Category Archives: Energy

New Melter at SRS Pours First Canisters of High-Level Waste

[caption id="attachment_13028" align="alignnone" width="3872"] Melter 3 enters the Defense Waste Processing Facility in June 2017. It poured its first canister of vitrified high-level radioactive waste Dec. 29.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (January 10, 2018) – A new melter at the Savannah River Site (SRS) — only the third in the 20-year history of the Defense Waste Processing…
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Small Businesses See Gains as Overhaul of SRNS Supply Chain Approach Brings Efficiencies

[caption id="attachment_12634" align="alignleft" width="1200"] Personnel from Universal Supplies and Services, a small business subcontractor for SRNS, perform work in a non-nuclear facility.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (Dec. 11, 2017) – Small businesses working for the Savannah River Site (SRS) are the big winners as a revamp of management and operating contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions’ (SRNS) supply…
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Old Oysters Put to New Use at SRS for Cleanup Innovation

Oyster shells appear to be a surprisingly effective solution to control levels of zinc in storm water runoff in efforts to meet regulatory standards prior to its entering nearby streams at the Savannah River Site (SRS). Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), the management and operations contractor for SRS, is among a small number of U.S.…
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Savannah River National Laboratory researcher receives Seaborg Actinide Separations Award

[caption id="attachment_11718" align="alignleft" width="240"] 172502 Tracy Rudisill 8-9-17 portrait[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (October 10, 2017) – Savannah River National Laboratory Advisory Engineer Tracy S. Rudisill has received the 2017 Glenn T. Seaborg Actinide Separations Award. Given annually, this award recognizes a U.S. scientist or engineer who has made outstanding and lasting contributions to the development and…
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SRR Awarded Star of Excellence at National Conference

[caption id="attachment_11645" align="alignleft" width="300"] Savannah River Remediation (SRR) employees Arlene Williams (right), SRR Tank Farm Facility Support Operator; and Penny Miller (left), Senior Instructor, SRR Training / Media Technologies Support Team, attended the 33rd Annual National Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, and accepted the 2017 Star of Excellence Award from…
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SCE&G Observes Energy Action Month with Energy Saving Projects and Tips

Cayce, S.C. (Oct. 3, 2017) – October is Energy Action Month, and in observance, SCE&G will conduct volunteer weatherization projects and share energy saving tips. “Every month is Energy Action Month to us,” said Keller Kissam, president of retail operations for SCE&G. “We’re passionate about providing safe and reliable power to our customers and helping…
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