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NuScale’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Training Program Piloting Accelerant Solutions Innovative Software

In December of 2019, Accelerant Solutions leadership (Projects Director Jason Smith and President/CEO Billy Mack) visited NuScale headquarters in Corvallis, Oregon and met with company leaders to discuss potential opportunities for collaborating on training initiatives.  During the site visit, company directors conducted a full tour of NuScale’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) simulator and formed relationships in the process, ultimately culminating in an agreement to pilot a NuScale lesson plan using Accelerant …

Coronavirus: Changing The Way We Train

New Challenges The world today is facing unprecedented challenges in response to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic (declared by the World Health Organization on 3/11/20). As a result, many companies are being pressed to find new ways to work remotely and help in their own way to contain the virus. Some of these efforts include setting …
nuclear power plant vendors

5 Concrete Tips For Choosing the Best Nuclear Power Plant Vendor

Selecting the best nuclear power plant vendor isn’t easy.  Let’s face it, there are a lot of third-party companies out there you could potentially do business with and no shortage of horror stories to go around. Examples are endless where jobs don’t get finished on time or worse yet with poor craftsmanship and three times …
CORE nuclear power

CORE Interactive Fundamentals Training – The Future for Nuclear Operator Fundamentals

For 30 plus years the commercial nuclear industry has conducted general operator fundamentals training the same way. The method of nuclear training I am referring to usually precedes Licensed Operator Systems training at commercial nuclear plants and looks something like this: Step 1: Put 1 or 2 Operations instructors on generic fundamentals, more commonly referred …
ANS Utility Working Conference

American Nuclear Society Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo 2019

This month a majority of the Accelerant Solutions Management team headed to Jacksonville Florida to attend the American Nuclear Society Utility Working Conference at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort from August 4-7. The Utility Working Conference live event was put on by the American Nuclear Society (ANS) and was nothing short of spectacular. With …
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NHRG (Nuclear Human Resources Group) 2019 Conference

The 2019 NHRG conference this year was hosted by Arizona Public Service Palo Verde Generating Station and took place at the Kimpton Hotel in downtown Phoenix Arizona. Planning for the NHRG event began in mid 2018 and culminated in the gathering of some 150 nuclear Human Resource professionals and high-level executives from across both the …
Excellence Models

3 Major Steps for Solidifying A Culture of Excellence in your Organization

Step 1 – Identify Your Biggest Pain Points Using Causal Analysis By performing an Apparent Cause or Root Cause Analysis you can effectively identify the precious few items to focus on that are plaguing your organization. Conducting a sound analysis helps to save both resources and man-hours by dialing in on what’s driving your symptoms. …