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This excel file contains a historical record (1997-present) of the technology transfer
awards presented in each of EPRI's four technical groups: Environment, Generation,
Nuclear and Power Delivery and Utilization. Members can use the information on the
next tab to look up awards by sector, year, company, or recipients name. Using the
description of the award, members can also learn how others have used EPRI results,
which could lead to similar applications. The file can be saved locally and used as
the need arises. For questions about this file or any of the specific awards, please
contact the EPRI Customer Assistance Center at askepri@epri.com.
                                                     EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company           Award Area        Recipient            Shared   Topic                             Description                                                                                      Award Type
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Technology
GEN    1999   AEM S.p.A.                          Coletta, Pierluca    N        Generation Partnership            For successfully launching the EPRI-AEM Milano tailored collaboration project                    Transfer
                                IntelliGrid and
                                Advanced                                                                          For leadership in the strategic vision for the integration of distribution management and
                                Distribution      Clark, G. Larry               Smart Distribution System         automation applications, as well as contributions to the development of a roadmap for the        Technology
PDU    2008   Alabama Power     Automation                                 Y    Development                       smarter distribution system of the future.                                                       Transfer
                                                                                Applied Research Center of
PDU    2003   Alabama Power     ET                Company Award        N        Alabama (ARCA) funds              Helped to obtain Applied Research Center of Alabama (ARCA) funds                                 Product Champion
                                                                                Leadership and support of
                                                                                implementing non-road
                                                                                electrification. Such efforts
                                                                                include demonstration of
                                                                                outdoor electric lift trucks to
                                                                                show economic and                 EPRI recognizes your individual leadership role in the implementation of non-road
                                                                                environmental benefits for        electrification and the demonstration of outdoor electric lift trucks to show economic and
PDU    2006   Alabama Power     ET                Daniels, Cedric      N        end-use customers.                environmental benefits for end-use customers                                                     Product Champion

                                                                                 Implementation of statewide      EPRI recognizes your role in the use of industrial transportation technical reports in support   Energy Utilitization
                                                                                electric industrial truck         of the successful development and implementation of a statewide electric industrial truck        Technology
PDU    2000   Alabama Power     ET                Hawkins, Robert      N        campaign                          marketing and sales campaign                                                                     Champion
                                                                                Large Truck Stop
                                                                                Electrification Project
PDU    2003   Alabama Power     ET                Hawkins, Robert      N        Implementation                                                                                                                     Product Champion
                                                                                Non-Ceramic Insulator (NCI)       Implementing EPRI NCI results in Southern Company policies and procedures.
PDU    2004   Alabama Power     Transmission      Mitchell, J. David   Y        Research                                                                                                                           Product Champion
                                IntelliGrid and
                                Advanced                                                                          For leadership in the strategic vision for the integration of distribution management and
                                Distribution                                    Smart Distribution System         automation applications, as well as contributions to the development of a roadmap for the        Technology
PDU    2008   Alabama Power     Automation        Pearman, Michael         Y    Development                       smarter distribution system of the future.                                                       Transfer
                                IntelliGrid and
                                Advanced                                                                          For leadership in the strategic vision for the integration of distribution management and
                                Distribution      Wallis, Charles               Smart Distribution System         automation applications, as well as contributions to the development of a roadmap for the        Technology
PDU    2008   Alabama Power     Automation                                 Y    Development                       smarter distribution system of the future.                                                       Transfer
                                                                                First-Generation Monitoring
PDU    2006   Alabama Power     Distribution      Wallis, Chuck        N        system for ADA                                                                                                                     Lighting the Way
                                84, Renewable
                                and Hydropower                                  biomass cofiring with coal at
GEN    2001   Alabama Power     Generation        Zemo, Bill           Y        Plant Gadsden                 Biomass cofiring with coal at Plant Gadsden
                                84, Renewable
                                and Hydropower    Banfield, Tim                                                                                                                                                    Technology
GEN    2002   Allegheny Power   Generation                             Y        Biomass cofiring at Alleheny Biomass cofiring at Allegheny                                                                         Transfer
                                84, Renewable
                                and Hydropower    Guyker, Bill                                                                                                                                                     Technology
GEN    2002   Allegheny Power   Generation                             Y        Biomass cofiring at Alleheny Biomass cofiring at Allegheny                                                                         Transfer

                                                                                                                  Rick convinced the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that WARMF was
                                                                                                                  a superior tool to do TMDLs and to test WARMF on a watershed in western PA, as a
                                                                                                                  potential prelude to using it for all PA TMDLs. USEPA Region III participated as well as other
                                                                                                                  stakeholder groups in the study. The outcome here has been the same as in WV, increased
                                                                                                                  credibility for WARMF, increased insights for EPRI about how to do TMDLs and a more
                                                                                                                  valuable product to be used by the entire EPRI membership. Under USEPA and the State of
                                                                                                                  West Virginia, TMDLs were developed for WV that threatened to curtail future economic
                                                                                                                  growth. Rick felt that the derivations were technically weak and that application of WARMF
                                                                                                                  would put the issue on a firm technical basis. They persuaded USEPA Region III to apply
                                                                                                                  WARMF instead of EPA’s own framework BASINS. The application led to the enhancement
                                                                                                                  of WARMF as a result of the addition of capabilities to address acid mine drainage. The
                                Water &                                                                           application led to the introduction of WARMF to a diverse stakeholder group and increased Delivery and
ENV    2000   Allegheny Power   Ecosystems        Herd, Rick           Y        WARMF Applications                credibility for WARMF.                                                                         Applications




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                                                    EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company           Award Area       Recipient        Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                    Award Type

                                                                                                         Rick has applied and championed EPRI research on ecological asset and ecosystem
                                                                                                         management. In doing so he has demonstrated a high degree of vision with respect to
                                                                                                         protection of natural resources through innovative cost efficient approaches. Over a period
                                                                                                         of years, and through Rick's leadership, Allegheny Power advanced their understanding of
                                                                                                         value associated with ecological assets present at the company's Canaan Valley property, a
                                                                                                         20,000 acre tract located in NE West Virginia. Beginning with non-market valuation, using
                                                                                                         approved econometric methods, Rick and his team sponsored EPRI studies in 1998 and
                                                                                                         1999 of potential eco-asset value for the property. Upon the decision of the Allegheny Board
                                                                                                         to sell the property (refocusing on core business commitments), Rick sponsored in year 2000
                                                                                                         a formal market-based appraisal of the property's ecological assets. When compared with a
                                                                                                         traditional land appraisal the result was a doubling of value for the property based on then-
                                Water &                                    Canaan Valley Ecological      market prices for wetlands, TMDL allocations, riparian stream zones, biomass carbon and       Delivery and
ENV    2001   Allegheny Power   Ecosystems       Herd, Rick       N        Asset Value Assessment        biodiversity (protected species and/or habitats).                                             Applications
                                84, Renewable
                                and Hydropower                                                                                                                                                          Technology
GEN    2002   Allegheny Power   Generation       Holt, Glenn      Y        Biomass cofiring at Alleheny Biomass cofiring at Allegheny                                                                   Transfer
                                84, Renewable
                                and Hydropower   Nutter, Tom                                                                                                                                            Technology
GEN    2002   Allegheny Power   Generation                        Y        Biomass cofiring at Alleheny Biomass cofiring at Allegheny                                                                   Transfer
                                84, Renewable
                                and Hydropower                                                                                                                                                          Technology
GEN    2002   Allegheny Power   Generation       Payette, Kathy   Y        Biomass cofiring at Alleheny Biomass cofiring at Allegheny                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Technology
GEN    1999   Allegheny Power                    Payson, Edward   N        Coal flow measurement         For Implementation of coal flow measurement at Allegheny’s Armstrong station                   Transfer
                                                                                                         EPRI's Flame Doctor burner diagnostics software was installed as an alpha demonstration at
                                71, Coal                                                                 Alliant Energy's wall-fired Edgewater Unit 5. Randy was instrumental first in utilizing the
                                Combustion and                                                           software to demonstrate to himself that it worked, and then in educating plant personnel to Technology
GEN    2003   Alliant Energy    Nox Control      Bermke, Randy    N        Flame Doctor                  get them fully involved to support the testing.                                             Transfer

                                                                           For implementation of EPRI    Implementation of the EPRI phased array ultrasonic technology for inspecting steam turbine
                                                                           phased array technology for   blade attachments was made possible by the leadership shown by this group of EPRI
                                                 Collingsworth,            inspection of steam turbine   members. They recognized the value of application of this new technology and took the lead Technology
NUC    1999   Alliant Energy                     Paul             Y        blade attachments             by offering their plants as the first fully commercial applications.                       Transfer
                                                                           For championship of field
                                                                           trial application of the                                                                                                     Technology
NUC    1998   Alliant Energy                     Dohmen, Frank    Y        ThruVu System                 For championship of field trial application of the ThruVu System                               Transfer

                                                                                                         Through an integrated research program, the nominees have worked with specialists within
                                                                                                         the scientific community and have discovered state-of-the-science information on the subject
                                                                                                         of cyanide, including identification of an entire new cyanide species. Their efforts have
                                                                                                         resulted in new information on existing analytical methods and new approaches for the study
                                                                                                         of cyanide that have been presented to the USEPA for consideration. They did not stop at
                                                                           Cutting-Edge Cyanide          the laboratory. They took their new information into the field and applied it to their sites in
                                                                           Research for Former           pioneering remedial investigations. We expect that the outcome of this field work could
                                Land &                                     Manufactured Gas Plant        produce a strong case for the natural attenuation of cyanide that could save the industry tens Delivery and
ENV    2000   Alliant Energy    Groundwater      Greer, Bruce     Y        (MGP) Site Management         of millions of dollars in remediation costs.                                                    Applications

                                                                                                         EPRI initiated this research project to deliver results that will resolve the methodological
                                                                                                         issues in measuring and delineating the presence of "free" coal tar NAPL at MGP sites.
                                                                                                         Team members sought a scientifically defensible method to determine the presence or
                                                                                                         absence of free product above and below a residual saturation point. The team tested each
                                                                                                         of their site soils and coal tars to determine a defensible method by which they could
                                                                                                         determine how much soil could theoretically be removed from a contaminated MGP site.
                                                                                                         Werner Max (PSEG Services, LLC), Bill Hoynack (Northeast Utilities) and Paul Boison
                                                                                                         (Northeast Utilities) were particularly instrumental in aiding in the guidance of this research
                                Land &                                     Residual Saturation of Coal   effort, which will in turn benefit the industry for years to come. The other team members       Delivery and
ENV    2004   Alliant Energy    Groundwater      Greer, Bruce     Y        Tar                           supported this cause to action as members of the research advisory team.                        Applications




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                                                   EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company          Award Area       Recipient           Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                             For implementation of EPRI    Implementation of the EPRI phased array ultrasonic technology for inspecting steam turbine
                                                                             phased array technology for   blade attachments was made possible by the leadership shown by this group of EPRI
                                                                             inspection of steam turbine   members. They recognized the value of application of this new technology and took the lead Technology
NUC    1999   Alliant Energy                    Huting, Mark        Y        blade attachments             by offering their plants as the first fully commercial applications.                       Transfer
                               84, Renewable                                 1.2 MW Wisconsin Low
                               and Hydropower                                Wind Speed Turbine Project                                                                                                      Technology
GEN    2001   Alliant Energy   Generation       Miller, Thad        N        (LWST)                        1.2 MW Wisconsin Low Wind Speed Turbine Project (LWST)                                            Transfer
                               79,Combustion
                               Turbine &
                               Combined Cycle                                FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008   Alliant Energy   O&M              Randy Bermke        Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                       Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                       respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                       controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                       approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                               75, Integrated                                                          disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                               Environmental                                 Full-Scale Demonstration  test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Alliant Energy   Controls         Scheiber, Shana     Y        Tests of Mercury Controls issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.

                                                                                                           Through an integrated research program, the nominees have worked with specialists within
                                                                                                           the scientific community and have discovered state-of-the-science information on the subject
                                                                                                           of cyanide, including identification of an entire new cyanide species. Their efforts have
                                                                                                           resulted in new information on existing analytical methods and new approaches for the study
                                                                                                           of cyanide that have been presented to the USEPA for consideration. They did not stop at
                                                                             Cutting-Edge Cyanide          the laboratory. They took their new information into the field and applied it to their sites in
                                                                             Research for Former           pioneering remedial investigations. We expect that the outcome of this field work could
                               Land &                                        Manufactured Gas Plant        produce a strong case for the natural attenuation of cyanide that could save the industry tens    Delivery and
ENV    2000   Alliant Energy   Groundwater      Shefchek, Joseph Y           (MGP) Site Management         of millions of dollars in remediation costs.                                                      Applications
                                                                                                           For implementation of EPRI Pulverizer Interest Group (PIG), Low Cost Pulverizer
                                                                             Pulverizer Interest Group     Improvements at                                                                                   Technology
GEN    1999   Ameren                            Kersting, Kevin     N        and Improvements              Ameren’s Meramec station                                                                          Transfer

                                                                                                           The purpose of the study was to determine background concentrations from some common
                                                                                                           PAHs in urban areas. Both Brian and Don supported the project by facilitating negotiation of
                                                                                                           the project scope between IEPA and EPRI. Brian and Don also assisted with selection of
                                                                                                           appropriate sampling sites, negotiating access agreements for sampling public property, etc.
                                                                                                           In addition, Brian, as Chairman of the Illinois Site Remediation Advisory Committee and
                                                                                                           Chairman of the Illinois Environmental Regulatory Group-Corrective Action Work Group,
                                                                                                           testified at an Illinois Pollution Control Board (IPCB) hearing (attached as a separate
                                                                                                           document). Brian's testimony supported the IEPA's proposal to modify the TACO
                               Land &                                        Background PAHs in            regulations to reflect the study's importance. Brian explained the study methods and scope Delivery and
ENV    2006   Ameren           Groundwater      Martin, Brian       Y        Surface Soils of Illinois     to the satisfaction of the IPCB members.                                                     Applications
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Technology
GEN    1999   Ameren                            Morgan, James       Y        SCR Catalyst Life             Pilot testing of SCR Catalyst Life with PRB Fuels                                            Transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Technology
GEN    1999   Ameren                            Phillips, Richard   Y        SCR Catalyst Life             Pilot testing of SCR Catalyst Life with PRB Fuels                                            Transfer

                                                                                                           The purpose of the study was to determine background concentrations from some common
                                                                                                           PAHs in urban areas. Both Brian and Don supported the project by facilitating negotiation of
                                                                                                           the project scope between IEPA and EPRI. Brian and Don also assisted with selection of
                                                                                                           appropriate sampling sites, negotiating access agreements for sampling public property, etc.
                                                                                                           In addition, Brian, as Chairman of the Illinois Site Remediation Advisory Committee and
                                                                                                           Chairman of the Illinois Environmental Regulatory Group-Corrective Action Work Group,
                                                                                                           testified at an Illinois Pollution Control Board (IPCB) hearing (attached as a separate
                                                                                                           document). Brian's testimony supported the IEPA's proposal to modify the TACO
                               Land &                                        Background PAHs in            regulations to reflect the study's importance. Brian explained the study methods and scope Delivery and
ENV    2006   Ameren           Groundwater      Richardson, Don     Y        Surface Soils of Illinois     to the satisfaction of the IPCB members.                                                     Applications
                                                                             Distribution Engineering      Responsible for the first implementation of DEW
PDU    2001   Ameren           Distribution     Rushing , Larry     Y        Workstation (DEW)                                                                                                          Product Champion



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                                                  EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company    Award Area            Recipient          Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                       Award Type
                                                                                                           Leadership in the first-ever demonstration of the sorbant activation process (SAP), showing
                         P75 Integrated                                                                    that activated carbon with mercury adsorption effectiveness similar to commercial activated
                         Environmental                                                                     carbons can be produced using site coal through a process that greatly simplifies the
GEN    2009   Ameren     Controls              Stephen M. Long    N        Sorbent Activation Process      production and injection of activated carbon.
                                                                           Distribution Engineering        Responsible for the first implementation of DEW
PDU    2001   Ameren     Distribution          Sugg, Andy         Y        Workstation (DEW)                                                                                                           Product Champion
                         65, Steam                                         Linear Phased Array             Application of Linear Phased Array Ultrasonic Inspection of Steam Turbine-Generator Rotor
                         Turbines-                                         Ultrasonic Inspection of        Dovetails. Dennis was a champion for developing a linear phased array ultrasonic inspection
                         Generators and                                    Steam Turbine-Generator         technique that could be performed from the outside diameter surface of the rotor that       Technology
GEN    2005   Ameren     Balance-of-Plant      Sullivan, Dennis   N        Rotor Dovetails.                required no disassembly of the rotor.                                                       Transfer

                                                                                                         Limited accessibility to radioactive Class B and Class C waste disposal facilities will be a
                                                                                                         chief concern facing the industry in the next couple of years. Opportunities exist for
                                                                                                         decreasing generation of this type of waste through innovative media, operational practices,
                                                                                                         and volume reduction methods. The award recipients assisted EPRI in evaluating various
                                                                           For exceptional collaboration operational practices to reduce Class B/C wet waste by providing detailed information
                                                                           and timely research in the    regarding their station initiatives. Individual stations are encouraged to use the results from
                                                                           area of radioactive wet       this project to develop their own Class B/C waste reduction initiative. This project is the first
                                                                           waste minimization for Class part of an EPRI initiative to develop techniques and technologies to reduce the generation           Technology
NUC    2005   AmerenUE                         Bergeron, Jerry    Y        B and Class C waste           and accumulation of radioactive Class B/C wastes.                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                         These four gentlemen have played several major roles in the hybrid control room – human
                                                                                                         factors project, which is a critical aspect of I&C modernization programs at utilities. They
                                                                           Development of the hybrid     have helped define the scope of the project, prioritized activities to meet the utilities needs,
                                                                           control room project and      provided essential input to the guidelines from both the operator’s and the engineer’s
                                                                           essential input on the hybrid perspectives, and reviewed and commented on drafts to make sure that the guidelines at              Technology
NUC    2002   AmerenUE                         Blevins, John      Y        control room guidelines       both useful and usable.                                                                             Transfer

                                                                                                           Tod and Tom were indispensable in smoothly bringing the EPRI fuel cleaning technology
                                                                           For leadership in the           into their plant for qualification testing on spent fuel in April of this year and then efficiently
                                                                           demonstration of fuel           moving the program forward to cleaning 16 test assemblies as soon as October. These test
                                                                           cleaning technologies for the   assemblies are currently undergoing re-irradiation in Cycle 11. Callaway expects to clean           Technology
NUC    1999   AmerenUE                         Carr, Tom          Y        reduction of AOA.               future core reloads as a preventative measure against axial offset anomaly (AOA).                   Transfer

                                                                                                         Limited accessibility to radioactive Class B and Class C waste disposal facilities will be a
                                                                                                         chief concern facing the industry in the next couple of years. Opportunities exist for
                                                                                                         decreasing generation of this type of waste through innovative media, operational practices,
                                                                                                         and volume reduction methods. The award recipients assisted EPRI in evaluating various
                                                                           For exceptional collaboration operational practices to reduce Class B/C wet waste by providing detailed information
                                                                           and timely research in the    regarding their station initiatives. Individual stations are encouraged to use the results from
                                                                           area of radioactive wet       this project to develop their own Class B/C waste reduction initiative. This project is the first
                                                                           waste minimization for Class part of an EPRI initiative to develop techniques and technologies to reduce the generation         Technology
NUC    2005   AmerenUE                         Carr, Tom          Y        B and Class C waste           and accumulation of radioactive Class B/C wastes.                                                 Transfer
                                                                           For leadership and strategic
                                                                           foresight in the development
                                                                           of digital I&C modernization                                                                                                    Technology
NUC    2001   AmerenUE   I&C / Naser           Cooksey, Darrell   Y        programs                                                                                                                        Transfer
                         69 Maintenance
                         Management &                                                                     Implementing and sustaining a living maintenance program through Plant Reliability                 Technology
GEN    2008   AmerenUE   Technology            David Strubberg    Y        Plant Reliability Optimization Optimization                                                                                       Transfer
                                                                           TR 1013558, "Repair and
                                                                           Replacement Applications
                                                                           Center: Temperbead
                         06.0 Equipment                                    Welding Applications - 48-
                         Reliability, Repair                               Hour Hold Requirements for
                         & Replacement                                     Ambient Temperature                                                                                                               Technology
NUC    2007   AmerenUE   Applications          Elwood, Tom        Y        Temperbead Welding"            Modifications to the 48-hour hold requirement for Code Case N-638-1.                               Transfer




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                                                                 EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area            Recipient           Shared   Topic                      Description                                                                                         Award Type
                                                                                           TR 1013558, "Repair and
                                                                                           Replacement Applications
                                                                                           Center: Temperbead
                                        06.0 Equipment                                     Welding Applications - 48-
                                        Reliability, Repair                                Hour Hold Requirements for
                                        & Replacement                                      Ambient Temperature                                                                                                            Technology
NUC    2007   AmerenUE                  Applications          Hoehn, Michael II   Y        Temperbead Welding"        Modifications to the 48-hour hold requirement for Code Case N-638-1.                                Transfer
                                        71, Coal
                                        Combustion and                                                                                                                                                                    Technology
GEN    2001   AmerenUE                  Nox Control           Kersting, Kevin     N        Flame Doctor                  Flame Doctor                                                                                     Transfer
                                        69 Maintenance
                                        Management &                                                                      Implementing and sustaining a living maintenance program through Plant Reliability              Technology
GEN    2008   AmerenUE                  Technology            Larry Dupre         Y        Plant Reliability Optimization Optimization                                                                                    Transfer
                                                                                                                          10CFR Part 61, ―Licensing Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste,‖ Sub-Part
                                                                                                                          61.55 defines radioactive waste classifications for near-surface land disposal. Waste Class
                                                                                                                          B/C wet waste, including filter and ion exchange media, is one of the most expensive
                                                                                                                          radioactive wastes routinely generated by U.S. commercial reactors. A total of 90% of the
                                                                                                                          U.S. industry is challenged with the loss of Class B/C low-level waste (LLW) disposition
                                                                                                                          access after 2008. This project is the first part of an EPRI initiative to develop techniques
                                                                                                                          and technologies to reduce the generation and accumulation of Class B/C waste.
                                                                                                                          Opportunities exist for decreasing generation of this type of waste through innovative media,
                                                                                                                          operational practices, and volume reduction methods. This project reviewed various station
                                                                                           For exceptional collaboration initiatives for practical reductions of Class B/C waste. Considerations for on-site storage
                                                                                           and timely research in the     were factored into some of the analyses and include cost factors related to on-site media
                                                                                           area of radioactive wet        movement, packaging, dewatering, volume reduction (if used), and final transfer to a storage
                                                                                           waste minimization for Class facility. Individual stations are encouraged to use the results from this project to develop      Technology
NUC    2005   AmerenUE                                        Mitchell, Robert    Y        B and Class C waste            their own Class B/C waste reduction initiatives.                                                Transfer
                                                                                           For application of the EPRI
                                                                                           Life Cycle Management
                                                                                           (LCM) process and
                                                                                           LcmVALUE software in
                                                                                           preparing economically
                                                                                           optimized long-term
                                                                                           maintenance
                                                                                           recommendations for the        For application of the EPRI Life Cycle Management (LCM) process and LcmVALUE software
                                                                                           main generator at the          in preparing economically optimized long-term maintenance recommendations for the main          Technology
NUC    2003   AmerenUE                                        Polowy, Greg        N        Callaway Nuclear Plant         generator at the Callaway Nuclear Plant                                                         Transfer
                                                                                           TR 1013558, "Repair and
                                                                                           Replacement Applications
                                                                                           Center: Temperbead
                                        06.0 Equipment                                     Welding Applications - 48-
                                        Reliability, Repair                                Hour Hold Requirements for
                                        & Replacement                                      Ambient Temperature                                                                                                            Technology
NUC    2007   AmerenUE                  Applications          Stepanovic, Dan     Y        Temperbead Welding"            Modifications to the 48-hour hold requirement for Code Case N-638-1.                            Transfer
                                                                                           For leadership and strategic
                                                                                           foresight in the development
                                                              Wingbermuehle,               of digital I&C modernization                                                                                                   Technology
NUC    2001   AmerenUE                  I&C / Naser           Daniel              Y        programs                                                                                                                       Transfer


                                                                                           For their leadership and
                                                                                           direction of EPRI Repair and
                                                                                           Replacement Applications
                                                                                           Center (RRAC) projects to
                                                                                           improve the design of socket- ASME Code Case N-666, ―Insitu repair of socket weld failures due to High Cycle Fatigue‖.
                                                                                           welded connections to resist Best practices for socket weld installation for high cycle fatigue resistance, including weld     Technology
NUC    2005   AmerenUE                                        McCracken, Steve Y           high cycle fatigue failures   design, process and training.                                                                    Transfer

                                                                                                                         For applying the developments of the Type 312 SS Waterwall Overlay project to three AEP Technology
GEN    2000   American Electric Power                         Andress, Tom        N        Waterwall Overlay             plants. Over a thousand square feet of waterwall surface at each plant have been overlayed. Transfer



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                                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area         Recipient           Shared   Topic                            Description                                                                                      Award Type
                                                                                        EPRI TR-103834-PI-2,
                                                                                        Effects of Moisture on the
                                                                                        Life of Power Plant Cables,
                                                                                        Electric Power Research
                                                                                        Institute, Palo Alto, CA,
                                                                                        August 1994, EPRI TR-
                                                                                        109619, Guideline for the
                                                                                        Management of Adverse
                                        06.0 Cable Aging                                Localized Equipment
                                        Management                                      Environments, Electric                                                                                                            Technology
NUC    2007   American Electric Power   Program            Baker, Colby        Y        Power Research In                Implementation of EPRI guidelines to detect cable insulation deterioration.                      Transfer
                                                                                        Establishing a standard of       In responding to INPO’s zero-by-2010 fuel reliability goal, Mickey Bellville, Ray Paulson and
                                                                                        excellence in fuel reliability   Glen Bradham adapted EPRI guidelines into a formal framework to define fuel reliability
                                                                                        programs.                        excellence at AEP, called the AEP ―Greenbook.‖ These individuals also supported the first
                                                                                                                         set of industry-sponsored fuel surveillance campaigns to quantify fuel reliability margins for
                                                                                                                         ―healthy fuel.‖ These measurements directly establish the fuel failure margins at AEP’s DC
                                                                                                                         Cook plant relative to corrosion and grid-to-rod fretting wear; and provide an industry
                                                                                                                         benchmark for the performance of these fuel designs under relatively challenging operating       Technology
NUC    2008   American Electric Power   Fuel Reliability   Bellville, Mickey   Y                                         conditions.                                                                                      Transfer

                                                                                        Mercury Emissions                Leadership in applying EPRI information and technology to improve the accuracy of mercury        Delivery and
ENV    2005   American Electric Power   Air Quality        Biller, Nicholas    Y        Measurements                     emissions measurements and increase industry knowledge on emissions chemistry                    Applications
                                                                                        Integration of Smart Grid        For leadership in the integration of Smart Grid technologies that share information across
                                                                                        Technologies Across              multiple applications to improve customer experience at the South Bend, IN gridSMART             Technology
PDU    2009   American Electric Power   IntelliGrid        Bob Bennon          Y        Multiple Applications            demonstration project.                                                                           Transfer
                                                                                        Establishing a standard of       In responding to INPO’s zero-by-2010 fuel reliability goal, Mickey Bellville, Ray Paulson and
                                                                                        excellence in fuel reliability   Glen Bradham adapted EPRI guidelines into a formal framework to define fuel reliability
                                                                                        programs.                        excellence at AEP, called the AEP ―Greenbook.‖ These individuals also supported the first
                                                                                                                         set of industry-sponsored fuel surveillance campaigns to quantify fuel reliability margins for
                                                                                                                         ―healthy fuel.‖ These measurements directly establish the fuel failure margins at AEP’s DC
                                                                                                                         Cook plant relative to corrosion and grid-to-rod fretting wear; and provide an industry
                                                                                                                         benchmark for the performance of these fuel designs under relatively challenging operating       Technology
NUC    2008   American Electric Power   Fuel Reliability   Bradham, Glen       Y                                         conditions.                                                                                      Transfer

                                                                                                                         Under USEPA and the State of West Virginia, TMDLs were developed for WV that
                                                                                                                         threatened to curtail future economic growth. Rick and Mike felt that the derivations were
                                                                                                                         technically weak and that application of WARMF would put the issue on a firm technical
                                                                                                                         basis. They persuaded USEPA Region III to apply WARMF instead of EPA’s own framework
                                                                                                                         BASINS. The application led to the enhancement of WARMF as a result of the addition of
                                                                                                                         capabilities to address acid mine drainage. The application led to the introduction of WARMF
                                                                                                                         to a diverse stakeholder group and increased credibility for WARMF. As a result of the
                                                                                                                         application, EPA requested that EPRI sponsor a peer review of WARMF. The results of the
                                                                                                                         review, which have been accepted by EPA, add significant credibility and stature to the
                                        Water &                                                                          WARMF framework, thus significantly increasing its value to all EPRI members. None of this Delivery and
ENV    2000   American Electric Power   Ecosystems         Brown, Mike         Y        WARMF Applications               would have occurred had it not been for the vision and proactive stance of Rick and Mike.    Applications
                                                                                        International Standards for
                                                                                        Communications with              Significantly contributed tothe development of International Standards for communications
                                                                                        Advanced Automation              with advanced automation IEC 61850 Standard.
PDU    2005   American Electric Power   Distribution       Burger, John        N        Standard 61850                                                                                                                    Product Champion

                                        63, Boiler Life and
                                        Availability
                                        Improvement & 64,
                                        Boiler and Turbine                              Boiler Reliability               For Boiler Reliability Optimization Guideline Demonstration. (Applied the EPRI Boiler
                                        Steam and Cycle                                 Optimization Guideline           Reliability Optimization Guideline to AEP Big Sandy Plant and supported guideline                Technology
GEN    2000   American Electric Power   Chemistry           Burton, James      N        Demonstration                    enhancement for technology application.)                                                         Transfer
                                        04.0
                                        Nondestructive                                  Streamlined Risk-Informed                                                                                                         Technology
NUC    2007   American Electric Power   Evaluation          Cherba, Steve      Y        ISI and PSI                      Pilot testing of EPRI's streamlined risk-informed in-service inspection methodology.             Transfer



                                                                                                             7                                                                                                            5/2/2010
                                                            EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area       Recipient         Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                                    Mercury Emissions            Leadership in applying EPRI information and technology to improve the accuracy of mercury           Delivery and
ENV    2005   American Electric Power   Air Quality      Clark, Kevin      Y        Measurements                 emissions measurements and increase industry knowledge on emissions chemistry                       Applications
                                                                                    Integration of Smart Grid    For leadership in the integration of Smart Grid technologies that share information across
                                                                                    Technologies Across          multiple applications to improve customer experience at the South Bend, IN gridSMART                Technology
PDU    2009   American Electric Power   IntelliGrid      Dan Rogier        Y        Multiple Applications        demonstration project.                                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                                 Being a first demonstrator of real-time digital radiography to detect corrosion fatigue in boiler   Technology
GEN    2008   American Electric Power   NDE              Dennis Werner     Y        Corrosion fatigue detection waterwalls                                                                                           Transfer
                                                                                                                 N. N. Dharmarajan (AEP) and John Jansen (Southern Company), as co-chairs of UARG's
                                                                                                                 Regional Air Quality Effects committee, have worked closely with EPRI staff and UARG
                                                                                                                 counsel to apply the results of EPRI's visibility and air quality modeling research to the
                                                                                                                 development of comments on EPA's application and interpretation of models and visibility
                                                                                                                 science in the proposed BART and CAIR rules. In addition, they, along with Brandon Krough
                                                                                    Air Area Results Application (Minnesota Power) and David Long (AEP), have worked with EPRI staff to communicate the
                                                         Dharmarajan, N.            and Communication to         results of EPRI research on natural conditions for visibility to the states as they evaluate the    Delivery and
ENV    2004   American Electric Power   Air Quality      N.                Y        Stakeholders                 issue in the RPO process.                                                                           Applications

                                                                                                                   N.N. Dharmarajan and Dick Robertson played key roles during the course of the BRAVO
                                                                                                                   Study. Dharma pushed for an independent review of the BRAVO study. Dharma and Dick
                                                                                                                   were involved in the study from the outset, ensuring that the study results were based on
                                                                                                                   best available science and that the results were presented in an objective manner. They
                                                                                                                   participated in all meetings/conference calls related to the study, raising critical issues and
                                                                                                                   contributed to the scientific discussion. They provided technical feedback to EPRI’s technical
                                                                                                                   contributions and discussed the progress of the broader BRAVO Study with EPRI managers
                                                                                                                   on an ongoing basis. They challenged questionable assumptions during the measurement
                                                                                                                   and analysis phases of the BRAVO Study, providing valuable input to development of
                                                                                                                   alternate approaches by both EPRI and the other study participants. When the overall
                                                                                    Big Bend Regional Aerosol      BRAVO Study was delayed because of setbacks in the analyses of other study participants,
                                                         Dharmarajan, N.            and Visibility Observational   Dharmarajan and Robertson ensured that EPRI’s participation prospered within the study          Delivery and
ENV    2004   American Electric Power   Air Quality      N.                Y        (BRAVO) Study                  through their unwavering support.                                                               Applications

                                                                                                              For his leadership role in communicating the EPRI research to key stakeholders involved in
                                                                                                              regional haze debate. Dharmarajan has been active in the Central Regional Air Planning
                                                                                                              Association (CENRAP) where he is a member of the Implementation and Control Strategy
                                                                                                              workgroup. He closely interacts with key state representatives in CENRAP to apprise them
                                                                                                              of the latest EPRI research urging them to use results from EPRI research in developing
                                                                                                              State Implementation Plans (SIPs). In addition to closely working with CENRAP, he twice
                                                                                                              arranged this year for EPRI scientists to present the benefits of using an improved
                                                                                                              methodology for regional haze to CENRAP members. Last year, he worked closely with a
                                                                                                              representative of the IMPROVE Steering Committee to inform him about EPRI's
                                                                                                              recommendations on changing the default approach for implementing the regional haze rule.
                                                                                                              This proved to be critical in getting IMPROVE Steering Committee to agree to 1) consider
                                                         Dharmarajan, N.            EPRI Research on Regional possibility of changing the IMPROVE visibility equation, and 2) EPRI and National Park     Delivery and
ENV    2006   American Electric Power   Air Quality      N.                Y        Haze                      Services (NPS) work together on developing the final recommendations.                      Applications
                                        04.0
                                        Nondestructive                              Streamlined Risk-Informed                                                                                                        Technology
NUC    2007   American Electric Power   Evaluation       Donavin, Paul     Y        ISI and PSI                    Pilot testing of EPRI's streamlined risk-informed in-service inspection methodology.              Transfer
                                                                                                                   Being a first demonstrator of real-time digital radiography to detect corrosion fatigue in boiler Technology
GEN    2008   American Electric Power   NDE              Doug Hubbard      Y        Corrosion fatigue detection    waterwalls                                                                                        Transfer
                                                                                                                   For leadership in education and information exchange of technology/research results with
                                                                                                                   the first ever Redbook Training Seminars to be held at member sites, based on the 3rd
                                                                                                                   edition of the Redbook.

                                                                                                                   Worked closely with AEP, Southern Company, and EPRI in developing and sponsoring the
                                                                                                                   first ever Redbook Seminars to be held at EPRI member sites, and were the first such
                                                                                                                   seminars based on the 3rd edition of the Redbook. This included the setup of Field Day
                                                                                                                   activities at their own laboratory facilities.

                                                                                                                   These seminars introduced engineers to the Redbook, and helped educate them in the
                                        Overhead                                                                   electrical aspects of overhead transmission lines. Training was provided by Redbook               Technology
PDU    2007   American Electric Power   Transmission     Engdahl, Eric     Y        Red Book Seminar               authors.                                                                                          Transfer


                                                                                                       8                                                                                                         5/2/2010
                                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area         Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                 Award Type

                                                                                      Expert Technical Guidance
                                                                                      to the Third Edition of the   Supported the re-write of the EPRI AC Transmission Line Reference Book—200kV and
                                                           Engdahl, Eric              EPRI AC Transmission Line     Above (aka the Red Book) through in-depth technical direction and guidance.
PDU    2005   American Electric Power   Transmission                         Y        Reference Book (Red Book)                                                                                                 Product Champion
                                                                                      Development of a
                                                                                      Comprehensive Guide for       For leadership in development and being a first demonstrator of a comprehensive guide for
                                        Transmission &                                Inspection of 765 kV          inspection, assessment and life expectancy of 765 kV Polymer Insulators with Avian          Technology
PDU    2009   American Electric Power   Substations        Eric Engdahl      N        Polymer Insulators            Damage                                                                                      Transfer
                                        79,Combustion
                                        Turbine &
                                        Combined Cycle                                FA Gas Turbine Root Cause     Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008   American Electric Power   O&M                Eugene Gloss      Y        Analysis                      FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
                                                                                      Mercury Characterization &
                                        75, Integrated Env Gerken, Jeffrey            control Interest Group
GEN    2003   American Electric Power   Controls                             Y        (MerCCIG)                     Same as above
                                                                                      Mercury Characterization &
                                        75, Integrated Env                            control Interest Group
GEN    2003   American Electric Power   Controls           Harper, John      Y        (MerCCIG)                     Same as above
                                        04.0
                                        Nondestructive                                Streamlined Risk-Informed                                                                                                Technology
NUC    2007   American Electric Power   Evaluation         Hawley, James     Y        ISI and PSI                   Pilot testing of EPRI's streamlined risk-informed in-service inspection methodology.       Transfer
                                                                                                                    For leadership in advancing and demonstrating a Wireless Technology Security in a
                                                                                      Demonstration of Wireless     substations environment, including developing
                                                                                      Technology Security in        standards and best practices guide on emerging wireless technologies to be incorporated in Technology
PDU    2008   American Electric Power   IntelliGrid        Hayes, Ray             Y   Substations                   a substation network.                                                                      Transfer
                                                                                      EPRI TR-103834-PI-2,
                                                                                      Effects of Moisture on the
                                                                                      Life of Power Plant Cables,
                                                                                      Electric Power Research
                                                                                      Institute, Palo Alto, CA,
                                                                                      August 1994, EPRI TR-
                                                                                      109619, Guideline for the
                                                                                      Management of Adverse
                                        06.0 Cable Aging                              Localized Equipment
                                        Management                                    Environments, Electric                                                                                                    Technology
NUC    2007   American Electric Power   Program            Heidarisafa, Hamid Y       Power Research In             Implementation of EPRI guidelines to detect cable insulation deterioration.                 Transfer

                                                                                                                The individuals named have taken a leadership role in shaping, encouraging, guiding,
                                                                                                                advising, and supporting the rapidly evolving program in communicating EPRI research
                                                                                                                results to members, decision makers, and the public. They have been the principal
                                                                                                                individuals behind the unified dissemination of communication tools to utility industry leaders
                                                                                                                and public information officials, and in facilitating dialogue on the most effective way to
                                                                                                                translate technical findings into products with immediacy and relevance to public debate. As
                                                                                                                a result of their leadership, EPRI managers have recently been invited to provide research
                                                                                                                updates to the Executive Office of the President, to headquarters personnel at cabinet-level
                                                                                                                agencies such as the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency, and to
                                                                                                                staff members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. The leadership of
                                                                                                                Messrs. McManus, Heydlauff, Michaud, and Baldwin has shaped the preparation and
                                                                                      EPRI Environment Research compilation of the communications tools prepared into a coherent whole, flexible enough for Delivery and
ENV    2001   American Electric Power   Air Quality        Heydlauff, Dale   Y        Communications            a variety of audiences and able to serve as the core of an expanding and continuing effort.     Applications

                                                                                                               For their leadership in demonstrating that ammonia could be used to mitgate flue gas SO3
                                                                                                               levels by properly managing the algal and bacterial populations fly ash ponds. The
                                                                                                               ammonium in the pond would serve as a nutrient source for algae and an energy source for
                                                                                                               nitrifying bacteria, whose growth and metabolism would reduce ammonia concentrations,
                                                                                                               eliminating concerns about NPDES permit compliance. Activities of the team included pond
                                                                                                               sampling, laboratory analyses, nutrient applications and the recruitment of university and
                                                                                                               expert consultants. Relative to the cost of alternative treatment systems, the aeration
                                                                                                               system has already paid for itself many times over. The knowledge gained during this
                                        Water &                                       Managing Ammonium in Fly project will be incorporated into EPRI's on-line, interactive application: Integrated       Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Ecosystems         Hofacre, Jeff     Y        Ash Ponds                Management of Multiple Constituents in Fly Ash Ponds, which will be available in late 2007. Transfer
                                                                                                         9                                                                                                      5/2/2010
                                                            EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area       Recipient        Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                        Award Type

                                                                                   Mercury Emissions             Leadership in applying EPRI information and technology to improve the accuracy of mercury Delivery and
ENV    2005   American Electric Power   Air Quality      Hohman, Joshua   Y        Measurements                  emissions measurements and increase industry knowledge on emissions chemistry             Applications
                                        T&D                                        RF safety for the electric
                                        Environmental                              power industry- RF safety                                                                                                        Technology
ENV    2008   American Electric Power   Issues           Hosek, Lou       Y        short-course                  Applying EPRI information to develop and use Radio Frequency safety training tools                 Transfer

                                                                                                                  With the cooperation of both AEP and SCE, this collaboration with EPRI was the first
                                                                                                                  systematic approach to evaluate the extent to which nuisance shocks occur. Lou Hosek in
                                                                                                                  collaboration with Tom Jones made arrangements to contact line crews for the purpose of
                                                                                                                  the survey. Beth A. Johnson, Industrial Hygienist, who served as the administrator,
                                                                                                                  organized and conducted the surveys of line workers on two days for a total of 46 completed
                                                                                                                  surveys. Survey participation entailed obtaining permission to perform survey, arranging
                                                                                                                  employee meetings for conducting the surveys, and conducting the surveys over about an
                                                                                                                  hour. Administering the surveys to the employee group entailed giving an introductory
                                                                                                                  presentation about nuisance shocks, leading a group discussion of nuisance shock
                                                                                   Characterizing the             experiences, explaining how to complete the survey to participants, responding to any
                                        T&D                                        Occurrence of Nuisance         questions about the intent and content of the survey, and collecting the completed surveys
                                        Environmental                              Shocks in the Electric Utility for transmittal to project headquarters. Beth and Lou in Dallas were also available to            Delivery and
ENV    2006   American Electric Power   Issues           Hosek, Louis     Y        Industry: SCE-AEP Survey respond to questions after completed surveys were sent in for analysis.                                 Applications
                                                                                                                  Successful Corrosion Fatigue Pilot to Address Boiler Tube Failure Mechanisms. Doug was
                                                                                                                  early to recognize the priority emergence of the boiler tube corrosion fatigue issue and
                                                                                                                  championed a project to tackle this challenging boiler tube failure mechanism pandemic to
                                                                                                                  their aging subcritical drum units. In addition to agreeing to host this project which has been
                                        64, Boiler and                             Corrosion Fatigue Pilot to     dubbed the "Million dollar solution", he partnered tirelessly with Barry Dooley and Rich Tilley
                                        Turbine Steam and                          Address boiler Tube Failure to go peer to peer to garner the full funding and participation support necessary to                 Technology
GEN    2005   American Electric Power   Cycle Chemistry   Hubbard, Douglas N       Mechanisms                     successfully execute this project.                                                                Transfer
                                                                                   For successful application of
                                                                                   the EPRI Risk Management
                                                                                   Assessment Process at D.
                                                                                   C. Cook and the
                                                                                   implementation of numerous
                                                                                   corrective actions and
                                                                                   improvement initiatives at     For successful application of the EPRI Risk Management Assessment Process at D. C.
                                                                                   the plant as a result of the   Cook and the implementation of numerous corrective actions and improvement initiatives at         Technology
NUC    2004   American Electric Power                    Jansen, Jodine   N        effort.                        the plant as a result of the effort.                                                              Transfer

