CAER Featured in Power Engineering Magazine

Center for Advanced Engineering & Research Featured in Power Engineering Magazine

Virginia’s Region 2000 Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER) was featured in Power Engineering magazine’s February issue.

“We were delighted to be featured along with our partners AREVA and B&W in this national publication,” said CAER Executive Director Bob Bailey. “Our simulated digital control room is the centerpiece for our Center for Safe and Secure Nuclear Energy, and with the current switch from analog to digital instrumentation and control systems in U.S. nuclear plants, this truly puts our R&D center on the map.”

The article also highlighted AREVA’s human factors testing and B&W’s small modular reactor testing facility at CAER.

Power Engineering is a trade publication for the power generation industry.  More than 70,000 power generation professionals subscribe to the magazine for expert coverage of the industry’s most important news and emerging trends.

Virginia’s Region 2000 Partnership is a collaborative network of organizations with a unified vision to provide regional development leadership within the 2,000 square miles that include the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell, the towns of Altavista, Amherst, Appomattox and Brookneal, and the cities of Bedford and Lynchburg. The organization provides a single point of contact to the public and private sector for regional planning services, economic development, marketing, and workforce training.  Partner organizations include the Economic Development Council, the Local Government Council, the Technology Council, the Workforce Investment Board, the Young Professionals of Central Virginia and the newly opened Center for Advanced Engineering and Research.

(Source: www.Region2000.org)

Read the CAER article on the Power Engineering Magazine website: here

 

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