices, we will send $700 billion dollars out of the country this year alone — that’s four times the annual cost of the ...

  • ICT-based training in nuclear instrumentation in Algeria

    The Atomic Energy Commission (COMENA) has taken some active steps for the adoption of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)-based training modules in the Maintenance of Nuclear Instrumentation (MNI). The overall objective of this programme is to establish a sustainable national capability to use the potential of ICT for training and education in nuclear science and applications. This ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Power excursion of the training and research reactor of Budapest University

    A three-dimensional neutronic code POWEX-K has been developed, and it has been coupled with the subchannel thermal-hydraulic core analysis code MI based on the momentum integral model. This forms the integrated neutronic/thermal hydraulics code system POWEX-K/MI for the accident analysis of the training and research reactor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME Reactor). An ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • On nuclear training and education prospering from the EURATOM Treaty

    This paper describes the past and present status of nuclear (safeguards) education and training activities undertaken jointly in the European Commission's Research Centre. Starting from the original training requests formulated in the EURATOM Treaty, it is explained how the Joint Nuclear Research Centre (JRC) originally started to develop nuclear courses. Whereas nuclear safety is a national ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Enabling the workforce to save energy

    The task To spread the energy efficiency and environmental improvement messages to the wider ...


    By Ricardo-AEA

  • Minding the gap in the energy industry

    The energy industry is currently facing a large skills gap, caused in particular by an ageing workforce and limited investment in training and development. Energy Institute members have highlighted the supply of skilled workers as one of the biggest issues facing the UK energy industry this year. The skilled worker shortage is one of many challenges and opportunities that have been ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Training and continuing education for quality management and conformity assessment staff for nuclear facilities

    Highly qualified staff have always been in strong demand. This also applies to the nuclear industry, especially in its rapid development. Quality assurance as a mechanism to ensure a comprehensive security sector is a priority. Training, retraining and skills development for the management, maintenance and quality assurance for nuclear facilities is a separate system task. The successful delivery ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Spain implants measures to cut energy costs

    Spain will raise biofuel blending and lower both speed limits and train fares, on track to reduce energy costs and its dependence on ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Start a business by riding the solar energy revolution

    We are at the dawn of a solar revolution in the United States. Every aspect of the solar industry is experiencing explosive growth. Triple digit expansion in solar photovoltaic cell manufacturing, to the need for solar sales associates, to the huge demand for solar system installers. Opportunities abound everywhere. Upgrading the U.S. home to solar electric power is a whole lot easier. The ...


    By Solargies

  • The consolidation of nuclear education and training through networking and knowledge management: a case study of Romania

    Nuclear education and training networks will be developed at the national level to consolidate the existing expertise and provide a solid basis for networking at the international dimension. The Romanian Network of Excellence in Nuclear Physics and Engineering (REFIN) aims to develop an efficient, flexible and modern training system in the nuclear education area, which answers the requirements of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Presidents’ reflections 100 – A century of energy professionalism

    1. In May 1978, I chaired the AGM which saw  members sensibly approve the motion that the  name of the Institute of Fuel be changed to the  Institute of Energy, despite strong resistance  from the “old guard” members of Council. My  period in office coincided with the “Winter of  Discontent” and the run-up to the May 1979  election, which ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • eSight Energy Earns Accreditation for Quality Management Systems

    Recently eSight Energy, a global energy management software company, has become ISO-9001 certified. This standard, set forth by ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Using car talk to sell home energy upgrades

    By Elisa Wood September 29, 2010   Does the word ‘audit’ give you a warm and fuzzy feeling? Not likely. Yet it’s typically the first service an energy efficiency contractor offers to a prospect. Sometimes the audit is even free, much like the unwelcome kind we receive from the IRS.   Use of words like ‘audit’ ‘retrofit’ ...

  • Case study - Synapsys - Making a splash in energy excellence

    Synapsys makes a splash in energy excellence Synapsys, UK leader in developing and supplying innovative communication interfaces for the built environment, is at the high-tech heart of a low carbon leisure centre building which has received a top accreditation for energy saving and attracted half a million visitors in its first year. The £7million new Wolverton Leisure ...

  • Introducing Jessica Black – Energy Management Specialist Advisor

    Jessica Black is Group Purchasing Manager for Firmdale’s Hotels and Drumbeat Energy Management’s Specialist Advisor to the hospitality Industry. Here, we have a chat with Jessica to discover just what it is that gives her the ‘edge’ when it comes to energy management. Over the past ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • The future of energy management through the eyes of Siemens

    "In a 'software world' or a world where the power grid has started to become a large part of the 'internet of things', one cannot succed without leveraging partners." Exclusive Interview with Dr Jan Mrosik, CEO, Smart Grid Division at Siemens, Germany. We are proud to welcome Siemens as exclusive Diamond Sponsor for European Utility Week ...


    By Synergy Events

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