                                                                                                                  With the cooperation of both AEP and SCE, this collaboration with EPRI was the first
                                                                                                                  systematic approach to evaluate the extent to which nuisance shocks occur. Lou Hosek in
                                                                                                                  collaboration with Tom Jones made arrangements to contact line crews for the purpose of
                                                                                                                  the survey. Beth A. Johnson, Industrial Hygienist, who served as the administrator,
                                                                                                                  organized and conducted the surveys of line workers on two days for a total of 46 completed
                                                                                                                  surveys. Survey participation entailed obtaining permission to perform survey, arranging
                                                                                                                  employee meetings for conducting the surveys, and conducting the surveys over about an
                                                                                                                  hour. Administering the surveys to the employee group entailed giving an introductory
                                                                                                                  presentation about nuisance shocks, leading a group discussion of nuisance shock
                                                                                   Characterizing the             experiences, explaining how to complete the survey to participants, responding to any
                                        T&D                                        Occurrence of Nuisance         questions about the intent and content of the survey, and collecting the completed surveys
                                        Environmental                              Shocks in the Electric Utility for transmittal to project headquarters. Beth and Lou in Dallas were also available to      Delivery and
ENV    2006   American Electric Power   Issues           Johnson, Beth    Y        Industry: SCE-AEP Survey respond to questions after completed surveys were sent in for analysis.                           Applications




                                                                                                      10                                                                                                            5/2/2010
                                                            EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area       Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                                                                   With the cooperation of both AEP and SCE, this collaboration with EPRI was the first
                                                                                                                   systematic approach to evaluate the extent to which nuisance shocks occur. Lou Hosek in
                                                                                                                   collaboration with Tom Jones made arrangements to contact line crews for the purpose of
                                                                                                                   the survey. Beth A. Johnson, Industrial Hygienist, who served as the administrator,
                                                                                                                   organized and conducted the surveys of line workers on two days for a total of 46 completed
                                                                                                                   surveys. Survey participation entailed obtaining permission to perform survey, arranging
                                                                                                                   employee meetings for conducting the surveys, and conducting the surveys over about an
                                                                                                                   hour. Administering the surveys to the employee group entailed giving an introductory
                                                                                                                   presentation about nuisance shocks, leading a group discussion of nuisance shock
                                                                                    Characterizing the             experiences, explaining how to complete the survey to participants, responding to any
                                        T&D                                         Occurrence of Nuisance         questions about the intent and content of the survey, and collecting the completed surveys
                                        Environmental                               Shocks in the Electric Utility for transmittal to project headquarters. Beth and Lou in Dallas were also available to      Delivery and
ENV    2006   American Electric Power   Issues           Jones, Thomas     Y        Industry: SCE-AEP Survey respond to questions after completed surveys were sent in for analysis.                           Applications
                                        04.0
                                        Nondestructive                              Streamlined Risk-Informed                                                                                                       Technology
NUC    2007   American Electric Power   Evaluation       Lane, Carl        Y        ISI and PSI                   Pilot testing of EPRI's streamlined risk-informed in-service inspection methodology.              Transfer

                                                                                                                  For their active involvement with EPRI in the development and use of MANAGES version
                                                                                                                  3.0. Through their efforts EPRI was able to integrate a statistical routine developed
                                                                                                                  specifically for AEP sites into newest version resulting in additional flexibility, ease of use,
                                        Land &                                      Development and Use of        and acceptability in most states. The AEP has taken a leadership role in setting up training, Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Groundwater      Limes, Dana       Y        MANAGES Version 3.0           improving the software and promoting its use within AEP and other utilities.                     Transfer

                                                                                                             For their leadership in demonstrating that ammonia could be used to mitgate flue gas SO3
                                                                                                             levels by properly managing the algal and bacterial populations fly ash ponds. The
                                                                                                             ammonium in the pond would serve as a nutrient source for algae and an energy source for
                                                                                                             nitrifying bacteria, whose growth and metabolism would reduce ammonia concentrations,
                                                                                                             eliminating concerns about NPDES permit compliance. Activities of the team included pond
                                                                                                             sampling, laboratory analyses, nutrient applications and the recruitment of university and
                                                                                                             expert consultants. Relative to the cost of alternative treatment systems, the aeration
                                                                                                             system has already paid for itself many times over. The knowledge gained during this
                                        Water &                                     Managing Ammonium in Fly project will be incorporated into EPRI's on-line, interactive application: Integrated       Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Ecosystems       Lohner, Tim       Y        Ash Ponds                Management of Multiple Constituents in Fly Ash Ponds, which will be available in late 2007. Transfer

                                                                                                                 Dr. Lohner has championed the development of EPRI–sponsored population models and
                                                                                                                 their application to Ohio River fish population data in a sustained effort to have EPA
                                                                                                                 incorporate population-level assessments into its new 316(b) rules. Through an EPRI TC
                                                                                                                 agreement, he has given EPRI access to the Ohio River Ecological Research Program
                                                                                                                 (ORERP) database, which is being used to develop population-level assessment methods
                                                                                                                 for evaluating the potential adverse effects of power plant fish entrainment and impingement.
                                                                                                                 The ORERP is a utility sponsored fish population research program that has been in place
                                                                                                                 for over 30 years. The cost savings of using this database and its associated models, rather
                                                                                    Assessment of Power Plant than conducting individual 316(b) studies, are estimated to be $280,000 per plant. The 30-
                                                                                    Cooling Water System         year database has demonstrated continued improvement of the river’s fish populations and
                                        Water &                                     Impacts on Ohio River Fish has been used in applications for certification by the Wildlife Habitat Council as part of AEP’s     Delivery and
ENV    2003   American Electric Power   Ecosystems       Lohner, Timothy   N        Populations                  Environmental Stewardship program.                                                                 Applications
                                                                                                                 N. N. Dharmarajan (AEP) and John Jansen (Southern Company), as co-chairs of UARG's
                                                                                                                 Regional Air Quality Effects committee, have worked closely with EPRI staff and UARG
                                                                                                                 counsel to apply the results of EPRI's visibility and air quality modeling research to the
                                                                                                                 development of comments on EPA's application and interpretation of models and visibility
                                                                                                                 science in the proposed BART and CAIR rules. In addition, they, along with Brandon Krough
                                                                                    Air Area Results Application (Minnesota Power) and David Long (AEP), have worked with EPRI staff to communicate the
                                                                                    and Communication to         results of EPRI research on natural conditions for visibility to the states as they evaluate the   Delivery and
ENV    2004   American Electric Power   Air Quality      Long, David       Y        Stakeholders                 issue in the RPO process.                                                                          Applications

                                                                                    Mercury Emissions             Leadership in applying EPRI information and technology to improve the accuracy of mercury Delivery and
ENV    2005   American Electric Power   Air Quality      McDonald, Keith   Y        Measurements                  emissions measurements and increase industry knowledge on emissions chemistry             Applications




                                                                                                       11                                                                                                       5/2/2010
                                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area         Recipient            Shared   Topic                            Description                                                                                  Award Type

                                                                                                                   The individuals named have taken a leadership role in shaping, encouraging, guiding,
                                                                                                                   advising, and supporting the rapidly evolving program in communicating EPRI research
                                                                                                                   results to members, decision makers, and the public. They have been the principal
                                                                                                                   individuals behind the unified dissemination of communication tools to utility industry leaders
                                                                                                                   and public information officials, and in facilitating dialogue on the most effective way to
                                                                                                                   translate technical findings into products with immediacy and relevance to public debate. As
                                                                                                                   a result of their leadership, EPRI managers have recently been invited to provide research
                                                                                                                   updates to the Executive Office of the President, to headquarters personnel at cabinet-level
                                                                                                                   agencies such as the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency, and to
                                                                                                                   staff members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. The leadership of
                                                                                                                   Messrs. McManus, Heydlauff, Michaud, and Baldwin has shaped the preparation and
                                                                                         EPRI Environment Research compilation of the communications tools prepared into a coherent whole, flexible enough for Delivery and
ENV    2001   American Electric Power   Air Quality        McManus, John        Y        Communications            a variety of audiences and able to serve as the core of an expanding and continuing effort.      Applications
       2009   American Electric Power   Equipment          Michael Ford         Y        Weld Overlay Repair       Staff at DC Cook Nuclear Station applied the results of research by EPRI’s Welding Repair Team
                                        Reliability                                      Technology Leakage in     & Technology Center to repair leakage in a Class 1 Socket Weld using ASME Code Case N-
                                                                                         Class 1 Socket Welds      666. The socket weld was in a non-isolable system and would have required draining of the
                                                                                                                   vessel to perform the repair, resulting in significant time and cost impacts on plant operation.
                                                                                                                   This was the first application of this Code Case in the nuclear industry and demonstrated the
                                                                                                                   ability to perform a Code repair while the plant was in operation and under pressure.
NUC
                                                                                         Advancement of
                                                                                         Transmission and                 For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
                                        Transmission &                                   Substation Sensor Design         improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                  Technology
PDU    2009   American Electric Power   Substations        Mike Spurlock        Y        and Deployment                   demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                                Transfer

                                                                                                                          For their active involvement with EPRI in the development and use of MANAGES version
                                                                                                                          3.0. Through their efforts EPRI was able to integrate a statistical routine developed
                                                                                                                          specifically for AEP sites into newest version resulting in additional flexibility, ease of use,
                                        Land &                                           Development and Use of           and acceptability in most states. The AEP has taken a leadership role in setting up training, Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Groundwater        Miller, David        Y        MANAGES Version 3.0              improving the software and promoting its use within AEP and other utilities.                     Transfer
                                        66, Future Coal
                                        Generation                                       IGCC with near zero              For his use of EPRI results from the engineering economic studies of coal technologies to    Technology
GEN    2004   American Electric Power   Options            Mudd, Mike           N        emissions                        propose a strategic plan for new AEP IGCC coal plants.                                       Transfer

                                                                                                                          For their active involvement with EPRI in the development and use of MANAGES version
                                                                                                                          3.0. Through their efforts EPRI was able to integrate a statistical routine developed
                                                                                                                          specifically for AEP sites into newest version resulting in additional flexibility, ease of use,
                                        Land &                                           Development and Use of           and acceptability in most states. The AEP has taken a leadership role in setting up training, Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Groundwater        Pappas, Jim          Y        MANAGES Version 3.0              improving the software and promoting its use within AEP and other utilities.                     Transfer

                                                                                                                          For their active involvement with EPRI in the development and use of MANAGES version
                                                                                                                          3.0. Through their efforts EPRI was able to integrate a statistical routine developed
                                                                                                                          specifically for AEP sites into newest version resulting in additional flexibility, ease of use,
                                        Land &                                           Development and Use of           and acceptability in most states. The AEP has taken a leadership role in setting up training, Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Groundwater        Parker-Witt, Jill    Y        MANAGES Version 3.0              improving the software and promoting its use within AEP and other utilities.                     Transfer
                                                                                         Establishing a standard of       In responding to INPO’s zero-by-2010 fuel reliability goal, Mickey Bellville, Ray Paulson and
                                                                                         excellence in fuel reliability   Glen Bradham adapted EPRI guidelines into a formal framework to define fuel reliability
                                                                                         programs.                        excellence at AEP, called the AEP ―Greenbook.‖ These individuals also supported the first
                                                                                                                          set of industry-sponsored fuel surveillance campaigns to quantify fuel reliability margins for
                                                                                                                          ―healthy fuel.‖ These measurements directly establish the fuel failure margins at AEP’s DC
                                                                                                                          Cook plant relative to corrosion and grid-to-rod fretting wear; and provide an industry
                                                                                                                          benchmark for the performance of these fuel designs under relatively challenging operating   Technology
NUC    2008   American Electric Power   Fuel Reliability   Paulson, Ray         Y                                         conditions.                                                                                  Transfer
                                                                                                                          For leadership in advancing and demonstrating a Wireless Technology Security in a
                                                                                         Demonstration of Wireless        substations environment, including developing
                                                                                         Technology Security in           standards and best practices guide on emerging wireless technologies to be incorporated in   Technology
PDU    2008   American Electric Power   IntelliGrid        Peirce, Barry Lynn       Y    Substations                      a substation network.                                                                        Transfer




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                                                             EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area       Recipient          Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                      Award Type
       2009   American Electric Power   Equipment        Prasad Vara        Y        Weld Overlay Repair            Staff at DC Cook Nuclear Station applied the results of research by EPRI’s Welding Repair Team
                                        Reliability      Tumuluri                    Technology Leakage in          & Technology Center to repair leakage in a Class 1 Socket Weld using ASME Code Case N-
                                                                                     Class 1 Socket Welds           666. The socket weld was in a non-isolable system and would have required draining of the
                                                                                                                    vessel to perform the repair, resulting in significant time and cost impacts on plant operation.
                                                                                                                    This was the first application of this Code Case in the nuclear industry and demonstrated the
                                                                                                                    ability to perform a Code repair while the plant was in operation and under pressure.
NUC
                                                                                                                    Rob's most recent significant accomplishment was to identify the reemerging issue of
                                                                                                                    thermal discharge effects. He noted that the nature of the questions being raised regarding
                                                                                                                    thermal discharges had change significantly since the last time the issue had been in the
                                                                                                                    regulatory spotlight, over 20 years ago. He worked with EPRI to organize and host a
                                                                                                                    workshop on current technical and regulatory considerations regarding thermal discharges.
                                                                                                                    The workshop was attended by over 120 people. During the two-day meeting, new
                                                                                                                    developments in technical, regulatory and legal information on Section 316 (a) of the Clean
                                                                                                                    Water Act were exchanged and needed research was identified. Participants included
                                        Water &                                      Water Resources Science        eclectic power companies, government agencies, universities, environmental attorneys,            Delivery and
ENV    2004   American Electric Power   Ecosystems       Reash, Rob         Y        and Technology                 consultants and cooling system manufacturers.                                                    Applications
       2009   American Electric Power   Equipment        Robert Kerhin      Y        Weld Overlay Repair            Staff at DC Cook Nuclear Station applied the results of research by EPRI’s Welding Repair Team
                                        Reliability                                  Technology Leakage in          & Technology Center to repair leakage in a Class 1 Socket Weld using ASME Code Case N-
                                                                                     Class 1 Socket Welds           666. The socket weld was in a non-isolable system and would have required draining of the
                                                                                                                    vessel to perform the repair, resulting in significant time and cost impacts on plant operation.
                                                                                                                    This was the first application of this Code Case in the nuclear industry and demonstrated the
                                                                                                                    ability to perform a Code repair while the plant was in operation and under pressure.
NUC
       2009   American Electric Power   Equipment        Rodney G. Pickard Y         Weld Overlay Repair            Staff at DC Cook Nuclear Station applied the results of research by EPRI’s Welding Repair Team
                                        Reliability                                  Technology Leakage in          & Technology Center to repair leakage in a Class 1 Socket Weld using ASME Code Case N-
                                                                                     Class 1 Socket Welds           666. The socket weld was in a non-isolable system and would have required draining of the
                                                                                                                    vessel to perform the repair, resulting in significant time and cost impacts on plant operation.
                                                                                                                    This was the first application of this Code Case in the nuclear industry and demonstrated the
                                                                                                                    ability to perform a Code repair while the plant was in operation and under pressure.
NUC

                                                                                                                    For their active involvement with EPRI in the development and use of MANAGES version
                                                                                                                    3.0. Through their efforts EPRI was able to integrate a statistical routine developed
                                                                                                                    specifically for AEP sites into newest version resulting in additional flexibility, ease of use,
                                        Land &                                       Development and Use of         and acceptability in most states. The AEP has taken a leadership role in setting up training, Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Groundwater      Sheets, Dana       Y        MANAGES Version 3.0            improving the software and promoting its use within AEP and other utilities.                     Transfer

                                                                                     Mercury Emissions              Leadership in applying EPRI information and technology to improve the accuracy of mercury Delivery and
ENV    2005   American Electric Power   Air Quality      Spitznogle, Gary   Y        Measurements                   emissions measurements and increase industry knowledge on emissions chemistry             Applications

                                                                                                                    These award recipients have been in the forefront of the PISCES project to evaluate the
                                                                                                                    mercury co-benefits associated with the installation and operation of selective catalytic
                                                                                                                    reduction (SCR) systems on coal-fired power plants. In 2000, EPRI estimated industry
                                                                                                                    mercury emissions, and identified a big gap in knowledge about the effects of SCR catalysts
                                                                                                                    in mercury speciation and removal. Rather than wait until the next year to begin work on this,
                                                                                                                    some member utilities expedited this project by cofunding the work right away. This work has
                                                                                                                    indicated that, at least for bituminous coals, a SCR system can convert elemental mercury
                                                                                                                    into oxidized form, which can then be removed in the downstream flue gas desulfurization
                                                                                                                    (FGD) system. This work has indicated that it may be possible to achieve 80-90% mercury
                                                                                                                    removal. Another unexpected result of this testing was the indication that the operation of
                                        Land &                                       SCR/Mercury Speciation         the SCR system may reduce the reemissions of mercury from the FGD system and hence,                 Delivery and
ENV    2003   American Electric Power   Groundwater      Sukul, Manojit     Y        Sampling and Evaluation        provide a further incremental improvement in mercury removal.                                       Applications
                                                                                                                    Being a first demonstrator of real-time digital radiography to detect corrosion fatigue in boiler   Technology
GEN    2008   American Electric Power   NDE              Tom Andress        Y        Corrosion fatigue detection    waterwalls                                                                                          Transfer

                                                                                                                    Vision and leadership in choosing the newly developed EPRI P87 filler metal for dissimilar
                                        P87 Fossil                                   P87 Weld Filler Metal for      metal weld joints in the first-ever Ultrasupercritical (USC) power plant built in the U.S. (Turk
GEN    2009   American Electric Power   Materials & Repair Tom Andress      Y        Dissimilar Metal Weld Joints   Plant). This is the first large scale commercial application of this EPRI developed technology.
                                                                                     Integration of Smart Grid      For leadership in the integration of Smart Grid technologies that share information across
                                                                                     Technologies Across            multiple applications to improve customer experience at the South Bend, IN gridSMART             Technology
PDU    2009   American Electric Power   IntelliGrid      Tom Weaver         Y        Multiple Applications          demonstration project.                                                                           Transfer
                                                                                                       13                                                                                                               5/2/2010
                                                            EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area       Recipient         Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                   Award Type

                                                                                                                    For their active involvement with EPRI in the development and use of MANAGES version
                                                                                                                    3.0. Through their efforts EPRI was able to integrate a statistical routine developed
                                                                                                                    specifically for AEP sites into newest version resulting in additional flexibility, ease of use,
                                        Land &                                      Development and Use of          and acceptability in most states. The AEP has taken a leadership role in setting up training, Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Groundwater      Toole, Aimee      Y        MANAGES Version 3.0             improving the software and promoting its use within AEP and other utilities.                     Transfer

                                                                                    Mercury Emissions               Leadership in applying EPRI information and technology to improve the accuracy of mercury     Delivery and
ENV    2005   American Electric Power   Air Quality      Van-Wey, Bart     Y        Measurements                    emissions measurements and increase industry knowledge on emissions chemistry                 Applications
                                                                                    Sustainable Coal                Helping to organize and communicate results of EPRI’s Sustainable Management of Coal
                                        Land &                                      Combustion Product              Combustion Products (CCPs) project that can be used by rulemakers to inform proposed          Technology
ENV    2009   American Electric Power   Groundwater      Webb, Tom         Y        Management                      CCP management regulations.                                                                   Transfer

                                                                                                                    For their active involvement with EPRI in the development and use of MANAGES version
                                                                                                                    3.0. Through their efforts EPRI was able to integrate a statistical routine developed
                                                                                                                    specifically for AEP sites into newest version resulting in additional flexibility, ease of use,
                                        Land &                                      Development and Use of          and acceptability in most states. The AEP has taken a leadership role in setting up training, Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Groundwater      Wehling, Terry    Y        MANAGES Version 3.0             improving the software and promoting its use within AEP and other utilities.                     Transfer

                                                                                                                    For their leadership in demonstrating that ammonia could be used to mitgate flue gas SO3
                                                                                                                    levels by properly managing the algal and bacterial populations fly ash ponds. The
                                                                                                                    ammonium in the pond would serve as a nutrient source for algae and an energy source for
                                                                                                                    nitrifying bacteria, whose growth and metabolism would reduce ammonia concentrations,
                                                                                                                    eliminating concerns about NPDES permit compliance. Activities of the team included pond
                                                                                                                    sampling, laboratory analyses, nutrient applications and the recruitment of university and
                                                                                                                    expert consultants. Relative to the cost of alternative treatment systems, the aeration
                                                                                                                    system has already paid for itself many times over. The knowledge gained during this
                                        Water &                                     Managing Ammonium in Fly        project will be incorporated into EPRI's on-line, interactive application: Integrated         Technology
ENV    2007   American Electric Power   Ecosystems       West, Chad        Y        Ash Ponds                       Management of Multiple Constituents in Fly Ash Ponds, which will be available in late 2007.   Transfer
                                        77 Continuous                                                               For recognizing the potential of emerging technologies and leading the development,
                                        Emissions                                   QSEM/Sorbent Trap               demonstration and adoption of new emissions monitoring methods that have become an            Technology
GEN    2007   American Electric Power   Monitoring       Sawich, Philip    Y        Mercury Monitoring Methods      industry benchmark                                                                            Transfer
                                        77 Continuous                                                               For recognizing the potential of emerging technologies and leading the development,
                                        Emissions                                   QSEM/Sorbent Trap               demonstration and adoption of new emissions monitoring methods that have become an            Technology
GEN    2007   American Electric Power   Monitoring       Snyder, Brian     Y        Mercury Monitoring Methods      industry benchmark                                                                            Transfer
                                        77 Continuous                                                               For recognizing the potential of emerging technologies and leading the development,
                                        Emissions                                   QSEM/Sorbent Trap               demonstration and adoption of new emissions monitoring methods that have become an            Technology
GEN    2007   American Electric Power   Monitoring       Sukul, Manojit    Y        Mercury monitoring methods      industry benchmark                                                                            Transfer
                                        77 Continuous                                                               For recognizing the potential of emerging technologies and leading the development,
                                        Emissions                                   QSEM/Sorbent Trap               demonstration and adoption of new emissions monitoring methods that have become an            Technology
GEN    2007   American Electric Power   Monitoring       Waibel, James     Y        Mercury Monitoring Methods      industry benchmark                                                                            Transfer
                                                                                    Advancement of
                                                                                    Transmission and           For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
              American Transmission     Transmission &                              Substation Sensor Design   improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                        Technology
PDU    2009   Company                   Substations      Ron Knapwurst     Y        and Deployment             demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                                      Transfer
                                        79,Combustion
                                        Turbine &
                                        Combined Cycle                              FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008   Arizona Public Service    O&M              Ben Preusser      Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer


                                                                                    For leadership in developing
                                                                                    the software toolset in the
                                                                                    Risk and Reliability (R&R)
                                                                                    Workstation and its
                                                                                    acceptance with industry and    International acceptance and use by regulatory bodies - In addition to NRC, by JNES
                                                                                    the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory     (Japan), CNSC (Canada), and UJD SR (Slovak Republic).
                                                                                    Commission (NRC) for            Used by 72% of domestic nuclear units, and by 90% of EPRI International partners.
                                                                                    meeting regulatory              Extensively used in support of the Maintenance Rule, risk-informed operations & planning,
                                                                                    requirements and analyzing      and the Reactor Oversight Process.
                                                                                    probabilistic risk assessment   Used extensively by non-nuclear, primarily Aerospace, companies - including NASA (several Technology
NUC    2006   Arizona Public Service                     Bullington, Lonnie Y       (PRA) events.                   hundred licenses have been granted to Boeing, Cessna, Lockheed-Martin, etc.)              Transfer
                                                                                                      14                                                                                                          5/2/2010
                                                       EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                  Award Area   Recipient         Shared   Topic                            Description                                                                                    Award Type
                                                                               For leadership in
                                                                               establishing two-way plant
                                                                               information integration and
                                                                               evaluation technology
                                                                               transfer supporting the
                                                                               definition of EPRI’s Plant
                                                                               Information Integration and  For leadership in establishing two-way plant information integration and evaluation
                                                                               Evaluation Strategic Action  technology transfer supporting the definition of EPRI’s Plant Information Integration and          Technology
NUC    2003   Arizona Public Service                Burns, Scott      Y        Plan                         Evaluation Strategic Action Plan                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                            Prior to the development of the HRA Calculator, a variety of methodologies were used to
                                                                                                            perform HRA for probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs). The results could vary widely when
                                                                               For leadership in developing results between similar plants were compared or even when actions within the same
                                                                               the Human Reliability        plant—evaluated by different analysts—were compared. The HRA Calculator software was
                                                                               Analysis (HRA) Calculator    developed to facilitate a standardized approach to human reliability analysis. With Dr.
                                                                               and its acceptance with      Elawar’s guidance, the HRA Users Group has worked for five years to improve utilities’
                                                                               industry and NRC for         ability to perform HRA. As a result, most of the prior deficiencies have been corrected. The
                                                                               analyzing human reliability  software is being used by three quarters of the industry and provides an adequate,                 Technology
NUC    2005   Arizona Public Service                Elawar, Zouhair   N        events                       consistent HRA.                                                                                    Transfer


                                                                                                                The HRA Users Group, under the chairmanship of Dr. Zouhair Elawar, has worked for 5
                                                                               For leadership in developing     years to improve the ability of utilities to do Human Reliability Analysis. As a result the prior
                                                                               the Human Reliability            deficiencies have been corrected. The HRA Calculator software was developed and is being
                                                                               Analysis (HRA) Calculator        used by three quarters of our nuclear units. The HRA Calculator:
                                                                               and its acceptance with           - Satisfies the ASME PRA Standard and the NRC Good Practices in implementing HRA
                                                                               industry and NRC for              - Meets all the current and projected industry needs to do PRA and support regulatory
                                                                               analyzing human reliability      requirements                                                                                      Technology
NUC    2005   Arizona Public Service                Elawar, Zouhair   N        events                            - Was recognized by the ACRS as a significant step forward                                       Transfer

                                                                               For leadership in the industry
                                                                               acceptance and application
                                                                               of new steam generator
                                                                               tubing array probe inspection
                                                                               technology at the Palo Verde For leadership in the industry acceptance and application of new steam generator tubing            Technology
NUC    2000   Arizona Public Service                Hansen, Doug      Y        plant                          array probe inspection technology at the Palo Verde plant                                        Transfer

                                                                               For leadership in developing
                                                                               the first guideline devoted to
                                                                               ensuring the successful
                                                                               application of Remote
                                                                               Monitoring Technology
                                                                               (RMT) to enhance Radiation
                                                                               Protection (RP) functions,
                                                                               promote the transfer of          For leadership in developing the first guideline devoted to ensuring the successful
                                                                               knowledge, and mitigate          application of Remote Monitoring Technology (RMT) to enhance Radiation Protection (RP)
                                                                               current personnel resource       functions, promote the transfer of knowledge, and mitigate current personnel resource          Technology
NUC    2004   Arizona Public Service                Kanter, Seth      Y        challenges.                      challenges.                                                                                    Transfer

                                                                               For leadership in the industry
                                                                               acceptance and application
                                                                               of new steam generator
                                                                               tubing array probe inspection
                                                                               technology at the Palo Verde For leadership in the industry acceptance and application of new steam generator tubing            Technology
NUC    2000   Arizona Public Service                Schaller, Rich    Y        plant                          array probe inspection technology at the Palo Verde plant                                        Transfer

                                                                               For the evaluation of new
                                                                               technologies for examination                                                                                                    Technology
NUC    2003   Arizona Public Service                Stout, John       Y        of buried pipelines          For the evaluation of new technologies for examination of buried pipelines                         Transfer




                                                                                                  15                                                                                                          5/2/2010
                                                                     EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                         Award Area          Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                    Award Type

                                                                                             For Leadership in the
                                                                                             Development of the Revision
                                                                                             to the Structural Integrity
                                                                                             Performance Criteria (SIPC)   For Leadership in the Development of the Revision to the Structural Integrity Performance      Technology
NUC    2004   Arizona Public Service                              Sweeney, Kevin    Y        for Steam Generator Tubes .   Criteria (SIPC) for Steam Generator Tubes .                                                    Transfer
       2009   Arizona Public Service          Materials           Doug Hansen       Y        Noise Monitoring              Identified eddy-current data that could be used to measure and monitor noise for steam         Team
                                              Degradation &                                  Technology for Steam          generator tube integrity applications, potentially preventing missing indications that could
                                              Aging                                          Generator Tube Integrity      grow to tube leaks or ruptures during operation. The team successfully demonstrated that
                                                                                             Assessments                   noise monitoring can be accomplished during a steam generator inspection. The team also
                                                                                                                           outlined the procedures, processes, and available software – including a specification for
                                                                                                                           automated software to measure noise – that would be used by eddy current vendors to
NUC                                                                                                                        conduct such monitoring.
       2009   Arizona Public Service          Materials           Warren Lloyd      Y        Noise Monitoring              Identified eddy-current data that could be used to measure and monitor noise for steam         Team
                                              Degradation &       Leaverton                  Technology for Steam          generator tube integrity applications, potentially preventing missing indications that could
                                              Aging                                          Generator Tube Integrity      grow to tube leaks or ruptures during operation. The team successfully demonstrated that
                                                                                             Assessments                   noise monitoring can be accomplished during a steam generator inspection. The team also
                                                                                                                           outlined the procedures, processes, and available software – including a specification for
                                                                                                                           automated software to measure noise – that would be used by eddy current vendors to
NUC                                                                                                                        conduct such monitoring.
                                              80, New
                                              Combustion
                                              Turbine/Combined-
                                              Cycle
                                              Design,
                                              Repowering, and
              Arkansas Electric Cooperative   Risk Mitigation                                SOAPP-REPO and SOAPP-         For his use of SOAPP software for combined cycle repowering and new plant designs, which Technology
GEN    2004   Corp                                                Harris, David     N        CT                            led to combustion turbine/combined cycle repowering of the Fitzhugh site.                Transfer
                                                                                             For the application of EPRI
                                                                                             nondestructive evaluation
                                                                                             (NDE) performance
                                                                                             demonstration technology
                                                                                             within the framework of the
                                                                                             UNESA-GRUVAL project,
                                                                                             ―Spanish Methodology for      This team recognized the value of collaborating with EPRI to rapidly develop and implement
                                                                                             the Qualification of NDT      an NDE performance demonstration program in Spain using NDE Center staff, procedures,
                                                                                             Systems Used During In-       and experience and adapting it to meet Spanish National requirements. This work resulted
                                                                                             Service Inspections at        in a effective system that met all utility and Spanish regulatory requirements. This effort
              Asociación Nuclear Ascó                                                        Spanish Nuclear Power         helps show how the power of collaboration as the most effective way for nuclear utilities to Technology
NUC    2005   Vandellós                                           Garcia, Belen     Y        Plants‖                       meet challenging demands even across international borders.                                  Transfer
                                                79,Combustion
                                                Turbine &
                                                Combined Cycle                               FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008                                     O&M
              Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.               Bob Pasley        Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
                                                79,Combustion
                                                Turbine &
                                                Combined Cycle                               FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008                                     O&M
              Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.               Gabriel Fleck     Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
                                                79,Combustion
                                                Turbine &
                                                Combined Cycle                               FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008                                     O&M
              Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.               Keith McMillion   Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
                                                79,Combustion
                                                Turbine &
                                                Combined Cycle                               FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008                                     O&M
              Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.               Scott Crise       Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
PDU    2006   ATC                               Transmission      Knapwurst, Ron    N        EPRI Green Book                                                                                                   Lighting the Way

                                                                                             Integrating Distributed
                                                                                             Energy Systems within a       Larry has been the driving force behind the implementation and integrating of a host of DER Technology
GEN    2003   Austin Energy                   101, DER            Alford, Larry     N        Municipal Utility Environment and renewable projects within the City of Austin, TX                                        Transfer


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                                                                EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                    Award Area         Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                                                                    Vision and leadership in choosing the newly developed EPRI P87 filler metal for dissimilar
                                         P87 Fossil                                    P87 Weld Filler Metal for    metal weld joints in the first-ever Ultrasupercritical (USC) power plant built in the U.S. (Turk
GEN    2009   Babcock & Wilcox Co.       Materials & Repair James Tanzosh     Y        Dissimilar Metal Weld Joints Plant). This is the first large scale commercial application of this EPRI developed technology.

                                                                                                                    Vision and leadership in choosing the newly developed EPRI P87 filler metal for dissimilar
                                         P87 Fossil                                    P87 Weld Filler Metal for    metal weld joints in the first-ever Ultrasupercritical (USC) power plant built in the U.S. (Turk
GEN    2009   Babcock & Wilcox Co.       Materials & Repair John Hainsworth   Y        Dissimilar Metal Weld Joints Plant). This is the first large scale commercial application of this EPRI developed technology.

                                                                                                                    Vision and leadership in choosing the newly developed EPRI P87 filler metal for dissimilar
                                         P87 Fossil                                    P87 Weld Filler Metal for    metal weld joints in the first-ever Ultrasupercritical (USC) power plant built in the U.S. (Turk
GEN    2009   Babcock & Wilcox Co.       Materials & Repair John Siefert      Y        Dissimilar Metal Weld Joints Plant). This is the first large scale commercial application of this EPRI developed technology.
                                                                                                                    Elizabeth Bauereis, Larry Olmsted, and Gary Breece all champions with respect to EPRI’s
                                                                                                                    ecosystem management research, has long been appreciated by the energy industry and
                                                                                                                    EPRI staff. Each of them has provided EPRI with innovative counsel regarding ecosystem
                                                                                                                    management issues over a period of 20 years. Betty pointed out to EPRI the significance of
                                                                                                                    coastal water eutrophication to the electric power industry and through her staff helped EPRI
                                                                                                                    partner with the Chesapeake Bay Program which resulted in EPRI moving ahead rapidly on
                                         Water &            Bauereis,                  Ecosystem Management & the issue and quickly developing valuable products such as the coastal water eutrophication Delivery and
ENV    1998   Baltimore Gas & Electric   Ecosystems         Elizabeth         Y        Technology                   scoping framework.                                                                               Applications

                                                                                       For pioneering license
                                                                                       renewal work at Calvert
                                                                                       Cliffs and long-term support For pioneering license renewal work at Calvert Cliffs and long-term support of the EPRI            Technology
NUC    1998   Baltimore Gas & Electric                      Doroshuk, Barth   N        of the EPRI program          program                                                                                            Transfer
                                                                                                                    Leadership in developing, piloting and benchmarking the Work Control Module for the EPRI           Technology
NUC    1997   Baltimore Gas & Electric                      Knull, Gerald     Y                                     Living Maintenance Process.                                                                        Transfer
                                                                                                                    In view of the scheduled 3-year monitoring period for determination PM2.5 attainment status,
                                                                                                                    John conceived the need for EPRI to lead the characterization of the ambient fine particulate
                                                                                                                    matter in the Baltimore-Washington area. He recognized that EPRI’s had a well established
                                                                                                                    capability in the science of atmospheric aerosols. To enhance credibility he engineered the
                                                                                                                    collaboration with the Univ of MD, the MD Dept of Env Protection, the cofunding by the
                                                                                                                    Maryland Industrial Partnership Programs and the MD Dept of Natural Resources. The intent
                                                                                                                    is to conduct the study over four years coordinated with other relevant studies in the area        Delivery and
ENV    2000   Baltimore Gas & Electric   Air Quality        Quinn, John       Y        MARCH-Atlantic               and region.                                                                                        Applications
                                                                                                                    Participation in LLW guidelines development; first to use WASTEWORKS to evaluate new
                                                                                                                    Barnwell cost structure; participated in LLW resin testing program and continuous                  Technology
NUC    1997   Baltimore Gas & Electric                      Rigsby, Mark      Y                                     improvement assessment for dry waste.                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                                    For successfully partnering with EPRI Pulp and Paper customers to initiate and complete
                                                                                                                    pinch studies and for creating a partnership to form the BC Hydro Water and Wastewater
                                                                                       Pinched studies with pulp    Centre introducing advanced electrotechnologies to customers
PDU    1999   BC Hydro                   Retail             Boldt, Al         Y        and paper customers                                                                                                             Leadership Award
                                                                                                                    For successfully partnering with EPRI Pulp and Paper customers to initiate and complete
                                                                                                                    pinch studies and for creating a partnership to form the BC Hydro Water and Wastewater
                                                                                       Pinched studies with pulp    Centre introducing advanced electrotechnologies to customers
PDU    1999   BC Hydro                   Retail             Company Award     N        and paper customers                                                                                                             Leadership Award
                                                                                                                    For successfully partnering with EPRI Pulp and Paper customers to initiate and complete
                                                                                                                    pinch studies and for creating a partnership to form the BC Hydro Water and Wastewater
                                                                                       Pinched studies with pulp    Centre introducing advanced electrotechnologies to customers
PDU    1999   BC Hydro                   Retail             Ernst, Sheri      Y        and paper customers                                                                                                             Leadership Award
                                                                                                                    For successfully partnering with EPRI Pulp and Paper customers to initiate and complete
                                                                                                                    pinch studies and for creating a partnership to form the BC Hydro Water and Wastewater
                                                                                       Pinched studies with pulp    Centre introducing advanced electrotechnologies to customers
PDU    1999   BC Hydro                   Retail             Ilic, Grad        Y        and paper customers                                                                                                             Leadership Award
                                         84, Renewable
                                         and Hydropower                                Hydro Life Extension and                                                                                                        Technology
GEN    2002   BC Hydro                   Generation         Nielsen, Niels    N        Modernization Guidelines      Hydro Life Extension and Modernization Guidelines                                                 Transfer




                                                                                                          17                                                                                                        5/2/2010
                                                                       EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                           Award Area         Recipient           Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                    Award Type
                                                                                                                               Jorg Stangl shows leadership and vision as a champion for advanced technology
                                                                                                                               development. He was instrumental in bringing the Distribution Fault Anticipator prototype unit
                                                                                                                               to BC Hydro after several attemps and eventually convinced Senior Management to install
                                                                                                                               two DFA units to record fault events on BC Hydro's Distribution system. He has played an
                                                                                                                               active role for several years on the DFA User's Group to advance the development of the
                                                                                                                               technology and unit design.
PDU    2004   BC Hydro                          Distribution       Stangl, Jorg        N        Distribution Fault Anticipator                                                                                                Product Champion
                                                                                                Implementation and
                                                                                                Education of the Ductless      For leadership in implementation and education of the Ductless Heat Pump technology in the Technology
PDU    2009   Bonneville Power Administration Energy Efficiency    Lauren Gage         Y        Heat Pump Technology           Northwest United States                                                                        Transfer
                                                                                                Implementation and
                                                                                                Education of the Ductless      For leadership in implementation and education of the Ductless Heat Pump technology in the Technology
PDU    2009   Bonneville Power Administration Energy Efficiency    Mark Johnson        Y        Heat Pump Technology           Northwest United States                                                                        Transfer
                                                                                                Transmission Line Insulator
PDU    2006   Bonneville Power Administration Transmission         Ruff, Don           N        Research                       EPRI recognizes your individual leadership role in Transmission Line Insulator Research        Product Champion
                                                                                                Implementation and
                                                                                                Education of the Ductless      For leadership in implementation and education of the Ductless Heat Pump technology in the Technology
PDU    2009   Bonneville Power Administration Energy Efficiency    Sarah Moore         Y        Heat Pump Technology           Northwest United States                                                                        Transfer
                                                                                                                               For advancing the EPRI Zed-Meter (to measure transmission structure and grounds) for the
                                              Overhead                                                                         industry, by leading the development of the research project and demonstrating the meter in Technology
PDU    2008   Bonneville Power Administration Transmission         van Leuven, Allen       Y    EPRI Zed-Meter                 the field.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                Energy Portfolio Valuation
                                                                                                and Risk Management Tools
PDU    2003   Bonneville Power Administration VREM                 Vischer, Karl       N        technology transfer                                                                                                           Product Champion

                                                                                                For Pioneering Applications
                                                                                                Extending EPRI’s Energy
                                                                                                Book System into Analysis
                                                                                                of Transmission and           For pioneering applications extending EPRI's Energy Book System to transmission load and
PDU    2005   Bonneville Power Administration VREM                 Vischer, Karl       N        Emissions Uncertainty         emissions price uncertainty.                                                                 Product Champion
                                                                                                                              Leadership in operating under a very short deadline to provide a detailed summary of
                                                P78 Coal                                        Sustainable Coal              historical and current technical information for EPA’s use in consideration of proposed
                                                Combustion                                      Combustion Product            regulations for coal ash and flue gas desulphurization gypsum, scheduled for release in late
GEN    2009   Boral Material Technologies Inc   Product Use        Russell Hill        Y        Management                    2009.
                                                                                                Advanced Coal Power
              BP Alternative Energy             66 CoalFleet for                                Generation Design             For leadership that spanned the globe, increasing knowledge and expanding use of             Technology
GEN    2007   International, Ltd.               Tomorrow           Howes, Graham       N        Guidelines                    CoalFleet for Tomorrow's design guidelines for carbon-capture power plants                   Transfer

                                                                                                                            The minimum refueling outage at Sizewell B is 25 days if all of the in-containment
                                                                                                                            transmitters in the plant Primary Protection System during an outage; however, it is expected
                                                                                                                            that the outage length can be reduced as much as 5 days with on-line monitoring calibration
                                                                                                                            interval extension since calibration is on the critical path.
                                                                                                                            The savings from calibration interval extension and on-line monitoring are expected to
                                                                                                                            amount to over a million dollars per outage day saved.
                                                                                                                            Additional savings will also result from reducing other direct and indirect costs such as
                                                                                                For leadership and support manpower, radiation exposure, and the risk of calibration errors.
                                                                                                of the research and         British Energy successfully obtained approval from the British Nuclear Installation
                                                                                                development of techniques Inspectorate to use of the EPRI developed on-line calibration monitoring techniques for
                                                                                                to monitor the calibration  extension of the calibration interval of safety related transmitters.
                                                                                                status of safety-related    During the initial implementation phase, 70% of the Primary Protection System transmitters,
                                                                                                instrument channels and the where calibration interval extension made sense, were successfully extended.
                                                                                                first successful            Over time, British Energy's goal is to expand the application of on-line calibration monitoring
                                                                                                implementation of these     to nearly 2500 transmitters, including many in the secondary side of the plant.
                                                                                                techniques for safety       David Lillis and Steve Orme played a critical role in the first successful implementation       Technology
NUC    2006   British Energy                                       Lillis, Dave        Y        instruments.                of these on-line calibration monitoring techniques for safety instruments                       Transfer




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                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company          Award Area   Recipient      Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                     Award Type
                                                                    For leadership in
                                                                    establishing two-way plant
                                                                    information integration and
                                                                    evaluation technology
                                                                    transfer supporting the
                                                                    definition of EPRI’s Plant
                                                                    Information Integration and   For leadership in establishing two-way plant information integration and evaluation
                                                                    Evaluation Strategic Action   technology transfer supporting the definition of EPRI’s Plant Information Integration and       Technology
NUC    2003   British Energy                Norris, Mark   Y        Plan                          Evaluation Strategic Action Plan                                                                Transfer

