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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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Bechtel started work on these projects in 2009, and the last of the four units achieved 100 percent extended power uprate power in June 2013.
The spate of early retirements and decisions to forego uprates magnify the importance of the fact that the 'nuclear renaissance' has failed to produce a new fleet of reactors in the U.
Provides details about types of nuclear power uprate programs carried out and nuclear reactors operated by Exelon.
As Cooper points out, the same factors call into question the economic efficacy of license extensions and reactor uprates.
B&W's engineering work began in December 2010 in preparation for power uprate activity during the plant's 2012 refueling outage.
The economics for a 10% power uprate case are quite favorable across both regulated and unregulated utility markets and provide the cheapest source of incremental generating capacity compared to building a new nuclear or non-nuclear power plant.
Mr Cameron accepted that the two-year cap of 1% on public-sector pay hikes announced on Tuesday was tough, but defended the decision to uprate benefits for the jobless by 5.
The Asia-Pacific region has only one market with power uprates program being planned, contributing to the remaining share of the global power uprate market.
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.
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.