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An engine cleared to deliver more power. This may be done by incorporating improvements and modifications [e.g., a gas turbine engine may be permitted to operate at a higher TGT (turbine gas temperature), or a better compressor may have been installed]. The opposite of derated.
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The Nuclear Energy Institute has recognised United States-based Florida Power & Light Company's Nuclear Extended Power Uprate project with the two Top Industry Practice awards for innovation and excellence at the Institute's annual Nuclear Energy Assembly meeting on May 14, in Washington, DC.
In fact, the first power uprate applied for and granted by the NRC occurred at Calvert Cliffs in 1977 and 1978.
Peach Bottoms extended power uprate project is great news for the plant, the environment, the local economy and regional customers, said Tom Dougherty, Exelon senior vice president for Mid-Atlantic operations.
Provides details about types of nuclear power uprate programs carried out and nuclear reactors operated by Exelon.
B&W's engineering work began in December 2010 in preparation for power uprate activity during the plant's 2012 refueling outage.
We had a difficult decision to take on uprating benefits - whether to uprate them in line with (inflation in) September, the month they are normally uprated with.
But he ruled the Government was entitled in law to decide not to spend the pounds 300m-plus a year extra it would take to uprate the pensions of all expatriates scattered around the globe.
NYSE: SHAW) today announced it has been awarded a contract for a feasibility study by American Electric Power (AEP) to support the first phase of a potential two-unit power uprate at the Cook Nuclear Plant near Bridgman, Mich.
Together, the work at these plants represents one of the largest uprate projects performed in the history of US commercial nuclear plants.
Thousands of British citizens living abroad have 'a burning sense of injustice' over the Government's failure to uprate their state retirement pensions in line with inflation, the High Court was told today.
The ratings and Stable Outlook also anticipate a decline in cash flow through 2010, reflecting Fitch's expectation of lower power prices and reduced electric demand as well as a rise in capital expenditures associated with the company's nuclear uprate program.