                                                                                                The minimum refueling outage at Sizewell B is 25 days if all of the in-containment
                                                                                                transmitters in the plant Primary Protection System during an outage; however, it is expected
                                                                                                that the outage length can be reduced as much as 5 days with on-line monitoring calibration
                                                                                                interval extension since calibration is on the critical path.
                                                                                                The savings from calibration interval extension and on-line monitoring are expected to
                                                                                                amount to over a million dollars per outage day saved.
                                                                                                Additional savings will also result from reducing other direct and indirect costs such as
                                                                    For leadership and support manpower, radiation exposure, and the risk of calibration errors.
                                                                    of the research and         British Energy successfully obtained approval from the British Nuclear Installation
                                                                    development of techniques Inspectorate to use of the EPRI developed on-line calibration monitoring techniques for
                                                                    to monitor the calibration  extension of the calibration interval of safety related transmitters.
                                                                    status of safety-related    During the initial implementation phase, 70% of the Primary Protection System transmitters,
                                                                    instrument channels and the where calibration interval extension made sense, were successfully extended.
                                                                    first successful            Over time, British Energy's goal is to expand the application of on-line calibration monitoring
                                                                    implementation of these     to nearly 2500 transmitters, including many in the secondary side of the plant.
                                                                    techniques for safety       David Lillis and Steve Orme played a critical role in the first successful implementation       Technology
NUC    2006   British Energy                Orme, Steve    Y        instruments.                of these on-line calibration monitoring techniques for safety instruments                       Transfer

                                                                                                    The minimum refueling outage at Sizewell B is 25 days if all of the in-containment
                                                                                                    transmitters in the plant Primary Protection System during an outage; however, it is expected
                                                                                                    that the outage length can be reduced as much as 5 days with on-line monitoring calibration
                                                                                                    interval extension since calibration is on the critical path.
                                                                                                    The savings from calibration interval extension and on-line monitoring are expected to
                                                                                                    amount to over a million dollars per outage day saved.
                                                                                                    Additional savings will also result from reducing other direct and indirect costs such as
                                                                    For leadership and support manpower, radiation exposure, and the risk of calibration errors.
                                                                    of the research and             British Energy successfully obtained approval from the British Nuclear Installation
                                                                    development of techniques Inspectorate to use of the EPRI developed on-line calibration monitoring techniques for
                                                                    to monitor the calibration      extension of the calibration interval of safety related transmitters.
                                                                    status of safety-related        During the initial implementation phase, 70% of the Primary Protection System transmitters,
                                                                    instrument channels and the where calibration interval extension made sense, were successfully extended.
                                                                    first successful                Over time, British Energy's goal is to expand the application of on-line calibration monitoring
                                                                    implementation of these         to nearly 2500 transmitters, including many in the secondary side of the plant.
                                                                    techniques for safety           David Lillis and Steve Orme played a critical role in the first successful implementation       Technology
NUC    2006   British Energy                Orme, Steve    Y        instruments.                    of these on-line calibration monitoring techniques for safety instruments                       Transfer
                                                                    Increasing staff and
                                                                    management awareness in I would like to co-nominate Ian Steward at BE’s Sizewell B Power Station and Geoff Airey at
                                                                    using EPRI services and         BE’s Headquarters for the TT award. They have coordinated all EPRI-related activities at
                                                                    products. They also played Sizewell and at the Engineering center respectively and both have done an outstanding job
                                                                    a key role in renewal of our 3- at increasing staff and management awareness in using EPRI services and products. They
                                                                    year membership                 are both excellent advocates for EPRI within the company and have played a key role in          Technology
NUC    1999   British Energy                Stewart, Ian   Y        agreement.                      BE’s renewal of the NP membership agreement for another 3 years.                                Transfer




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                                                                  EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                        Award Area        Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type

                                                                                                                      Joe and Matt were the catalysts that started the now-popular alternative cooling systems
                                                                                                                      research area. This was initiated by their request for EPRI to develop two TC projects to
                                                                                                                      examine the application of dry cooling to new power projects in California and the use of
                                                                                                                      available degraded water sources for wet cooling applications. These projects have
                                                                                                                      achieved such attention that target advisors have now approved base budget funding to
                                                                                                                      expand the studies to a national scope and advisors for other targets have voted to support
                                                                                                                      this research area. Joe and Matt have continued to push the advancement of this area with
                                                                                                                      new TC projects. The projects are funding work to address the efficiency losses of dry
                                                                                                                      cooling through spray enhancement, and examining the issues of THM formation and fate
                                                                                                                      and cooling tower water quality guidelines that will enhance use of degraded water in cooling
                                             Water &                                      Alternative Cooling Systems applications. They already have in the works a new TC project to develop a full-scale         Delivery and
ENV    2001   California Energy Commission   Ecosystems        Layton, Matthew   Y        Research                    demonstration of the spray enhancement concept.                                               Applications

                                                                                                                      Joe and Matt were the catalysts that started the now-popular alternative cooling systems
                                                                                                                      research area. This was initiated by their request for EPRI to develop two TC projects to
                                                                                                                      examine the application of dry cooling to new power projects in California and the use of
                                                                                                                      available degraded water sources for wet cooling applications. These projects have
                                                                                                                      achieved such attention that target advisors have now approved base budget funding to
                                                                                                                      expand the studies to a national scope and advisors for other targets have voted to support
                                                                                                                      this research area. Joe and Matt have continued to push the advancement of this area with
                                                                                                                      new TC projects. The projects are funding work to address the efficiency losses of dry
                                                                                                                      cooling through spray enhancement, and examining the issues of THM formation and fate
                                                                                                                      and cooling tower water quality guidelines that will enhance use of degraded water in cooling
                                             Water &                                      Alternative Cooling Systems applications. They already have in the works a new TC project to develop a full-scale         Delivery and
ENV    2001   California Energy Commission   Ecosystems        O'Hagan, Joseph   Y        Research                    demonstration of the spray enhancement concept.                                               Applications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Technology
GEN    1999   California Energy Commission                     Simons, George    N        Renewable Energy            For leadership and contributions as a champion of renewable energy in California              Transfer
                                                                                                                      Efforts in championing the application of the EPRI Common Information Model to real-time
                                                                                                                      security applications within the California ISO.
                                                                                                                      Technical insight and the unique leadership qualities that have furthered the applications of
                                                                                          Application of EPRI         important research in the utility environment.
PDU    2001   California ISO                 Grid Ops          Hawkins, Dave     N        Common Information Model                                                                                                  Product Champion
                                             64 Boiler &
                                             Turbine Steam &                                                             Implementing the Cycle Chemistry Improvement Program (CCIP) across Calpine’s North              Technology
GEN    2008   Calpine Corp.                  Cycle Chemistry   Joseph Janeczko   N        Cycle chemistry                American fleet                                                                                  Transfer
                                                                                          For their contributions to the
                                                                                          successful shipment of the
                                                                                          highest-burnup commercial
                                                                                          fuel from the H.B. Robinson For their contributions to the successful shipment of the highest-burnup commercial fuel from      Technology
NUC    2001   Carolina Power & Light                           Balakhnin, Vlad   N        plant                          the H.B. Robinson plant                                                                         Transfer

                                                                                          For support and participation
                                                                                          in the pilot application of I&C-                                                                                               Technology
NUC    2000   Carolina Power & Light                           Becker, John      Y        lite at the Brunswick plant      For support and participation in the pilot application of I&C-lite at the Brunswick plant     Transfer
                                                                                          For championship of the
                                                                                          development and
                                                                                          implementation of EPRI’s
                                                                                          IWE/IWL Containment              For championship of the development and implementation of EPRI’s IWE/IWL Containment          Technology
NUC    1998   Carolina Power & Light                           Crider, Jerry     N        Inspection Program Guide         Inspection Program Guide                                                                      Transfer
                                                                                                                           John has actively supported technology transfer of advanced EPRI technology such as
                                                                                                                           development and deployment of a phased array ultrasonic inspection technique. He worked
                                                                                                                           hared to convince the plant to implement this new technology. The advanced phased array
                                                                                          For Championship of the          technology applied to the welds in the core shroud provide increased accuracy in sizing the
                                                                                          technology transfer of           cracking that was known to exist there. Other, future applications of phased array
                                                                                          phased array ultrasonic          technology will increase the speed of many inspections and simplify the task of data          Technology
NUC    1997   Carolina Power & Light                           Langdon, John     N        inspection technique.            analysis.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                          ORAP-LINK monitoring             Champion of the installation of the first ORAP-LINK monitoring system (surveillance) for      Technology
GEN    1999   Carolina Power & Light                           Pollard, Mike     N        system                           CP&L’s newly installed GE 7FA machines at their Asheville site                                Transfer




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                                                                  EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                         Award Area       Recipient          Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                Award Type
                                                                                           For their contributions to the
                                                                                           successful shipment of the
                                                                                           highest-burnup commercial
                                                                                           fuel from the H.B. Robinson For their contributions to the successful shipment of the highest-burnup commercial fuel from Technology
NUC    2001   Carolina Power & Light                           Siphers, John      N        plant                          the H.B. Robinson plant                                                                    Transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Technology
NUC    1999   Carolina Power & Light                           Wagoner, Vaughn Y           ―Most Valuable Player‖         For leadership as Chairman of the GL 96-06 Waterhammer Project Steering Committee.         Transfer

                                                                                                                       We think he's deserving because of his enormous contribution to both the BWRVIP and
                                                                                                                       PWR MRP programs this year. He has provided major utility insight in the technical areas of Technology
NUC    1999   Carolina Power & Light                           Wagoner, Vaughn Y           ―Most Valuable Player‖      both programs and been a strong supporter of the EPRI management of both activities.        Transfer
                                                                                           For leadership of the
                                                                                           Assessment Committee of
                                                                                           the MRP Alloy 600, 82/182
                                                                                           Weld Integrity Issue Task   For leadership of the Assessment Committee of the MRP Alloy 600, 82/182 Weld Integrity        Technology
NUC    2001   Carolina Power & Light                           Wagoner, Vaughn Y           Group                       Issue Task Group                                                                              Transfer
                                                                                           Heat Rate Discrepancy       For leadership in applying EPRI’s Heat Rate Discrepancy technology at CP&L’s operating        Technology
GEN    1999   Carolina Power & Light                           Williams, C. Martin N       technology                  units                                                                                         Transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Technology
GEN    1999   Cedar Falls Utilities                            Martin, Dave       N        Wind Turbine                For successful completion of DOE-EPRI Wind Turbine Generation Project in Algona, IA           Transfer
                                                                                                                       It is Chuck's leadership that made it possible to use the EPRI DTCR technology in real time
                                                                                           Dynamic Thermal Circuit     operations environment at CenterPoint which potentially increases revenues due to
PDU    2004   CenterPoint Energy              INC              Bennett, Chuck     N        Ratings (DTCR) V 3.0        increased transmission capacity on CenterPoint's transmission circuits.                       Product Champion
                                                                                           High-Temperature Low-Sag
                                              Increased                                    Conductors for Increasing
                                              Transmission                                 Power Flow in Existing      For leadership in development, information exchange, and implementation of the High-          Technology
PDU    2007   CenterPoint Energy              Capacity         Bennett, Chuck     N        Transmission Corridors      Temperature Low-Sag Conductor technology.                                                     Transfer
                                                                                           Launch of a Non-Road        For leadership in implementation of research results to establish and sustain a successful
                                              Electric                                     Electric Transportation     non-road electric transportation program that has led to reduced emissions in the Houston     Technology
PDU    2009   CenterPoint Energy              Transportation   Charles Flynn      Y        Program                     area.                                                                                         Transfer
                                                                                           Launch of a Non-Road        For leadership in implementation of research results to establish and sustain a successful
                                              Electric                                     Electric Transportation     non-road electric transportation program that has led to reduced emissions in the Houston     Technology
PDU    2009   CenterPoint Energy              Transportation   David Snyder       Y        Program                     area.                                                                                         Transfer
                                                                                           First Demonstrator of the
                                                                                           EPRI Wide Area Power
                                              Grid Ops &                                   System Visualization        For being a first demonstrator of EPRI’s Wide Area Power System Visualization Using           Technology
PDU    2009   CenterPoint Energy              Planning         Howard Daniels     Y        Application                 SynchroPhasor Measurements or Energy Management System Data                                   Transfer
                                                                                           First Demonstrator of the
                                                                                           EPRI Wide Area Power
                                              Grid Ops &                                   System Visualization        For being a first demonstrator of EPRI’s Wide Area Power System Visualization Using           Technology
PDU    2009   CenterPoint Energy              Planning         Kevin Ding         Y        Application                 SynchroPhasor Measurements or Energy Management System Data                                   Transfer
                                                                                           Advancement of
                                                                                           Transmission and            For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
                                              Transmission &                               Substation Sensor Design    improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                   Technology
PDU    2009   CenterPoint Energy              Substations      Mike Kokosz        Y        and Deployment              demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                                 Transfer
                                                                                           Advancement of
                                                                                           Transmission and            For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
                                              Transmission &                               Substation Sensor Design    improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                   Technology
PDU    2009   CenterPoint Energy              Substations      Mike Pakeltis      Y        and Deployment              demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                                 Transfer
                                                                                                                       For leadership in the development and implementation of the Conductor Cleaning Tool,
                                              Overhead                                                                 which enables transmission field crews to quickly and efficiently clean conductors when       Technology
PDU    2008   CenterPoint Energy              Transmission     Pakeltis, Mike          Y   Conductor Cleaning Tool     making splices and dead-ends.                                                                 Transfer
                                                                                                                       For leadership in the development and implementation of the Conductor Cleaning Tool,
                                              Overhead                                                                 which enables transmission field crews to quickly and efficiently clean conductors when       Technology
PDU    2008   CenterPoint Energy              Transmission     White, Ken              Y   Conductor Cleaning Tool     making splices and dead-ends.                                                                 Transfer
PDU    2006   Central Hudson Gas & Electric   Transmission     Carney, Gail Zook Y         TIMs                                                                                                                      Lighting the Way

                                                               Forunier, Rebecca
PDU    2006   Central Hudson Gas & Electric   Transmission     Knownton          Y         TIMs                                                                                                                      Lighting the Way
                                                                                           Early Adopter of Contact    For being an early adopter of new Contact Voltages, Diagnostics & System Design
                                                               Pano (Pete)                 Voltages Diagnostics        technology, which enables investigators to quickly and effectively diagnose energized         Technology
PDU    2009   Central Hudson Gas & Electric   Distribution     Harpolis           Y        Technology                  conductive objects sources                                                                    Transfer
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                                                                EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                         Award Area     Recipient          Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type
                                                                                         Early Adopter of Contact      For being an early adopter of new Contact Voltages, Diagnostics & System Design
                                                                                         Voltages Diagnostics          technology, which enables investigators to quickly and effectively diagnose energized            Technology
PDU    2009   Central Hudson Gas & Electric   Distribution   Sal Martino        Y        Technology                    conductive objects sources                                                                       Transfer
                                                             Dharmarajan, N.                                                                                                                                            Technology
GEN    1999   Central Southwest Services                     N.                 Y        Nox Control Strategies        For implementation of EPRI cost-effective NOx Control Strategies for Gas-Fired boilers           Transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Technology
GEN    1999   Central Southwest Services                     Slater, Tommy      Y        Nox Control Strategies        UNESA recognized the value of using EPRI’s NDE performance demonstration boilers
                                                                                                                       For implementation of EPRI cost-effective NOx Control Strategies for Gas-Fired technology        Transfer
                                                                                                                       infrastructure to maximize the effectiveness of its NDE performance demonstration
                                                                                                                       methodology requirements. Within Spain, in-service inspection is ruled according to ASME
                                                                                         For the application of EPRI   Section XI, including Appendix VIII. To address the requirements of Appendix VIII, UNESA
                                                                                         nondestructive evaluation     prepared a qualification methodology that integrates the qualification methodology based on
                                                                                         (NDE) performance             the European Network for Inspection Qualification (ENIQ) with the performance
                                                                                         demonstration technology      demonstration requirements in ASME Section XI Appendix VIII as implemented by EPRI for
                                                                                         within the framework of the   the Performance Demonstration Initiative (PDI). UNESA’s foresight provided the Spanish
                                                                                         UNESA-GRUVAL project,         utilities and other EPRI members with a program that recognizes ASME Section XI Appendix
                                                                                         ―Spanish Methodology for      VIII-qualified in-service inspection resources qualified at EPRI. This avoided the cost to the
                                                                                         the Qualification of NDT      Spanish utilities of having to duplicate an infrastructure already available at EPRI and has
                                                                                         Systems Used During In-       added resources to the available pool of qualified NDE personnel, which will benefit all EPRI-
                                                                                         Service Inspections at        member utilities. This integration provides an effective means for coordinating strategic
              Centrales Nucleares Almaraz                    Garcia-Alvarez,             Spanish Nuclear Power         planning and ensuring that critical NDE needs are identified early and that the appropriate    Technology
NUC    2005   Trillo                                         Rogelio            Y        Plants‖                       technologies are developed and made available in time to meet industry commitments and Transfer
                                                                                         For the application of EPRI
                                                                                         nondestructive evaluation
                                                                                         (NDE) performance
                                                                                         demonstration technology
                                                                                         within the framework of the
                                                                                         UNESA-GRUVAL project,
                                                                                         ―Spanish Methodology for      This team recognized the value of collaborating with EPRI to rapidly develop and implement
                                                                                         the Qualification of NDT      an NDE performance demonstration program in Spain using NDE Center staff, procedures,
                                                                                         Systems Used During In-       and experience and adapting it to meet Spanish National requirements. This work resulted
                                                                                         Service Inspections at        in a effective system that met all utility and Spanish regulatory requirements. This effort
              Centrales Nucleares Almaraz                                                Spanish Nuclear Power         helps show how the power of collaboration as the most effective way for nuclear utilities to     Technology
NUC    2005   Trillo                                         Jimenez, Jose J    Y        Plants‖                       meet challenging demands even across international borders.                                      Transfer
                                                                                                                       One of the benefits all nuclear members realize from the EPRI NDE program is the wealth of
                                                                                                                       EPRI staff expert knowledge and experience in support of a utility In Service inspection
                                                                                                                       program. Through proactive engagement of these EPRI resources CFE exemplify how a
                                                                                                                       utility can improve their in-service inspection program.
                                                                                                                       Through a series of on-site EPRI NDE training courses during 2006 at the Laguna Verde
                                                                                                                       nuclear power plant CFE engineers and staff have improved their understanding of with
                                                                                                                       EPRI NDE technology and started implementation.
                                                                                                                       For example, CFE engaged EPRI NDE staff and resources to validate the application of
                                                                                                                       ultrasonic inspection procedures used for during the in-service inspection of the nozzle inner
                                                                                                                       radius areas of the Reactor Pressure Vessel. Using computer modeling developed by EPRI,
                                                                                                                       EPRI staff were able to validate the effectiveness of the inspection techniques proposed by
                                                                                         For the application of EPRI   CFE's inspection vendors.
                                                                                         nondestructive evaluation     CFE have also started to look at the use of the EPRI Risk Informed ISI methodology. This
                                                                                         (NDE) technology at the       methodology is embodied in an EPRI Topical Report and two ASME Section XI Code Cases.
                                                             Garcia Martinez,            Laguna Verde Nuclear          Using the EPRI risk-informed methodology, the ASME Code Cases                                    Technology
NUC    2006   CFE                                            Carlos             Y        Power Plant.                  permit significant reductions in the number of inspections required.                             Transfer




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                                                                EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                       Award Area       Recipient           Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type
                                                                                                                        One of the benefits all nuclear members realize from the EPRI NDE program is the wealth of
                                                                                                                        EPRI staff expert knowledge and experience in support of a utility In Service inspection
                                                                                                                        program. Through proactive engagement of these EPRI resources CFE exemplify how a
                                                                                                                        utility can improve their in-service inspection program.
                                                                                                                        Through a series of on-site EPRI NDE training courses during 2006 at the Laguna Verde
                                                                                                                        nuclear power plant CFE engineers and staff have improved their understanding of with
                                                                                                                        EPRI NDE technology and started implementation.
                                                                                                                        For example, CFE engaged EPRI NDE staff and resources to validate the application of
                                                                                                                        ultrasonic inspection procedures used for during the in-service inspection of the nozzle inner
                                                                                                                        radius areas of the Reactor Pressure Vessel. Using computer modeling developed by EPRI,
                                                                                                                        EPRI staff were able to validate the effectiveness of the inspection techniques proposed by
                                                                                          For the application of EPRI   CFE's inspection vendors.
                                                                                          nondestructive evaluation     CFE have also started to look at the use of the EPRI Risk Informed ISI methodology. This
                                                                                          (NDE) technology at the       methodology is embodied in an EPRI Topical Report and two ASME Section XI Code Cases.
                                                             Garcia Martinez,             Laguna Verde Nuclear          Using the EPRI risk-informed methodology, the ASME Code Cases                                    Technology
NUC    2006   CFE                                            Carlos              Y        Power Plant.                  permit significant reductions in the number of inspections required.                             Transfer
                                                                                                                        One of the benefits all nuclear members realize from the EPRI NDE program is the wealth of
                                                                                                                        EPRI staff expert knowledge and experience in support of a utility In Service inspection
                                                                                                                        program. Through proactive engagement of these EPRI resources CFE exemplify how a
                                                                                                                        utility can improve their in-service inspection program.
                                                                                                                        Through a series of on-site EPRI NDE training courses during 2006 at the Laguna Verde
                                                                                                                        nuclear power plant CFE engineers and staff have improved their understanding of with
                                                                                                                        EPRI NDE technology and started implementation.
                                                                                                                        For example, CFE engaged EPRI NDE staff and resources to validate the application of
                                                                                                                        ultrasonic inspection procedures used for during the in-service inspection of the nozzle inner
                                                                                                                        radius areas of the Reactor Pressure Vessel. Using computer modeling developed by EPRI,
                                                                                                                        EPRI staff were able to validate the effectiveness of the inspection techniques proposed by
                                                                                          For the application of EPRI   CFE's inspection vendors.
                                                                                          nondestructive evaluation     CFE have also started to look at the use of the EPRI Risk Informed ISI methodology. This
                                                                                          (NDE) technology at the       methodology is embodied in an EPRI Topical Report and two ASME Section XI Code Cases.
                                                                                          Laguna Verde Nuclear          Using the EPRI risk-informed methodology, the ASME Code Cases                                    Technology
NUC    2006   CFE                                            Rosas, Angel        Y        Power Plant.                  permit significant reductions in the number of inspections required.                             Transfer
                                                                                                                        One of the benefits all nuclear members realize from the EPRI NDE program is the wealth of
                                                                                                                        EPRI staff expert knowledge and experience in support of a utility In Service inspection
                                                                                                                        program. Through proactive engagement of these EPRI resources CFE exemplify how a
                                                                                                                        utility can improve their in-service inspection program.
                                                                                                                        Through a series of on-site EPRI NDE training courses during 2006 at the Laguna Verde
                                                                                                                        nuclear power plant CFE engineers and staff have improved their understanding of with
                                                                                                                        EPRI NDE technology and started implementation.
                                                                                                                        For example, CFE engaged EPRI NDE staff and resources to validate the application of
                                                                                                                        ultrasonic inspection procedures used for during the in-service inspection of the nozzle inner
                                                                                                                        radius areas of the Reactor Pressure Vessel. Using computer modeling developed by EPRI,
                                                                                                                        EPRI staff were able to validate the effectiveness of the inspection techniques proposed by
                                                                                          For the application of EPRI   CFE's inspection vendors.
                                                                                          nondestructive evaluation     CFE have also started to look at the use of the EPRI Risk Informed ISI methodology. This
                                                                                          (NDE) technology at the       methodology is embodied in an EPRI Topical Report and two ASME Section XI Code Cases.
                                                                                          Laguna Verde Nuclear          Using the EPRI risk-informed methodology, the ASME Code Cases                                    Technology
NUC    2006   CFE                                            Tejeda, Juan        Y        Power Plant.                  permit significant reductions in the number of inspections required.                             Transfer
       2009   Chubu Electric Power Company Equipment         Akihiro Matsuzaki   Y        On-Line Maintenance           Developed the On-Line Maintenance Interest Group in Japan, which has led to greater              Team
                                           Reliability                                    Implementation in Japan       implementation of on-line maintenance practices at nuclear generation companies in Japan.
                                                                                                                        The early and effective introduction of relevant on-line maintenance information into Japan's
                                                                                                                        plant operations approach is expected to result in significant economic and safety benefits.
NUC
                                                                                          Water Wall Wastage            For application of EPRI Water Wall Wastage Technologies findings to benefit the entire           Technology
GEN    1999   Cinergy                                        Kramer, Edward      Y        Technologies                  membership of Water Wall Wastage Interest Group                                                  Transfer

                                            Global Climate                                Analysis of Green House       Leadership in developing and applying the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Cost                Delivery and
ENV    2005   Cinergy                       Change           Kuhn, Eric          Y        Gas Reduction Options         Analysis Model for analyzing potential Greenhouse Gas reductions options for Cinergy             Applications

                                            Global Climate                                Analysis of Green House       Leadership in developing and applying the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Cost                Delivery and
ENV    2005   Cinergy                       Change           Leahy, Kevin        Y        Gas Reduction Options         Analysis Model for analyzing potential Greenhouse Gas reductions options for Cinergy             Applications


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                                                                    EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                         Award Area         Recipient           Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                       Award Type
                                                                                              Water Wall Wastage            For application of EPRI Water Wall Wastage Technologies findings to benefit the entire            Technology
GEN    1999   Cinergy                                            Schipper, H. J.     Y        Technologies                  membership of Water Wall Wastage Interest Group                                                   Transfer
                                              9, Technology-
                                              Based Business
                                              Planning
                                              Information and                                                                                                                                                                 Technology
GEN    2004   Cinergy                         Services (TAG)     Stevens, George     N        TAG                           For his proactive role in the use of TAG for key evaluations for Cinergy.                         Transfer
                                                                                                                            After experiencing a leak in the fuel oil piping which runs near Brauning Lake and supplies
                                                                                                                            the boilers at the Braunig plant, CPS asked EPRi's Fossil NDE Center for a way to inspect
                                                                                                                            fuel-oil piping for corrosion without removing insulation. The Fossil NDE Center proposed a
                                                                                                                            new long-range, guided-wave magnetostricftive sensor (MsS) system. The NDE center has
                                                                                                                            recently evaluated the MsS system, developed by Southwest Research Institute with good
                                                                                                                            results. Without MsS CPS only realistic option would have been removal of insulation over
                                                                                              Long-Range Guided Wave        the 3 miles of pipe for inspection, so CPS jumped at the chance to try the new technology so
                                                                                              Inspection for Corrosion      that they could identify heavily corroded locations before the fuel oil contaminated the          Technology
GEN    2003   City Public Service, San Antonio 109, Fossil NDE   Barham, Paul        Y        Under Insulation              popular Braunig Lake.                                                                             Transfer
                                                                                                                            After experiencing a leak in the fuel oil piping which runs near Brauning Lake and supplies
                                                                                                                            the boilers at the Braunig plant, CPS asked EPRi's Fossil NDE Center for a way to inspect
                                                                                                                            fuel-oil piping for corrosion without removing insulation. The Fossil NDE Center proposed a
                                                                                                                            new long-range, guided-wave magnetostricftive sensor (MsS) system. The NDE center has
                                                                                                                            recently evaluated the MsS system, developed by Southwest Research Institute with good
                                                                                                                            results. Without MsS CPS only realistic option would have been removal of insulation over
                                                                                              Long-Range Guided Wave        the 3 miles of pipe for inspection, so CPS jumped at the chance to try the new technology so
                                                                                              Inspection for Corrosion      that they could identify heavily corroded locations before the fuel oil contaminated the          Technology
GEN    2003   City Public Service, San Antonio 109, Fossil NDE   Gutierrez, Richard Y         Under Insulation              popular Braunig Lake.                                                                             Transfer

                                                                                                                            These projects, which resulted in interactive templates for assessment of service center and
                                                                                                                            substation sites, were conceived by our advisors in an annual planning meeting. They
                                                                                                                            subsequently formed an interest group to add to the knowledge of the technical team with
                                                                                                                            their extensive experience with the realities of site investigation and related regulatory
                                                                                                                            interactions. At their request, this group met only by phone. Through a series of strenuous
                                                                                                                            group discussions and a lot of hard work, they guided the vision, development, review, and
                                               Land &                                         T&D Service Center Site       final packaging of these products. They considered the technical and legal implications of   Delivery and
ENV    2001   City Public Service, San Antonio Groundwater       Stoker, Kim         Y        Assessment                    every word and graphic and brought immense credibility and ease of use to the results.       Applications

                                                                                                                           Since 1995, Lou has worked with EPRI to develop the methodology and software for life-
                                                                                                                           cycle cost management. He supported the project with TC funding in 1995 and 1996, then
                                                                                                                           through participation in EPRI’s Life-Cycle User Group in 1997 and 1998. He has consistently
                                                                                                                           made his staff available for brainstorming, testing, and application of EPRI’s life-cycle tools,
                                                                                                                           and he has integrated EPRI’s tools into ComEd’s extensive life-cycle management program.
              Commonwealth Edison             Land &             DelGeorge, Louis                                          EPRI’s tools have become an important part of ComEd’s life-cycle program, and ComEd has            Delivery and
ENV    1998   Company                         Groundwater        O.                  N        Life Cycle Cost Management become an important part of EPRI’s life-cycle program.                                               Applications
                                                                                              Cyclone Nox Control Interest Implementation of EPRI Cyclone NOx Control Interest Group (CNGIG) at Conectiv’s England            Technology
GEN    1999   Conectiv                                           Bhamidipati, V. N. N         Group                        station                                                                                            Transfer
                                              71, Coal                                                                     For hosting the first industry demonstration of Rich Reagent Injection. VN and Bill have
                                              Combustion and     Bhamidipati, V.N.                                         hosted the first industry demonstration of Rich Reagent Injection. They have been articulate       Technology
GEN    2000   Conectiv                        Nox Control                            Y        Rich Reagent Injection       spokesmen in the CNCIG meetings for further R&D on the subject.                                    Transfer
                                              71, Coal                                                                     For hosting the first industry demonstration of Rich Reagent Injection. VN and Bill have
                                              Combustion and                                                               hosted the first industry demonstration of Rich Reagent Injection. They have been articulate       Technology
GEN    2000   Conectiv                        Nox Control        Gibson, Bill        Y        Rich Reagent Injection       spokesmen in the CNCIG meetings for further R&D on the subject.                                    Transfer
                                                                                                                           The Consolidated Edison team is recognized in the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                                              SF6 Sealing Technology on sealing technology to a GIS flange at a downtown 345-kV GIS station.
PDU    2005   Consolidated Edison             Substations        Boden, John         Y        GIS flanges.                                                                                                                    Product Champion

                                                                                                                            For continuing work on the development and effective application of MMW, PRO and Asset
                                                                                              Successful transmssion        Management including their use in SF6 inventory management, Circuit Breaker and
                                                                                              technology applications       Transformer monitoring, Environmental and Fire Protection compliance management,
                                                                                              development and               Planning and Work Management, focused data mining, Cable Forensics Testing and
                                                                                              implementation of multiple    Diagnostics and the development of resource optimization and scheduling capabilities.
PDU    2004   Consolidated Edison             T&S                Company Award       N        T&S technologies                                                                                                                Product Champion


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                                                         EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company               Award Area       Recipient          Shared   Topic                        Description                                                                               Award Type
                                                                                                              The Consolidated Edison team is recognized in the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                                 SF6 Sealing Technology on    sealing technology to a GIS flange at a downtown 345-kV GIS station.
PDU    2005   Consolidated Edison   Substations      DiLillo, Patrick   Y        GIS flanges.                                                                                                           Product Champion
                                                                                 15 kV Solid State Current
PDU    2006   Consolidated Edison   Distribution     DiLillo, Patrick   Y        Limiter                      For design, development, productiona and final testing of SSCL                                  Product Champion

PDU    2003   Consolidated Edison   Distribution     Doherty, Frank     N        Cable Center of Excellence                                                                                                   Product Champion

                                                                                                              Bill Donohue supported the collaborative research effort of the EPRI Cable Testing Network
                                                                                                              (ECTN) to investigate the aging and remaining life of Paper-Insulated Lead-Covered (PILC)
                                                                                                              cable, and the new Con Edison test facility will be a cornerstone of the ECTN.
                                                                                                              Bill Donohue has been instrumental in advancing the research in the aging infrastructure of
                                                                                                              underground distribution networks. His leadership brought about the new Con Edison Cable
                                                                                                              and Splice Center of Excellence.
PDU    2002   Consolidated Edison   Distribution     Donohue, Bill      N        EPRI Cable Testing Network                                                                                                   Product Champion
                                                                                 Solid State Current Limiter
PDU    2003   Consolidated Edison   T&S              Duggan, Pat        N        (SSCL)                                                                                                                       Product Champion
                                                                                 15 kV Solid State Current
PDU    2006   Consolidated Edison   Distribution     Duggan, Pat        Y        Limiter                     For design, development, productiona and final testing of SSCL                                   Product Champion
                                                                                                             The Consolidated Edison team is recognized in the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                                 SF6 Sealing Technology on sealing technology to a GIS flange at a downtown 345-kV GIS station.
PDU    2005   Consolidated Edison   Substations      Duggan, Pat        Y        GIS flanges.                                                                                                                 Product Champion
                                                                                                               With his direct support, the industrywide database has been established, and valuable
                                                                                 Establishment of Industry-    forensic analysis of failures is being done at the center for the ECTN members. In addition,
                                                                                 Wide Data Base for            his leadership and steady advocacy of the value of membership has been the keystone for
                                                                                 Distribution Cable and Splice growth of the ECTN to seven members.
PDU    2005   Consolidated Edison   Distribution     Fairechio, William N        Assets                                                                                                                     Product Champion
                                                                                                               Championed the Switching Safety and Reliability project and has contributed significantly to
                                                                                 Switching Safety and          the project and the annual conference.
PDU    2005   Consolidated Edison   Substations      Francin, Rudy      N        Reliability                                                                                                                Product Champion
                                                                                                               The Consolidated Edison team is recognized in the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                                 SF6 Sealing Technology on sealing technology to a GIS flange at a downtown 345-kV GIS station.
PDU    2005   Consolidated Edison   Substations      Jackson, Kenneth Y          GIS flanges.                                                                                                               Product Champion
                                                                                                              The Consolidated Edison team is recognized in the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                                 SF6 Sealing Technology on    sealing technology to a GIS flange at a downtown 345-kV GIS station.
PDU    2005   Consolidated Edison   Substations      Rodgers, Tonia     Y        GIS flanges.                                                                                                                 Product Champion
                                                                                                              For his leadership in development of an enhanced fault location capability based on power
                                                                                 Enhanced Fault Location      quality and other monitoring data.
PDU    2005   Consolidated Edison   PQ               Stergiou, Paul     N        Capacity                                                                                                                     Product Champion

                                                                                                              Len Toscano has taken the utility lead at Consolidated Edison of New York in utilizing the
                                                                                                              GPiR. He sponsored both GPiR mapping experiments and evaluation, and successful large
                                                                                                              scale mapping of the underground infrastructure in Manhattan and the Bronx. These results
                                                                                                              have demonstrated accurate underground mapping of up to seven feet in depth and the 3D
                                                                                                              location of lines and pipes within a few centimeters horizontally and vertically. This is the
                                                                                 EPRI Ground Penetrating      first large scale implementation of this technology
PDU    2001   Consolidated Edison   Distribution     Toscano, Len       N        imaging Radar (GPiR)                                                                                                         Product Champion
                                                                                                              For demonstrated leadership in Substation Equipment Life Management, through initiative
                                                                                 Substation Equipment Life    and direction in the testing, development and adaptation of tools and methods for key           Technology
PDU    2008   Consolidated Edison   Substations      Dilillo, Patrick       Y    Management                   substation equipment - high voltage circuit breakers and transformers.                          Transfer
                                                                                 Early Adopter of Contact     For being an early adopter of new Contact Voltages, Diagnostics & System Design
                                                                                 Voltages Diagnostics         technology, which enables investigators to quickly and effectively diagnose energized           Technology
PDU    2009   Consolidated Edison   Distribution     Frank Doherty      Y        Technology                   conductive objects sources                                                                      Transfer

                                    Global Climate                               Climate Policy Risk          Applying EPRI’s climate policy risk assessment methodology to better understand the             Technology
ENV    2009   Consolidated Edison   Change           Govel, Donald      Y        Assessment                   implications of potential greenhouse gas reductions to their ―pipes and wires‖ business.        Transfer
                                                                                 Early Adopter of Contact     For being an early adopter of new Contact Voltages, Diagnostics & System Design
                                                                                 Voltages Diagnostics         technology, which enables investigators to quickly and effectively diagnose energized           Technology
PDU    2009   Consolidated Edison   Distribution     Graciela Varela    Y        Technology                   conductive objects sources                                                                      Transfer


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                                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                Award Area           Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                Award Type
                                                                                                                   For demonstrated leadership in Substation Equipment Life Management, through initiative
                                                                                     Substation Equipment Life     and direction in the testing, development and adaptation of tools and methods for key      Technology
PDU    2008   Consolidated Edison    Substations          Haufler, James         Y   Management                    substation equipment - high voltage circuit breakers and transformers.                     Transfer
                                                                                                                   For demonstrated leadership in Substation Equipment Life Management, through initiative
                                                                                     Substation Equipment Life     and direction in the testing, development and adaptation of tools and methods for key      Technology
PDU    2008   Consolidated Edison    Substations          Haufler, John          Y   Management                    substation equipment - high voltage circuit breakers and transformers.                     Transfer
                                                                                     First Demonstrator of the
                                                                                     EPRI Wide Area Power
                                     Grid Ops &                                      System Visualization          For being a first demonstrator of EPRI’s Wide Area Power System Visualization Using        Technology
PDU    2009   Consolidated Edison    Planning             Jade Wong         Y        Application                   SynchroPhasor Measurements or Energy Management System Data                                Transfer
                                                                                     Circuit Breaker Maintenance   For leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of EPRI's High Voltage
                                     Transmission &                                  Ranking Methodology           Circuit Breaker Maintenance Ranking Methodology, an innovative and cost-effective          Technology
PDU    2009   Consolidated Edison    Substations          James Haufler     Y        Development                   condition-based approach                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                     Early Adopter of Contact      For being an early adopter of new Contact Voltages, Diagnostics & System Design
                                                                                     Voltages Diagnostics          technology, which enables investigators to quickly and effectively diagnose energized      Technology
PDU    2009   Consolidated Edison    Distribution         John Publik       Y        Technology                    conductive objects sources                                                                 Transfer

                                                                                                                   For leadership in development and implementation of reactance-to-fault location system
                                                                                                                   implemented with EPRI's PQView platform and Con Edison's substation power quality
                                                                                                                   monitors.

