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Adaptive Learning & AI: The Next Generation of Nuclear Training

Humans use forms of artificial intelligence (AI) every day. Chances are, you have an AI-based personal assistant within arm’s reach right now. As technology has advanced, we have explored more ways to use AI such as making tasks easier, making decisions with swift data analysis, and predicting trends for both industry and personal use. An …

Top 2 Strategies to Utilize Innovative Training Methods to Amplify Results

How a trainee learns establishes how the information is stored and retrieved. Reinforcement of learning through practice and feedback enhances knowledge retention and skills development. Technology plays an important role in innovative learning and developing skills. In current training classrooms, information on any subject can be researched and found immediately. Trainees have a variety of …

Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) – What the future will look like?

Imagine a future where; the majority of our power consumed worldwide has been generated with almost no carbon footprint, the oceans are used to solve water shortages, remote villages and towns around the globe have access to a safe, reliable steady-state electrical power, or a carbon-free portable power source that can be placed anywhere a …

Five Nuclear Education Trends in 2022

It is interesting to reflect on how far education and training have come in the last two years. The pandemic threw face-to-face classroom instruction into a realm of impossibility, and a terrifying realization presented itself to instructors. We were not prepared. The pandemic forced educational technology (EdTech) to center stage in Nuclear Education as well …

The Nuclear Power Expansion: Going Global

What do you do when an industry is faced with a lower-cost alternative, unfavorable government policy, and increased competition due to plant closures?  You look to other emerging markets that are embracing the technology that you support.  In our case, we decided to be a part of the nuclear renaissance and expansion that is happening …

Increase Your Initial Operator Licensing Training Scores Today by 8%

We’re back for another installment of our Innovation journey. During the latest Utility Working Conference, Accelerant Solutions led a track dedicated to innovative ways to improving and developing the workforce, with knowledge retention and transfer being key aspects of the message. In partnership with Tecnatom, S.A., the newest development in our PLANT™ authoring tool integrates …

The Next Generation of Commercial Reactors

When I started my nuclear career at Seabrook Station in 1981, the facility was under construction. I was concerned that the industry was going to be severely challenged because of the Three Mile Island (TMI) accident that occurred in 1979. Over the years, I was impressed by the resiliency of our industry and the progress …

Sub-Critical Thinking in the Nuclear Industry

More than 20 years ago, I stumbled into the nuclear power field, almost by chance, but now I know it was the beginning of a calling. This industry has been a part of my entire adult life and I love it. I have met and continue to meet some of the most intelligent, inspirational, and …

Value Added Service Opportunities

Winston S. Churchill once said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” At Accelerant Solutions, we are clearly optimists. Each and every day we seek to identify difficulties experienced by our customers, and we recognize the opportunity to assist them in overcoming those difficulties. It is …

CORE™ Has Launched!

Operator Fundamentals Training - CORE™: Interactive Fundamentals Training. This innovative and modernized solution engages students using advanced technology.