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On July 20, 2016, Energy Research, Inc. was awarded a five-year contract by the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES), entitled, "Research and Technical Assistance Related to Severe Accidents In Nuclear Power Plants." This contract is intended to support the NRC/RES in the following three broad categories: (1) Conduct research in severe accident phenomena, in particular, those phenomena where residual uncertainties remain in light of Fukushima, and reduction of such uncertainties is warranted to address high priority NRC Near Term Task Force (NTTF) recommendations; (2) Provide technical assistance to the NRC/RES related to post-Fukushima safety and severe accident research; and (3) Develop and maintain a repository of knowledge in severe accident research.
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Energy Research, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of two contracts by EnBW of Germany for the formulation of severe accident source terms for application to off-site emergency planning for Kernkraftwerk Neckarwestheim Unit 2 (GKN-2) and Philippsburg Unit 2 (KKP-2) (December 2015).
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Energy Research, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a contract for duration of 5 years by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Office of Research (RES) for Technical Assistance for Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA). (September 2015)
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Energy Research, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a contract for duration of 5 years (including optional years) by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Office of Research (RES) for Code Applications for Reactor Systems II (CARS II) (August 2015)
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Energy Research, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a contract by NRG of the Netherlands for performance of neutronic calculations for the research reactor at the Technical University Delft (July 2015)
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Energy Research, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a three-year contract by Eidgenössisches Nuklearsicherheitsinspektorat (ENSI) of Switzerland for Technical Support in Probabilistic Safety Assessment, Regulatory Evaluation
and Accident Analysis Activities. (May 2015)
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Energy Research, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of two contracts by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) related to "Technical Assistance in Support of Agency Environmental and Reactor Programs," for a period of 5 years. As part of these contracts, Energy Research, Inc. with participation of several partner companies and consultants, can provide technical support to NRC in nuclear safety, design certification, regulatory assessment, and analysis applicable to operating plants, new reactors (e.g., APR1400), Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), and assistance to the Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs with environmental and safety reviews of non-power-reactor facilities, including low-level waste and uranium recovery facilities.