                                                                                                                 Con Edison has developed a distribution fault locating system implemented with EPRI’s
                                                                                                                 PQView platform and Con Edison’s substation power quality monitors. PQView collects data
                                                                                                                 from the monitors and provides estimates of the reactance to the fault based on the
                                     Distribution                                    Reactance-to-fault location approach developed by the nominee. Con Edison uses this in a system to display maps to       Technology
PDU    2007   Consolidated Edison    Systems              Jones, Christopher N       system                      operators of estimated fault locations to use to dispatch crews more effectively.            Transfer
                                                                                     Circuit Breaker Maintenance For leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of EPRI's High Voltage
                                     Transmission &                                  Ranking Methodology         Circuit Breaker Maintenance Ranking Methodology, an innovative and cost-effective            Technology
PDU    2009   Consolidated Edison    Substations          Matt Walther      Y        Development                 condition-based approach                                                                     Transfer

                                     Global Climate                                  Climate Policy Risk           Applying EPRI’s climate policy risk assessment methodology to better understand the        Technology
ENV    2009   Consolidated Edison    Change               Slade, William    Y        Assessment                    implications of potential greenhouse gas reductions to their ―pipes and wires‖ business.   Transfer
                                                                                     Advancement of
                                                                                     Transmission and              For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
                                     Transmission &                                  Substation Sensor Design      improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                Technology
PDU    2009   Consolidated Edison    Substations          Steve Kraemer     Y        and Deployment                demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                              Transfer
                                                                                     Early Adopter of Contact      For being an early adopter of new Contact Voltages, Diagnostics & System Design
                                                                                     Voltages Diagnostics          technology, which enables investigators to quickly and effectively diagnose energized      Technology
PDU    2009   Consolidated Edison    Distribution         Stu Hanebuth      Y        Technology                    conductive objects sources                                                                 Transfer
                                                                                                                   For demonstrated leadership in Substation Equipment Life Management, through initiative
                                                                                     Substation Equipment Life     and direction in the testing, development and adaptation of tools and methods for key      Technology
PDU    2008   Consolidated Edison    Substations          Szabo, Joe             Y   Management                    substation equipment - high voltage circuit breakers and transformers.                     Transfer
                                                                                                                   For demonstrated leadership in Substation Equipment Life Management, through initiative
                                                                                     Substation Equipment Life     and direction in the testing, development and adaptation of tools and methods for key      Technology
PDU    2008   Consolidated Edison    Substations          Walther, Matt          Y   Management                    substation equipment - high voltage circuit breakers and transformers.                     Transfer

                                     Global Climate                                  Climate Policy Risk           Applying EPRI’s climate policy risk assessment methodology to better understand the       Technology
ENV    2009   Consolidated Edison    Change               Yip, Nelson       Y        Assessment                    implications of potential greenhouse gas reductions to their ―pipes and wires‖ business.  Transfer
                                                                                                                   For collaborative Computer Based Training Development. (Development and Demonstration
GEN    2000   Constellation Energy                        Barnes, Heather   Y        Computer Based Training       of CBT for Generator Fundamentals and Cycle Chemistry.)
                                     76, Particulates &                                                                                                                                                      Technology
GEN    2000   Constellation Energy   Opacity Control      Blair, Scott      Y        Opacity Mitigation Project    For the Opacity Mitigation Project which was a great success there.                       Transfer
                                                                                     Leadership in developing      The tools developed assist nuclear power plants in analyzing Probability Risk Assessment
                                                                                     risk and safety tools used    (PRA) events and in meeting regulatory requirements. Robert Cavedo compiled critical fire
                                     Risk and Safety                                 and useful in the nuclear     data to help define the relationship between fire events and initiation frequencies.      Technology
NUC    2008   Constellation Energy   Management           Cavedo, Robert    Y        power industry.                                                                                                         Transfer




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                                                             EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                Award Area           Recipient        Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                      Award Type
                                                                                    Leadership in the               Each nominee championed or co-championed the development of one of five fuel reliability
                                                                                    development of first-of-a-      guidelines, which were written to support the industry/INPO initiative for zero fuel failures by
                                                                                    kind fuel reliability           2010. Each of the guideline champions took a broader view than their own utility interests to
                                                                                    guidelines, supporting          develop the best possible document for the industry. The champions helped the team reach
                                                                                    industry efforts to eliminate   consensus on the best approaches, defend challenging recommendations related to
                                                                                    fuel failures                   implementation costs and schedule, and coordinate a peer review process that included            Technology
NUC    2008   Constellation Energy   Fuel Reliability     File, Penney     Y                                        more than 200 people.                                                                            Transfer
                                     76, Particulates &   Hattrup, John                                                                                                                                              Technology
GEN    2000   Constellation Energy   Opacity Control                       Y        Opacity Mitigation Project      For the Opacity Mitigation Project which was a great success there.                              Transfer
                                                                                    For leadership and initiative
                                                                                    in implementing the             For their leadership role and initiative in imple-menting the extension of EPRI’s risk-informed
                                                                                    extension of EPRI’s risk-       inspection technology to application to high-energy line break locations. This extension
                                                                                    informed inspection             enables member plants to significantly reduce radiation exposure to workers and lower their
                                                                                    technology to application to    inspection costs. Furthermore, this application can be implemented through plants’ 10 CFR
                                                                                    high-energy line break          50.59 process, thereby not requiring prior NRC approval. This is the first risk-informed        Technology
NUC    2002   Constellation Energy                        Hoffman, Keith   Y        locations.                      applica-tion that can be implemented through this cost-effective path.                          Transfer
                                                          Marvin, Darren                                            For collaborative Computer Based Training Development. (Development and Demonstration
GEN    2000   Constellation Energy                                         Y        Computer Based Training         of CBT for Generator Fundamentals and Cycle Chemistry.)
                                                                                    For leadership and initiative
                                                                                    in implementing the             For their leadership role and initiative in imple-menting the extension of EPRI’s risk-informed
                                                                                    extension of EPRI’s risk-       inspection technology to application to high-energy line break locations. This extension
                                                                                    informed inspection             enables member plants to significantly reduce radiation exposure to workers and lower their
                                                                                    technology to application to    inspection costs. Furthermore, this application can be implemented through plants’ 10 CFR
                                                                                    high-energy line break          50.59 process, thereby not requiring prior NRC approval. This is the first risk-informed        Technology
NUC    2002   Constellation Energy                        McClain, Lynn    Y        locations.                      applica-tion that can be implemented through this cost-effective path.                          Transfer


                                                                                    For leadership in developing
                                                                                    the software toolset in the
                                                                                    Risk and Reliability (R&R)
                                                                                    Workstation and its
                                                                                    acceptance with industry and    International acceptance and use by regulatory bodies - In addition to NRC, by JNES
                                                                                    the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory     (Japan), CNSC (Canada), and UJD SR (Slovak Republic).
                                                                                    Commission (NRC) for            Used by 72% of domestic nuclear units, and by 90% of EPRI International partners.
                                                                                    meeting regulatory              Extensively used in support of the Maintenance Rule, risk-informed operations & planning,
                                                                                    requirements and analyzing      and the Reactor Oversight Process.
                                                          Sensenback,               probabilistic risk assessment   Used extensively by non-nuclear, primarily Aerospace, companies - including NASA (several Technology
NUC    2006   Constellation Energy                        Bruce            Y        (PRA) events.                   hundred licenses have been granted to Boeing, Cessna, Lockheed-Martin, etc.)              Transfer
                                     76, Particulates &   Tracy, Edward                                                                                                                                       Technology
GEN    2000   Constellation Energy   Opacity Control                       Y        Opacity Mitigation Project      For the Opacity Mitigation Project which was a great success there.                       Transfer

                                                                                                                    The BWRVIP is an association of utilities that is focused on material-related issues that
                                                                                                                    affect pressure vessels, piping, reactor pressure vessel internals (including fluence), and
                                                                                                                    water chemistry for current and license renewal terms. The BWRVIP Assessment
                                                                                                                    Committee develops methodologies for evaluating BWR components in support of decisions
                                                                                                                    for operation, inspection, mitigation, and repair. The Assessment Committee
                                                                                                                    accomplishments include the following:
                                                                                                                    • Generic evaluations of the structural integrity and operability of degraded components and
                                                                                                                    associated flaw acceptance criteria supporting run/repair decisions
                                                                                                                    • Acceptable methods for determining the minimum residual service life of damaged
                                                                                                                    components, supporting reinspection intervals or the scheduling of repairs
                                                                                    For his technical leadership    • Safety consequences of severe degradation, supporting risk-based inspection prioritization
                                                                                    of the BWR Vessel and           • Rapid evaluation of the implications of new information on experience-based estimates of
                                                                                    Internals Project (BWRVIP)      component service life                                                                         Technology
NUC    2005   Constellation Energy                        Inch, George     N        Assessment Committee            • NRC approval of key BWRVIP inspection and evaluation guidelines                              Transfer
                                                                                                                    Developed inspection and evaluation guidance for the BWR fleet to address recently
                                                                                                                    observed degradation of major components, e.g., steam dryers and jet pump beams
                                                                                    For his technical leadership    Secured NRC approval of numerous inspection and evaluation guidelines for addressing
                                                                                    of the BWR Vessel and           potential degradation of BWR internal components
                                                                                    Internals Project (BWRVIP)      Begun multi-year research programs to address significant aging mechanisms of crack            Technology
NUC    2005   Constellation Energy                        Inch, George     Y        Assessment Committee            growth and fracture toughness                                                                  Transfer


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                                                      EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year    Company            Award Area       Recipient          Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                 Award Type
                                                                                                             Initiated system wide application of EPRI BTF/CC program gaining immediate benefits in
                                                                                                             terms of improved safety and reduced operating costs. Developed and implemented EPRI-
                                                                               For proactively aligning EPRI based flow accelerated corrosion mitigation procedures. Used EPRI data to establish a
                                                                               solutions with Consumers      "chemistry index" and benchmark plants relative to EPRI data. Applied EPRI boiler condition
                                                   Babcock, Mark               Energy's business objectives assessment guidelines Employed EPRI post combustion NOx guidelines and insights to           Technology
GEN    2000    Consumers Energy   63, 64, 73                          Y        and needs.                    support their environmental compliance strategy.                                            Transfer

                                                                               For Championship of a Silica
                                                                               operating limits relaxation                                                                                                   Technology
NUC    1997    Consumers Energy                    Banks, Mary        Y        program at Palisades.         Silica operating limits relaxation program at Palisades.                                        Transfer
                                                                                                             Initiated system wide application of EPRI BTF/CC program gaining immediate benefits in
                                                                                                             terms of improved safety and reduced operating costs. Developed and implemented EPRI-
                                                                               For proactively aligning EPRI based flow accelerated corrosion mitigation procedures. Used EPRI data to establish a
                                                                               solutions with Consumers      "chemistry index" and benchmark plants relative to EPRI data. Applied EPRI boiler condition
                                                   Coddington, Jim             Energy's business objectives assessment guidelines Employed EPRI post combustion NOx guidelines and insights to               Technology
GEN    2000    Consumers Energy   63, 64, 73                          Y        and needs.                    support their environmental compliance strategy.                                                Transfer
                                                                                                             Initiated system wide application of EPRI BTF/CC program gaining immediate benefits in
                                                                                                             terms of improved safety and reduced operating costs. Developed and implemented EPRI-
                                                                               For proactively aligning EPRI based flow accelerated corrosion mitigation procedures. Used EPRI data to establish a
                                                                               solutions with Consumers      "chemistry index" and benchmark plants relative to EPRI data. Applied EPRI boiler condition
                                                   Donner, Steve               Energy's business objectives assessment guidelines Employed EPRI post combustion NOx guidelines and insights to               Technology
GEN    2000    Consumers Energy   63, 64, 73                          Y        and needs.                    support their environmental compliance strategy.                                                Transfer
                                                                                                             Initiated system wide application of EPRI BTF/CC program gaining immediate benefits in
                                                                                                             terms of improved safety and reduced operating costs. Developed and implemented EPRI-
                                                                               For proactively aligning EPRI based flow accelerated corrosion mitigation procedures. Used EPRI data to establish a
                                                                               solutions with Consumers      "chemistry index" and benchmark plants relative to EPRI data. Applied EPRI boiler condition
                                                   Gesinski, Tom               Energy's business objectives assessment guidelines Employed EPRI post combustion NOx guidelines and insights to               Technology
GEN    2000    Consumers Energy   63, 64, 73                          Y        and needs.                    support their environmental compliance strategy.                                                Transfer
                                                                               Smart Charging
                                                                               Development for Plug-in
                                                                               Hybrid and Electric Vehicles For successfully advancing the development of Smart Charging technology for Plug-In
                                                                               Preliminary Use Case          Hybrid and Electric Vehicles through leadership in understanding advanced energy storage
                                                                               Development for SAE           technologies and in applying Intelligrid design principles to the Society of Automotive
                                  Electric                                     Recommended Practice          Engineers recommend practice J2836---which will enable plug-in vehicles to communicate          Technology
PDU     2008   Consumers Energy   Transportation   Gray, Gerald       Y        J2845                         with smart metering infrastructure.                                                             Transfer

                                                                                                              Through an integrated research program, the nominees have worked with specialists within
                                                                                                              the scientific community and have discovered state-of-the-science information on the subject
                                                                                                              of cyanide, including identification of an entire new cyanide species. Their efforts have
                                                                                                              resulted in new information on existing analytical methods and new approaches for the study
                                                                                                              of cyanide that have been presented to the USEPA for consideration. They did not stop at
                                                                               Cutting-Edge Cyanide           the laboratory. They took their new information into the field and applied it to their sites in
                                                                               Research for Former            pioneering remedial investigations. We expect that the outcome of this field work could
                                  Land &                                       Manufactured Gas Plant         produce a strong case for the natural attenuation of cyanide that could save the industry tens Delivery and
ENV    2000    Consumers Energy   Groundwater      Kelterborn, Gary   Y        (MGP) Site Management          of millions of dollars in remediation costs.                                                    Applications
                                                                               Smart Charging
                                                                               Development for Plug-in
                                                                               Hybrid and Electric Vehicles   For successfully advancing the development of Smart Charging technology for Plug-In
                                                                               Preliminary Use Case           Hybrid and Electric Vehicles through leadership in understanding advanced energy storage
                                                                               Development for SAE            technologies and in applying Intelligrid design principles to the Society of Automotive
                                  Electric                                     Recommended Practice           Engineers recommend practice J2836---which will enable plug-in vehicles to communicate         Technology
PDU    2008    Consumers Energy   Transportation   Longcore, Wayne        Y    J2842                          with smart metering infrastructure.                                                            Transfer
                                                                               For leadership in
                                                                               implementing plant
                                                                               demonstrations of zinc                                                                                                        Technology
NUC    2001    Consumers Energy   Chem / Wood      McElrath, Joel     Y        injection in PWRs                                                                                                             Transfer




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                                                     EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company            Award Area       Recipient         Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                         Award Type

                                                                                                             Through an integrated research program, the nominees have worked with specialists within
                                                                                                             the scientific community and have discovered state-of-the-science information on the subject
                                                                                                             of cyanide, including identification of an entire new cyanide species. Their efforts have
                                                                                                             resulted in new information on existing analytical methods and new approaches for the study
                                                                                                             of cyanide that have been presented to the USEPA for consideration. They did not stop at
                                                                             Cutting-Edge Cyanide            the laboratory. They took their new information into the field and applied it to their sites in
                                                                             Research for Former             pioneering remedial investigations. We expect that the outcome of this field work could
                                 Land &                                      Manufactured Gas Plant          produce a strong case for the natural attenuation of cyanide that could save the industry tens      Delivery and
ENV    2000   Consumers Energy   Groundwater      Olsen, David      Y        (MGP) Site Management           of millions of dollars in remediation costs.                                                        Applications
                                                                                                             Initiated system wide application of EPRI BTF/CC program gaining immediate benefits in
                                                                                                             terms of improved safety and reduced operating costs. Developed and implemented EPRI-
                                                                             For proactively aligning EPRI   based flow accelerated corrosion mitigation procedures. Used EPRI data to establish a
                                                                             solutions with Consumers        "chemistry index" and benchmark plants relative to EPRI data. Applied EPRI boiler condition
                                                  Sinka, Maylene             Energy's business objectives    assessment guidelines Employed EPRI post combustion NOx guidelines and insights to                  Technology
GEN    2000   Consumers Energy   63, 64, 73                         Y        and needs.                      support their environmental compliance strategy.                                                    Transfer
                                                                                                             Initiated system wide application of EPRI BTF/CC program gaining immediate benefits in
                                                                                                             terms of improved safety and reduced operating costs. Developed and implemented EPRI-
                                                                             For proactively aligning EPRI   based flow accelerated corrosion mitigation procedures. Used EPRI data to establish a
                                                                             solutions with Consumers        "chemistry index" and benchmark plants relative to EPRI data. Applied EPRI boiler condition
                                                  Thiruvengadam,             Energy's business objectives    assessment guidelines Employed EPRI post combustion NOx guidelines and insights to                  Technology
GEN    2000   Consumers Energy   63, 64, 73       Thiru             Y        and needs.                      support their environmental compliance strategy.                                                    Transfer
                                                                                                             Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                             respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                             controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                             approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                 75, Integrated                                                              disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                 Environmental    Thiruvengadam,             Full-Scale Demonstration        test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Consumers Energy   Controls         Thiru             Y        Tests of Mercury Controls       issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.

                                                                             For Championship of a Silica
                                                                             operating limits relaxation                                                                                                         Technology
NUC    1997   Consumers Energy                    Williams, Al      Y        program at Palisades.           Silica operating limits relaxation program at Palisades.                                            Transfer
                                                                             Smart Charging
                                                                             Development for Plug-in
                                                                             Hybrid and Electric Vehicles    For successfully advancing the development of Smart Charging technology for Plug-In
                                                                             Preliminary Use Case            Hybrid and Electric Vehicles through leadership in understanding advanced energy storage
                                                                             Development for SAE             technologies and in applying Intelligrid design principles to the Society of Automotive
                                 Electric                                    Recommended Practice            Engineers recommend practice J2836---which will enable plug-in vehicles to communicate        Technology
PDU    2008   Consumers Energy   Transportation   Wyse, Gerald          Y    J2841                           with smart metering infrastructure.                                                           Transfer
                                                                                                             For advancing technology/research results for the industry and for being a first demonstrator
                                                                                                             by using EPRI's Maintenance Management Workstation (MMW) and Industry wide
                                                                                                             Equipment Performance Database (IDB) in novel ways to improve service reliability,
                                                                                                             automate data acquisition and analysis to improve productivity, and streamline the
                                                                                                             organization's maintenance program.

                                                                                                             A pioneer in asset optimization, CPS Energy is applying EPRI’s Maintenance Management
                                                                             EPRI Maintenance                Workstation (MMW) in novel ways to improve service reliability, automate data acquisition
                                                                             Management Workstation &        and analysis to improve productivity, and streamline its preventive maintenance program.
                                                                             EPRI's Industry wide            They are also using EPRI's Industry wide Equipment Performance Database to observe
                                                                             Equipment Performance           failure trends and build business cases for repair, replace & refurbish strategies - including
                                                                             Database for Substation         much needed task of performing and documenting on a programmatic basis the task of                  Technology
PDU    2007   CPS Energy         Substations      Johnson, Clint    Y        Transformers                    performing root cause analysis.                                                                     Transfer
                                 75, Integrated                                                              For their leadership in securing CPS management agreement and active plant support to
                                 Environmental                               Oxidation catalysts for         host a large pilot-scale test of the EPRI-developed catalytic oxidation process for mercury         Technology
GEN    2004   CPS Energy         Controls         Lee , Alfred      Y        mercury control with FGD        control at the J.K. Spruce station.                                                                 Transfer
                                 75, Integrated                                                              For their leadership in securing CPS management agreement and active plant support to
                                 Environmental                               Oxidation catalysts for         host a large pilot-scale test of the EPRI-developed catalytic oxidation process for mercury         Technology
GEN    2004   CPS Energy         Controls         Levesque, Cyndi   Y        mercury control with FGD        control at the J.K. Spruce station.                                                                 Transfer




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                                                     EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company           Award Area        Recipient          Shared   Topic                            Description                                                                                   Award Type
                                                                                                               For advancing technology/research results for the industry and for being a first demonstrator
                                                                                                               by using EPRI's Maintenance Management Workstation (MMW) and Industry wide
                                                                                                               Equipment Performance Database (IDB) in novel ways to improve service reliability,
                                                                                                               automate data acquisition and analysis to improve productivity, and streamline the
                                                                                                               organization's maintenance program.

                                                                                                               A pioneer in asset optimization, CPS Energy is applying EPRI’s Maintenance Management
                                                                              EPRI Maintenance                 Workstation (MMW) in novel ways to improve service reliability, automate data acquisition
                                                                              Management Workstation &         and analysis to improve productivity, and streamline its preventive maintenance program.
                                                                              EPRI's Industry wide             They are also using EPRI's Industry wide Equipment Performance Database to observe
                                                                              Equipment Performance            failure trends and build business cases for repair, replace & refurbish strategies - including
                                                                              Database for Substation          much needed task of performing and documenting on a programmatic basis the task of                Technology
PDU    2007   CPS Energy        Substations       Maldonado , Rick   Y        Transformers                     performing root cause analysis.                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Technology
GEN    2002   Dairyland Power                     Hill, Duane        N        Corrosion probe                  Corrosion probe                                                                                   Transfer

                                                                                                              John has worked with neighboring utilities such as Northern States Power and Wisconsin
                                                                                                              Electric Power Company, as well as state and federal agencies, in a study designed to use
                                                                                                              the falcon as a biosentinal species to learn if trace stack emissions could be bioaccumulating
                                                                              Peregrine Falcon Metal          in the stack-nesting birds. In cooperation with EPRI and the Raptor Resource Project (a
                                                                              Exposure at Utility Stack       nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the midwest's raptor populations), a three year
                                Water &                                       Sites (TC project WO9182- study was designed which compared blood, feather, eggshell, and prey remains taken from                  Delivery and
ENV    1999   Dairyland Power   Ecosystems        Theil, John C.     N        01),                            utility sites to similar samples taken from urban sites and parent breeding stock.                 Applications
                                                                                                              Proactively rebuilding a Detroit Edison-EPRI partnership that provides value to Detroit            Technology
GEN    1999   Detroit Edison                      Kielasa, Larry     Y        Generation Partnership          Edison’s generation business                                                                       Transfer
                                                                                                              Bruce expended a tremendous amount of energy toward building a solid value case leading
                                                                                                              up to a three-year membership commitment. Through a series of meetings in Charlotte,
                                                                                                              Palo Alto, and at the Fermi Station, Bruce solicited input from all of EPRI's 26 Nuclear
                                                                              For his support in building     product groups. This information was incorporated into an impressive slide presentation that
                                                                              the value case resulting in a was delivered to the Fermi Plant Senior Management Team and many other plant
                                                                              three-year nuclear              management personnel and staff. Bruce's efforts are continuing as the Fermi-EPRI
                                                                              membership agreement with relationship is being grown between the technical experts and decision makers in each of the             Technology
NUC    1999   Detroit Edison                      Sheffel, Bruce     N        the Fermi Nuclear Plant         organizations.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                              Proactively rebuilding a Detroit Edison-EPRI partnership that provides value to Detroit            Technology
GEN    1999   Detroit Edison                      Thigpen, Phil      Y        Generation Partnership          Edison’s generation business                                                                       Transfer
                                                                                                              This project involved original field investigations of the potential for electric power lines to
                                                                                                              interfere with use of GPS and its terrestrial accuracy enhancements through differential
                                                                                                              corrections. Key elements of the field measurements were done on the Detroit Edison
                                                                                                              transmission system. Mr. Bruce Whitney arranged for company vehicles, a spectrum
                                                                                                              analyzer, plotter and portable power supply (all at no charge to EPRI) to be made available
                                                                                                              for this research for two measurement periods of several days each. In addition, Bruce
                                                                                                              accompanied the researcher and actively participated in data collection and guiding the
                                                                              Potential for Electric Power investigation. He also offered many helpful suggestions to enhance data collection and
                                T&D                                           Facilities to Affect the Use of improve EPRI’s understanding of a previously unevaluated concern about use of GPS near
                                Environmental                                 the Global Climate              to power facilities. The EPRI research greatly benefited from Mr. Whitney’s many                   Delivery and
ENV    2001   Detroit Edison    Issues            Whitney, Bruce     N        Positioning Systems (GPS) contributions.                                                                                           Applications


                                                                              For application and piloting
                                                                              of code case N663 resulting
                                                                              in significant cost and worker
                                                                              exposure savings that will
                                                                              continue throughout the life
                                                                              of the plants, and support of
                                                                              the USNRC review which           For application and piloting of code case N663 resulting in significant cost and worker
                                                                              has streamlined                  exposure savings that will continue throughout the life of the plants, and support of the
                                                                              implementation by other          USNRC review which has streamlined implementation by other plants within of the industry. -       Technology
NUC    2004   Dominion                            Armentrout, Viki   Y        plants within of the industry.   (Surry, Unit 2, North Anna Units 1 & 2, Millstone Units 2 & 3)                                    Transfer
                                                                              Leadership in developing         The tools developed assist nuclear power plants in analyzing Probability Risk Assessment
                                                                              risk and safety tools used       (PRA) events and in meeting regulatory requirements. Divakar Bhargawa provided a key
                                Risk and Safety                               and useful in the nuclear        leadership role in developing the pilot seismic PRA using the American Nuclear Society            Technology
NUC    2008   Dominion          Management        Bhargava, Divakar Y         power industry.                  (ANS) standard.                                                                                   Transfer
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                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company    Award Area         Recipient         Shared   Topic                            Description                                                                                  Award Type


                                                                       For leadership in developing
                                                                       the software toolset in the
                                                                       Risk and Reliability (R&R)
                                                                       Workstation and its
                                                                       acceptance with industry and     International acceptance and use by regulatory bodies - In addition to NRC, by JNES
                                                                       the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory      (Japan), CNSC (Canada), and UJD SR (Slovak Republic).
                                                                       Commission (NRC) for             Used by 72% of domestic nuclear units, and by 90% of EPRI International partners.
                                                                       meeting regulatory               Extensively used in support of the Maintenance Rule, risk-informed operations & planning,
                                                                       requirements and analyzing       and the Reactor Oversight Process.
                                                                       probabilistic risk assessment    Used extensively by non-nuclear, primarily Aerospace, companies - including NASA (several Technology
NUC    2006   Dominion                      Caivano, John     Y        (PRA) events.                    hundred licenses have been granted to Boeing, Cessna, Lockheed-Martin, etc.)              Transfer


                                                                       For leadership in developing
                                                                       the software toolset in the
                                                                       Risk and Reliability (R&R)
                                                                       Workstation and its
                                                                       acceptance with industry and     International acceptance and use by regulatory bodies - In addition to NRC, by JNES
                                                                       the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory      (Japan), CNSC (Canada), and UJD SR (Slovak Republic).
                                                                       Commission (NRC) for             Used by 72% of domestic nuclear units, and by 90% of EPRI International partners.
                                                                       meeting regulatory               Extensively used in support of the Maintenance Rule, risk-informed operations & planning,
                                                                       requirements and analyzing       and the Reactor Oversight Process.
                                                                       probabilistic risk assessment    Used extensively by non-nuclear, primarily Aerospace, companies - including NASA (several Technology
NUC    2006   Dominion                      Caivano, John     Y        (PRA) events.                    hundred licenses have been granted to Boeing, Cessna, Lockheed-Martin, etc.)              Transfer

                                                                       For support of the shaft
                                                                       crack detection project over
                                                                       the years, particularly
                                                                       providing the reactor coolant
                                                                       pump (RCP) shaft samples,
                                                                       which made it possible for
                                                                       this project to proceed to the
                                                                       remaining useful life (RUL)
                                                                       phase. This phase is critical For support to these projects over the years including assisting in meeting goals and meeting
                                                                       to the development of a       deliverables deadlines.
                                                                       product to minimize and       For tangible support including donating to EPRI RCP coupon samples for metallurgical
                                                                       possibly eliminate RCP        testing.                                                                                        Technology
NUC    2006   Dominion                      Demarco, Joseph   N        operational failures.         For working with EPRI and vendor to get coupon samples machined to free-release.                Transfer
                                                                                                     The lead exposure AREVA M5 fuel assemblies from North Anna had reached EOL at more
                                                                                                     than 70 GWd/MTU
                                                                                                     The hot cell examination is ongoing
                                                                       For his leadership in the hot A Dominion team, lead by Featherson, teamed with EPRI, AREVA, INL, and NAC to deliver
                                                                       cell shipment of M5 fuel rods two important first-of-a-kinds:
                                                                       from North Anna Power         First hot cell examination of AREVA M5 alloy in the US                                          Technology
NUC    2005   Dominion                      Featherston, Dean N        Station                       First shipment of commercial LWR fuel to Idaho National Laboratories                            Transfer
                                                                       Leadership in demonstrating Lee Thomasson and Shawn Gervais coordinated efforts at Surry Station to install and
                         Low-Level Waste                               hollow fiber filtration to    evaluate hollow fiber filtration technology. They helped devise the test plan, develop the
                         & Radiation                                   reduce liquid radioactive     operating procedures, and analyze experimental results from the test skid.                      Technology
NUC    2008   Dominion   Management         Gervais, Shawn    Y        waste volumes                                                                                                                 Transfer
                                                                       For leadership and strategic
                                                                       foresight in the development
                                                                       of digital I&C modernization                                                                                                  Technology
NUC    2001   Dominion   I&C / Naser        Grecheck, Gene    Y        programs                                                                                                                      Transfer
                         06.0 Equipment
                         Reliability; BOP   Hooper,                    Technology Transfer at FAC                                                                                                    Technology
NUC    2007   Dominion   Corrosion; CHUG    Christopher       Y        Training                     Information exchange of EPRI's flow-accelerated corrosion programs in Asia.                      Transfer
                                                                       For leadership in defining
                                                                       the regulatory framework for
                         Spent Fuel /                                  extending the license of                                                                                                      Technology
NUC    2001   Dominion   Machiels           Moore, Ernie      N        spent fuel facilities.                                                                                                        Transfer
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                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company    Award Area        Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                     Award Type
                         79,Combustion
                         Turbine &
                         Combined Cycle                               FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008   Dominion   O&M               Paul White        Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer

                                                                      For outstanding support in
                                                                      the development of guidance
                                                                      on alarm processing
                                                                      methods for improving alarm
                                                                      management in nuclear          For outstanding support in the development of guidance on alarm processing methods for         Technology
NUC    2003   Dominion                     Scanlan, Robert   Y        power plant control rooms      improving sponsoring utilities have applied for ESPs for possible new nuclear power plant
                                                                                                     The three alarm management in nuclear power plant control rooms                                Transfer
                                                                                                     facilities in the central and eastern United States (CEUS). 10CFR Part 100.23 sets forth
                                                                                                     principal requirements that define the standard used by the NRC in its evaluation of the
                                                                                                     suitability of a proposed site and the adequacy of the design bases. It is emphasized that
                                                                                                     uncertainties must be addressed through an appropriate analysis, such as a probabilistic
                                                                                                     seismic hazard analysis (PSHA). One element addressed in the estimation of safe
                                                                                                     shutdown earthquake (SSE) ground motions for an ESP application is strong ground motion
                                                                                                     attenuation. In the 1989 EPRI CEUS seismic hazard study, the ground motion element was
                                                                                                     found to be the largest contributor to uncertainty in PSHA. Since the 1989 EPRI study,
                                                                                                     substantial work has been conducted to improve understanding and engineering estimation
                                                                      For their leadership in the    of ground motion. The objective of this project, supported by the three utilities, was to
                                                                      support and initial use of the develop an updated representation of earthquake ground motion attenuation and its
                                                                      EPRI seismic ground motion uncertainty that is appropriate for use in a PSHA for hard-rock site conditions in the CEUS.
                                                                      model for early site permit    The resulting CEUS ground motion model was used by the three ESP applicants in their           Technology
NUC    2005   Dominion                     Smith, Marvin     Y        (ESP) applications             PSHA. admit, seismic R&D has been quite challenging for new plants for a number of
                                                                                                     We must                                                                                        Transfer
                                                                                                     reasons. First, seismic R&D has long been a challenge for all nuclear plants. Second,
                                                                                                     considerations for siting new plants have not been addressed since the early 1990s. Third,
                                                                                                     seismic R&D for siting new plants has not been undertaken by the industry since that time;
                                                                                                     and, finally, there has been a substantial amount of work done by the USGS and other
                                                                                                     researchers indicating overall that their older estimates may have been a little optimistic.
                                                                                                     When EPRI was asked in 2001 to pick-up the pieces it laid down in the seismic area back
                                                                                                     in the early 1990s and to help the Early Site Permit (ESP) applicants prepare to perform
                                                                                                     Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessments (PSHAs) for their sites, we knew it would be a
                                                                                                     challenging and exciting task. For example, EPRI's PSHA code was an IBM mainframe
                                                                      For their leadership in the    version stored away on a 9-track tape in a box in EPRI's warehouse. The three applicant
                                                                      support and initial use of the companies and individuals responsible for this R&D are standing here today. Mike
                                                                      EPRI seismic ground motion Bourgeois, Tom Mundy and Marvin Smith were responsible for working with EPRI as they
                                                                      model for early site permit    tried to restart seismic R&D efforts from ground zero to support the timely submittal of ESP   Technology
NUC    2005   Dominion                     Smith, Marvin     Y        (ESP) applications             applications. There were programmatic as well as technical uncertainties. In addition to       Transfer
                                                                      For Technical Excellence
                                                                      and Leadership in the
                                                                      Development and
                                                                      Implementation of Interim
                                                                      Guidelines for Managing
                                                                      Thermal Fatigue in PWR
                         Aging Mgt/Asset                              Reactor Coolant System                                                                                                        Technology
NUC    2000   Dominion   Mgt               Spain, Leslie     Y        Attached Piping                                                                                                               Transfer
                                                                      For technical guidance and
                                                                      support in the pilot study for
                                                                      the EPRI Dissolvable
                                                                      Filtration Technology at       For technical guidance and support in the pilot study for the EPRI Dissolvable Filtration      Technology
NUC    2003   Dominion                     Terry, William    Y        Surry Station                  Technology at Surry Station                                                                    Transfer
                                                                      Leadership in demonstrating Lee Thomasson and Shawn Gervais coordinated efforts at Surry Station to install and
                         Low-Level Waste                              hollow fiber filtration to     evaluate hollow fiber filtration technology. They helped devise the test plan, develop the
                         & Radiation                                  reduce liquid radioactive      operating procedures, and analyze experimental results from the test skid.                     Technology
NUC    2008   Dominion   Management       Thomasson, Lee     Y        waste volumes                                                                                                                 Transfer
       2009   Dominion   Advanced Nuclear Eugene S.          N        Use of Utility Requirements By evoking the Utility Requirements Document as a defacto specification for a new nuclear         Individual
                         Technology       Grecheck                    Document to Support New unit at its North Anna facility, Dominion developed a proposal reflective of all attributes of a
                                                                      Plant Deployment               best-in-class advanced reactor. Through this effort, Dominion demonstrated industry
                                                                                                     leadership in driving top-tier performance for the next generation of nuclear reactors.
NUC


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                                                                EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                     Award Area         Recipient        Shared   Topic                        Description                                                                                     Award Type

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Byeong Ook Kong Y         Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Byoung Koo Kim   Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Byung Ha Chi     Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Jeong Tae Kim    Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Jong Jin Park    Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Kuk Cheol Kim    Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Min Soo Kim      Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Seog Hyeon Ryu   Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Sung Tae Kang    Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.

                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in an important study to assess and validate new HP-IP steam turbine
                                                                                                                     rotor and blade materials for use in advanced coal-fired power plants that operate at >600C.
                                                                                       Material Validation for Steam Through this study, the Doosan team provided key results data from their materials testing
              Doosan Heavy Industries &   P87 Fossil                                   Turbine Rotor and Blade       that will be incorporated into an EPRI Mechanical Properties Handbook that is available to
GEN    2009   Construction                Materials & Repair Yeon Soo Lee     Y        Design                        members of EPRI’s Fossil Materials & Repair Program.



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                                                 EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company      Award Area        Recipient         Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                      Award Type
                                                                        Integration of DG into the
                                                                        Regulated Electric Utility'sFor his demonstrated leadership and innovation in applying distributed generation as an
                           101, Distributed                             Planning and Operation      economic and technically feasible solution to mitigate various electric distribution system         Technology
GEN    2004   DTE Energy   Energy Resources Asgeirsson, Hawk N          Processes                   constraints.                                                                                        Transfer
                                                                                                    Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                    respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                    controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                    approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                           75, Integrated                                                           disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                           Environmental     Batts, Tom                 Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   DTE Energy   Controls                            Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                                                                                    Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                    respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                    controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                    approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                           75, Integrated                                                           disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                           Environmental     Brown, Jason               Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   DTE Energy   Controls                            Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                                                                                    Richard Lynch was called upon to provide repair options during an outage after indications
                                                                                                    were found. Through his involvement with EPRI, Richard knew of this technology and
                                                                                                    quickly analyzed the situation and determined that the damage could be addressed through
                           87, Fossil                                                               a program that would show slow damage accumulation which could be managed via                       Technology
GEN    2006   DTE Energy   Materials & Repair Lynch, Richard   N        Evaluation of Drum Cracking inspections.                                                                                        Transfer
                                                                                                    Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                    respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                    controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                    approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                           75, Integrated                                                           disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                           Environmental                                Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   DTE Energy   Controls          McCoy, Melanie    Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                           69 Maintenance
                           Management &                                 PlantView Automated                                                                                                              Technology
GEN    2008   DTE Energy   Technology        Paul Gwizdala     N        Training Manager (ATM)         Advancing the technology development through implementation of PlantView                          Transfer
                                                                                                       Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                       respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                       controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                       approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                           75, Integrated                                                              disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                           Environmental     Rogers, Bill               Full-Scale Demonstration       test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   DTE Energy   Controls                            Y        Tests of Mercury Controls      issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                                                                                       Adoption of and Leadership in Using the EPRI Technology Applications Scorecard. DTE,
                                                                                                       GRE, and Duke Energy were early adopters of the Technology Applications Scorecard, an
                                                                                                       Excel-based tool designed to help members leverage and manage their R&D investment.
                                                                                                       Charlie, Avni and Angela are Super Users of not only the tool itself but the entire
                                                                                                       engagement process to ensure they have a successful technology transfer program at their
                                                                        EPRI Technology                respective companies. All three are championing applications efforts within their respective
GEN    2005   DTE Energy   Sector            Rudolph, Angela   Y        Applications Scorecard         organizations.
                                                                                                       Rich Seguin has been the product champion for DEW within DTE. While DTE will not be
                                                                                                       completed with its implementation until later this year, Rich has and continues to re-enforce
                                                                                                       the value of DEW to his management. DTE is using EPRI to help implement the system
                                                                                                       within the company. They have established automated links such that data can
                                                                                                       automatically be updated from other databases. Approximately 100 users have been trained
                                                                        Distribution Engineering       within the company
PDU    2001   DTE Energy   Distribution      Seguin, Rich      N        Workstation (DEW)                                                                                                                Product Champion
                           69, Maintenance                              Operations & Maintenance
                           Management &                                 Excellence Plant               For vision and unselfish leadership in creating new ways for plant manager peers to share Technology
GEN    2007   DTE Energy   Technology        Wszelaki, Frank   Y        Management Forum               expertise, solutions and best practices to improve plant operations                       Transfer
                                                                                                       Supporter and promoter of DGA and contributed that this technology is now the most widely
                                                                                                       applied EPRI underground transmission technology. Through his efforts the technology has
                                                                        Application of DGA and         now been applied in many U.S. utilities and international utilities.
PDU    2005   DTE Energy   Transmission      Singh, Nirmal     N        Remaining Life Technology                                                                                                Product Champion


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                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area          Recipient         Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                         Award Type

                                                                                                       Mike has played a pivotal role in working with EPRI, 12 utilities and 3M to line up a field trial
                                                                                                       of the 3M high temp conductor. Mike has attended many meetings and conference calls
                                                                                                       between EPRI, members and 3M and taken it upon himself to be a champion for the role of
                                                                                                       EPRI in getting the project launched. EPRI owes a large debt of gratitude to Mike (who has
                                                                       Field Trial of the 3M High      the full support of Mike Crews as well) who helped us secure over $2m for this project.
PDU    2002   Duke      T&S                 Agee, Michael     N        Temp Conductor                                                                                                                      Product Champion
                                                                       For technical leadership to
                                                                       the NDE Center & MRP
                                                                       projects related to reactor
                                                                       pressure vessel head
                                                                       penetration inspection          For technical leadership to the NDE Center & MRP projects related to reactor pressure               Technology
NUC    2003   Duke                          Alley, Tom        N        issues                          vessel head penetration inspection issues                                                           Transfer
                                                                       Leadership in the
                                                                       Development of Inspection
                                                                       Plan for Reactor Vessel
                                                                       Closure Head Penetrations
                                                                       in U.S. PWR Plants (MRP-
                                                                       117) and ASME Code Case         Leadership in the Development of Inspection Plan for Reactor Vessel Closure Head                    Technology
NUC    2004   Duke                          Alley, Tom        Y        N-731                           Penetrations in U.S. PWR Plants (MRP-117) and ASME Code Case N-731                                  Transfer

                                                                                                       Tom provided direction, as the chairman of the MRP Inspection ITG, and was a contributor
                                                                       For leadership and technical    to the program description report.
                                                                       contribution to the             This report describes the nondestructive examination (NDE) qualification program being
                                                                       nondestructive evaluation       developed for examination of reactor vessel head Control Rod Drive Mechanism (CRDM)
                                                                       (NDE) qualification program     nozzles, a 2006 blue chip project.
                                                                       under development for the       The major objective of this work is to develop a technical basis, program description, and
                                                                       examination of reactor          testing protocol for developing and conducting qualifications of NDE procedures and
                                                                       vessel head control rod drive   personnel using CRDM mockups containing intentional flaws.
                                                                       mechanism (CRDM)                This proactive program will be in place before the NRC is scheduled to issue a 10CFR50              Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                          Alley, Tom        N        nozzles.                        rulemaking revision that will require these CRDM examination procedure qualifications.              Transfer
                                                                                                       The Duke Energy team is recognized for the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                       SF6 Sealing Technology on       sealing technology to a 500-kV live-tank breaker.
PDU    2005   Duke      Substations         Blackmon, Josh    Y        a live-tank breaker.                                                                                                          Product Champion
                                                                                                        Current PWR control rod exposures are a factor of two beyond the existing experience base.
                                                                                                        The team at Duke identified the potential for an issue and supported an industry survey to
                                                                       For providing leadership in confirm the extent of the issue. The survey identified the lead plant as Oconee and 6 control
                                                                       initiating and supporting the rod segments were shipped to a hot cell where they are undergoing destructive examination.
                                                                       industry’s effort in the area of The Duke team is currently working with EPRI, two control rod suppliers, and the hot cell to Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                          Boshers, James A. Y        PWR control rod swelling         evaluate the data.                                                                           Transfer
                                                                                                        The Duke Energy team is recognized for the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                       SF6 Sealing Technology on sealing technology to a 500-kV live-tank breaker.
PDU    2005   Duke      Substations         Burnett, Rick     Y        a live-tank breaker.                                                                                                          Product Champion
                                                                                                        Frank's leadership role in CoalFleet led to Duke assuming the important role as sponsor of
                                                                       CoalFleet, EDP, IGCC             an Early Deployment Project (EDP). He has ensured that the Duke IGCC team has
                        66, CoalFleet for                              UDBS and Permitting              incorporated key insights and information from the UDBS and Permitting guidelines into the Technology
GEN    2006   Duke      Tomorrow            Carchedi, Frank   N        Guidelines                       plant design.                                                                                Transfer
                        73, Post-
                        Combustion NOx                                                                                                                                                                     Technology
GEN    2001   Duke      Control             Carpenter, Tami   Y        EPRI SNCR Trim concept          EPRI SNCR Trim concept                                                                              Transfer
                        73, Post-
                        Combustion NOx      Cassel, Al                                                                                                                                           Technology
GEN    2001   Duke      Control                               Y        EPRI SNCR Trim concept          EPRI SNCR Trim concept                                                                    Transfer
                                                                       Leadership in developing        The tools developed assist nuclear power plants in analyzing Probability Risk Assessment
                                                                       risk and safety tools used      (PRA) events and in meeting regulatory requirements. Sarah Chisholm provided insights for
                        Risk and Safety                                and useful in the nuclear       developing techniques to comprehensively document information in the PRADocAssist tool. Technology
NUC    2008   Duke      Management          Chisholm, Sarah   Y        power industry.                                                                                                           Transfer




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                                        EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area   Recipient           Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                                                  For leadership in applying and customizing EPRI power quality research results and
                                                                  For applying and                contributions to the enhancement of practical aspects of power quality by developing
                                                                  customizing EPRI power          methodology for identifying, diagnosing, and resolving residential shocking voltage problems
PDU    1999   Duke      PQ           Company Award       N        quality research results                                                                                                          Leadership Award
                                                                                                  For initiation and revised service characterization and data presentation methodology for
                                                                                                  power quality and reliability (PQ&R) levels for Duke.
                                                                                                  This tool was developed in order to provide real life example on how the methodology based
                                                                                                  on a probabilistic framework will work instead of just formulating the methodology in a
                                                                                                  descriptive algorithm.The probabilistic risk assessment enables risk managers to see the full
                                                                  Development of Reporting        range of variability and uncertainty instead of being mislead into thinking that exposure,
                                                                  System for Power Quality        effects and eventually risk are point values.
PDU    2002   Duke      PQ           Company Award       N        and Reliability Levels                                                                                                            Product Champion
                                                                  For leadership in the
                                                                  development and
                                                                  implementation of tools to      MRP Fatigue Issue Task Group initiated in 1999 to address cracking due to thermal fatigue
                                                                  effectively manage thermal      in PWR RCS attached piping. Thermal hydraulic phenomena identified and tools developed
                                                                  fatigue in PWR reactor          to detect, assess and manage thermal fatigue. Thermal Fatigue Management Guidelines
                                                                  coolant system (RCS)            (MRP-146), an (NEI03-08)Industry Guidance Document was developed and is being                     Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                   Davis, J. Michael   Y        attached piping                 implemented by all PWRs.                                                                          Transfer
                                                                                                  Keith Davis and Dan Mayes of Duke Energy assisted EPRI in furthering the development of
                                                                                                  EPRI software for automatically analyzing steam generator tube eddy current inspection
                                                                  For leadership in furthering    data.
                                                                  the development and             This assistance included making arrangements for EPRI to perform a field demonstration of
                                                                  technology transfer of EPRI     the EPRI automatic data analysis software during a steam generator examination at the
                                                                  software for automated          Oconee nuclear plant in October 2006.
                                                                  analyzing of steam generator    This demonstration, which is an essential step in bringing the automatic analysis technology
                                                                  (SG) tube eddy current          into field use, provided an opportunity to demonstrate the stability, speed and accuracy of the   Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                   Davis, Keith        Y        inspection data.                software.                                                                                         Transfer
                                                                                                  Keith Davis and Dan Mayes of Duke Energy assisted EPRI in furthering the development of
                                                                                                  EPRI software for automatically analyzing steam generator tube eddy current inspection
                                                                  For leadership in furthering    data.
                                                                  the development and             This assistance included making arrangements for EPRI to perform a field demonstration of
                                                                  technology transfer of EPRI     the EPRI automatic data analysis software during a steam generator examination at the
                                                                  software for automated          Oconee nuclear plant in October 2006.
                                                                  analyzing of steam generator    This demonstration, which is an essential step in bringing the automatic analysis technology
                                                                  (SG) tube eddy current          into field use, provided an opportunity to demonstrate the stability, speed and accuracy of the   Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                   Davis, Keith        N        inspection data.                software.                                                                                         Transfer
                                                                                                  Buried piping systems in nuclear power plants were designed to match the life of the
                                                                                                  expected service of the nuclear station. Accordingly, specially designed facilities to enable
                                                                                                  pipe wall-thickness condition assessment were not put in place.
                                                                                                  As utilities extend the service life of the plant, issues related to the buried pipe condition
                                                                                                  have been discussed at the regulatory level. Also, the need to establish the piping condition
                                                                                                  has received heightened scrutiny with the reporting of undetected radioactive contamination
                                                                                                  of groundwater at several plants.
                                                                                                  In response, EPRI has pursued a comprehensive program to develop NDE technology and
                                                                  For leadership and valuable     vehicle delivery system to enable the examination of buried piping under the conditions
                                                                  technical and plant operation   currently found at the plants, including access through man-holes and tolerating the
                                                                  support that enabled the        presence of mud, coatings, or liners.
                                                                  successful first-of-a-kind      Rachel Doss and Steve Lefler became champions of the initiative and have provided key
                                                                  demonstration of EPRI’s         support by arranging for the trial of the technology at the Catawba nuclear station.
                                                                  large-diameter buried pipe      EPRI recognizes Rachel and Steve for their effort and contribution to improving this EPRI         Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                   Doss, Rachel        Y        examination technology.         developed technology.                                                                             Transfer




