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NUCLEAR POWER: TECHNICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL OPTIONS FOR THE FUTURE List of Acronyms ABWR Advanced boiling water reactor AECL Atomic Energy of Canada Limited APWR Advanced pressurized water reactor ALMR Advanced liquid metal reactor ATR Advanced test reactor BWR Boiling water reactor CANDU Canadian deuterium uranium CE Combustion Engineering DOE U.S. Department of Energy EBR-I Experimental breeder reactor - I EBR-II Experimental breeder reactor - II ECCS Emergency core cooling system EIA Energy Information Administration EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPRI Electric Power Research Institute ETEC Energy Technology Engineering Center ETR Engineering test reactor FFTF Fast flux test facility FMF Fuel manufacturing facility GE General Electric GA General Atomics HFEF/N Hot fuel examination facility/north HFEF/S Hot fuel examination facility/south HWR Heavy water reactor IFR Integral fast reactor INPO Institute of Nuclear Power Operations kWe Kilowatt electric kWh Kilowatt hour LWR Light water reactor LMR Liquid metal reactor MHTGR Modular high-temperature gas-cooled reactor MWe Megawatts electric MRS Monitored retrievable storage MTR Materials test reactor NPOC Nuclear Power Oversight Committee NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission NTSB National Transportation Safety Board O&M Operations and maintenance OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PIUS Process inherent ultimate safety PRA Probabilistic risk analysis PRISM Power reactor, innovative small module
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NUCLEAR POWER: TECHNICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL OPTIONS FOR THE FUTURE PUC Public Utilities Commission PURPA Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act R&D Research and development PWR Pressurized water reactor SALP Systematic assessment of licensee performance SBWR Simplified boiling water reactor SIR Safe integral reactor THTR Thorium high-temperature reactor TMI Three Mile Island TREAT Transient reactor test TVA Tennessee Valley Authority WANO World Association of Nuclear Operators ZPPR Zero power physics reactor
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