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 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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