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                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area         Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                    Award Type

                                                                                                    PWR primary zinc application provides plant operators with a powerful method to reduce
                                                                                                    both the onset and continued degradation of primary water stress corrosion cracking, reduce
                                                                                                    plant radiation fields that impact site personnel, and ultimately reduce corrosion product
                                                                                                    transport to the fuel.
                                                                                                    This work provides an exceptionally thorough treatise of the state-of-knowledge regarding
                                                                                                    PWR primary zinc application, developed via an industry collaboration including EPRI, utility
                                                                      For exceptional leadership in personnel, NSSS vendors and contractors.
                                                                      championing the               It provides plant operators, chemists in particular, with comprehensive guidance concerning
                                                                      development of an industry all aspects of PWR zinc application.
                                                                      sourcebook on PWR             Ken Johnson, Dave Morey, and Dennis Rickertsen provided exceptional leadership in
                                                                      secondary side lead           championing the development of these PWR Zinc Guidelines by providing vital direction,        Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                         Eaker, Richard    Y        remediation.                  valuable input, and continued momentum during the entire course of it's development.          Transfer

                                                                                                    PWR primary zinc application provides plant operators with a powerful method to reduce
                                                                                                    both the onset and continued degradation of primary water stress corrosion cracking, reduce
                                                                                                    plant radiation fields that impact site personnel, and ultimately reduce corrosion product
                                                                                                    transport to the fuel.
                                                                                                    This work provides an exceptionally thorough treatise of the state-of-knowledge regarding
                                                                                                    PWR primary zinc application, developed via an industry collaboration including EPRI, utility
                                                                      For exceptional leadership in personnel, NSSS vendors and contractors.
                                                                      championing the               It provides plant operators, chemists in particular, with comprehensive guidance concerning
                                                                      development of an industry all aspects of PWR zinc application.
                                                                      sourcebook on PWR             Ken Johnson, Dave Morey, and Dennis Rickertsen provided exceptional leadership in
                                                                      secondary side lead           championing the development of these PWR Zinc Guidelines by providing vital direction,           Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                         Eaker, Richard    Y        remediation.                  valuable input, and continued momentum during the entire course of it's development.             Transfer
                                                                      For their leadership,
                                                                      technical insight and
                                                                      contribution of plant
                                                                      operational data in the
                                                                      successful and timely
                                                                      completion of an industry
                                                                      guideline which addresses a
                                                                      key utility concern--axial
                                                                      offset anomaly which has      For their leadership, technical insight and contribution of plant operational data in the
                                                                      adversely affected the        successful and timely completion of an industry guideline which addresses a key utility
                                           Epperson,                  performance of many high- concern--axial offset anomaly which has adversely affected the performance of many high- Technology
NUC    1999   Duke                         Kenneth           N        temperature PWRs.             temperature PWRs.                                                                                Transfer
                                                                      Leadership in the             Each nominee championed or co-championed the development of one of five fuel reliability
                                                                      development of first-of-a-    guidelines, which were written to support the industry/INPO initiative for zero fuel failures by
                                                                      kind fuel reliability         2010. Each of the guideline champions took a broader view than their own utility interests to
                                                                      guidelines, supporting        develop the best possible document for the industry. The champions helped the team reach
                                                                      industry efforts to eliminate consensus on the best approaches, defend challenging recommendations related to
                                                                      fuel failures                 implementation costs and schedule, and coordinate a peer review process that included            Technology
NUC    2008   Duke      Fuel Reliability   Epperson, Kenny   Y                                      more than 200 people.                                                                            Transfer
                                                                      Science-Based Arsenic
                        Water &                                       Water Quality Criteria in     Using EPRI information to assist the state of South Carolina in a revision of its ambient water Technology
ENV    2008   Duke      Ecosystems         Finley, Keith     Y        South Carolina                quality criteria for arsenic                                                                     Transfer

                                                                      Pilot-scale Vertical Flow
                        Water &                                       Wetland to Treat Flue Gas     Using EPRI’s PT2 passive treatment model to design a pilot-scale vertical flow wetland for     Technology
ENV    2009   Duke      Ecosystems         Galvin-Karr, Marge Y       Desulfurization Wastewater    the treatment of mercury and selenium in flue gas desulfurization wastewater.                  Transfer




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Sector Year   Company   Award Area      Recipient         Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                        Award Type

                                                                                                    The industry was found to be operating a factor of two beyond the experience base for
                                                                                                    control rod swelling. As a result, programs were initiated to acquire data to guide safe
                                                                                                    operation. The team at Duke, led by Tracy Saville and James Boshers, identified control rod
                                                                                                    swelling outside of the current experience base as a potential issue in PWRs. They then
                                                                                                    supported EPRI in a utility survey and confirmed that a number of plants were already
                                                                                                    beyond the experience base used to design the control rods. The results of the survey were
                                                                                                    used to gain support for the project from other utilities and identify the lead plant for a hot cell
                                                                                                    campaign to characterize control rod performance near end of life. Rods were shipped from
                                                                   For providing leadership in Duke’s Oconee plant and are currently undergoing destructive examination. The results
                                                                   initiating and supporting the from this program will support improved performance predictions and optimized control rod
                                                                   industry’s effort in the area of designs. Duke is already using the preliminary hot cell results to guide decisions on the            Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                      Gribble, Ron      Y        PWR control rod swelling         operation of its current rods and the purchase of new control rods.                                  Transfer

                                                                                                   For their leadership in applying the majority of EPRI's Clean Water Act Section 316(b)
                                                                                                   realted research results and information and compliance services to support their corporate
                                                                                                   and plant-specific strategic planning compliance planning. They have also lead EPRI
                                                                                                   information transfer with corporate and plant personnel as well as with their resource
                                                                                                   agencies and fisheries professionals in their operating region. Their efforts have resulted in
                        Water &                                                                    virtually no problems with their compliance support efforts in either North or South Carolina      Technology
ENV    2007   Duke      Ecosystems      Harrell, Duane    Y        316(b) Compliance               with permit authorities, resource agencies or the general public.                                  Transfer
                                                                   For industry leadership in
                                                                   championing the long-term
                                                                   dispersant trial at McGuire 2
                                                                   and recognizing the
                                                                   significant promise of the
                                                                   dispersant technology to        Dispersant is a chemical additive that can effectively mitigate steam generator fouling.
                                                                   dramatically reduce steam       Despite the very positive outcome from the previous trial at ANO-2, this promising
                                                                   generator fouling, not only     technology needed an industry champion for continued development in support of industry-
                                                                   for the plant but as an         wide application and Duke stepped forward. Duke support and technical expertise has been Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                      Henrickson, Tim   Y        industrywide technology         instrumental in moving this promising technology forward.                                Transfer

                                                                                                 Limited accessibility to radioactive Class B and Class C waste disposal facilities will be a
                                                                                                 chief concern facing the industry in the next couple of years. Opportunities exist for
                                                                                                 decreasing generation of this type of waste through innovative media, operational practices,
                                                                                                 and volume reduction methods. The award recipients assisted EPRI in evaluating various
                                                                   For exceptional collaboration operational practices to reduce Class B/C wet waste by providing detailed information
                                                                   and timely research in the    regarding their station initiatives. Individual stations are encouraged to use the results from
                                                                   area of radioactive wet       this project to develop their own Class B/C waste reduction initiative. This project is the first
                                                                   waste minimization for Class part of an EPRI initiative to develop techniques and technologies to reduce the generation         Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                      Johnson, Ken      Y        B and Class C waste           and accumulation of radioactive Class B/C wastes.                                                 Transfer

                                                                   For supporting the RP2020
                                                                   industry initiative to reduce The awardees helped develop and prioritize the source term reduction projects by sharing
                                                                   radioactive source term       plant experiences and experimental data. The awardees provided input into the design of
                                                                   generation and deposition in  the PWR Monitoring and Assessment Database. The awardees continue to contribute to the               Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                      Johnson, Ken      Y        the primary circuit Citation  program by committing time and resources to the proposed projects.                                   Transfer
                                                                                                 This work provides a concise, but thorough treatise of the state-of-knowledge regarding lead
                                                                                                 stress corrosion cracking and its effects on PWRs, developed via an industry collaboration
                                                                                                 including EPRI, utility personnel, NSSS vendors and contractors.
                                                                   For exceptional leadership in The purpose of the work is to inform the plant operators, the chemists in particular, of all
                                                                   championing the               aspects concerning lead sources, effects and remediation strategies.
                                                                   development of industry       Richard Eaker, Jim Stevens and Rocky Thompson provided exceptional leadership in
                                                                   guidelines for PWR primary championing the development of this Lead Sourcebook by providing vital direction, valuable              Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                      Johnson, Ken      Y        zinc application.             input, and continued momentum during the entire course of it's development.                          Transfer
                                                                   For leadership in guiding the
                                                                   advancement of fluid leak
                                                                   management technology at
                                                                   both EPRI and Duke Power                                                                                                           Technology
NUC    2000   Duke      Cost Mgt TEAM   Keck, Donna       Y        Company                                                                                                                            Transfer



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                                        EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area   Recipient       Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                          Award Type
                                                                                              10CFR Part 61, ―Licensing Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste,‖ Sub-Part
                                                                                              61.55 defines radioactive waste classifications for near-surface land disposal. Waste Class
                                                                                              B/C wet waste, including filter and ion exchange media, is one of the most expensive
                                                                                              radioactive wastes routinely generated by U.S. commercial reactors. A total of 90% of the
                                                                                              U.S. industry is challenged with the loss of Class B/C low-level waste (LLW) disposition
                                                                                              access after 2008. This project is the first part of an EPRI initiative to develop techniques
                                                                                              and technologies to reduce the generation and accumulation of Class B/C waste.
                                                                                              Opportunities exist for decreasing generation of this type of waste through innovative media,
                                                                                              operational practices, and volume reduction methods. This project reviewed various station
                                                              For exceptional collaboration   initiatives for practical reductions of Class B/C waste. Considerations for on-site storage
                                                              and timely research in the      were factored into some of the analyses and include cost factors related to on-site media
                                                              area of radioactive wet         movement, packaging, dewatering, volume reduction (if used), and final transfer to a storage
                                                              waste minimization for Class    facility. Individual stations are encouraged to use the results from this project to develop         Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                   Kimray, Barry   Y        B and Class C waste             their own Class B/C waste reduction initiatives.                                                     Transfer
                                                                                              Buried piping systems in nuclear power plants were designed to match the life of the
                                                                                              expected service of the nuclear station. Accordingly, specially designed facilities to enable
                                                                                              pipe wall-thickness condition assessment were not put in place.
                                                                                              As utilities extend the service life of the plant, issues related to the buried pipe condition
                                                                                              have been discussed at the regulatory level. Also, the need to establish the piping condition
                                                                                              has received heightened scrutiny with the reporting of undetected radioactive contamination
                                                                                              of groundwater at several plants.
                                                                                              In response, EPRI has pursued a comprehensive program to develop NDE technology and
                                                              For leadership and valuable     vehicle delivery system to enable the examination of buried piping under the conditions
                                                              technical and plant operation   currently found at the plants, including access through man-holes and tolerating the
                                                              support that enabled the        presence of mud, coatings, or liners.
                                                              successful first-of-a-kind      Rachel Doss and Steve Lefler became champions of the initiative and have provided key
                                                              demonstration of EPRI’s         support by arranging for the trial of the technology at the Catawba nuclear station.
                                                              large-diameter buried pipe      EPRI recognizes Rachel and Steve for their effort and contribution to improving this EPRI            Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                   Lefler, Steve   Y        examination technology.         developed technology.                                                                                Transfer
                                                                                              Buried piping systems in nuclear power plants were designed to match the life of the
                                                                                              expected service of the nuclear station. Accordingly, specially designed facilities to enable
                                                                                              pipe wall-thickness condition assessment were not put in place.
                                                                                              As utilities extend the service life of the plant, issues related to the buried pipe condition
                                                                                              have been discussed at the regulatory level. Also, the need to establish the piping condition
                                                                                              has received heightened scrutiny with the reporting of undetected radioactive contamination
                                                                                              of groundwater at several plants.
                                                                                              In response, EPRI has pursued a comprehensive program to develop NDE technology and
                                                              For leadership and valuable     vehicle delivery system to enable the examination of buried piping under the conditions
                                                              technical and plant operation   currently found at the plants, including access through man-holes and tolerating the
                                                              support that enabled the        presence of mud, coatings, or liners.
                                                              successful first-of-a-kind      Rachel Doss and Steve Lefler became champions of the initiative and have provided key
                                                              demonstration of EPRI’s         support by arranging for the trial of the technology at the Catawba nuclear station.
                                                              large-diameter buried pipe      EPRI recognizes Rachel and Steve for their effort and contribution to improving this EPRI            Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                   Lefler, Steve   Y        examination technology.         developed technology.                                                                                Transfer
                                                                                              Degradation of service water systems is a major issue facing nuclear power plant owners,
                                                                                              and many plants will require repair or replacement of existing carbon steel piping
                                                              For spearheading the use of     components.
                                                              high-density polyethylene       Catawba is the lead plant for supporting the development of two ASME Code Cases that will
                                                              (HDPE) piping for replacing     provide requirements for designing and installing PE pipe.
                                                              buried Class 3 carbon steel     It is projected that implementation of these Code cases will save utilities millions of dollars in   Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                   Lefler, Steve   Y        service water piping.           replacement, installation and ferritic pipe cleaning costs.                                          Transfer
                                                                                              Degradation of service water systems is a major issue facing nuclear power plant owners,
                                                                                              and many plants will require repair or replacement of existing carbon steel piping
                                                              For spearheading the use of     components.
                                                              high-density polyethylene       Catawba is the lead plant for supporting the development of two ASME Code Cases that will
                                                              (HDPE) piping for replacing     provide requirements for designing and installing PE pipe.
                                                              buried Class 3 carbon steel     It is projected that implementation of these Code cases will save utilities millions of dollars in   Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                   Lefler, Steve   Y        service water piping.           replacement, installation and ferritic pipe cleaning costs.                                          Transfer




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                                            EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area       Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                        Award Type

                                                                                                  For their leadership in applying the majority of EPRI's Clean Water Act Section 316(b)
                                                                                                  realted research results and information and compliance services to support their corporate
                                                                                                  and plant-specific strategic planning compliance planning. They have also lead EPRI
                                                                                                  information transfer with corporate and plant personnel as well as with their resource
                                                                                                  agencies and fisheries professionals in their operating region. Their efforts have resulted in
                        Water &                                                                   virtually no problems with their compliance support efforts in either North or South Carolina      Technology
ENV    2007   Duke      Ecosystems       Lewis, Ron        Y        316(b) Compliance             with permit authorities, resource agencies or the general public.                                  Transfer

                                                                    Pilot-scale Vertical Flow
                        Water &                                     Wetland to Treat Flue Gas     Using EPRI’s PT2 passive treatment model to design a pilot-scale vertical flow wetland for         Technology
ENV    2009   Duke      Ecosystems       Lewis, Ron        Y        Desulfurization Wastewater    the treatment of mercury and selenium in flue gas desulfurization wastewater.                      Transfer
                                                                                                  Keith Davis and Dan Mayes of Duke Energy assisted EPRI in furthering the development of
                                                                                                  EPRI software for automatically analyzing steam generator tube eddy current inspection
                                                                    For leadership in furthering data.
                                                                    the development and           This assistance included making arrangements for EPRI to perform a field demonstration of
                                                                    technology transfer of EPRI the EPRI automatic data analysis software during a steam generator examination at the
                                                                    software for automated        Oconee nuclear plant in October 2006.
                                                                    analyzing of steam generator This demonstration, which is an essential step in bringing the automatic analysis technology
                                                                    (SG) tube eddy current        into field use, provided an opportunity to demonstrate the stability, speed and accuracy of the    Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                       Mayes, Dan        Y        inspection data.              software.                                                                                          Transfer
                                                                    Primary movers for the
                                                                    generation of PWR Steam
                                                                    Generator Examination
                                                                    Guideline, Rev 6, a NEI 97- Their input and dedication to the process has been huge and critical to the success for the
                                                                    06 mandatory guideline for revision. Twenty-Seven meetings were required, and these individuals have participated in             Technology
NUC    2002   Duke                       Mayes, Dan        Y        all PWRs                      at least 25 of these over two years.                                                               Transfer
                                                                    For their industry leadership
                                                                    in the alignment of the
                                                                    Action Plan Working Group
                                                                    (APWG) #4 nondestructive
                                                                    evaluation (NDE) and
                                                                    materials characterization    These award winners recognized the strategic role that NDE plays in managing today’s
                                                                    with the industry issue       urgent material degradation issues. They worked through the APWG and Materials Initiative
                                                                    groups to ensure the          structures to ensure that industry priorities were clearly identified and aligned so that NDE
                                                                    availability of NDE solutions resources could focus on the most critical problems and to ensure that industry
                                                                    requiring NDE R&D,            commitments would be met. Their work has integrated NDE with all major material issue              Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                       McCollum, Bill    Y        implemen                      groups, resulting in an efficient and powerful resource for the nuclear industry                   Transfer
                                                                                                  The Duke Energy team is recognized for the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                    SF6 Sealing Technology on sealing technology to a 500-kV live-tank breaker.
PDU    2005   Duke      Substations      McCollum, Mark    Y        a live-tank breaker.                                                                                                             Product Champion
                                                                                                  Degradation of service water systems is a major issue facing nuclear power plant owners,
                                                                                                  and many plants will require repair or replacement of existing carbon steel piping
                                                                    For spearheading the use of components.
                                                                    high-density polyethylene     Catawba is the lead plant for supporting the development of two ASME Code Cases that will
                                                                    (HDPE) piping for replacing provide requirements for designing and installing PE pipe.
                                                                    buried Class 3 carbon steel It is projected that implementation of these Code cases will save utilities millions of dollars in   Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                       McElroy, Ernie    Y        service water piping.         replacement, installation and ferritic pipe cleaning costs.                                        Transfer
                                                                                                  Degradation of service water systems is a major issue facing nuclear power plant owners,
                                                                                                  and many plants will require repair or replacement of existing carbon steel piping
                                                                    For spearheading the use of components.
                                                                    high-density polyethylene     Catawba is the lead plant for supporting the development of two ASME Code Cases that will
                                                                    (HDPE) piping for replacing provide requirements for designing and installing PE pipe.
                                                                    buried Class 3 carbon steel It is projected that implementation of these Code cases will save utilities millions of dollars in   Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                       McElroy, Ernie    Y        service water piping.         replacement, installation and ferritic pipe cleaning costs.                                        Transfer
                        73, Post-
                        Combustion NOx                                                                                                                                                               Technology
GEN    2001   Duke      Control          McMurray, Bobby   N        EPRI SNCR Trim concept        EPRI SNCR Trim concept                                                                             Transfer




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                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area        Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                        Award Type

                                                                                                   Duke is applying the dispersant technology at McGuire Unit 2 for a six- to nine-month long-
                                                                                                   term trial, demonstrating the technology’s viability in significantly mitigating steam generator
                                                                                                   fouling. By effectively reducing the accumulation of corrosion products in the steam
                                                                     For industry leadership in    generators, material corrosion concerns are markedly decreased due to the avoidance of
                                                                     championing the long-term flow-restricted areas that lead to chemistry environments with concentrated corrosion-
                                                                     dispersant trial at McGuire 2 inducing impurities. This allows the plant to achieve maximum useful life of the steam
                                                                     and recognizing the           generators with improved reliability and availability and provides a cost-effective innovation
                                                                     significant promise of the    to existing plants. Despite the very positive outcome from the previous trial at ANO-2,
                                                                     dispersant technology to      application of the dispersant technology needed an industry champion to ―step up‖ and
                                                                     dramatically reduce steam     perform the next phase of work toward industrywide use: a long-term trial in replacement
                                                                     generator fouling, not only   steam generators. Duke collaborated with EPRI to qualify the application of dispersant for a
                                                                     for the plant but as an       long-term trial at McGuire Unit 2 in coordination with its NSSS vendor, providing the means        Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                        Nolin, Jeff       Y        industrywide technology       to further qualify this promising technology for the industry.                                     Transfer
                                                                                                   Elizabeth Bauereis, Larry Olmsted, and Gary Breece all champions with respect to EPRI’s
                                                                                                   ecosystem management research, has long been appreciated by the energy industry and
                                                                                                   EPRI staff. Each of them has provided EPRI with innovative counsel regarding ecosystem
                                                                                                   management issues over a period of 20 years. Larry initiated and worked with EPRI to
                                                                                                   develop a framework for deriving TMDLs along the Catawba River and has applied such
                                                                                                   tools as the RAMAS code in matters related to aquatic species and habitat management. His
                        Water &                                      Ecosystem Management & leadership was insightful and creative in guiding the development of unique tools to gain                 Delivery and
ENV    1998   Duke      Ecosystems        Olmsted, Larry    Y        Technology                    stakeholder acceptance of the EPRI framework.                                                      Applications

                                                                                                   As early as five years ago, Larry recognized the important impact that TMDLs were going to
                                                                                                   have on regional economies and Duke’s business. As a result, he partnered with EPRI to
                                                                                                   develop a watershed management tool, WARMF, to conduct TMDL analysis. Larry had
                                                                                                   critical input into the overall design and implementation of WARMF. He emphasized the
                                                                                                   need to create a road map and user graphical interface that would permit diverse
                                                                                                   stakeholder groups to participate in the TMDL process. He played a leadership role in
                                                                                                   gaining recognition and credibility for WARMF with the state governments of NC and SC,
                                                                                                   and local government agencies. This recognition increased the value of WARMF to other
                        Water &                                                                    members who were able to cite WARMF’s acceptance in NC and SC in order to gain                     Delivery and
ENV    2000   Duke      Ecosystems        Olmsted, Larry    Y        WARMF Applications            acceptance by regulatory agencies and stakeholder groups in their own regions.                     Applications
                                                                     For leadership in applying
                                                                     EPRI technology in turbine                                                                                                       Technology
NUC    2001   Duke      Turbines / Grunsky Osborne, Don     N        generator maintenance                                                                                                            Transfer
                                                                                                   NRC approached industry to develop these technical guidelines, thus avoiding regulatory
                                                                                                   oversight.
                                                                                                   Technical basis from previous EPRI work, but utility technical committee provided significant
                                                                     For exceptional service to    input.
                                                                     the industry in producing the Mike Russell (SCE) in particular wrote critical sections of the Guidelines and is providing
                                                                     first EPRI alpha monitoring implementation support to ensure that the industry meets NRC commitments with the                    Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                        Padgett, Amanda   Y        guidelines.                   Guideline                                                                                          Transfer
                                                                                                   NRC approached industry to develop these technical guidelines, thus avoiding regulatory
                                                                                                   oversight.
                                                                                                   Technical basis from previous EPRI work, but utility technical committee provided significant
                                                                     For exceptional service to    input.
                                                                     the industry in producing the Mike Russell (SCE) in particular wrote critical sections of the Guidelines and is providing
                                                                     first EPRI alpha monitoring implementation support to ensure that the industry meets NRC commitments with the                    Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                        Padgett, Amanda   Y        guidelines.                   Guideline                                                                                          Transfer
                                                                                                   Adoption of and Leadership in Using the EPRI Technology Applications Scorecard. DTE,
                                                                                                   GRE, and Duke Energy were early adopters of the Technology Applications Scorecard, an
                                                                                                   Excel-based tool designed to help members leverage and manage their R&D investment.
                                                                                                   Charlie, Avni and Angela are Super Users of not only the tool itself but the entire
                                                                                                   engagement process to ensure they have a successful technology transfer program at their
                                                                     EPRI Technology               respective companies. All three are championing applications efforts within their respective
GEN    2005   Duke      Sector            Patel, Avni       Y        Applications Scorecard        organizations.

                                                                     Pilot-scale Vertical Flow
                        Water &                                      Wetland to Treat Flue Gas     Using EPRI’s PT2 passive treatment model to design a pilot-scale vertical flow wetland for         Technology
ENV    2009   Duke      Ecosystems        Perkins, Jay      Y        Desulfurization Wastewater    the treatment of mercury and selenium in flue gas desulfurization wastewater.                      Transfer


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                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area         Recipient         Shared   Topic                       Description                                                                                            Award Type
                        75, Integrated                                                            For his role in Duke's collaboration with EPRI by performing combustion modification tests
                        Environmental                                 Mercury Control via         which provided conclusive evidence that boiler combustion modifications and increased LOI              Technology
GEN    2004   Duke      Controls           Potter, Stephen   N        Combustion Modifications    significantly reduced mercury emissions at both plants.                                                Transfer
                                                                                                  Degradation of service water systems is a major issue facing nuclear power plant owners,
                                                                                                  and many plants will require repair or replacement of existing carbon steel piping
                                                                      For spearheading the use of components.
                                                                      high-density polyethylene   Catawba is the lead plant for supporting the development of two ASME Code Cases that will
                                                                      (HDPE) piping for replacing provide requirements for designing and installing PE pipe.
                                                                      buried Class 3 carbon steel It is projected that implementation of these Code cases will save utilities millions of dollars in     Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                         Reeves, Joel      Y        service water piping.       replacement, installation and ferritic pipe cleaning costs.                                            Transfer
                                                                      For Technical Excellence
                                                                      and Leadership in the
                                                                      Development and
                                                                      Implementation of Interim
                                                                      Guidelines for Managing
                                                                      Thermal Fatigue in PWR
                        Aging Mgt/Asset                               Reactor Coolant System                                                                                                             Technology
NUC    2000   Duke      Mgt                Robinson, Mike    Y        Attached Piping                                                                                                                    Transfer

                                                                                                    Duke is applying the dispersant technology at McGuire Unit 2 for a six- to nine-month long-
                                                                                                    term trial, demonstrating the technology’s viability in significantly mitigating steam generator
                                                                                                    fouling. By effectively reducing the accumulation of corrosion products in the steam
                                                                      For industry leadership in    generators, material corrosion concerns are markedly decreased due to the avoidance of
                                                                      championing the long-term flow-restricted areas that lead to chemistry environments with concentrated corrosion-
                                                                      dispersant trial at McGuire 2 inducing impurities. This allows the plant to achieve maximum useful life of the steam
                                                                      and recognizing the           generators with improved reliability and availability and provides a cost-effective innovation
                                                                      significant promise of the    to existing plants. Despite the very positive outcome from the previous trial at ANO-2,
                                                                      dispersant technology to      application of the dispersant technology needed an industry champion to ―step up‖ and
                                                                      dramatically reduce steam     perform the next phase of work toward industrywide use: a long-term trial in replacement
                                                                      generator fouling, not only   steam generators. Duke collaborated with EPRI to qualify the application of dispersant for a
                                                                      for the plant but as an       long-term trial at McGuire Unit 2 in coordination with its NSSS vendor, providing the means Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                         Rochester, Dewey Y         industrywide technology       to further qualify this promising technology for the industry.                                   Transfer

                                                                      Leadership in implementing
                                                                      "PWR Restart Power Ramp
                                                                      Rate Restriction Analysis" in Leadership in implementing "PWR Restart Power Ramp Rate Restriction Analysis" in Duke                Technology
NUC    2001   Duke                         Saville, Tracy    N        Duke plants                   plants                                                                                               Transfer

                                                                                                       The industry was found to be operating a factor of two beyond the experience base for
                                                                                                       control rod swelling. As a result, programs were initiated to acquire data to guide safe
                                                                                                       operation. The team at Duke, led by Tracy Saville and James Boshers, identified control rod
                                                                                                       swelling outside of the current experience base as a potential issue in PWRs. They then
                                                                                                       supported EPRI in a utility survey and confirmed that a number of plants were already
                                                                                                       beyond the experience base used to design the control rods. The results of the survey were
                                                                                                       used to gain support for the project from other utilities and identify the lead plant for a hot cell
                                                                                                       campaign to characterize control rod performance near end of life. Rods were shipped from
                                                                      For providing leadership in Duke’s Oconee plant and are currently undergoing destructive examination. The results
                                                                      initiating and supporting the from this program will support improved performance predictions and optimized control rod
                                                                      industry’s effort in the area of designs. Duke is already using the preliminary hot cell results to guide decisions on the            Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                         Seville, Tracy    Y        PWR control rod swelling         operation of its current rods and the purchase of new control rods.                                  Transfer
                                                                      For leadership in matching
                                                                      EPRI nuclear products to the
                                                                      needs of their utilities then
                                                                      monitoring EPRI follow-
                                                                      through and plant                For leadership in matching EPRI nuclear products to the needs of their utilities then                Technology
NUC    1998   Duke                         Smith, Dale       Y        implementation.                  monitoring EPRI follow-through and plant implementation.                                             Transfer
                        06.0 Equipment
                        Reliability; BOP                              Technology Transfer at FAC                                                                                                         Technology
NUC    2007   Duke      Corrosion; CHUG    Smith, David A.   Y        Training                   Information exchange of EPRI's flow-accelerated corrosion programs in Asia.                             Transfer
                                                                      Science-Based Arsenic
                        Water &                                       Water Quality Criteria in  Using EPRI information to assist the state of South Carolina in a revision of its ambient water         Technology
ENV    2008   Duke      Ecosystems         Stowe, Allen      Y        South Carolina             quality criteria for arsenic                                                                            Transfer
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                                         EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area    Recipient       Shared   Topic                        Description                                                                                   Award Type
                                                                                            Mike Stroben, as co-chair of UARG's Non-Attainment committee, has worked closely with
                                                               Air Area Results Application EPRI staff and UARG counsel to apply the results of EPRI's atmospheric modeling and
                                                               and Communication to         visibility research to the development of comments on EPA's application and interpretation of Delivery and
ENV    2004   Duke      Air Quality   Stroben, Mike   Y        Stakeholders                 atmospheric modeling in the CAIR proposed rule.                                               Applications

                                                                                             These projects, which resulted in interactive templates for assessment of service center and
                                                                                             substation sites, were conceived by our advisors in an annual planning meeting. They
                                                                                             subsequently formed an interest group to add to the knowledge of the technical team with
                                                                                             their extensive experience with the realities of site investigation and related regulatory
                                                                                             interactions. At their request, this group met only by phone. Through a series of strenuous
                                                                                             group discussions and a lot of hard work, they guided the vision, development, review, and
                        Land &                                 T&D Service Center Site       final packaging of these products. They considered the technical and legal implications of   Delivery and
ENV    2001   Duke      Groundwater   Sullivan, Ed    Y        Assessment                    every word and graphic and brought immense credibility and ease of use to the results.       Applications

                                                                                            This ANP review group, consisting of radwaste engineers, site radwaste managers, and
                                                                                            corporate radwaste managers, generated significant ideas on how to improve performance
                                                               For contributions that have and reduce operating costs for AP1000 and economic simplified boiling water reactor
                                                               led to significant           (ESBWR) plants. These experiences brought a philosophy of ―maximum flexibility with a
                                                               improvements in low-level    minimum of permanent equipment‖ that was the driving force behind the group’s success.
                                                               waste processing designs     The group improved existing and developed new radwaste system designs for AP1000 and
                                                               for new reactors through the ESBWR plants and significantly improved operating performance through the incorporation
                                                               EPRI Advanced Nuclear        of mobile processing systems into new plant designs. By following this team’s
                                                               Plant (ANP) Radwaste         recommendations through construction, this ANP review group will be able to advertise the        Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                    Vaught, David   Y        Project                      new nuclear plant fleet’s top performance in waste minimization and effluent quality.            Transfer

                                                                                             Limited accessibility to radioactive Class B and Class C waste disposal facilities will be a
                                                                                             chief concern facing the industry in the next couple of years. Opportunities exist for
                                                                                             decreasing generation of this type of waste through innovative media, operational practices,
                                                                                             and volume reduction methods. The award recipients assisted EPRI in evaluating various
                                                               For exceptional collaboration operational practices to reduce Class B/C wet waste by providing detailed information
                                                               and timely research in the    regarding their station initiatives. Individual stations are encouraged to use the results from
                                                               area of radioactive wet       this project to develop their own Class B/C waste reduction initiative. This project is the first
                                                               waste minimization for Class part of an EPRI initiative to develop techniques and technologies to reduce the generation         Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                    Vaught, David   Y        B and Class C waste           and accumulation of radioactive Class B/C wastes.                                                 Transfer

                                                                                            The industry was called upon by the NRC to review the DG-1145 (Combined Operating
                                                                                            License Application) to ensure that the guidance is 1) clear, 2) consistent with NRC
                                                                                            regulations, 3) workable in terms of the information expected to be available time of COLA,
                                                                                            and 4) appropriate in terms of the information necessary for NRC to make its required
                                                                                            findings for COL.
                                                                                            An EPRI coordinated team of Utility Radwaste and Radiation Protection experts participated
                                                               For their exceptional        in a very detailed review of Chapters 11 (Radwaste Management) and 12 (Radiation
                                                               contribution to the industry Protection) of the DG-1145. This team produced more than 100 comments with the main
                                                               review and revision of the   objective of ensuring that the DG-1145 provides the COLA applicant with the most up to date
                                                               U.S. Nuclear Regulatory      and relevant information needed to efficiently and successfully submit a COLA.
                                                               Commission (NRC) Draft       These utility representatives participated in this very agressive review by reviewing the
                                                               Regulatory Guide DG-1145, relevant chapters of the DG-1145 in detail, providing written comments, and also
                                                               Combined License             participating in over 6 conference calls in a span of 1.5 months. During the review process
                                                               Applications for Nuclear     these representatives provided valuable insight, experience, and resources needed for a     Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                    Vaught, David   Y        Power Plants (LWR Edition). comprehensive review of the DG-1145.                                                         Transfer




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                                             EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area       Recipient         Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                Award Type

                                                                                                 The industry was called upon by the NRC to review the DG-1145 (Combined Operating
                                                                                                 License Application) to ensure that the guidance is 1) clear, 2) consistent with NRC
                                                                                                 regulations, 3) workable in terms of the information expected to be available time of COLA,
                                                                                                 and 4) appropriate in terms of the information necessary for NRC to make its required
                                                                                                 findings for COL.
                                                                                                 An EPRI coordinated team of Utility Radwaste and Radiation Protection experts participated
                                                                    For their exceptional        in a very detailed review of Chapters 11 (Radwaste Management) and 12 (Radiation
                                                                    contribution to the industry Protection) of the DG-1145. This team produced more than 100 comments with the main
                                                                    review and revision of the   objective of ensuring that the DG-1145 provides the COLA applicant with the most up to date
                                                                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory      and relevant information needed to efficiently and successfully submit a COLA.
                                                                    Commission (NRC) Draft       These utility representatives participated in this very agressive review by reviewing the
                                                                    Regulatory Guide DG-1145, relevant chapters of the DG-1145 in detail, providing written comments, and also
                                                                    Combined License             participating in over 6 conference calls in a span of 1.5 months. During the review process
                                                                    Applications for Nuclear     these representatives provided valuable insight, experience, and resources needed for a     Technology
NUC    2006   Duke                       Vaught, David     Y        Power Plants (LWR Edition). comprehensive review of the DG-1145.                                                         Transfer
                                                                    Distribution Service Quality
                                                                    Characterization Tool,
                                                                    Enhancement of Industrial
                                                                    Design Guide, Forensic
PDU    2003   Duke      PQ               Whisenant, Steven N        Analysis Project                                                                                                         Product Champion
                                                                                                 The Duke Energy team is recognized for the successful demonstration of a novel SF6
                                                                    SF6 Sealing Technology on sealing technology to a 500-kV live-tank breaker.
PDU    2005   Duke      Substations      Whitener, Carl    Y        a live-tank breaker.                                                                                                     Product Champion

                        67, Understanding
                        Power and Fuel                              Application of Program 67       Application of Program 67 Results and their Contribution to Duke Power Fuels Strategy. Ray
                        Markets and                                 Results and their               directly applied Program 67 research results to the development and implementation of the
                        Generation                                  Contribution to Duke Power      Duke Power Fuels Strategy. Ray also was instrumental in leading the program committee to Technology
GEN    2005   Duke      Response          Whitt, Raymond   N        Fuels Strategy                  address top priority topics in the face of rapid and large changes in energy markets.      Transfer

                                                                    For technical leadership in
                                                                    the development of the PWR                                                                                                 Technology
NUC    2003   Duke                       Wilson, Larry     Y        Water Chemistry Guidelines      For technical leadership in the development of the PWR Water Chemistry Guidelines          Transfer
                                                                    For industry leadership in
                                                                    championing the long-term
                                                                    dispersant trial at McGuire 2
                                                                    and recognizing the
                                                                    significant promise of the
                                                                    dispersant technology to        Dispersant is a chemical additive that can effectively mitigate steam generator fouling.
                                                                    dramatically reduce steam       Despite the very positive outcome from the previous trial at ANO-2, this promising
                                                                    generator fouling, not only     technology needed an industry champion for continued development in support of industry-
                                                                    for the plant but as an         wide application and Duke stepped forward. Duke support and technical expertise has been   Technology
NUC    2005   Duke                       Wilson, Larry     Y        industrywide technology         instrumental in moving this promising technology forward.                                  Transfer
                                                                                                    Ty has worked closely with Larry Olmsted as a champion for WARMF both within Duke and
                                                                                                    the Catawba Basin. Ty has organized workshops and classes on WARMF for Duke
                                                                                                    employees and Catawba stakeholders. He has become proficient in using WARMF and
                                                                                                    gives presentations and demonstrations to stakeholder groups, including USEPA. He, along
                                                                                                    with Larry, has developed a number of application test case studies that have led to
                        Water &                                                                     important enhancements. Through Ty’s own use of the WARMF, he has helped identify and      Delivery and
ENV    2000   Duke      Ecosystems       Ziegler, Ti       Y        WARMF Applications              correct bugs.                                                                              Applications
                        79,Combustion
                        Turbine &
                        Combined Cycle                              FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008   Dynegy    O&M              Bruce Brown       Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
                        79,Combustion
                        Turbine &
                        Combined Cycle                              FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008   Dynegy    O&M              Dean Engelman     Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer




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                                                        EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company             Award Area         Recipient          Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type

                                                                                                               Rich and Alan have broad supported participation in EPRI during then recent merger of
                                                                                                               Dynegy and Illinois Power, and previously many years of EPRI technology transfer actions to
                                                                                                               solve boiler/environmental issues at Illinois Power coal-fired plants. Ted proactively aligned
                                                                                 For their continued support   EPRI solutions with DMG's business objectives and needs. He invested significant time in
                                                                                 and leadership in aligning    helping us understand DMG's business needs and in identifying issues and projects for our
                                                                                 DMG business needs with       targets. He re-established our whole interface, from strengthening the FTD to proactively         Technology
GEN    2000   Dynegy                                 Eimer, Richard     Y        EPRI technology               using TIP to help market our products within his utility                                          Transfer
                                                                                                               Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                               respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                               controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                               approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                  75, Integrated                                                               disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                  Environmental      Engelman, Dean              Full-Scale Demonstration      test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Dynegy              Controls                              Y        Tests of Mercury Controls     issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                  71, Coal
                                  Combustion and                                 CFD Modeling & Testing        For his Application of gas co-firing and OFA using EPRI CFD Modeling and Testing tools at Technology
GEN    2000   Dynegy              Nox Control        Korellis, Sam      N        Tools                         their Vermilion station.                                                                          Transfer
                                                                                                               Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                               respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                               controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                               approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                  75, Integrated                                                               disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                  Environmental                                  Full-Scale Demonstration      test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Dynegy              Controls           Krueger, Sam       Y        Tests of Mercury Controls     issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.

                                                                                                               Rich and Alan have broad supported participation in EPRI during then recent merger of
                                                                                                               Dynegy and Illinois Power, and previously many years of EPRI technology transfer actions to
                                                                                                               solve boiler/environmental issues at Illinois Power coal-fired plants. Ted proactively aligned
                                                                                 For their continued support   EPRI solutions with DMG's business objectives and needs. He invested significant time in
                                                                                 and leadership in aligning    helping us understand DMG's business needs and in identifying issues and projects for our
                                                                                 DMG business needs with       targets. He re-established our whole interface, from strengthening the FTD to proactively        Technology
GEN    2000   Dynegy                                 Lindenbusch, Ted Y          EPRI technology               using TIP to help market our products within his utility                                         Transfer
                                  71, Performance                                                              Leadership in Organizing and Implementing an EPRI Combustion Seminar at Dynegy. Keith
                                  and NOx Control,                                                             initiated and took the lead in organizing an EPRI Combustion seminar for the plant
                                  and Program 73,                                                              managers and technical leaders throughout the Dynegy system. This involved coordination
                                  Post-Combustion                                                              between the EPRI staff as well as the plant managers and technologists within Dynegy's           Technology
GEN    2005   Dynegy              NOx Control        McFarland, Keith   N        EPRI Combustion Seminar       system.                                                                                          Transfer
                                  69, Maintenance                                Operations & Maintenance
                                  Management &                                   Excellence Plant              For vision and unselfish leadership in creating new ways for plant manager peers to share        Technology
GEN    2007   Dynegy              Technology         Roemmel, Kathy     Y        Management Forum              expertise, solutions and best practices to improve plant operations                              Transfer

                                                                                                             Rich and Alan have broad supported participation in EPRI during then recent merger of
                                                                                                             Dynegy and Illinois Power, and previously many years of EPRI technology transfer actions to
                                                                                                             solve boiler/environmental issues at Illinois Power coal-fired plants. Ted proactively aligned
                                                                                 For their continued support EPRI solutions with DMG's business objectives and needs. He invested significant time in
                                                                                 and leadership in aligning  helping us understand DMG's business needs and in identifying issues and projects for our
                                                                                 DMG business needs with     targets. He re-established our whole interface, from strengthening the FTD to proactively         Technology
GEN    2000   Dynegy                                 Ruwe, Alan         Y        EPRI technology             using TIP to help market our products within his utility                                          Transfer
                                                                                                             Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                             respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                             controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                             approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                  75, Integrated                                                             disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                  Environmental      Short, Randy                Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Dynegy              Controls                              Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                  P88 Heat                                                                   Leadership in the first-ever demonstration of the snake robot technology in a power plant as
                                  Recovery Steam                                 Snake Robot Technology for a means of performing nondestructive evaluation (NDE). Dynegy recognized the potential of
GEN    2009   Dynegy Generation   Generators         John Goodman       Y        Nondestructive Evaluation   this technology for NDE.
                                  P88 Heat                                                                   Leadership in the first-ever demonstration of the snake robot technology in a power plant as
                                  Recovery Steam                                 Snake Robot Technology for a means of performing nondestructive evaluation (NDE). Dynegy recognized the potential of
GEN    2009   Dynegy Generation   Generators         Thomas Buelter     Y        Nondestructive Evaluation   this technology for NDE.
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                                                             EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                 Award Area          Recipient          Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                     Award Type
                                      79,Combustion
                                      Turbine &
                                      Combined Cycle                                  FA Gas Turbine Root Cause      Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for         Technology
GEN    2008   E.ON UK                 O&M                 Andrew Sclater     Y        Analysis                       FA gas turbines                                                                                 Transfer
                                      66 CoalFleet for                                Advanced Coal Power            Integrating the UltraGen Initiative and CoalFleet’s pulverized coal roadmap with E.ON UK's      Technology
GEN    2008   E.ON UK                 Tomorrow            Robin Irons        N        Generation                     long-term plans for state-of-the-art coal generation technology demonstration                   Transfer
                                                                                                                     Successful Demonstration of the Extractive Opacity Monitor. John was instrumental in
                                      77,Continuous                                                                  working with EPRI to put together a group of industry partners to pursue development of an      Technology
GEN    2005   E.ON US                 Emission Monitors Crutcher, Tom        Y        Extractive Opacity Monitor     extractive opacity monitor that could be installed on wet stacks.                               Transfer
                                      77, Continuous
                                      Emissions                                       Mercury Monitor Field          John's role in securing the site, obtaining plant cooperation and coordinating between the      Technology
GEN    2006   E.ON US                 Monitoring        Crutcher, Tom        Y        Evaluation                     plant, EPA/EPRI and the vendors was critical to the progress made in the Program.               Transfer
                                                                                                                     Vision and leadership in introducing and promoting the use of Real-time Digital Radiography
                                      P63 Boiler Life &                                                              internally and externally. Your effort introduced this technology potential to vendors who do
                                      Availability                                    Real-time Digital              this work for E.ON U.S. as a time-saving and accurate NDE method to find boiler tube
GEN    2009   E.ON US                 Improvement         Eric P. Thurston   N        Radiography                    corrosion fatigue.
                                                                                                                     Successful Demonstration of the Extractive Opacity Monitor. John was instrumental in
                                      77,Continuous                                                                  working with EPRI to put together a group of industry partners to pursue development of an      Technology
GEN    2005   E.ON US                 Emission Monitors Henderson, Trent     Y        Extractive Opacity Monitor     extractive opacity monitor that could be installed on wet stacks.                               Transfer
                                      77, Continuous
                                      Emissions                                       Mercury Monitor Field          John's role in securing the site, obtaining plant cooperation and coordinating between the      Technology
GEN    2006   E.ON US                 Monitoring        Henderson, Trent     Y        Evaluation                     plant, EPA/EPRI and the vendors was critical to the progress made in the Program.               Transfer
                                      77, Continuous
                                      Emissions                                       Mercury Monitor Field          John's role in securing the site, obtaining plant cooperation and coordinating between the      Technology
GEN    2006   E.ON US                 Monitoring        Moffett, John        Y        Evaluation                     plant, EPA/EPRI and the vendors was critical to the progress made in the Program.               Transfer
                                                                                                                     Successful Demonstration of the Extractive Opacity Monitor. John was instrumental in
                                      77,Continuous                                                                  working with EPRI to put together a group of industry partners to pursue development of an      Technology
GEN    2005   E.ON US                 Emission Monitors Moffett, John        Y        Extractive Opacity Monitor     extractive opacity monitor that could be installed on wet stacks.                               Transfer
                                                                                                                     Successful Demonstration of the Extractive Opacity Monitor. John was instrumental in
                                      77,Continuous                                                                  working with EPRI to put together a group of industry partners to pursue development of an      Technology
GEN    2005   E.ON US                 Emission Monitors Payne, Nick          Y        Extractive Opacity Monitor     extractive opacity monitor that could be installed on wet stacks.                               Transfer
                                      77, Continuous
                                      Emissions                                       Mercury Monitor Field          John's role in securing the site, obtaining plant cooperation and coordinating between the      Technology
GEN    2006   E.ON US                 Monitoring        Payne, Nick          Y        Evaluation                     plant, EPA/EPRI and the vendors was critical to the progress made in the Program.               Transfer
                                      77, Continuous
                                      Emissions                                       Mercury Monitor Field          John's role in securing the site, obtaining plant cooperation and coordinating between the      Technology
GEN    2006   E.ON US                 Monitoring        Slocum, Jeff         Y        Evaluation                     plant, EPA/EPRI and the vendors was critical to the progress made in the Program.               Transfer
                                                                                                                     Successful Demonstration of the Extractive Opacity Monitor. John was instrumental in
                                      77,Continuous                                                                  working with EPRI to put together a group of industry partners to pursue development of an      Technology
GEN    2005   E.ON US                 Emission Monitors Slocum, Jeff       Y          Extractive Opacity Monitor     extractive opacity monitor that could be installed on wet stacks.                               Transfer
                                      79,Combustion
                                      Turbine &
                                      Combined Cycle                                  FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for              Technology
GEN    2008   Electrabel              O&M               Sebastian Gregoire Y          Analysis                    FA gas turbines                                                                                    Transfer
                                                                                                                  Jean Salin and Alain LeBrun have successfully collaborated with EPRI in the development,
                                                                                      For Leadership in the       evaluation, and application of advanced ultrasonic phased array inspection technology. In
                                                                                      development, evaluation,    addition, Salin, Birac, and Cattant have consistently provided EPRI with valuable information
                                                                                      and application of advanced on technology pertaining to reactor pressure vessel head and Alloy 182/82 weld inspection.
                                                                                      ultrasonic phased array     They have, without hesitation, provided information, results and advice to EPRI for this high-     Technology
NUC    2002   Electricité de France                       Birac, Claude      Y        inspection technology       priority activity.                                                                                 Transfer
                                                                                                                  EPRI recognizes your company’s important role in accelerating the development and
                                                                                                                  commercialization of advanced energy storage technologies and products in the Power
                                                                                                                  Quality and Electric Transportation Area and the first European Power Quality Interest Group       Energy Utilitization
                                                                                      Advanced energy storage     meeting in Paris                                                                                   Technology
PDU    2000   Electricité de France   ES                  Company Award      N        technologies and products                                                                                                      Champion
                                                                                      Overall Nuclear Power                                                                                                          Technology
NUC    2007   Electricité de France   0.0 Nuclear Power Faulot, Jean-Pierre Y         Program                     Implementation of EPRI technology and research results across EdF                                  Transfer

                                                                                      Distribution Fast Simulation
                                                                                      and Modeling (DFSM)
PDU    2006   Electricité de France   IntelliGrid         Huet, Olivier      N        component to ADA                                                                                                               Lighting the Way


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                                                          EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                 Award Area       Recipient          Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                    Award Type
                                      79,Combustion
                                      Turbine &
                                      Combined Cycle                               FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for             Technology
GEN    2008   Electricité de France   O&M              Jacques Maunand Y           Analysis                     FA gas turbinesof the material program covers several projects, ranging from surface film
                                                                                                                The integration                                                                                  Transfer
                                                                                                                studies to studies on fracture resistance and crack growth rate in heat-affected zones. The
                                                                                                                integrated program also includes mechanistic and modeling studies as well as the critical
                                                                                                                follow-on to the corrosion research ―gap‖ studies. Overall savings to EPRI R&D funding will
                                                                                                                exceed $3M over the next two years. In addition, EDF and EPRI are now in the process of
                                                                                                                coordinating key activities in PWR secondary chemistry that will yield savings exceeding
                                                                                   For their vision and         $1M per year. The advanced PRA studies focus on analytical methods and software tools
                                                                                   dedication in defining,      that address new challenges in risk analysis. These challenges include a more complete
                                                                                   promoting, and               definition of the scope of common cause failures models and their quantitative modeling,
                                                                                   implementing joint programs treatment of PRA uncertainties, applications of importance measures, and development of
                                                                                   between Electricité de       advanced tools for facilitating configuration risk management. Challenges also include the
                                                                                   France (EDF) and EPRI that coordination of fire PRA and asset management methods, databases, and tools. Savings to
                                                                                   led to increased cooperation EPRI associated with this partnership exceed $1M per year. Meaningful participation of the
                                                                                   and improved efficiency of   EDF R&D staff on EPRI steering committees, workshops, and advisory meetings has been             Technology
NUC    2005   Electricité de France                    Magne, Laurent     Y        limited R&D resources        of significant value. The I&C modernization joint projects have helped to resolve key            Transfer

                                                                                   For their vision and
                                                                                   dedication in defining,
                                                                                   promoting, and
                                                                                   implementing joint programs    Each of these leaders has committed significant internal resources at their own risk to
                                                                                   between Electricité de         ensure the success of this cooperation:
                                                                                   France (EDF) and EPRI that     They sent senior engineers at EPRI as loan-in for two or more years and they adjusted their
                                                                                   led to increased cooperation   own programs to better coordinate with EPRI R&D. The areas represented by these three
                                                                                   and improved efficiency of     leaders cover about 60% of EPRI’s base program so the potential for further collaboration      Technology
NUC    2005   Electricité de France                    Magne, Laurent     Y        limited R&D resources          and technology exchange remains huge.                                                          Transfer
                                      01.05 Water      Pavageau, Ellen-            Development of CIRCE                                                                                                          Technology
NUC    2007   Electricité de France   Chemistry        Mary               Y        Program                      CIRCE tool for water chemistry optimization.                                                     Transfer
                                                                                   Leadership in promoting      Bernard Roche was the champion in promoting the formation of the Advanced Nuclear
                                                                                   advanced light water reactor Plants Utility Coordinating Committee, and he presently is the chairman of that group.           Technology
NUC    2002   Electricité de France                    Roche, Bernard     Y        technology                   Michel Vidard has provided assistance to Bernard Roche throughout the years.                     Transfer
                                                                                                                Jean Salin and Alain LeBrun have successfully collaborated with EPRI in the development,
                                                                                   For Leadership in the        evaluation, and application of advanced ultrasonic phased array inspection technology. In
                                                                                   development, evaluation,     addition, Salin, Birac, and Cattant have consistently provided EPRI with valuable information
                                                                                   and application of advanced on technology pertaining to reactor pressure vessel head and Alloy 182/82 weld inspection.
                                                                                   ultrasonic phased array      They have, without hesitation, provided information, results and advice to EPRI for this high-   Technology
NUC    2002   Electricité de France                    Salin, Jean        Y        inspection technology        priority activity.                                                                               Transfer
                                                                                   For leadership in
                                                                                   establishing two-way plant
                                                                                   information integration and
                                                                                   evaluation technology
                                                                                   transfer supporting the
                                                                                   definition of EPRI’s Plant
                                                                                   Information Integration and For leadership in establishing two-way plant information integration and evaluation
                                                       Schlosser, Jean-            Evaluation Strategic Action technology transfer supporting the definition of EPRI’s Plant Information Integration and         Technology
NUC    2003   Electricité de France                    Georges            Y        Plan                         Evaluation Strategic Action Plan
                                                                                                                The integration of the material program covers several projects, ranging from surface film       Transfer
                                                                                                                studies to studies on fracture resistance and crack growth rate in heat-affected zones. The
                                                                                                                integrated program also includes mechanistic and modeling studies as well as the critical
                                                                                                                follow-on to the corrosion research ―gap‖ studies. Overall savings to EPRI R&D funding will
                                                                                                                exceed $3M over the next two years. In addition, EDF and EPRI are now in the process of
                                                                                                                coordinating key activities in PWR secondary chemistry that will yield savings exceeding
                                                                                   For their vision and         $1M per year. The advanced PRA studies focus on analytical methods and software tools
                                                                                   dedication in defining,      that address new challenges in risk analysis. These challenges include a more complete
                                                                                   promoting, and               definition of the scope of common cause failures models and their quantitative modeling,
                                                                                   implementing joint programs treatment of PRA uncertainties, applications of importance measures, and development of
                                                                                   between Electricité de       advanced tools for facilitating configuration risk management. Challenges also include the
                                                                                   France (EDF) and EPRI that coordination of fire PRA and asset management methods, databases, and tools. Savings to
                                                                                   led to increased cooperation EPRI associated with this partnership exceed $1M per year. Meaningful participation of the
                                                       Schlosser, Jean-            and improved efficiency of   EDF R&D staff on EPRI steering committees, workshops, and advisory meetings has been             Technology
NUC    2005   Electricité de France                    Georges            Y        limited R&D resources        of significant value. The I&C modernization joint projects have helped to resolve key            Transfer
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                                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                    Award Area        Recipient          Shared   Topic                            Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                                       For their vision and
                                                                                       dedication in defining,
                                                                                       promoting, and
                                                                                       implementing joint programs      Each of these leaders has committed significant internal resources at their own risk to
                                                                                       between Electricité de           ensure the success of this cooperation:
                                                                                       France (EDF) and EPRI that       They sent senior engineers at EPRI as loan-in for two or more years and they adjusted their
                                                                                       led to increased cooperation     own programs to better coordinate with EPRI R&D. The areas represented by these three
                                                           Schlosser, Jean-            and improved efficiency of       leaders cover about 60% of EPRI’s base program so the potential for further collaboration         Technology
NUC    2005   Electricité de France                        Georges            Y        limited R&D resources            and technology exchange remains huge.                                                             Transfer
                                                                                       Chairman of the IntelliGrid      EPRI is recognizing Richard Schomberg’s
                                                                                       Strategy Subcommittee and        leadership as the chairman of the IntelliGrid
                                                           Schomberg,                  IntelliGrid Architecture         Strategy Subcommittee and his work in developingthe ―IntelliGrid story.‖
PDU    2005   Electricité de France      IntelliGrid       Richard            N        Project Advisory Group                                                                                                             Product Champion
                                                                                                                        For leadership in development and information exchange, as well as for advancing
                                                                                       IntelliGrid Requirements         technology/research, by facilitating the submission and approval of the IntelliGrid
                                                                                       Development process              requirements development process to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
                                                                                       accepted as a International      as a Publicly Available Specification.
                                                                                       Electrotechnical
                                                           Schomberg,                  Commission Publicly              Publication of the IntelliGrid methodology by the IEC exposes EPRI’s work to a much wider         Technology
PDU    2007   Electricité de France      IntelliGrid       Richard            N        Available Specification          audience and it validates the quality and value of the work.                                      Transfer
                                                                                       For leadership and
                                                                                       development of guidance for
                                                                                       monitoring of aging of
                                                                                       electronic boards and
                                                                                       components for I&C
                                                                                       applications to support
                                                                                       condition-based predictive       For leadership and development of guidance for monitoring of aging of electronic boards and
                                                                                       maintenance of electronic        components for I&C applications to support condition-based predictive maintenance of              Technology
NUC    2004   Electricité de France                        Simon, Guillaume Y          boards.                          electronic boards.                                                                                Transfer
                                                                                       Leadership in promoting          Bernard Roche was the champion in promoting the formation of the Advanced Nuclear
                                                                                       advanced light water reactor     Plants Utility Coordinating Committee, and he presently is the chairman of that group.            Technology
NUC    2002   Electricité de France                        Vidard, Michel     Y        technology                       Michel Vidard has provided assistance to Bernard Roche throughout the years.                      Transfer

                                                                                       For leadership and technical
                                                                                       insights in formulating the
                                                                                       proposed new criteria for
                                                                                       reactivity initiated accidents
                                                                                       for burnup extension and for
                                                                                       the effective interaction with                                                                                                     Technology
NUC    2000   Electricité de France      Cost Mgt/Fuels    Waeckel, Nicholas Y         NRC                                                                                                                                Transfer
                                                                                       Demonstrating tools and          Edmundo Selvatici adapted the EPRI/NRC-RES Fire PRA Methodology – originally
                                                                                       techniques supporting the        developed for U.S. facilities – for use in improving fire protection at ETN’s Angra Unit 1. For
                                                                                       development of a fire PRA        example, ETN developed a computer-based cable and raceway database for Angra Unit 1
                                         Risk and Safety   Selvatici,                  methodology for nuclear          that will become a cornerstone for future fire protection improvements.                           Technology
NUC    2008   Electrobras Termonuclear   Management        Edmundo            N        power plants                                                                                                                       Transfer

                                                                                       For leadership in promoting
                                                                                       and implementing EPRI
                                                                                       chemistry and Low Level
                                                                                       Waste products within
                                                                                       Eletronuclear, thereby
                                                                                       demonstrating to
                                                                                       management the high value For leadership in promoting and implementing EPRI chemistry and Low Level Waste
                                                                                       EPRI is providing to their  products within Eletronuclear, thereby demonstrating to management the high value EPRI is Technology
NUC    2004   Eletronuclear                                Barreto, Vera      Y        utility.                    providing to their utility.                                                               Transfer
                                         64 Boiler &
                                         Turbine Steam &                                                                Implementing a Corporate Boiler Tube Failure Reduction Program and Cycle Chemistry                Technology
GEN    2008   ENDESA                     Cycle Chemistry                    Y
                                                           Gerardo Sanchez Garcia      Cycle chemistry                  Opitimization Program                                                                             Transfer
                                         64 Boiler &
                                         Turbine Steam &                                                                Implementing a Corporate Boiler Tube Failure Reduction Program and Cycle Chemistry                Technology
GEN    2008   ENDESA                     Cycle Chemistry   Jesus de la Varga Y         Cycle chemistry                  Opitimization Program                                                                             Transfer
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                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company    Award Area        Recipient           Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                   Award Type
                         64 Boiler &
                         Turbine Steam &                                                              Implementing a Corporate Boiler Tube Failure Reduction Program and Cycle Chemistry            Technology
GEN    2008   ENDESA     Cycle Chemistry   Paulo Santos        Y        Cycle chemistry               Opitimization Program                                                                         Transfer
                         79,Combustion
                         Turbine &
                         Combined Cycle                                 FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008   ENDESA     O&M               Paulo Santos        Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
                         64 Boiler &
                         Turbine Steam &                                                              Implementing a Corporate Boiler Tube Failure Reduction Program and Cycle Chemistry            Technology
GEN    2008   ENDESA     Cycle Chemistry   Tomas Lucas         Y        Cycle chemistry               Opitimization Program                                                                         Transfer
                         79 CT/CC                                       Damage Tracking Module        For leadership in advancing the understanding of gas turbine life mechanisms and in
                         Operations &                                   Software for the Siemens      development of the Damage Tracking Module software which helps optimize hot section           Technology
GEN    2007   Enel SpA   Maintenance       Franceschini, Luca Y         V94.3A Gas Turbine            maintenance                                                                                   Transfer
                         79 CT/CC                                       Damage Tracking Module        For leadership in advancing the understanding of gas turbine life mechanisms and in
                         Operations &                                   Software for the Siemens      development of the Damage Tracking Module software which helps optimize hot section           Technology
GEN    2007   Enel SpA   Maintenance       Gazzino, Marco      Y        V94.3A Gas Turbine            maintenance                                                                                   Transfer
                         79 CT/CC                                       Damage Tracking Module        For leadership in advancing the understanding of gas turbine life mechanisms and in
                         Operations &                                   Software for the Siemens      development of the Damage Tracking Module software which helps optimize hot section           Technology
GEN    2007   Enel SpA   Maintenance       Tirone, Giacomo     Y        V94.3A Gas Turbine            maintenance                                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                      Jose Cabrera Plant Decommissioned in 2006.
                                                                                                      Utilized EPRI knowledge in building regulatory cases for plant system changes, resulting in
                                                                        For using EPRI technologies   significant cost/labor savings.
                                                                        in the decommissioning of     Utilized EPRI DFD (Decontamination for Decommissioning) Process to perform a primary          Technology
NUC    2006   ENRESA                       Madrid, Francisco   Y        the Jose Cabrera Plant.       system decon following shutdown.                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                      Jose Cabrera Plant Decommissioned in 2006.
                                                                                                      Utilized EPRI knowledge in building regulatory cases for plant system changes, resulting in
                                                                        For using EPRI technologies   significant cost/labor savings.
                                                                        in the decommissioning of     Utilized EPRI DFD (Decontamination for Decommissioning) Process to perform a primary          Technology
NUC    2006   ENRESA                       Madrid, Francisco   Y        the Jose Cabrera Plant.       system decon following shutdown.                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                      Jose Cabrera Plant Decommissioned in 2006.
                                                                                                      Utilized EPRI knowledge in building regulatory cases for plant system changes, resulting in
                                                                        For using EPRI technologies   significant cost/labor savings.
                                           Rodriguez,                   in the decommissioning of     Utilized EPRI DFD (Decontamination for Decommissioning) Process to perform a primary          Technology
NUC    2006   ENRESA                       Alejandro           Y        the Jose Cabrera Plant.       system decon following shutdown.                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                      Jose Cabrera Plant Decommissioned in 2006.
                                                                                                      Utilized EPRI knowledge in building regulatory cases for plant system changes, resulting in
                                                                        For using EPRI technologies   significant cost/labor savings.
                                           Rodriguez,                   in the decommissioning of     Utilized EPRI DFD (Decontamination for Decommissioning) Process to perform a primary          Technology
NUC    2006   ENRESA                       Alejandro           Y        the Jose Cabrera Plant.       system decon following shutdown.                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                      Jose Cabrera Plant Decommissioned in 2006.
                                                                                                      Utilized EPRI knowledge in building regulatory cases for plant system changes, resulting in
                                                                        For using EPRI technologies   significant cost/labor savings.
                                           Santiago, Juan               in the decommissioning of     Utilized EPRI DFD (Decontamination for Decommissioning) Process to perform a primary          Technology
NUC    2006   ENRESA                       Luis                Y        the Jose Cabrera Plant.       system decon following shutdown.                                                              Transfer
                         108, Operations
                         Management &                                   Operations Assessment          For their leadership roles in the EPRI Advisory Committee of Program 108 and the
GEN    2004   Entergy    Technology        Booth, James        Y        Guideline                      application of the operations Assessment Guidelinesfor possible new nuclear power plant
                                                                                                       The three sponsoring utilities have applied for ESPs
                                                                                                       facilities in the central and eastern United States (CEUS). 10CFR Part 100.23 sets forth
                                                                                                       principal requirements that define the standard used by the NRC in its evaluation of the
                                                                                                       suitability of a proposed site and the adequacy of the design bases. It is emphasized that
                                                                                                       uncertainties must be addressed through an appropriate analysis, such as a probabilistic
                                                                                                       seismic hazard analysis (PSHA). One element addressed in the estimation of safe
                                                                                                       shutdown earthquake (SSE) ground motions for an ESP application is strong ground motion
                                                                                                       attenuation. In the 1989 EPRI CEUS seismic hazard study, the ground motion element was
                                                                                                       found to be the largest contributor to uncertainty in PSHA. Since the 1989 EPRI study,
                                                                                                       substantial work has been conducted to improve understanding and engineering estimation
                                                                        For their leadership in the    of ground motion. The objective of this project, supported by the three utilities, was to
                                                                        support and initial use of the develop an updated representation of earthquake ground motion attenuation and its
                                                                        EPRI seismic ground motion uncertainty that is appropriate for use in a PSHA for hard-rock site conditions in the CEUS.
                                                                        model for early site permit    The resulting CEUS ground motion model was used by the three ESP applicants in their       Technology
NUC    2005   Entergy                      Bourgeois, Mike     Y        (ESP) applications             PSHA.                                                                                      Transfer


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                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area         Recipient            Shared   Topic                            Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                                                        This ANP review group, consisting of radwaste engineers, site radwaste managers, and
                                                                                                        corporate radwaste managers, generated significant ideas on how to improve performance
                                                                         For contributions that have and reduce operating costs for AP1000 and economic simplified boiling water reactor
                                                                         led to significant             (ESBWR) plants. These experiences brought a philosophy of ―maximum flexibility with a
                                                                         improvements in low-level      minimum of permanent equipment‖ that was the driving force behind the group’s success.
                                                                         waste processing designs       The group improved existing and developed new radwaste system designs for AP1000 and
                                                                         for new reactors through the ESBWR plants and significantly improved operating performance through the incorporation
                                                                         EPRI Advanced Nuclear          of mobile processing systems into new plant designs. By following this team’s
                                                                         Plant (ANP) Radwaste           recommendations through construction, this ANP review group will be able to advertise the           Technology
NUC    2005   Entergy                      Carver, Mark         Y        Project                        new nuclear plant fleet’s top performance in waste minimization and effluent quality.               Transfer
                                                                         For his creative and
                                                                         illuminating representation of
                                                                         the impact of new steam
                                                                         generator inspection
                                                                         requirements on the entire
                                                                         fleet of domestic steam        Revision 6 of the PWR SG Examination Guidelines allows for reduced inspection of SG
                                                                         generators and his             tubes that are free of degradations. This work presents an illuminating display of potential
                                                                         generosity in sharing of the reductions in SG tube inspections for new and replacement steam generators. Bob could
                                                                         results with his industry      have done the analysis solely for his own plant, but he did it for the entire U.S. fleet of steam   Technology
NUC    2005   Entergy                      Cullen, Robert       N        colleagues                     generators and generously shared the results with his SGMP colleagues.                              Transfer
                                                                         For technical leadership of
                                                                         the Chemistry, Low-Level
                                                                         Waste & Radiation Exposure
                                                                         Management Target              For technical leadership of the Chemistry, Low-Level Waste & Radiation Exposure                     Technology
NUC    2003   Entergy                      Goldstein, Jeffrey   N        Steering Committee             Management Target Steering Committee                                                                Transfer
                                                                         For providing technical        The BWRVIP Mitigation Committee has:
                                                                         leadership of the BWR          Developed guidelines for the effective implementation of hydrogen water chemistry and
                                                                         Vessel and Internals Project noble metal chemical application as mitigation technologies. Provided the technical basis for
                                                                         (BWRVIP) Mitigation            obtaining regulatory credit for plants using mitigation techniques. Evaluated advanced              Technology
NUC    2005   Entergy                      Goldstein, Jeffrey   N        Committee                      mitigation techniques                                                                               Transfer
                        04.0
                        Nondestructive                                   Streamlined Risk-Informed                                                                                                          Technology
NUC    2007   Entergy   Evaluation         Hall, Kevin          Y        ISI and PSI                      Pilot testing of EPRI's streamlined risk-informed in-service inspection methodology.              Transfer
                                                                         For the successful
                                                                         implementation and
                                                                         oversight of the Dispersant                                                                                                        Technology
NUC    2000   Entergy   Aging/Chemistry    Harvey, John         Y        Trial at ANO-4                                                                                                                     Transfer

                        63, Boiler Life and
                        Availability
                        Improvement & 64,                                Boiler Tube Failure              Stan and Rich's role in securing the management mandate and obtaining plants buy-in was
                        Boiler and Turbine                               Reduction Program/Cycle          critical to the progress made in the BTFRP/CCI Program. They effectively coordinated a
                        Steam and Cycle                                  Chemistry Improvement            series of 6 workshops, followed by progress reviews, at each of two regional sites.               Technology
GEN    2006   Entergy   Chemistry           Jaskot, Stan        Y        Program Training                 Additional FAC, CCIP, and Boiler Remaining Life workshops were also completed.                    Transfer


                                                                         For application and piloting
                                                                         of code case N663 resulting
                                                                         in significant cost and worker
                                                                         exposure savings that will
                                                                         continue throughout the life
                                                                         of the plants, and support of
                                                                         the USNRC review which           For application and piloting of code case N663 resulting in significant cost and worker
                                                                         has streamlined                  exposure savings that will continue throughout the life of the plants, and support of the
                                                                         implementation by other          USNRC review which has streamlined implementation by other plants within of the industry. - Technology
NUC    2004   Entergy                      Larsen, Carl         Y        plants within of the industry.   (Pilgrim, Vermont Yankee, Indian Point, Units 2 & 3)                                        Transfer




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                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area         Recipient          Shared   Topic                            Description                                                                               Award Type

                                                                                                    The industry was called upon by the NRC to review the DG-1145 (Combined Operating
                                                                                                    License Application) to ensure that the guidance is 1) clear, 2) consistent with NRC
                                                                                                    regulations, 3) workable in terms of the information expected to be available time of COLA,
                                                                                                    and 4) appropriate in terms of the information necessary for NRC to make its required
                                                                                                    findings for COL.
                                                                                                    An EPRI coordinated team of Utility Radwaste and Radiation Protection experts participated
                                                                       For their exceptional        in a very detailed review of Chapters 11 (Radwaste Management) and 12 (Radiation
                                                                       contribution to the industry Protection) of the DG-1145. This team produced more than 100 comments with the main
                                                                       review and revision of the   objective of ensuring that the DG-1145 provides the COLA applicant with the most up to date
                                                                       U.S. Nuclear Regulatory      and relevant information needed to efficiently and successfully submit a COLA.
                                                                       Commission (NRC) Draft       These utility representatives participated in this very agressive review by reviewing the
                                                                       Regulatory Guide DG-1145, relevant chapters of the DG-1145 in detail, providing written comments, and also
                                                                       Combined License             participating in over 6 conference calls in a span of 1.5 months. During the review process
                                                                       Applications for Nuclear     these representatives provided valuable insight, experience, and resources needed for a     Technology
NUC    2006   Entergy                      LaVera, Ron        Y        Power Plants (LWR Edition). comprehensive review of the DG-1145.                                                         Transfer
                        04.0
                        Nondestructive                                 Streamlined Risk-Informed                                                                                                  Technology
NUC    2007   Entergy   Evaluation         Lewis, Steve       Y        ISI and PSI                      Pilot testing of EPRI's streamlined risk-informed in-service inspection methodology.      Transfer
                                                                       Sustainable Coal                 Helping to organize and communicate results of EPRI’s Sustainable Management of Coal
                        Land &                                         Combustion Product               Combustion Products (CCPs) project that can be used by rulemakers to inform proposed      Technology
ENV    2009   Entergy   Groundwater        Lierman, Don       Y        Management                       CCP management regulations.                                                               Transfer
                                                                       For the successful
                                                                       implementation and
                                                                       oversight of the Dispersant                                                                                                Technology
NUC    2000   Entergy   Aging/Chemistry    Meatheany, Dan     Y        Trial at ANO-6                                                                                                             Transfer
                                                                       For leadersip in a first-of-a-
                                                                       kind demonstration of
                                                                       advanced resin cleaning                                                                                                    Technology
NUC    1997   Entergy                      Michalski, Mike    Y        system at Grand Gulf.            First-of-a-kind demonstration of advanced resin cleaning system at Grand Gulf.            Transfer

                        63, Boiler Life and
                        Availability
                        Improvement & 64,                              Boiler Tube Failure              Stan and Rich's role in securing the management mandate and obtaining plants buy-in was
                        Boiler and Turbine                             Reduction Program/Cycle          critical to the progress made in the BTFRP/CCI Program. They effectively coordinated a
                        Steam and Cycle                                Chemistry Improvement            series of 6 workshops, followed by progress reviews, at each of two regional sites.       Technology
GEN    2006   Entergy   Chemistry           Micko, Richard    Y        Program Training                 Additional FAC, CCIP, and Boiler Remaining Life workshops were also completed.            Transfer
                                                                                                        This ANO team led the development and successful application of the EPRI risk informed
                                                                                                        inspection methodology to a full scope application ever implemented in the U.S. They
                                                                       For the first full scope         received the SER in December 1998 and implemented in January 1999. This same team
                                                                       application of EPRI RI-ISI       also was the first to implement the technology in a B&W PWR unit, with successful         Technology
NUC    1999   Entergy                      Panther, Ken       Y        methodology to a CE PWR          implementation in September 1999.                                                         Transfer
                                                                       For the successful
                                                                       implementation and
                                                                       oversight of the Dispersant                                                                                                Technology
NUC    2000   Entergy   Aging/Chemistry    Partridge, ReNae   Y        Trial at ANO-2                                                                                                             Transfer

                                                                       For taking the lead in
                                                                       applying the EPRI risk based
                                                                       in-service inspection
                                                                       methods to their plants then
                                                                       seeking and obtaining NRC For taking the lead in applying the EPRI risk based in-service inspection methods to their       Technology
NUC    1998   Entergy                      Paterak, Mike      N        approval for plant use.      plants then seeking and obtaining NRC approval for plant use.                                 Transfer




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                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area         Recipient      Shared   Topic                              Description                                                                                    Award Type

                                                                   For chairing the Technical
                                                                   Advisory Group that
                                                                   developed EPRI’s 1006756,
                                                                   Fire Protection Surveillance
                                                                   Optimization and
                                                                   Maintenance Guide and
                                                                   workshop. This guide has
                                                                   been endorsed by NEIL as
                                                                   an approach to reduce              For chairing the Technical Advisory Group that developed EPRI’s 1006756, Fire Protection
                                                                   maintenance related                Surveillance Optimization and Maintenance Guide and workshop. This guide has been
                                                                   surveillance activities for fire   endorsed by NEIL as an approach to reduce maintenance related surveillance activities for      Technology
NUC    2004   Entergy                      Rispoli, Ron   N        protection equipment.              fire protection equipment. - ANO                                                               Transfer
                        04.0
                        Nondestructive                             Streamlined Risk-Informed                                                                                                         Technology
NUC    2007   Entergy   Evaluation         Scott, Steve   Y        ISI and PSI                    Pilot testing of EPRI's streamlined risk-informed in-service inspection methodology.               Transfer
                                                                                                  This ANO team led the development and successful application of the EPRI risk informed
                                                                                                  inspection methodology to a full scope application ever implemented in the U.S. They
                                                                   For the first full scope       received the SER in December 1998 and implemented in January 1999. This same team
                                                                   application of EPRI RI-ISI     also was the first to implement the technology in a B&W PWR unit, with successful                  Technology
NUC    1999   Entergy                      Shay, Larry    Y        methodology to a CE PWR implementation in September 1999.                                                                         Transfer
                                                                                                  River Bend experienced crud-induced fuel failures during cycles 8 and 11. The Entergy
                                                                   For their innovative           team worked with AREVA and EPRI to develop a methodology to capture and analyze
                                                                   approach to a fuel crud        corrosion deposit ―flakes‖. This process resulted in a number of first-of-a-kind observations
                                                                   analysis technique for failure associated with the failures. Investigations are underway at other plants to develop industry-     Technology
NUC    2005   Entergy                      Smith, David   Y        analysis at River Bend         wide guidance.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                   Leadership in the              Each nominee championed or co-championed the development of one of five fuel reliability
                                                                   development of first-of-a-     guidelines, which were written to support the industry/INPO initiative for zero fuel failures by
                                                                   kind fuel reliability          2010. Each of the guideline champions took a broader view than their own utility interests to
                                                                   guidelines, supporting         develop the best possible document for the industry. The champions helped the team reach
                                                                   industry efforts to eliminate consensus on the best approaches, defend challenging recommendations related to
                                                                   fuel failures                  implementation costs and schedule, and coordinate a peer review process that included              Technology
NUC    2008   Entergy   Fuel Reliability   Smith, Fred    Y                                       more than 200 people.                                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                  River Bend experienced crud-induced fuel cladding corrosion failures in Cycles 8 and 11.
                                                                                                  The Cycle 11 failure was limited to fewer fuel bundles, but the failure symptoms were similar
                                                                                                  to those of the Cycle 8 failure. Heavy localized deposition of tenacious crud was observed in
                                                                                                  both cases. At the end of Cycle 11, a new approach to acquiring and analyzing the crud
                                                                                                  deposition was taken, which included scraping the fuel rod surface with a new tool to obtain
                                                                                                  crud flake samples. Analysis of the tiny flake samples in a hot laboratory enabled a better
                                                                                                  understanding of the elemental distribution and microstructure of the crud. Based on the crud
                                                                                                  data, the effect of the water chemistry conditions—specifically the concentrations of Fe, Zn,
                                                                                                  Cu, and silica—on the formation of the crud and the potential paths leading to the fuel
                                                                                                  failures have been proposed. The results have provided a sound technical basis for
                                                                   For their innovative           preventing the future recurrence of similar fuel failures at River Bend or other BWRs. The
                                                                   approach to a fuel crud        Entergy team played a key role in facilitating this innovative effort, and the results have been
                                                                   analysis technique for failure documented in EPRI reports 1009733, BWR Fuel Deposit Sample Evaluation–River Bend                  Technology
NUC    2005   Entergy                      Smith, Fred    Y        analysis at River Bend         Cycle 11 Crud Flakes (Part 1), and 1012910, BWR Fuel Deposit Sample Evaluation.                    Transfer
                        04.0
                        Nondestructive                             Streamlined Risk-Informed                                                                                                         Technology
NUC    2007   Entergy   Evaluation         Smith, Gary    Y        ISI and PSI                        Pilot testing of EPRI's streamlined risk-informed in-service inspection methodology.           Transfer


                                                                   For application and piloting
                                                                   of code case N663 resulting
                                                                   in significant cost and worker
                                                                   exposure savings that will
                                                                   continue throughout the life
                                                                   of the plants, and support of
                                                                   the USNRC review which             For application and piloting of code case N663 resulting in significant cost and worker
                                                                   has streamlined                    exposure savings that will continue throughout the life of the plants, and support of the
                                                                   implementation by other            USNRC review which has streamlined implementation by other plants within of the industry.- Technology
NUC    2004   Entergy                      Smith, Glen    Y        plants within of the industry.     (Pilgrim, Vermont Yankee, Indian Point, Units 2 & 3)                                       Transfer
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                                                                     EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                         Award Area         Recipient          Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                         Award Type

                                                                                                                            Through Bill’s involvement, technical support and recent leadership, the TTUG has
                                                                                                                            continued to address a variety of needs for the industry. These include a major update of the
                                                                                                                            NMAC Terry Turbine Maintenance Guides, timely discussion and resolution of current
                                                                                                                            issues, as well as a continuing improvement in the workings of the Users Group itself,
                                                                                             For leadership of the Terry including in bi-annual mainte-nance workshop, group activities to resolve tech-nical issues
                                                                                             Turbine Users Group            facing members. Additionally, Bill has been responsive to member personnel with advice,            Technology
NUC    2002   Entergy                                            Stuart, Bill       Y        (TTUG).                        council and technical input on a number of challenges and technical issues. , River Bend           Transfer
                                                                                                                            River Bend experienced crud-induced fuel cladding corrosion failures in Cycles 8 and 11.
                                                                                                                            The Cycle 11 failure was limited to fewer fuel bundles, but the failure symptoms were similar
                                                                                                                            to those of the Cycle 8 failure. Heavy localized deposition of tenacious crud was observed in
                                                                                                                            both cases. At the end of Cycle 11, a new approach to acquiring and analyzing the crud
                                                                                                                            deposition was taken, which included scraping the fuel rod surface with a new tool to obtain
                                                                                                                            crud flake samples. Analysis of the tiny flake samples in a hot laboratory enabled a better
                                                                                                                            understanding of the elemental distribution and microstructure of the crud. Based on the crud
                                                                                                                            data, the effect of the water chemistry conditions—specifically the concentrations of Fe, Zn,
                                                                                                                            Cu, and silica—on the formation of the crud and the potential paths leading to the fuel
                                                                                                                            failures have been proposed. The results have provided a sound technical basis for
                                                                                             For their innovative           preventing the future recurrence of similar fuel failures at River Bend or other BWRs. The
                                                                                             approach to a fuel crud        Entergy team played a key role in facilitating this innovative effort, and the results have been
                                                                                             analysis technique for failure documented in EPRI reports 1009733, BWR Fuel Deposit Sample Evaluation–River Bend                  Technology
NUC    2005   Entergy                                            Turk, Charles      Y        analysis at River Bend         Cycle 11 Crud Flakes (Part 1), and 1012910, BWR Fuel Deposit Sample Evaluation.                    Transfer
                                                                                                                            Successful Demonstration of TOXECON™ II at the Independence Station. The Entergy team
                                                                                                                            obtained management approval to offer their Independence Station as a host site to test full-
                                              75, Integrated                                                                scale EPRI’s patented TOXECON™ II. The Entergy team obtained co-funding, and provided
                                              Environmental      Hantz, Joe                                                 important technical support to ensure that EPRI's technology could be properly developed           Technology
GEN    2005   Entergy                         Controls                              Y        TOXECON II                     and evaluated.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                                            Successful Demonstration of TOXECON™ II at the Independence Station. The Entergy team
                                                                                                                            obtained management approval to offer their Independence Station as a host site to test full-
                                              75, Integrated                                                                scale EPRI’s patented TOXECON™ II. The Entergy team obtained co-funding, and provided
                                              Environmental                                                                 important technical support to ensure that EPRI's technology could be properly developed           Technology
GEN    2005   Entergy                         Controls           Kolbus, Mike       Y        TOXECON II                     and evaluated.                                                                                     Transfer
                                              69, Maintenance                                Operations & Maintenance
                                              Management &                                   Excellence Plant               For vision and unselfish leadership in creating new ways for plant manager peers to share          Technology
GEN    2007   Entergy                         Technology         Meyer, Milton      Y        Management Forum               expertise, solutions and best practices to improve plant operations                                Transfer
                                                                                                                            Successful Demonstration of TOXECON™ II at the Independence Station. The Entergy team
                                                                                                                            obtained management approval to offer their Independence Station as a host site to test full-
                                              75, Integrated                                                                scale EPRI’s patented TOXECON™ II. The Entergy team obtained co-funding, and provided
                                              Environmental      Rees, Mike                                                 important technical support to ensure that EPRI's technology could be properly developed           Technology
GEN    2005   Entergy                         Controls                              Y        TOXECON II                     and evaluated.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                                            Successful Demonstration of TOXECON™ II at the Independence Station. The Entergy team
                                                                                                                            obtained management approval to offer their Independence Station as a host site to test full-
                                              75, Integrated                                                                scale EPRI’s patented TOXECON™ II. The Entergy team obtained co-funding, and provided
                                              Environmental      Roberts, Richard                                           important technical support to ensure that EPRI's technology could be properly developed           Technology
GEN    2005   Entergy                         Controls                              Y        TOXECON II                     and evaluated.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                                            Successful Demonstration of TOXECON™ II at the Independence Station. The Entergy team
                                                                                                                            obtained management approval to offer their Independence Station as a host site to test full-
                                                75, Integrated                                                              scale EPRI’s patented TOXECON™ II. The Entergy team obtained co-funding, and provided
                                                Environmental    Schott, Jim                                                important technical support to ensure that EPRI's technology could be properly developed           Technology
GEN    2005   Entergy                           Controls                            Y        TOXECON II                     and evaluated.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                104, Fossil
                                                Maintenance                                                                For leading the way in implementing the Valve Packing Demonstration Unit at a fossil unit
              ESB Electricity Supply Board of Applications                                   Valve Packing                 which advances the use of cross-sector technologies and designs to improve plant                    Technology
GEN    2007   Ireland                           Center           Fogherty, Pat      Y        Demonstration Unit            operations                                                                                          Transfer
                                                79,Combustion
                                                Turbine &
                                                Combined Cycle                               FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008                                     O&M
              ESB Electricity Supply Board of Ireland            Niall O'Boyle      Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
                                                79,Combustion
                                                Turbine &
                                                Combined Cycle                               FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008                                     O&M
              ESB Electricity Supply Board of Ireland            Richard Sheehan    Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer
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                                                                      EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                           Award Area         Recipient           Shared   Topic                        Description                                                                                        Award Type
                                                104, Fossil
                                                Maintenance                                                                  For leading the way in implementing the Valve Packing Demonstration Unit at a fossil unit
              ESB Electricity Supply Board of   Applications                                    Valve Packing                which advances the use of cross-sector technologies and designs to improve plant                   Technology
GEN    2007   Ireland                           Center             Sheehan, Richard Y           Demonstration Unit           operations                                                                                         Transfer
                                                104, Fossil
                                                Maintenance                                                                  For leading the way in implementing the Valve Packing Demonstration Unit at a fossil unit
              ESB Electricity Supply Board of   Applications                                    Valve Packing                which advances the use of cross-sector technologies and designs to improve plant                   Technology
GEN    2007   Ireland                           Center             Willis, David       Y        Demonstration Unit           operations                                                                                         Transfer

                                                Efficient
                                                Transmission and
                                                Distribution                                                                 For leadership in the implementation of Demand and Energy Reduction via voltage
                                                Systems for a Low-                              Demand and Energy            regulation and achieving tangible immediate savings in Real and Reactive Power and                 Technology
PDU    2008   Eskom                             Carbon Future      Almeida, Peter          Y    Reduction for Eskom          Energy usage at several Eskom locations.                                                           Transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Technology
GEN    1999   ESKOM                                                Begg, John          N        Boiler Tube Failure          For application of the BTFRP at all ESKOM plants                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                Boiler Tube Failure
                                                                                                Reduction Program, Cycle
                                                64, Boiler and                                  Chemistry Improvement        Chris Gross and John Begg have been visionary in having these three programs introduced
                                                Turbine Steam and                               Program and the HRSG         in the ESKOM fleet. This has assisted in making a number of the ESKOM plants world-                Technology
GEN    2006   ESKOM                             Cycle Chemistry   Begg, John           Y        Dependability Program        class.                                                                                             Transfer

                                                Efficient
                                                Transmission and
                                                Distribution                                                                 For leadership in the implementation of Demand and Energy Reduction via voltage
                                                Systems for a Low-                              Demand and Energy            regulation and achieving tangible immediate savings in Real and Reactive Power and                 Technology
PDU    2008   Eskom                             Carbon Future      Davel, Paul             Y    Reduction for Eskom          Energy usage at several Eskom locations.                                                           Transfer
                                                                                                Boiler Tube Failure
                                                                                                Reduction Program, Cycle
                                                64, Boiler and                                  Chemistry Improvement        Chris Gross and John Begg have been visionary in having these three programs introduced
                                                Turbine Steam and Gross, Chris                  Program and the HRSG         in the ESKOM fleet. This has assisted in making a number of the ESKOM plants world-                Technology
GEN    2006   ESKOM                             Cycle Chemistry                        Y        Dependability Program        class.                                                                                             Transfer

                                                                                                                             Robert developed the ESKOM proposal for the World Association of Hydro Power
                                                                                                                             Operators. This program was presented to the Hydro Target by John Begg and
                                                                                                                             enthusiastically endorsed by the Target's advisory council as an essential organizational step
                                                                                                                             to expand industry participation in the Hydro Target. Robert took the additional steps of
                                                                                                                             sponsoring EPRI's participation to the Southern African Hydro Operators Symposium. This
                                                84, Renewable                                                                initial contact has led to contact with 11 African hydro generators who will be participating in
                                                and Hydropower                                  World Association of Hydro   the Hydro Bulletin Board an may potentially become full EPRI members. None of this would           Technology
GEN    2000   ESKOM                             Generation         Kydd, Robert        N        Power Operators              have been possible without Roberts initial efforts and follow-up.                                  Transfer
                                                                                                                             For advancing the EPRI Zed-Meter (to measure transmission structure and grounds) for the
                                                Overhead                                                                     industry, by leading the development of the research project and demonstrating the meter in        Technology
PDU    2008   Eskom                             Transmission       Mahatho, Nishal         Y    EPRI Zed-Meter               the field.                                                                                         Transfer

                                                Efficient
                                                Transmission and
                                                Distribution                                                                 For leadership in the implementation of Demand and Energy Reduction via voltage
                                                Systems for a Low-                              Demand and Energy            regulation and achieving tangible immediate savings in Real and Reactive Power and                 Technology
PDU    2008   Eskom                             Carbon Future      Perera, Anura           Y    Reduction for Eskom          Energy usage at several Eskom locations.                                                           Transfer

                                                Efficient
                                                Transmission and
                                                Distribution                                                                 For leadership in the implementation of Demand and Energy Reduction via voltage
                                                Systems for a Low-                              Demand and Energy            regulation and achieving tangible immediate savings in Real and Reactive Power and                 Technology
PDU    2008   Eskom                             Carbon Future      Schaerer, Richard       Y    Reduction for Eskom          Energy usage at several Eskom locations.                                                           Transfer

                                                                                                Expert Technical Guidance
                                                                                                to the Third Edition of the Supported the re-write of the EPRI AC Transmission Line Reference Book—200kV and
                                                                                                EPRI AC Transmission Line Above (aka the Red Book) through in-depth technical direction and guidance.
PDU    2005   ESKOM                             Transmission       Britten, Tony       Y        Reference Book (Red Book)                                                                                                       Product Champion


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                                        EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area   Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type

                                                                For the Application of EPRI
                                                                Nuclear Fuel Technology
                                                                including Fuel Integrity
                                                                Monitoring and Failure
                                                                Evaluation, BWR Channel
                                                                Bow Measurement, Failure
                                                                Root Cause Investigation
                                                                and Development and
                                                                Implementation of NMCA        For the Application of EPRI Nuclear Fuel Technology including Fuel Integrity Monitoring and
                                                                and Zn Water Chemistry        Failure Evaluation, BWR Channel Bow Measurement, Failure Root Cause Investigation and Technology
NUC    2003   Exelon                 Armstrong, Ed     Y        Guidelines                    Development and Implementation of NMCA and Zn Water Chemistry Guidelines                    Transfer

                                                                                              This ANP review group, consisting of radwaste engineers, site radwaste managers, and
                                                                                              corporate radwaste managers, generated significant ideas on how to improve performance
                                                                For contributions that have and reduce operating costs for AP1000 and economic simplified boiling water reactor
                                                                led to significant            (ESBWR) plants. These experiences brought a philosophy of ―maximum flexibility with a
                                                                improvements in low-level     minimum of permanent equipment‖ that was the driving force behind the group’s success.
                                                                waste processing designs      The group improved existing and developed new radwaste system designs for AP1000 and
                                                                for new reactors through the ESBWR plants and significantly improved operating performance through the incorporation
                                                                EPRI Advanced Nuclear         of mobile processing systems into new plant designs. By following this team’s
                                                                Plant (ANP) Radwaste          recommendations through construction, this ANP review group will be able to advertise the        Technology
NUC    2005   Exelon                 Azar, Miguel      Y        Project                       new nuclear plant fleet’s top performance in waste minimization and effluent quality.            Transfer
                                                                                              Economic Benefits:
                                                                                              The group incorporated cost-competitive LLW processing strategies and technologies into
                                                                                              the new plant designs, which would result in substantial operational and implementation cost
                                                                                              savings.
                                                                For contributions that have Public Impact- Environmental Stewardship:
                                                                led to significant            The group ensured that new plant designs will take credit for the low liquid effluent activity
                                                                improvements in low-level     and volume levels already achieved by the current industry.
                                                                waste processing designs      Operational Independence from Disposal and Transportation Issues:
                                                                for new reactors through the The group ensured that In a worst case scenario, in which disposal or transportation options
                                                                EPRI Advanced Nuclear         for LLW became unavailable, modern, advanced volume reduction and on-site waste
                                                                Plant (ANP) Radwaste          storage options could be implemented which would sustain the operational viability of new        Technology
NUC    2005   Exelon                 Azar, Miguel      Y        Project                       plants throughout their lifetime.                                                                Transfer
                                                                                              Helped EPRI develop the tritium management model from concept to execution by funding it
                                                                                              and providing all necessary information for it's development.
                                                                For initiating a site primary Provided information exchange with site visits discussing the various methods for tritium
                                                                coolant water model to track management.
                                                                tritium generation and        Are supporting ongoing EPRI research of implementing electrodeionization in liquid               Technology
NUC    2006   Exelon                 Azar, Miguel      Y        release.                      radioactive waste systems to assist the plant tritium recycling strategy                         Transfer
                                                                For the development and       Duke Power and Exelon, through implementing this new EPRI program, was able to more
                                                                utilization of an EPRI        effectively standardize their company-wide liquid LLW processing goals and costs. Duke
                                                                corporate LLW Liquid          applied the program at Oconee. A spreadsheet created with Exelon will greatly contribute to
                                                                Processing Management         the development of corporate liquid processing capabilities for the EPRI WasteLogic              Technology
NUC    2002   Exelon                 Baker, Chris      Y        Strategy                      software.                                                                                        Transfer
                                                                For key leadership in Low-
                                                                Level Waste (LLW) &
                                                                Hazardous Waste
                                                                Transportation Security Rule For key leadership in Low-Level Waste (LLW) & Hazardous Waste Transportation Security             Technology
NUC    2003   Exelon                 Baker, Chris      Y        Implementation                Rule Implementation                                                                              Transfer
                                                                For leadership in
                                                                establishing two-way plant
                                                                information integration and
                                                                evaluation technology
                                                                transfer supporting the
                                                                definition of EPRI’s Plant
                                                                Information Integration and For leadership in establishing two-way plant information integration and evaluation
                                                                Evaluation Strategic Action technology transfer supporting the definition of EPRI’s Plant Information Integration and          Technology
NUC    2003   Exelon                 Bohlke, William   Y        Plan                          Evaluation Strategic Action Plan                                                                 Transfer



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                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area         Recipient         Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                     Award Type

                                                                      For testing and evaluation
                                                                      support of the Operations
                                                                      and Maintenance
                                                                      Development (OM&D)
                                                                      Wireless Smart Cart Project,
                                                                      which included providing
                                                                      resources and personnel,
                                                                      evaluating the Smart Cart
                                                                      under real plant conditions,   For support of this project by reviewing the Smart Cart strengths and weaknesses as would
                                                                      providing feedback on its      be a tool at their nuclear plant.
                                                                      strengths and weaknesses,      For the time and extra effort, not only their time but others at the plant also, to learn to use
                                                                      and sharing in a 2006 report   the Smart Cart and to apply it to solving a concern or problem in their plant.
                                                                      data obtained during plant     For providing candid feedback to the project and for including their testing in the EPRI Smart Technology
NUC    2006   Exelon                       Capriotti, Carl   Y        testing.                       Cart report. - Limerick Plant                                                                    Transfer
                                                                      For the first utility
                                                                      applications of an EPRI-
                                                                      developed procedure for
                                                                      ultrasonic examination of
                                                                      primary piping welds using
                                                                      advanced phased array        For the first utility applications of an EPRI-developed procedure for ultrasonic examination of   Technology
NUC    2003   Exelon                       Clawson, Joe      Y        technology                   primary piping welds using advanced phased array technology                                       Transfer
                                                                                                   Several BWR plants have experienced leakage due to cracks in control rod drive (CRD)
                                                                                                   housings located in the bottom of the reactor pressure vessel. Methods for repair previously
                                                                                                   approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) involve welding. These techniques
                                                                                                   are very expensive in terms of equipment development time, crew mobilization costs and
                                                                      For developing test data and outage time for implementation. They also incur significant radiation dose. The technical
                                                                      providing leadership in the  basis for a simpler, faster and cheaper method of repair (roll-expansion) was developed by
                                                                      use of BWRVIP research       the BWRVIP; however, this method was not approved for generic use by the NRC. An
                                                                      results that were crucial to ASME Code Case based on the BWRVIP roll-expansion technique was developed,
                                                                      the technical basis for      submitted, and eventually approved by the Code. Greg Harttraft was instrumental in leading
                                                                      obtaining ASME approval of the overall effort (drafting of the Code Case and oversight of its review by the Code).
                                                                      Code Case N-730, Roll        Fernando Corchon managed the development of test data that was a crucial element of the
                                                                      Expansion of Class 1         technical justification for the Code Case. Approval of the Code Case allows utilities to use
                                                                      Control Rod Drive Bottom     the roll-expansion method in lieu of more costly welded repairs to repair leaking CRD             Technology
NUC    2006   Exelon                       Harttraft, Greg   Y        Head Penetrations in BWRs. housings.                                                                                           Transfer
                        06.0 Equipment
                        Reliability; BOP                              Technology Transfer at FAC                                                                                                     Technology
NUC    2007   Exelon    Corrosion; CHUG    Kelley, Aaron     Y        Training                     Information exchange of EPRI's flow-accelerated corrosion programs in Asia.which lead to
                                                                                                   Reasons for modernization of I&C systems include obsolescence and aging,                          Transfer
                                                                                                   difficulties such as degrading reliability and availability, increasing costs to maintain
                                                                                                   acceptable performance, and lack of experienced staff for maintenance and engineering.
                                                                                                   The need for higher reliability and availability as well as improved performance requires
                                                                                                   capabilities of digital technology that are not possible or practical with analog technology. A
                                                                                                   complete one-step plantwide I&C modernization, including control room modernization,
                                                                                                   would achieve significant cost savings compared to a phased approach. This is due to
                                                                      For leadership and           reduced initial capital investment, reduced equipment and its maintenance, and elimination
                                                                      development of a feasibility of all intermediate equipment, engineering, analyses, licensing, and training that are required
                                                                      study to determine the time in the phased approach. Under the current approach to modernization, the outage required
                                                                      necessary for plantwide      to complete it in one step is at least six months. However, if it were possible to perform the
                                                                      instrumentation and control complete modernization in an outage of 30 days or less, the one-step modernization would
                                                                      (I&C) digital modernization, be practical. Even if a utility does not want to perform a one-step modernization, the results
                                           Kurth, William             including control room       of this study provide several concepts and simplifications that can reduce both the cost and      Technology
NUC    2005   Exelon                                         Y        modernization.               risk of a phased modernization approach. Exelon provided essential information and                Transfer
                                                                      Opening the Path for the
                                                                      licensing of burnup                                                                                                            Technology
NUC    2001   Exelon    RFP / Yang         May, Mike         Y        extensions for BWR fuel                                                                                                        Transfer




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                                         EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area    Recipient         Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                                                 The purpose of the study was to determine background concentrations from some common
                                                                                                 PAHs in urban areas. Peter McCauley played a supporting role in his responsibilities for this
                                                                                                 project. Without Peter's resolve in this role, the daunting task of access to soil sample
                                                                                                 locations would have been very difficult or impossible. The informative approach that ComEd
                                                                                                 took with the public to gain access to sampling locations led to the success of this project in
                        Land &                                   Background PAHs in              the ComEd service territory. Peter gracefully orchestrated access to dozens of locations with     Delivery and
ENV    2006   Exelon    Groundwater   McCauley, Peter   Y        Surface Soils of Illinois       property owners and was a true leader of utility stewardship.                                     Applications
                                                                                                 This work provides a concise, but thorough treatise of the state-of-knowledge regarding lead
                                                                                                 stress corrosion cracking and its effects on PWRs, developed via an industry collaboration
                                                                                                 including EPRI, utility personnel, NSSS vendors and contractors.
                                                                 For exceptional leadership in   The purpose of the work is to inform the plant operators, the chemists in particular, of all
                                                                 championing the                 aspects concerning lead sources, effects and remediation strategies.
                                                                 development of industry         Richard Eaker, Jim Stevens and Rocky Thompson provided exceptional leadership in
                                                                 guidelines for PWR primary      championing the development of this Lead Sourcebook by providing vital direction, valuable        Technology
NUC    2006   Exelon                  Morey, David      Y        zinc application.               input, and continued momentum during the entire course of it's development.                       Transfer
                                                                                                 This work provides a concise, but thorough treatise of the state-of-knowledge regarding lead
                                                                                                 stress corrosion cracking and its effects on PWRs, developed via an industry collaboration
                                                                                                 including EPRI, utility personnel, NSSS vendors and contractors.
                                                                 For exceptional leadership in   The purpose of the work is to inform the plant operators, the chemists in particular, of all
                                                                 championing the                 aspects concerning lead sources, effects and remediation strategies.
                                                                 development of industry         Richard Eaker, Jim Stevens and Rocky Thompson provided exceptional leadership in
                                                                 guidelines for PWR primary      championing the development of this Lead Sourcebook by providing vital direction, valuable        Technology
NUC    2006   Exelon                  Morey, David      Y        zinc application.               input, and continued momentum during the entire course of it's development.                       Transfer

                                                                 For the technology transfer
                                                                 of EPRI’s BWRVIP Program                                                                                                          Technology
NUC    2003   Exelon                  Moser, Keith      Y        to international members       The three sponsoring utilities EPRI’s BWRVIP Program to international members
                                                                                                For the technology transfer of have applied for ESPs for possible new nuclear power plant          Transfer
                                                                                                facilities in the central and eastern United States (CEUS). 10CFR Part 100.23 sets forth
                                                                                                principal requirements that define the standard used by the NRC in its evaluation of the
                                                                                                suitability of a proposed site and the adequacy of the design bases. It is emphasized that
                                                                                                uncertainties must be addressed through an appropriate analysis, such as a probabilistic
                                                                                                seismic hazard analysis (PSHA). One element addressed in the estimation of safe
                                                                                                shutdown earthquake (SSE) ground motions for an ESP application is strong ground motion
                                                                                                attenuation. In the 1989 EPRI CEUS seismic hazard study, the ground motion element was
                                                                                                found to be the largest contributor to uncertainty in PSHA. Since the 1989 EPRI study,
                                                                                                substantial work has been conducted to improve understanding and engineering estimation
                                                                 For their leadership in the    of ground motion. The objective of this project, supported by the three utilities, was to
                                                                 support and initial use of the develop an updated representation of earthquake ground motion attenuation and its
                                                                 EPRI seismic ground motion uncertainty that is appropriate for use in a PSHA for hard-rock site conditions in the CEUS.
                                                                 model for early site permit    The resulting CEUS ground motion model was used by the three ESP applicants in their               Technology
NUC    2005   Exelon                  Mundy, Tom        Y        (ESP) applications             PSHA. admit, seismic R&D has been quite challenging for new plants for a number of
                                                                                                We must                                                                                            Transfer
                                                                                                reasons. First, seismic R&D has long been a challenge for all nuclear plants. Second,
                                                                                                considerations for siting new plants have not been addressed since the early 1990s. Third,
                                                                                                seismic R&D for siting new plants has not been undertaken by the industry since that time;
                                                                                                and, finally, there has been a substantial amount of work done by the USGS and other
                                                                                                researchers indicating overall that their older estimates may have been a little optimistic.
                                                                                                When EPRI was asked in 2001 to pick-up the pieces it laid down in the seismic area back
                                                                                                in the early 1990s and to help the Early Site Permit (ESP) applicants prepare to perform
                                                                                                Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessments (PSHAs) for their sites, we knew it would be a
                                                                                                challenging and exciting task. For example, EPRI's PSHA code was an IBM mainframe
                                                                 For their leadership in the    version stored away on a 9-track tape in a box in EPRI's warehouse. The three applicant
                                                                 support and initial use of the companies and individuals responsible for this R&D are standing here today. Mike
                                                                 EPRI seismic ground motion Bourgeois, Tom Mundy and Marvin Smith were responsible for working with EPRI as they
                                                                 model for early site permit    tried to restart seismic R&D efforts from ground zero to support the timely submittal of ESP       Technology
NUC    2005   Exelon                  Mundy, Tom        Y        (ESP) applications             applications. There were programmatic as well as technical uncertainties. In addition to           Transfer
                                                                 For Leadership in the
                                                                 Application of Radiation
                                                                 Field Control Technology
                                                                 and Qualification of
                                                                 Ultrasonic Fuel Cleaning for For Leadership in the Application of Radiation Field Control Technology and Qualification of         Technology
NUC    2004   Exelon                  Orr, Ken          Y        BWRs at EXELON                 Ultrasonic Fuel Cleaning for BWRs at EXELON                                                        Transfer
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                                             EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area        Recipient        Shared   Topic                        Description                                                                                            Award Type
                                                                    For Leadership in the
                                                                    Application of Radiation
                                                                    Field Control Technology
                                                                    and Qualification of
                                          Ralph, Richard            Ultrasonic Fuel Cleaning for For Leadership in the Application of Radiation Field Control Technology and Qualification of           Technology
NUC    2004   Exelon                      ―Rick‖           Y        BWRs at EXELON               Ultrasonic Fuel Cleaning for BWRs at EXELON                                                            Transfer
                                                                    Opening the Path for the
                                                                    licensing of burnup                                                                                                                 Technology
NUC    2001   Exelon    RFP / Yang        Rieck, Terry     Y        extensions for BWR fuel                                                                                                             Transfer

                                                                                                    Doing a complete plant I&C and control room modernization in one step has many benefits;
                                                                                                    e.g. reduced cost, risk, training, and elimination of special configurations required by phased
                                                                    For leadership and              modernization approach over several outages - if it could be done within 30 days or less.
                                                                    development of a feasibility    The awardees provided valuable plant-specific (Byron) information and essential insights to
                                                                    study to determine the time     the project that made sure that the results of the feasibility study thoroughly took into account
                                                                    necessary for plantwide         utility needs and practical constraints. Although the supplier and A/E concluded that the
                                                                    instrumentation and control     modernization could be done under ideal conditions in 30 days, the insights from the
                                                                    (I&C) digital modernization,    awardees pointed out practicalities that said the more realistic scenario would require 60 to
                                                                    including control room          75 days. Insights, concepts and simplifications gained from this effort will help utilities be      Technology
NUC    2005   Exelon                      Shah, Mahendra   Y        modernization                   Reasons for modernization phased modernization obsolescence and aging,
                                                                                                    more efficient when doing aof I&C systems include of I&C and control rooms. which lead to           Transfer
                                                                                                    difficulties such as degrading reliability and availability, increasing costs to maintain
                                                                                                    acceptable performance, and lack of experienced staff for maintenance and engineering.
                                                                                                    The need for higher reliability and availability as well as improved performance requires
                                                                                                    capabilities of digital technology that are not possible or practical with analog technology. A
                                                                                                    complete one-step plantwide I&C modernization, including control room modernization,
                                                                                                    would achieve significant cost savings compared to a phased approach. This is due to
                                                                    For leadership and              reduced initial capital investment, reduced equipment and its maintenance, and elimination
                                                                    development of a feasibility    of all intermediate equipment, engineering, analyses, licensing, and training that are required
                                                                    study to determine the time     in the phased approach. Under the current approach to modernization, the outage required
                                                                    necessary for plantwide         to complete it in one step is at least six months. However, if it were possible to perform the
                                                                    instrumentation and control     complete modernization in an outage of 30 days or less, the one-step modernization would
                                                                    (I&C) digital modernization,    be practical. Even if a utility does not want to perform a one-step modernization, the results
                                                                    including control room          of this study provide several concepts and simplifications that can reduce both the cost and        Technology
NUC    2005   Exelon                      Shah, Mahendra   Y        modernization.                  risk of a phased modernization approach. Exelon provided essential information and                  Transfer

                                                                    For leadership and initiative
                                                                    in applying new piping
                                                                    inspection technology for
                                                                    resolution of plant integrityFor leadership and initiative in applying new piping inspection technology for resolution of           Technology
NUC    2000   Exelon                      Smith, Harry     N        issues at Dresden            plant integrity issues at Dresden                                                                      Transfer
                                                                                                 EPRI has developed a compendium of eddy cur-rent heat exchange inspection results using
                                                                    For leadership in developing ex-tensive data provided by Exelon Nuclear. These data banks will be used to test their
                                                                    a compendium of eddy         vendors before actual analysis is performed on site. This activity ensures the quality of data
                                                                    current heat exchange        analysis for sizing specific types of damage mechanism and was greatly facilitated by                  Technology
NUC    2002   Exelon                      Smith, Harry     N        inspection results.          Exelon’s contribution.                                                                                 Transfer
                                                                    Improved Technology
                                                                    Transfer of EPRI I&C
                        07.0                                        Products by Establishing an
                        Instrumentation   Wiegand,                  Exelon Fleet-Wide I&C        Implementation of EPRI instrumentation and control technology and research results                     Technology
NUC    2007   Exelon    and Control       Christopher      Y        Working Group                throughout the Exelon fleet.                                                                           Transfer
                                                                    Leadership of BWRVIP in
                                                                    demonstrating the
                                                                    effectiveness of Noble Metal
                                                                    Chemical Application
                                                                    Technology to mitigate                                                                                                              Technology
NUC    2000   Exelon    Aging             Wilson, John     Y        IGSCC                                                                                                                               Transfer
                                                                                                 John Wilson (Exelon) has been instrumental in leading the BWRVIP Mitigation Committee
                                                                                                 since its inception in identifying, developing and imple-menting cost-effective strategies for
                                                                                                 mitigating the effects of intergranular stress corrosion cracking in BWRs. His leadership of
                                                                    For Leadership in the        this impor-tant aspect of the BWRVIP has resulted in the development and delivery of
                                                                    BWRVIP Mitigation            several effective mitigation technologies and strategies that result in significant cost savings       Technology
NUC    2002   Exelon                      Wilson, John     N        Committee                    to the worldwide BWR fleet.                                                                            Transfer
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                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company   Award Area         Recipient          Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                               Award Type
                                                                       Maintenance process                                                                                                     Technology
GEN    2001   Exelon    69, MM&T           Woyshner, Bill     N        enhancement technologies      Maintenance process enhancement technologies                                              Transfer
                                                                                                     For leadership in the integration of LLW Cost Saving Assessment Results and software into Technology
NUC    2000   Exelon    Waste              Baker, Chris       Y                                      plant                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                       Boiler Tube Failure
                                                                       Reduction
                        63, Boiler Life and                            Improvement/Cycle
                        Availability                                   Chemistry Improvement         For leadership in implementing EPRI boiler tube failure reduction/cycle chemistry             Technology
GEN    2007   Exelon    Improvement         Carty, James      Y        Program methodology           improvement technologies to improve the availability, reliability and safety                  Transfer
       2009   Exelon    Materials           David Carl Eder   Y        Dispersant Injection for      Two successful field trials conducted through EPRI showed that dispersant injection can       Team
                        Degradation &                                  Steam Generator Tube          significantly improve the blowdown removal of feedwater iron from steam generators. Based
                        Aging                                          Fouling Control               on this experience, these individuals were instrumental in leading Exelon to make its Byron
                                                                                                     Unit 1 plant the first PWR in the world to implement permanent dispersant online injection.
                                                                                                     During the first seven weeks of dispersant injection at Byron, dispersant injection increased
                                                                                                     iron removal efficiency from 5-7% to about 50%.

NUC
       2009   Exelon    Materials          David Morey        Y        Dispersant Injection for      Two successful field trials conducted through EPRI showed that dispersant injection can       Team
                        Degradation &                                  Steam Generator Tube          significantly improve the blowdown removal of feedwater iron from steam generators. Based
                        Aging                                          Fouling Control               on this experience, these individuals were instrumental in leading Exelon to make its Byron
                                                                                                     Unit 1 plant the first PWR in the world to implement permanent dispersant online injection.
                                                                                                     During the first seven weeks of dispersant injection at Byron, dispersant injection increased
                                                                                                     iron removal efficiency from 5-7% to about 50%.

NUC
       2009   Exelon    Materials          John A. Wilson     Y        Dispersant Injection for      Two successful field trials conducted through EPRI showed that dispersant injection can       Team
                        Degradation &                                  Steam Generator Tube          significantly improve the blowdown removal of feedwater iron from steam generators. Based
                        Aging                                          Fouling Control               on this experience, these individuals were instrumental in leading Exelon to make its Byron
                                                                                                     Unit 1 plant the first PWR in the world to implement permanent dispersant online injection.
                                                                                                     During the first seven weeks of dispersant injection at Byron, dispersant injection increased
                                                                                                     iron removal efficiency from 5-7% to about 50%.

NUC
                                                                       Boiler Tube Failure
                                                                       Reduction
                        63, Boiler Life and                            Improvement/Cycle
                        Availability                                   Chemistry Improvement         For leadership in implementing EPRI boiler tube failure reduction/cycle chemistry               Technology
GEN    2007   Exelon    Improvement         Kavidass, Sundara Y        Program methodology           improvement technologies to improve the availability, reliability and safety                    Transfer
                                                                                                     Helped EPRI develop the tritium management model from concept to execution by funding it
                                                                                                     and providing all necessary information for it's development.
                                                                       For initiating a site primary Provided information exchange with site visits discussing the various methods for tritium
                                                                       coolant water model to track management.
                                                                       tritium generation and        Are supporting ongoing EPRI research of implementing electrodeionization in liquid              Technology
NUC    2006   Exelon                       Morey, David       Y        release.                      radioactive waste systems to assist the plant tritium recycling strategy                        Transfer
                                                                                                     Helped EPRI develop the tritium management model from concept to execution by funding it
                                                                                                     and providing all necessary information for it's development.
                                                                       For initiating a site primary Provided information exchange with site visits discussing the various methods for tritium
                                                                       coolant water model to track management.
                                                                       tritium generation and        Are supporting ongoing EPRI research of implementing electrodeionization in liquid              Technology
NUC    2006   Exelon                       Morey, David       Y        release.                      radioactive waste systems to assist the plant tritium recycling strategy                        Transfer
                                                                                                     Leadership of BWRVIP in demonstrating the effectiveness of Noble Metal Chemical                 Technology
NUC    2000   Exelon    Aging              Odell, Drew        Y                                      Application Technology to mitigate IGSCC                                                        Transfer
       2009   Exelon    Materials          Paul George        Y        Dispersant Injection for      Two successful field trials conducted through EPRI showed that dispersant injection can         Team
                        Degradation &      Thimmesch                   Steam Generator Tube          significantly improve the blowdown removal of feedwater iron from steam generators. Based
                        Aging                                          Fouling Control               on this experience, these individuals were instrumental in leading Exelon to make its Byron
                                                                                                     Unit 1 plant the first PWR in the world to implement permanent dispersant online injection.
                                                                                                     During the first seven weeks of dispersant injection at Byron, dispersant injection increased
                                                                                                     iron removal efficiency from 5-7% to about 50%.

NUC



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                                                   EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company       Award Area         Recipient          Shared   Topic                             Description                                                                                   Award Type
       2009   Exelon        Materials          Robert Walton      Y        Dispersant Injection for          Two successful field trials conducted through EPRI showed that dispersant injection can       Team
                            Degradation &                                  Steam Generator Tube              significantly improve the blowdown removal of feedwater iron from steam generators. Based
                            Aging                                          Fouling Control                   on this experience, these individuals were instrumental in leading Exelon to make its Byron
                                                                                                             Unit 1 plant the first PWR in the world to implement permanent dispersant online injection.
                                                                                                             During the first seven weeks of dispersant injection at Byron, dispersant injection increased
                                                                                                             iron removal efficiency from 5-7% to about 50%.

NUC
                                                                           Boiler Tube Failure
                                                                           Reduction
                            63, Boiler Life and                            Improvement/Cycle
                            Availability                                   Chemistry Improvement             For leadership in implementing EPRI boiler tube failure reduction/cycle chemistry           Technology
GEN    2007   Exelon        Improvement         Schiavoni, Mark   Y        Program methodology               improvement technologies to improve the availability, reliability and safety                Transfer
                                                                           Boiler Tube Failure
                                                                           Reduction
                            63, Boiler Life and                            Improvement/Cycle
                            Availability                                   Chemistry Improvement             For leadership in implementing EPRI boiler tube failure reduction/cycle chemistry           Technology
GEN    2007   Exelon        Improvement         Swenson, Bud      Y        Program methodology               improvement technologies to improve the availability, reliability and safety                Transfer
       2009   Exelon        Technology          William F.        Y        Development of Nuclear            Developed the Nuclear-specific implementation categories to help members prioritize actions Team
                            Transfer            Naughton                   Product Implementation            and plan accordingly (budget, resources and accountability) based on the implementation
                                                                           Categories                        content and sense of urgency. The categories embody the power of simplicity: four
                                                                                                             categories with clear sub-level definitions and examples. Benefits include: reduced member
                                                                                                             review time, increased accountability for important member actions, and more effective
                                                                                                             budgeting and resource allocation to implement key EPRI results.
NUC
       2009   Exelon        Materials          William H.         Y        Dispersant Injection for          Two successful field trials conducted through EPRI showed that dispersant injection can       Team
                            Degradation &      Reecher                     Steam Generator Tube              significantly improve the blowdown removal of feedwater iron from steam generators. Based
                            Aging                                          Fouling Control                   on this experience, these individuals were instrumental in leading Exelon to make its Byron
                                                                                                             Unit 1 plant the first PWR in the world to implement permanent dispersant online injection.
                                                                                                             During the first seven weeks of dispersant injection at Byron, dispersant injection increased
                                                                                                             iron removal efficiency from 5-7% to about 50%.

NUC
                                                                                                        Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                                                           Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                               Beutler, William            Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   PQ                                    Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                       Product Champion
                                                                                                        Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                               Blashfield, Rich            Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                                                           Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   PQ                                    Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                       Product Champion

                                                                           Strategic Support of EPRI's       Proposed leading edge technology development, demonstration,and deployment on the FE
                                                                           Leading-Edge Energy               system. He is committed to strengthening EPRI programs on behalf of both FE and the
                                                                           Delivery Technology               industry.
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   GRPM               Bridenbaugh, Carl N         Deployment in FirstEnergy                                                                                                     Product Champion

                                                                           State of the art Control
                                                                           Center, Visualization Tools,
                                                                           DTCR integration in FE's
                                                                           KO3 software for line             EPRI recognizes your individual leadership role as being instrumental in directing the focus
                                                                           ratings, Interregional reactive   of EPRI’s PSAPO program, including the State of the art Control Center, Visualization Tools,
                                                                           power, Load Characteristics       DTCR integration in FE's KO3 software for line ratings, Interregional reactive power, Load
PDU    2006   FirstEnergy   PSAPO and INC      Bridenbaugh, Carl N         and effects on Trans system       Characteristics and effects on the Transmission system projects                              Product Champion




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                                                 EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company       Award Area        Recipient          Shared   Topic                             Description                                                                                  Award Type

                                                                                                            For advancing technology/research results for the industry by developing the Thermal Model
                                                                                                            Engine (TME) through the implementation of the Dynamic Thermal Circuit Ratings (DTCR)
                                                                                                            technology.

                                                                                                    FirstEnergy and other stakeholders will benefit from the development of Thermal Model
                                                                                                    Engine (TME) Custom Software which will be incorporated into the DTCR software provided
                                                                                                    to EPRI member utilities. Utilities will benefit by the ability to increase the ratings of their
                                                                                                    equipment using the software developed under this project. Increased equipment ratings will
                            Increased                                                               allow utilities to transfer more power on the existing transmission corridors and thus allow
                            Transmission                                  Dynamic Thermal Circuit   utilities to increase their revenues. Also monitoring the equipment status will increase the     Technology
PDU    2007   FirstEnergy   Capacity          Bridenbaugh, Carl Y         Ratings (DTCR) Technology reliability of the power equipment by minimizing equipment outages.                              Transfer
                            104, Fossil
                            Maintenance
                            Applications                                                                    For implementing an integrated approach of FMAC guidelines to improve the education and Technology
GEN    2007   FirstEnergy   Center            Briggs, Stephen    Y        FMAC Equipment Guides             training of new-hire employees.                                                          Transfer
                                                                          Leadership in developing          Recognizing increased turnover of FAC personnel at nuclear facilities, these individuals
                                                                          flow accelerated corrosion        worked to develop and deliver a training program that quickly educates attendees in the
                                                                          (FAC) training for nuclear        fundamentals and application of a FAC program, thus ensuring that knowledgeable
                            Materials         Burton,                     plant engineers                   personnel are available to protect nuclear plants and staff from FAC events.             Technology
NUC    2008   FirstEnergy   Degradation/Aging Christopher        N                                                                                                                                   Transfer
                                                                          Advancement of
                                                                          Transmission and                  For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
                            Transmission &                                Substation Sensor Design          improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                  Technology
PDU    2009   FirstEnergy   Substations       Cal Hoppe          Y        and Deployment                    demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                                Transfer

                                                                          Implementation of the
                            Grid Ops &                                    Interregional Reactive Power      For leadership in the development and implementation of the Interregional Reactive Power     Technology
PDU    2009   FirstEnergy   Planning          Carl Bridenbaugh   Y        Management Framework              Management Framework to Help Improve Transmission Voltage Stability                          Transfer
                                                                          For contribution and
                                                                          leadership in developing a
                                                                          first of a kind web application
                                                                          (EPRI Waste Logic™
                                                                          RadBench Web 1.0) to
                                                                          benchmark industry low level For contribution and leadership in developing a first of a kind web application (EPRI Waste
                                                                          waste generation data and    Logic™ RadBench Web 1.0) to benchmark industry low level waste generation data and                Technology
NUC    2004   FirstEnergy                     Castagnacci, Al    Y        effluent trends.             effluent trends.                                                                                  Transfer
                                                                                                       Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                              Czugh, Rick                 Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                                                          Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   PQ                                   Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                        Product Champion
                                                                          Advancement of
                                                                          Transmission and             For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
                            Transmission &                                Substation Sensor Design     improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                       Technology
PDU    2009   FirstEnergy   Substations       Dan Paul           Y        and Deployment               demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                       Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                              Dickson, Eric               Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                                                          Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   PQ                                   Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                        Product Champion

                                                                                                       Bob Donnellon championed a process for world-class transfer of EPRI technology.
                                                                                                       He developed a comprehensive approach that begins will aligning EPRI's projects with
                                                                                                       FENOC's strategic goals. Based on that, FENOC establishes technical priorities and the top
                                                                                                       products to support them. Each of the "Top Products" is assessed, a usage plan for each is
                                                                          For championing a world-     developed, and their implementation is tracked.
                                                                          class technology transfer    Additionally, Bob tracks Membership, Leadership Attendance, and Product Review each
                                                                          process that establishes the quarter. This ensures that the plan stays on track and that FENOC gets the maximum value
                                                                          industry benchmark and       from their investment in EPRI. Management of this program requires a significant effort by
                                                                          promoting the technology     Bob.
                                                                          transfer process among       With the support of his management the rest of the FENOC team, Bob does an exemplary       Technology
NUC    2006   FirstEnergy                     Donnellon, Bob     N        industry peers.              job at ensuring that FENOC gets the maximum value from the EPRI investment.                Transfer


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                                                    EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company       Award Area           Recipient           Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type
                            Global Climate                                    Corporate Climate Change      Leadership in applying EPRI information and insights to assist FirstEnergy in defining its       Delivery and
ENV    2005   FirstEnergy   Change               Evans, Timothy      Y        Strategy                      corporate response to climate change                                                             Applications
                                                                                                            For leadership in implementation of the technology/research results by providing strategic
                                                                                                            direction for the Energy Efficiency Retail Interest Group, which led to EPRI returning to end-
                                                                              Energy Efficiency Retail      use oriented R&D activities.
                                                                              Interest Group assisting
                                                                              EPRI to be back at the end- The initial strategic plans outlined by that group created a beacon for future research for        Technology
PDU    2007   FirstEnergy   Energy Efficiency    Gardow, Eva         Y        use related R&D activities  utility industry and contributed to nation-wide energy efficiency agenda                           Transfer
                            64 Boiler &
                            Turbine Steam &                                                                 Leadership in demonstration and advancement of caustic treatment technology for fossil           Technology
GEN    2008   FirstEnergy   Cycle Chemistry      George Verib        N        Cycle chemistry               boilers                                                                                          Transfer

                                                                                                            For advancing technology/research results for the industry by developing the Thermal Model
                                                                                                            Engine (TME) through the implementation of the Dynamic Thermal Circuit Ratings (DTCR)
                                                                                                            technology.

                                                                                                        FirstEnergy and other stakeholders will benefit from the development of Thermal Model
                                                                                                        Engine (TME) Custom Software which will be incorporated into the DTCR software provided
                                                                                                        to EPRI member utilities. Utilities will benefit by the ability to increase the ratings of their
                                                                                                        equipment using the software developed under this project. Increased equipment ratings will
                            Increased                                                                   allow utilities to transfer more power on the existing transmission corridors and thus allow
                            Transmission                                      Dynamic Thermal Circuit   utilities to increase their revenues. Also monitoring the equipment status will increase the     Technology
PDU    2007   FirstEnergy   Capacity             Gest, John          Y        Ratings (DTCR) Technology reliability of the power equipment by minimizing equipment outages.                              Transfer

                                                                                                            The Gorge Plant (closed) ash site located on Patterson Avenue in Akron, Ohio is a 27-acre
                                                                                                            unlined site where coal ash had been collected over several decades. FirstEnergy was
                                                                                                            faced with the challenge of finding a cost effective and innovative technique for closure of
                                                                                                            this ash site that would cause minimal impact on ground water resources. The solution was
                                                                                                            to seek Ohio EPA approval to cover the ash with an engineered compacted clay cap and
                                                                                                            convert the property to community use. FirstEnergy was responsible for the reclamation
                                                                                                            work. The cap had to be designed to quickly drain rainwater all across the playing surfaces.
                                                                                                            All penetrations such as backstop posts, manholes, fence posts and footers for lighting poles
                                                                                                            had to be designed into the cap to protect its integrity and prevent cap penetrations. The cap
                                                                                                            was compacted in six-inch lifts to rigorous standards. Groundwater monitoring wells were
                                                                                                            also installed throughout the site. A comprehensive cap performance monitoring area was
                            Land &                                            Gorge Plant Ash Pond          also designed and built, which collects data on cap performance for comparison with EPRI       Delivery and
ENV    2004   FirstEnergy   Groundwater          Haney, Gary         Y        Conversion Project            water percolation modeling software.                                                           Applications
                                                                                                            EPRI recognizes your individual leadership role in being instrumental with the Spacer
                                                                              Spacer Replacement on a       Replacement on a 500 kV line utilizing PPAG, EMAT application from helicopter and DayCor
PDU    2006   FirstEnergy   Transmission         Hoppe, Cal          N        500 kV line                   Application projects that resulted in significant savings/cost avoidance                       Product Champion

                                                                                                            The Gorge Plant (closed) ash site located on Patterson Avenue in Akron, Ohio is a 27-acre
                                                                                                            unlined site where coal ash had been collected over several decades. FirstEnergy was
                                                                                                            faced with the challenge of finding a cost effective and innovative technique for closure of
                                                                                                            this ash site that would cause minimal impact on ground water resources. The solution was
                                                                                                            to seek Ohio EPA approval to cover the ash with an engineered compacted clay cap and
                                                                                                            convert the property to community use. FirstEnergy was responsible for the reclamation
                                                                                                            work. The cap had to be designed to quickly drain rainwater all across the playing surfaces.
                                                                                                            All penetrations such as backstop posts, manholes, fence posts and footers for lighting poles
                                                                                                            had to be designed into the cap to protect its integrity and prevent cap penetrations. The cap
                                                                                                            was compacted in six-inch lifts to rigorous standards. Groundwater monitoring wells were
                                                                                                            also installed throughout the site. A comprehensive cap performance monitoring area was
                            Land &                                            Gorge Plant Ash Pond          also designed and built, which collects data on cap performance for comparison with EPRI         Delivery and
ENV    2004   FirstEnergy   Groundwater          Horvath, Mike       Y        Conversion Project            water percolation modeling software.                                                             Applications
                                                                              Sustainable Coal              Helping to organize and communicate results of EPRI’s Sustainable Management of Coal
                            Land &                                            Combustion Product            Combustion Products (CCPs) project that can be used by rulemakers to inform proposed             Technology
ENV    2009   FirstEnergy   Groundwater          Horvath, Mike       Y        Management                    CCP management regulations.                                                                      Transfer
                            Global Climate                                    Corporate Climate Change      Leadership in applying EPRI information and insights to assist FirstEnergy in defining its       Delivery and
ENV    2005   FirstEnergy   Change               Jirousek, Michael   Y        Strategy                      corporate response to climate change                                                             Applications

                            76, Particulates &                                Advanced Power Supplies         For his leadership of the EPRI's Particulate Controls Program and direction of test program    Technology
GEN    2004   FirstEnergy   Opacity Control      Jones, Morgan       N        for Electrostatic precipitation for three new power supply technologies for electrostatic precipitators (ESP's).               Transfer
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                                                EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company       Award Area       Recipient            Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                Award Type
                                                                                                         Commercial Demo Unit Test of Powerspan ECO® Process. Morgan and Pete (a) convinced
                            75, Integrated                                                               their company to conduct this demo, (b) managed all the FirstEnergy/ Powerspan interfaces,
                            Environmental                                                                and (c) convinced Powerspan of the benefits to both them and the industry of EPRI          Technology
GEN    2005   FirstEnergy   Controls         Jones, Morgan        Y        Powerspan ECO® Process        managing the test contractors.                                                             Transfer

                                                                                                         For advancing technology/research results for the industry by developing the Thermal Model
                                                                                                         Engine (TME) through the implementation of the Dynamic Thermal Circuit Ratings (DTCR)
                                                                                                         technology.

                                                                                                        FirstEnergy and other stakeholders will benefit from the development of Thermal Model
                                                                                                        Engine (TME) Custom Software which will be incorporated into the DTCR software provided
                                                                                                        to EPRI member utilities. Utilities will benefit by the ability to increase the ratings of their
                                                                                                        equipment using the software developed under this project. Increased equipment ratings will
                            Increased                                                                   allow utilities to transfer more power on the existing transmission corridors and thus allow
                            Transmission                                   Dynamic Thermal Circuit      utilities to increase their revenues. Also monitoring the equipment status will increase the       Technology
PDU    2007   FirstEnergy   Capacity         Kozlosky, James      Y        Ratings (DTCR) Technology reliability of the power equipment by minimizing equipment outages.                                   Transfer
                                                                                                        EPRI recognizes your important role in applying the EPRI/NorthBridge Forward Price
                                                                                                        Forecasting System in your company and your suggestions on many enhancements to                    Energy Utilitization
                                                                           Forward Price Forecasting    FastForward                                                                                        Technology
PDU    2000   FirstEnergy   VREM             LaFlame, Greg        N        System                                                                                                                          Champion
                                                                                                        As the chair of FirstEnergy’s Price Forecasting Team, Greg LaFlame is a strong product
                                                                                                        champion for EPRI’s innovative price forecasting research. He has worked with EPRI in this
                                                                                                        area for over 5 years, and provided us guidance from the beginning on the development of
                                                                                                        our key forecasting technology, FastForward. Greg has also been active in communicating
                                                                                                        the benefits of EPRI’s work to other energy companies by giving presentations on
                                                                           Price Forecasting Research FirstEnergy’s use of EPRI work in workshops
PDU    2004   FirstEnergy   VREM             LaFlame, Greg        N        and FastForward.                                                                                                                Product Champion
                                                                                                        As Project Manager at FirstEnergy, Ron Lawrence directed the significant internal effort
                                                                                                        needed to interview plant and main office staff for information on failure probabilities,
                                                                           EPRI Risk-Informed Outage estimated repair time/costs, and preventive maintenance tasks associated with over one                Technology
GEN    2006   FirstEnergy   69, MM&T         Lawrence, Ron        N        Planning Process             hundred systems and components per unit                                                            Transfer
                                                                                                        Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                                                           Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                             Leterich, Susan               Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   PQ                                    Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                         Product Champion
                                                                                                        EPRI recognizes your important role in applying the EPRI/NorthBridge Forward Price
                                                                                                        Forecasting System in your company and your suggestions on many enhancements to                    Energy Utilitization
                                                                           Forward Price Forecasting    FastForward                                                                                        Technology
PDU    2000   FirstEnergy   VREM             Madden, Tom          N        System                                                                                                                          Champion
                                                                           Pulverizer Interest Group    For implementation of EPRI’s Pulverizer Interest Group (PIG), taking the lead of the               Technology
GEN    1999   FirstEnergy                    Mahon, Richard       N        and Improvements             pulverizer modification program at FirstEnergy’s Eastlake Station                                  Transfer
                                                                                                        For leadership in advancing and demonstrating a Wireless Technology Security in a
                                                                           Demonstration of Wireless substations environment, including developing
                                                                           Technology Security in       standards and best practices guide on emerging wireless technologies to be incorporated in         Technology
PDU    2008   FirstEnergy   IntelliGrid      Mallernee, Randall       Y    Substations                  a substation network.                                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                        For leadership in advancing and demonstrating a Wireless Technology Security in a
                                                                           Demonstration of Wireless substations environment, including developing
                                                                           Technology Security in       standards and best practices guide on emerging wireless technologies to be incorporated in         Technology
PDU    2008   FirstEnergy   IntelliGrid      Miller, Don              Y    Substations                  a substation network.                                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                        Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                             Parshall, Dana                Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                                                           Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   PQ                                    Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                         Product Champion




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                                                   EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company       Award Area         Recipient         Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                Award Type


                                                                          For support of weld overlay
                                                                          repairs of Alloy 600
                                                                          components and playing a
                                                                          key role in developing and
                                                                          implementing Best Practices
                                                                          Welding Guidelines and the
                                                                          Alloy 600 Overlay Guideline     Dan was a utility champion for the development of the Overlay Guideline, recognizing the
                                                                          to support outage activities,   need for the industry to document lessons-learned to support future PWSCC repair &
                                                                          ALARA issues, and               mitigation activities.
                                                                          inspection requirements.        He worked closely with EPRI’s NDE Center and RRAC staff to assist in providing input and
                                                                          This maximized the value of     review of the draft document and became a ―first user‖ when overlays were required at
                                                                          preemptive weld overlays on     FENOC facilities.
                                                                          plant components for the        Through use of the previous lessons-learned, FENOC was better prepared to meet their       Technology
NUC    2006   FirstEnergy                      Patten, Dan       N        nuclear field.                  challenging schedule for use of weld overlays for PWSCC mitigation.                        Transfer


                                                                          For support of weld overlay
                                                                          repairs of Alloy 600
                                                                          components and playing a
                                                                          key role in developing and
                                                                          implementing Best Practices
                                                                          Welding Guidelines and the
                                                                          Alloy 600 Overlay Guideline     Dan was a utility champion for the development of the Overlay Guideline, recognizing the
                                                                          to support outage activities,   need for the industry to document lessons-learned to support future PWSCC repair &
                                                                          ALARA issues, and               mitigation activities.
                                                                          inspection requirements.        He worked closely with EPRI’s NDE Center and RRAC staff to assist in providing input and
                                                                          This maximized the value of     review of the draft document and became a ―first user‖ when overlays were required at
                                                                          preemptive weld overlays on     FENOC facilities.
                                                                          plant components for the        Through use of the previous lessons-learned, FENOC was better prepared to meet their       Technology
NUC    2006   FirstEnergy                      Patten, Dan       N        nuclear field.                  challenging schedule for use of weld overlays for PWSCC mitigation.                        Transfer

                            06.0 Equipment                                Use of Generic Relief
                            Reliability, Repair                           Request Process to
                            & Replacement                                 Implement Code Case N-      Code Case N-740 implementation to utilize structural weld overlay for pressurized water        Technology
NUC    2007   FirstEnergy   Applications        Patten, Dan      Y        740 for Mitigation of PWSCC stress corrosion cracking.                                                                     Transfer

                                                                          Implementation of the
                            Grid Ops &                                    Interregional Reactive Power For leadership in the development and implementation of the Interregional Reactive Power      Technology
PDU    2009   FirstEnergy   Planning           Phil Bowers       Y        Management Framework         Management Framework to Help Improve Transmission Voltage Stability                           Transfer
                                                                                                       Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                               Philips, Dean              Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                                                          Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   PQ                                   Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                    Product Champion
                                                                                                       Commercial Demo Unit Test of Powerspan ECO® Process. Morgan and Pete (a) convinced
                            75, Integrated                                                             their company to conduct this demo, (b) managed all the FirstEnergy/ Powerspan interfaces,
                            Environmental                                                              and (c) convinced Powerspan of the benefits to both them and the industry of EPRI             Technology
GEN    2005   FirstEnergy   Controls           Robinson, Pete    Y        Powerspan ECO® Process managing the test contractors.                                                                      Transfer
                                                                                                       For leadership in advancing and demonstrating a Wireless Technology Security in a
                                                                          Demonstration of Wireless substations environment, including developing
                                                                          Technology Security in       standards and best practices guide on emerging wireless technologies to be incorporated in    Technology
PDU    2008   FirstEnergy   IntelliGrid        Sefchik, Ray          Y    Substations                  a substation network.                                                                         Transfer
                            Global Climate                                Corporate Climate Change Leadership in applying EPRI information and insights to assist FirstEnergy in defining its        Delivery and
ENV    2005   FirstEnergy   Change             Shaw, Elizabeth   Y        Strategy                     corporate response to climate change                                                          Applications
                                                                                                       Fred Starheim, as co-chair of UARG's Atmospheric Modeling committee, has worked closely
                                                                                                       with EPRI staff and UARG counsel to apply the results of EPRI's atmospheric modeling
                                                                          Air Area Results Application research to the development of comments on EPA's application and interpretation of
                                                                          and Communication to         atmospheric modeling, in both the CAIR (regional air quality modeling) and BART (source-      Delivery and
ENV    2004   FirstEnergy   Air Quality        Starheim, Fred    Y        Stakeholders                 specific plume modeling) proposed rules.                                                      Applications



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                                                EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company       Award Area       Recipient           Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type

                                                                                                        EPRI initiated this research project to deliver results that will resolve the methodological
                                                                                                        issues in measuring and delineating the presence of "free" coal tar NAPL at MGP sites.
                                                                                                        Team members sought a scientifically defensible method to determine the presence or
                                                                                                        absence of free product above and below a residual saturation point. The team tested each
                                                                                                        of their site soils and coal tars to determine a defensible method by which they could
                                                                                                        determine how much soil could theoretically be removed from a contaminated MGP site.
                                                                                                        Werner Max (PSEG Services, LLC), Bill Hoynack (Northeast Utilities) and Paul Boison
                                                                                                        (Northeast Utilities) were particularly instrumental in aiding in the guidance of this research
                            Land &                                        Residual Saturation of Coal   effort, which will in turn benefit the industry for years to come. The other team members       Delivery and
ENV    2004   FirstEnergy   Groundwater      Sweeney, Colin      Y        Tar                           supported this cause to action as members of the research advisory team.                        Applications


                                                                                                        For leadership in information exchange and implementation of technology/results, as well as
                                                                                                        for advancing results for the industry, by developing the Information and Grid Communication
                                                                                                        Architecture Roadmap IntelliGrid Architecture, Methodology, and use Cases.

                                                                                                       FirstEnergy used the IntelliGrid Architecture research and the methodology developed by
                                                                                                       IntelliGrid for defining the smart grid requirements to develop an advanced roadmap for the
                                                                          Development of Information intelligent grid infrastructure at FirstEnergy. This roadmap development process is now
                                                                          and Grid Communication       being applied at other member utilities, like SRP and Duke Energy, using the model
                                                                          Architecture Roadmap -       developed in the FirstEnergy effort. This activity is critical to the future infrastructure
                                                                          IntelliGrid Architecture,    development for virtually all utilities. The FirstEnergy example is a best practices example of   Technology
PDU    2007   FirstEnergy   IntelliGrid      Waligorski, Joe     Y        Methodology and Use Cases how the IntelliGrid research can provide the foundation for such an effort.                          Transfer
                                                                                                       For leadership in advancing and demonstrating a Wireless Technology Security in a
                                                                          Demonstration of Wireless substations environment, including developing
                                                                          Technology Security in       standards and best practices guide on emerging wireless technologies to be incorporated in        Technology
PDU    2008   FirstEnergy   IntelliGrid      Waligorski, Joe         Y    Substations                  a substation network.                                                                             Transfer
                                                                                                       Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                             Waligorski, Joe              Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                                                          Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy   PQ                                   Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                        Product Champion
                            Global Climate                                Corporate Climate Change Leadership in applying EPRI information and insights to assist FirstEnergy in defining its            Delivery and
ENV    2005   FirstEnergy   Change           Williams, Michael   Y        Strategy                     corporate response to climate change                                                              Applications


                                                                                                        For leadership in information exhange and implementation of technology/results, as well as
                                                                                                        for advancing results for the industry, by developing the Information and Grid Communication
                                                                                                        Architecture Roadmap IntelliGrid Architecture, Methodology, and use Cases.

                                                                                                     FirstEnergy used the IntelliGrid Architecture research and the methodology developed by
                                                                                                     IntelliGrid for defining the smart grid requirements to develop an advanced roadmap for the
                                                                          Development of Information intelligent grid infrastructure at FirstEnergy. This roadmap development process is now
                                                                          and Grid Communication     being applied at other member utilities, like SRP and Duke Energy, using the model
                                                                          Architecture Roadmap -     developed in the FirstEnergy effort. This activity is critical to the future infrastructure
                                                                          IntelliGrid Architecture,  development for virtually all utilities. The FirstEnergy example is a best practices example of     Technology
PDU    2007   FirstEnergy   IntelliGrid      Wirt, Ken           Y        Methodology and Use Cases how the IntelliGrid research can provide the foundation for such an effort.                          Transfer
                                                                                                     For leadership in advancing and demonstrating a Wireless Technology Security in a
                                                                          Demonstration of Wireless substations environment, including developing
                                                                          Technology Security in     standards and best practices guide on emerging wireless technologies to be incorporated in          Technology
PDU    2008   FirstEnergy   IntelliGrid      Wirt, Kenneth           Y    Substations                a substation network.                                                                               Transfer




                                                                                            65                                                                                                           5/2/2010
                                                             EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area        Recipient        Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                Award Type
                                                                                                                   Coordinated and collated diverse 10CFR50.55a and PDI qualification requirements and
                                                                                                                   enhancements into ASME Section XI, Appendix VIII. This will ultimately replace
                                                                                                                   10CFR50.55a … (xv) requirements in their entirety. Gary Lofthus with his knowledge of both
                                                                                                                   the Code and PDI was instrumental in gaining Regulatory and Code approval. Revised
                                                                                                                   Figure IWB-2500-8c and submitted it for inclusion into MRP-139, ensuring consistency
                                                                                                                   between the two documents. Hien Do was instrumental in taking the lead and independently
                                                                                    For providing technical        shepherding this change, as well as all changes to ASME Section XI Figures, through the
                                                                                    contributions to and           Water Cooled Systems Subgroup. Removed the cladding from the nozzle inside corner
                                                                                    leadership in incorporating    region examination volume, eliminating inconsistencies between the examination and
                                                                                    revisions to Section XI of the qualification requirements for examinations conducted from the outside – primarily BWR.
                                                                                    American Society of            Chuck Wirtz is the secretary of Subgroup NDE and a member of the editing and review staff.
                                                                                    Mechanical Engineers           Both these thankless tasks, plus his BWR experience, provide Chuck with invaluable
                                                                                    (ASME) Boiler and Pressure expertise in preventing the technical and logistical problems that otherwise slow down the     Technology
NUC    2005   FirstEnergy                                 Wirtz, Chuck     Y        Vessel Code                    Code revision process.                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                    Leadership in developing a The BWRVIP-108 methodology provides a mechanism for reducing examination
                                                                                    relief request for reactor     requirements for RPV nozzles. Chuck Wirtz led FirstEnergy efforts in developing and
                                                                                    pressure vessel nozzles        submitting a relief request to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the Perry plant based
                                                                                    based on BWRVIP                on BWRVIP-108.
                                        Materials                                   methodology (BWRVIP-108)                                                                                                  Technology
NUC    2008   FirstEnergy               Degradation/Aging Wirtz, Chuck     N                                                                                                                                  Transfer
                                        104, Fossil
                                        Maintenance
                                        Applications                                                                 For implementing an integrated approach of FMAC guidelines to improve the education and Technology
GEN    2007   FirstEnergy               Center            Gillen, James    Y        FMAC Equipment Guides            training of new-hire employees.                                                         Transfer
                                                                                    For Innovative Application of
                                                                                    EPRI’s Forward Price
                                                                                    Forecasting Technology,
                                                                                    Leadership of Forecasting
                                                                                    Interest Group, and              For innovative application of EPRI’s Forward Price Forecasting technology, effective
                                                                                    Supportive Direction as          leadership of the Forecasting Interest Group, and overall strong supportive direction as utility
PDU    2005   FirstEnergy               VREM              LaFlame, Greg    N        Program Utility Chair            chairman of Program 8.                                                                           Product Champion
                                        104, Fossil
                                        Maintenance
                                        Applications                                                                 For implementing an integrated approach of FMAC guidelines to improve the education and Technology
GEN    2007   FirstEnergy               Center            Wilkins, Brian   Y        FMAC Equipment Guides            training of new-hire employees.                                                         Transfer


                                                                                    For application and piloting
                                                                                    of code case N663 resulting
                                                                                    in significant cost and worker
                                                                                    exposure savings that will
                                                                                    continue throughout the life
                                                                                    of the plants, and support of
                                                                                    the USNRC review which           For application and piloting of code case N663 resulting in significant cost and worker
                                                                                    has streamlined                  exposure savings that will continue throughout the life of the plants, and support of the
                                                                                    implementation by other          USNRC review which has streamlined implementation by other plants within of the               Technology
NUC    2004   FirstEnergy                                 Wirtz, Chuck     Y        plants within of the industry.   industry.(Perry)                                                                              Transfer


                                                                                    For leadership in developing
                                                                                    the software toolset in the
                                                                                    Risk and Reliability (R&R)
                                                                                    Workstation and its
                                                                                    acceptance with industry and     International acceptance and use by regulatory bodies - In addition to NRC, by JNES
                                                                                    the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory      (Japan), CNSC (Canada), and UJD SR (Slovak Republic).
                                                                                    Commission (NRC) for             Used by 72% of domestic nuclear units, and by 90% of EPRI International partners.
                                                                                    meeting regulatory               Extensively used in support of the Maintenance Rule, risk-informed operations & planning,
                                                                                    requirements and analyzing       and the Reactor Oversight Process.
                                                                                    probabilistic risk assessment    Used extensively by non-nuclear, primarily Aerospace, companies - including NASA (several Technology
NUC    2006   Florida Power and Light                     Averett, Mark    Y        (PRA) events.                    hundred licenses have been granted to Boeing, Cessna, Lockheed-Martin, etc.)              Transfer



                                                                                                       66                                                                                                         5/2/2010
                                                              EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                   Award Area         Recipient         Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                      Award Type


                                                                                      For leadership in developing
                                                                                      the software toolset in the
                                                                                      Risk and Reliability (R&R)
                                                                                      Workstation and its
                                                                                      acceptance with industry and    International acceptance and use by regulatory bodies - In addition to NRC, by JNES
                                                                                      the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory     (Japan), CNSC (Canada), and UJD SR (Slovak Republic).
                                                                                      Commission (NRC) for            Used by 72% of domestic nuclear units, and by 90% of EPRI International partners.
                                                                                      meeting regulatory              Extensively used in support of the Maintenance Rule, risk-informed operations & planning,
                                                                                      requirements and analyzing      and the Reactor Oversight Process.
                                                                                      probabilistic risk assessment   Used extensively by non-nuclear, primarily Aerospace, companies - including NASA (several Technology
NUC    2006   Florida Power and Light                      Averett, Mark     Y        (PRA) events.                   hundred licenses have been granted to Boeing, Cessna, Lockheed-Martin, etc.)              Transfer

                                                                                      For leadership in the review  Bob led the interim review of the PWR water chemistry guidelines required under NEI 97-06          Technology
NUC    2002   Florida Power and Light                      Litman, Robert    Y        of water chemistry guidelines procedures. He took the lead in resolving emerging technical issues                                Transfer
                                                                                      Leadership in the             Each nominee championed or co-championed the development of one of five fuel reliability
                                                                                      development of first-of-a-    guidelines, which were written to support the industry/INPO initiative for zero fuel failures by
                                                                                      kind fuel reliability         2010. Each of the guideline champions took a broader view than their own utility interests to
                                                                                      guidelines, supporting        develop the best possible document for the industry. The champions helped the team reach
                                                                                      industry efforts to eliminate consensus on the best approaches, defend challenging recommendations related to
                                                                                      fuel failures                 implementation costs and schedule, and coordinate a peer review process that included              Technology
NUC    2008   Florida Power and Light   Fuel Reliability   Rodriguez, Ruben Y                                       more than 200 people.                                                                              Transfer
                                                                                                                    NRC approached industry to develop these technical guidelines, thus avoiding regulatory
                                                                                                                    oversight.
                                                                                                                    Technical basis from previous EPRI work, but utility technical committee provided significant
                                                                                      For exceptional service to    input.
                                                                                      the industry in producing the Mike Russell (SCE) in particular wrote critical sections of the Guidelines and is providing
                                                                                      first EPRI alpha monitoring implementation support to ensure that the industry meets NRC commitments with the                    Technology
NUC    2006   Florida Power and Light                      Thurlow, Ron      Y        guidelines.                   Guideline - Seabrook                                                                               Transfer

                                                                                                                   Georgia Power and SCS were the first to apply EPRI's new toxicological data on the cancer
                                                                                                                  slope factor for B(a)P; EPRI's recent data suggest that the actual cancer slope factor is
                                                                                                                  about six times smaller than that in EPA's (IRIS) database. This means the allowable B(a)P
                                                                                                                  concentrations in soils can be six times higher and still provide the same degree of
                                                                                                                  environmental and human health protection. Under the direction of Georgia Power, SCS
                                                                                                                  staff did an analysis at two sites to estimate the value of changes in B(a)P soil cleanup target
                                                                                                                  levels. The results of these analyses demonstrated that in both cases, the volume of soil
                                                                                      Long-term sustained support requiring excavation and disposal could be drastically reduced (by 56% and 93%,
                                                                                      and development of a        respectively) if the revised slope factor were adopted by regulators. By doing this evaluation,
                                                                                      number of products across Georgia Power has clearly established the value of EPRI R&D to the industry. Georgia
                                        Land &                                        the Land and Groundwater Power is continuing their active support of EPRI efforts to have default values modified in         Delivery and
ENV    1999   Georgia Power             Groundwater        Dennis, Darahyl   Y        Business area               regulatory databases (IRIS, etc).                                                                Applications

                                                                                                                      For advancing technology/research results for the industry by supporting the development
                                                                                                                      and implementation of the EPRI Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop, as well
                                                                                                                      as the development and implementation of an EPRI Subgrade Corrosion Testing Facility at
                                                                                                                      the Southern Company Klondike Training Centers.

                                                                                                                      The test facility will be at the center of the EPRI subgrade corrosion research for the
                                                                                                                      foreseeable future providing valuable results and a training resource for the industry.

                                                                                                                      The Team also helped support the development and implementation of the 2007 EPRI
                                                                                                                      Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop. There had not been an industry event
                                                                                                                      such as this since 1998 and request from utilities as to the need for such a workshop were
                                                                                      Transmission Line               one of the key drivers behind the development of this workshop. The industry offers no other
                                                                                      Inspection & Klondike           such venue as the EPRI Transmission Line inspector workshop which allows utilities the
                                        Overhead                                      Subgrade Corrosion Test         opportunity to not only share best practices, learn from industry experts, and participate in Technology
PDU    2007   Georgia Power             Transmission       Holloman, Alan    Y        Facility & Workshop             hands on training in the latest in line inspection techniques and technologies.               Transfer
PDU    2006   Georgia Power             PQ                 Page, Marty       N        PQView                                                                                                                        Lighting the Way



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                                                EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company         Award Area     Recipient         Shared   Topic                        Description                                                                                 Award Type

                                                                                                     For advancing technology/research results for the industry by supporting the development
                                                                                                     and implementation of the EPRI Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop, as well
                                                                                                     as the development and implementation of an EPRI Subgrade Corrosion Testing Facility at
                                                                                                     the Southern Company Klondike Training Centers.

                                                                                                     The test facility will be at the center of the EPRI subgrade corrosion research for the
                                                                                                     foreseeable future providing valuable results and a training resource for the industry.

                                                                                                     The Team also helped support the development and implementation of the 2007 EPRI
                                                                                                     Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop. There had not been an industry event
                                                                                                     such as this since 1998 and request from utilities as to the need for such a workshop were
                                                                        Transmission Line            one of the key drivers behind the development of this workshop. The industry offers no other
                                                                        Inspection & Klondike        such venue as the EPRI Transmission Line inspector workshop which allows utilities the
                              Overhead                                  Subgrade Corrosion Test      opportunity to not only share best practices, learn from industry experts, and participate in Technology
PDU    2007   Georgia Power   Transmission   Phillips, Buddy   Y        Facility & Workshop          hands on training in the latest in line inspection techniques and technologies.               Transfer

                                                                                                     For advancing technology/research results for the industry by supporting the development
                                                                                                     and implementation of the EPRI Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop, as well
                                                                                                     as the development and implementation of an EPRI Subgrade Corrosion Testing Facility at
                                                                                                     the Southern Company Klondike Training Centers.

                                                                                                     The test facility will be at the center of the EPRI subgrade corrosion research for the
                                                                                                     foreseeable future providing valuable results and a training resource for the industry.

                                                                                                    The Team also helped support the development and implementation of the 2007 EPRI
                                                                                                    Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop. There had not been an industry event
                                                                                                    such as this since 1998 and request from utilities as to the need for such a workshop were
                                                                        Transmission Line           one of the key drivers behind the development of this workshop. The industry offers no other
                                                                        Inspection & Klondike       such venue as the EPRI Transmission Line inspector workshop which allows utilities the
                              Overhead                                  Subgrade Corrosion Test     opportunity to not only share best practices, learn from industry experts, and participate in Technology
PDU    2007   Georgia Power   Transmission   Stephine Hill     Y        Facility & Workshop         hands on training in the latest in line inspection techniques and technologies.               Transfer
                                                                        Non-Ceramic Insulator (NCI) Implementing EPRI NCI results in Southern Company policies and procedures.
PDU    2004   Georgia Power   Transmission   Varner, Jack      Y        Research                                                                                                                  Product Champion

                                                                                                     For advancing technology/research results for the industry by supporting the development
                                                                                                     and implementation of the EPRI Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop, as well
                                                                                                     as the development and implementation of an EPRI Subgrade Corrosion Testing Facility at
                                                                                                     the Southern Company Klondike Training Centers.

                                                                                                     The test facility will be at the center of the EPRI subgrade corrosion research for the
                                                                                                     foreseeable future providing valuable results and a training resource for the industry.

                                                                                                     The Team also helped support the development and implementation of the 2007 EPRI
                                                                                                     Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop. There had not been an industry event
                                                                                                     such as this since 1998 and request from utilities as to the need for such a workshop were
                                                                        Transmission Line            one of the key drivers behind the development of this workshop. The industry offers no other
                                                                        Inspection & Klondike        such venue as the EPRI Transmission Line inspector workshop which allows utilities the
                              Overhead                                  Subgrade Corrosion Test      opportunity to not only share best practices, learn from industry experts, and participate in Technology
PDU    2007   Georgia Power   Transmission   Watson, Ed        Y        Facility & Workshop          hands on training in the latest in line inspection techniques and technologies.               Transfer




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                                                 EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company         Award Area     Recipient            Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                      Award Type

                                                                                                           For advancing technology/research results for the industry by supporting the development
                                                                                                           and implementation of the EPRI Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop, as well
                                                                                                           as the development and implementation of an EPRI Subgrade Corrosion Testing Facility at
                                                                                                           the Southern Company Klondike Training Centers.

                                                                                                           The test facility will be at the center of the EPRI subgrade corrosion research for the
                                                                                                           foreseeable future providing valuable results and a training resource for the industry.

                                                                                                           The Team also helped support the development and implementation of the 2007 EPRI
                                                                                                           Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop. There had not been an industry event
                                                                                                           such as this since 1998 and request from utilities as to the need for such a workshop were
                                                                           Transmission Line               one of the key drivers behind the development of this workshop. The industry offers no other
                                                                           Inspection & Klondike           such venue as the EPRI Transmission Line inspector workshop which allows utilities the
                              Overhead                                     Subgrade Corrosion Test         opportunity to not only share best practices, learn from industry experts, and participate in Technology
PDU    2007   Georgia Power   Transmission   Williams, Ricky      Y        Facility & Workshop             hands on training in the latest in line inspection techniques and technologies.               Transfer

                                                                                                           For advancing technology/research results for the industry by supporting the development
                                                                                                           and implementation of the EPRI Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop, as well
                                                                                                           as the development and implementation of an EPRI Subgrade Corrosion Testing Facility at
                                                                                                           the Southern Company Klondike Training Centers.

                                                                                                           The test facility will be at the center of the EPRI subgrade corrosion research for the
                                                                                                           foreseeable future providing valuable results and a training resource for the industry.

                                                                                                           The Team also helped support the development and implementation of the 2007 EPRI
                                                                                                           Overhead Transmission Line Inspector Workshop. There had not been an industry event
                                                                                                           such as this since 1998 and request from utilities as to the need for such a workshop were
                                                                           Transmission Line               one of the key drivers behind the development of this workshop. The industry offers no other
                                                                           Inspection & Klondike           such venue as the EPRI Transmission Line inspector workshop which allows utilities the
                              Overhead                                     Subgrade Corrosion Test         opportunity to not only share best practices, learn from industry experts, and participate in    Technology
PDU    2007   Georgia Power   Transmission   Williams, Steve      Y        Facility & Workshop             hands on training in the latest in line inspection techniques and technologies.                  Transfer
                                                                                                           For leadership in the development and implementation of the Conductor Cleaning Tool,
                              Overhead                                                                     which enables transmission field crews to quickly and efficiently clean conductors when          Technology
PDU    2008   Georgia Power   Transmission   Holloman, Alan           Y    Conductor Cleaning Tool         making splices and dead-ends.                                                                    Transfer
                                                                                                           For leadership in the development and implementation of the Conductor Cleaning Tool,
                              Overhead       Phillips Jr., Earl                                            which enables transmission field crews to quickly and efficiently clean conductors when          Technology
PDU    2008   Georgia Power   Transmission   (Buddy)                  Y    Conductor Cleaning Tool         making splices and dead-ends.                                                                    Transfer
                              84 Renewable                                                                                                                                                                  Technology
GEN    2008   Georgia Power   Generation     Ronnie Walston       Y        Biomass                         Demonstrating novel biomass repowering methods                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                           For forward thinking, innovative, timely, and well thought out work that has led to EPRI
                                                                                                           creating a string projects including evaluation of inspection tools and techniques, production
                                                                                                           of an EPRI training video ―Making ACSR Conductor Connections,‖ and an EPRI conductor
                                                                                                           cleaning research project.
PDU    2004   Georgia Power   Transmission   Varner, Jack         N        Conductor Splice Integrity                                                                                                       Product Champion

                                                                           For his leadership in making
                                                                           TMI hotcell exams possible.
                                                                           The TMI fuel failures have
                                                                           unique features which have
                                                                           not been observed before.
                                                                           Identification of the failure
                                                                           mechanisms through hot cell
                                                                           exams can benefit all PWRs      • For his leadership in making TMI hotcell exams possible. The TMI fuel failures have
                                                                           to avoid similar types of       unique features which have not been observed before. Identification of the failure               Technology
NUC    1997   GPU                            Bond, Gordon         Y        failures.                       mechanisms through hot cell exams can benefit all PWRs to avoid similar types of failures.       Transfer
                                                                           For leadership in applying
                                                                           RETRAN 3D in support of                                                                                                          Technology
NUC    1997   GPU                            Irani, Audi          Y        the TMI-1 Power Uprate.         Leadership in applying RETRAN 3D in support of the TMI-1 Power Uprate.                           Transfer




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                                                                   EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                       Award Area         Recipient            Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                       Award Type
                                                                                             For his championing of the
                                                                                             spent fuel work (zinc
                                                                                             demonstrations) at Oyster                                                                                                        Technology
NUC    1997   GPU                                              Sharma, Hari         N        Creek.                         His championing of the spent fuel work (zinc demonstrations) at Oyster Creek.                     Transfer

                                                                                                                            These projects, which resulted in interactive templates for assessment of service center and
                                                                                                                            substation sites, were conceived by our advisors in an annual planning meeting. They
                                                                                                                            subsequently formed an interest group to add to the knowledge of the technical team with
                                                                                                                            their extensive experience with the realities of site investigation and related regulatory
                                                                                                                            interactions. At their request, this group met only by phone. Through a series of strenuous
                                                                                                                            group discussions and a lot of hard work, they guided the vision, development, review, and
                                            Land &                                           T&D Service Center Site        final packaging of these products. They considered the technical and legal implications of   Delivery and
ENV    2001   GPU                           Groundwater        Sweeney, Colin       Y        Assessment                     every word and graphic and brought immense credibility and ease of use to the results.       Applications

                                                                                             For management and
                                                                                             technical support of the use                                                                                                     Technology
NUC    1998   GPU                                              Tropasso, Randy      Y        of ORAM/Sentinel at TMI-1    For management and technical support of the use of ORAM/Sentinel at TMI-1                           Transfer
                                                                                                                          Development of modeling and simulation concepts that improve industry capabilities to
                                                               Keleher, Bob                  Development and              analyze and mitigate elevated neutral to earth voltage (NEV) conditions in the presence of
                                                                                             Deployment of a State of the difficult to eliminate ―third harmonic voltages and currents.‖
PDU    2005   GPU                           PQ                                      Y        Art Harmonic NEV Filter                                                                                                          Product Champion
                                                                                                                          Steve has been an active promoter of EPRI's Hydro Technology Round-up, a medium for
                                                                                                                          exchanging information on current hydro plant issues, solutions and technologies. Based on
                                                                                                                          his involvement he was a "spark plug" in working with EPRI in 2003 to create and hold
                                                                                                                          workshops on "hydro competency management" which focused on retention and exchange
                                            85, Hydro                                                                     of technical expertise in the hydro field. Steve took the lead in working with EPRI to define
              Grant County Public Utility   Operations &                                                                  and launch supplemental projects to meet the training needs. Steve continues to lead this           Technology
GEN    2003   District                      Asset Mgmt.        Brown, Steve         N        Hydro Technology Round-up effort.                                                                                                Transfer
                                                                                                                          Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                                          respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                                          controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                                          approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                            75, Integrated                                                                disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                            Environmental      Archer, Greg                  Full-Scale Demonstration     test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Great River Energy            Controls                                Y        Tests of Mercury Controls    issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                                                                             Applying products to         Leadership in effectively applying EPRI products to benefit Great River Energy’s generation         Technology
GEN    1999   Great River Energy                               Bullinger, Charlie   N        Generation business          business                                                                                            Transfer
                                                                                                                          Adoption of and Leadership in Using the EPRI Technology Applications Scorecard. DTE,
                                                                                                                          GRE, and Duke Energy were early adopters of the Technology Applications Scorecard, an
                                                                                                                          Excel-based tool designed to help members leverage and manage their R&D investment.
                                                                                                                          Charlie, Avni and Angela are Super Users of not only the tool itself but the entire
                                                                                                                          engagement process to ensure they have a successful technology transfer program at their
                                                                                             EPRI Technology              respective companies. All three are championing applications efforts within their respective
GEN    2005   Great River energy            Sector             Bullinger, Charlie   Y        Applications Scorecard       organizations.
                                                                                                                          Demonstrated Leadership of the Lignite Coal Drying Project at Coal Creek. Charlie is the
                                                                                                                          Team Leader of this DOE/GRE/EPRI project and worked with EPRI to put together the
                                            66, CoalFleet for                                                             winning proposal (valued at $22 Million) from Round One of DOE’s Clean Coal Power
                                            Tomorrow - Future                                                             Initiative. He led the pilot plant test program and the design and construction of the prototype
                                            Coal Generation                                  Lignite Coal Drying Project fluidized-bed dryer, which is now being demonstrated at Great River Energy’s (GRE’s) Coal            Technology
GEN    2005   Great River Energy            Options           Bullinger, Charlie    N        at Coal Creek                Creek Station.                                                                                      Transfer

                                                                                                                            The GRE team, consisting of corporate scientists and engineers, plant managers, and plant
                                                                                                                            engineers, has supported and evaluated key EPRI mercury control technologies including
                                            75, Integrated Env Bullinger, Charlie            Mercury Control via            activated carbon injection, chemical additives, oxidation catalysts, spray dryer baghouses,       Technology
GEN    2003   Great River energy            Controls                                Y        Combustion Modifications       and MerCAP. Many of these technologies are first-of-a-kind demonstrations at full scale.          Transfer

                                                                                                                            The GRE team, consisting of corporate scientists and engineers, plant managers, and plant
                                                                                                                            engineers, has supported and evaluated key EPRI mercury control technologies including
                                            75, Integrated Env                               Mercury Control via            activated carbon injection, chemical additives, oxidation catalysts, spray dryer baghouses,       Technology
GEN    2003   Great River energy            Controls           Hummel, Morris       Y        Combustion Modifications       and MerCAP. Many of these technologies are first-of-a-kind demonstrations at full scale.          Transfer



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Sector Year   Company              Award Area         Recipient          Shared   Topic                       Description                                                                                    Award Type

                                                                                                              The GRE team, consisting of corporate scientists and engineers, plant managers, and plant
                                                                                                              engineers, has supported and evaluated key EPRI mercury control technologies including
                                   75, Integrated Env Pelerine, John              Mercury Control via         activated carbon injection, chemical additives, oxidation catalysts, spray dryer baghouses,       Technology
GEN    2003   Great River energy   Controls                              Y        Combustion Modifications    and MerCAP. Many of these technologies are first-of-a-kind demonstrations at full scale.          Transfer
                                                                                                              Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                              respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                              controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                              approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                   75, Integrated                                                             disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                   Environmental      Pelerine, John              Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Great River Energy   Controls                              Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.

                                                                                                              The GRE team, consisting of corporate scientists and engineers, plant managers, and plant
                                                                                                              engineers, has supported and evaluated key EPRI mercury control technologies including
                                   75, Integrated Env Smokey, Steve               Mercury Control via         activated carbon injection, chemical additives, oxidation catalysts, spray dryer baghouses,       Technology
GEN    2003   Great River energy   Controls                              Y        Combustion Modifications    and MerCAP. Many of these technologies are first-of-a-kind demonstrations at full scale.          Transfer
                                                                                                              Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                              respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                              controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                              approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                   75, Integrated                                                             disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                   Environmental      Smokey, Steve               Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Great River Energy   Controls                              Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.

                                                                                                              The GRE team, consisting of corporate scientists and engineers, plant managers, and plant
                                                                                                              engineers, has supported and evaluated key EPRI mercury control technologies including
                                   75, Integrated Env Stockdill, Diane            Mercury Control via         activated carbon injection, chemical additives, oxidation catalysts, spray dryer baghouses,       Technology
GEN    2003   Great River energy   Controls                              Y        Combustion Modifications    and MerCAP. Many of these technologies are first-of-a-kind demonstrations at full scale.          Transfer
                                                                                                              Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                              respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                              controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                              approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                   75, Integrated                                                             disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                   Environmental      Stockdill, Diane            Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Great River Energy   Controls                              Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.

                                                                                                              The GRE team, consisting of corporate scientists and engineers, plant managers, and plant
                                                                                                              engineers, has supported and evaluated key EPRI mercury control technologies including
                                   75, Integrated Env                             Mercury Control via         activated carbon injection, chemical additives, oxidation catalysts, spray dryer baghouses,       Technology
GEN    2003   Great River energy   Controls           Strohfus, Mark     Y        Combustion Modifications    and MerCAP. Many of these technologies are first-of-a-kind demonstrations at full scale.          Transfer
                                                                                                              Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                              respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                              controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                              approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                   75, Integrated                                                             disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                   Environmental                                  Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Great River Energy   Controls           Strohfus, Mark     Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                   75, Integrated Env                                                                                                                                                           Technology
GEN    2001   Great River Energy   Controls           Strohfus, Mark     Y        Mercury control             Mercury control                                                                                   Transfer

                                                                                                              The GRE team, consisting of corporate scientists and engineers, plant managers, and plant
                                                                                                              engineers, has supported and evaluated key EPRI mercury control technologies including
                                   75, Integrated Env                             Mercury Control via         activated carbon injection, chemical additives, oxidation catalysts, spray dryer baghouses,       Technology
GEN    2003   Great River energy   Controls           Weeda, John        Y        Combustion Modifications    and MerCAP. Many of these technologies are first-of-a-kind demonstrations at full scale.          Transfer
                                                                                                              Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                              respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                              controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                              approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                   75, Integrated                                                             disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                   Environmental                                  Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Great River Energy   Controls           Weeda, John        Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
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                                                               EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                      Award Area       Recipient           Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                       Award Type
                                           79,Combustion
                                           Turbine &                                     Gas Turbine Hot Section Life
                                           Combined Cycle                                Cycle Management                                                                                                                Technology
GEN    2008   GS EPS Co., Ltd.             O&M              Chi-Suap Chung      Y        Guidelines                   Implementing the Gas Turbine Hot Section Life Cycle Management Guidelines                          Transfer
                                           79,Combustion
                                           Turbine &                                     Gas Turbine Hot Section Life
                                           Combined Cycle                                Cycle Management                                                                                                                Technology
GEN    2008   GS EPS Co., Ltd.             O&M              Ho-Yong Kang        Y        Guidelines                   Implementing the Gas Turbine Hot Section Life Cycle Management Guidelines                          Transfer
                                           79,Combustion
                                           Turbine &                                     Gas Turbine Hot Section Life
                                           Combined Cycle                                Cycle Management                                                                                                                Technology
GEN    2008   GS EPS Co., Ltd.             O&M              Man-Hee Han         Y        Guidelines                   Implementing the Gas Turbine Hot Section Life Cycle Management Guidelines                          Transfer
                                           79,Combustion
                                           Turbine &                                     Gas Turbine Hot Section Life
                                           Combined Cycle                                Cycle Management                                                                                                                Technology
GEN    2008   GS EPS Co., Ltd.             O&M              Tae Gyu Hwang       Y        Guidelines                   Implementing the Gas Turbine Hot Section Life Cycle Management Guidelines                          Transfer
                                                                                                                      Gulf Power provided guidance, cofunding, the demonstration site, and important onsite
                                                                                         Long-term sustained support support for this major project. They have continued to play a key role as advisor to the
                                                                                         and development of a         contractor in the design of subsequent versions and in participating in the beta-testing. As
                                                                                         number of products across well, detailed reviews and technical guidance were provided for 14 site reports in the ash
                                           Land &                                        the Land and Groundwater comanagement studies, which are key to EPA’s report to Congress on utility waste                       Delivery and
ENV    1999   Gulf Power                   Groundwater      Markey, Mike        Y        Business area                management practices.                                                                              Applications
                                                                                                                      Rick has been instrumental in implementing Hawaiian Electric Company's combined heat
                                                                                         Utility Business Model for   and power DER program with light industrial and commercial customers on the islands. The
                                                                                         Distributed Energy           program has the potential to develop as much as 100 maws of Deer over the next twenty              Technology
GEN    2003   Hawaiian Electric Co., Inc   101, DER         McQuain, Rick       N        Resources                    years.                                                                                             Transfer
                                                                                                                      Leadership in operating under a very short deadline to provide a detailed summary of
                                           P78 Coal                                      Sustainable Coal             historical and current technical information for EPA’s use in consideration of proposed
                                           Combustion                                    Combustion Product           regulations for coal ash and flue gas desulphurization gypsum, scheduled for release in late
GEN    2009   Headwaters Resources         Product Use      Bruce Boggs         Y        Management                   2009.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Technology
GEN    1999   Hetch Hetchy Water & Power                    Gass, Matt          N        Generation Partnership        Effectively utilizing and applying EPRI technology to benefit Hetch Hetchy’s operations           Transfer
                                                                                                                       Leadership in applying and using EPRI's WARMF model for NPDES permitting at the Merom             Delivery and
ENV    2005   Hoosier Energy               Air Quality      Reilly, Michalene   N        WARMF Applications            Station and for securing Merom as a host site for TERESA toxicity testing                         Applications
                                                                                         Mercury Emission              Leadership in applying and using EPRI information and insights to assist Hoosier Energy in        Delivery and
ENV    2005   Hoosier Energy               Air Quality      Reynolds, Paul      N        Assesment                     its assessment of mercury emissions and control at the Merom Station                              Applications

                                                                                         Toxicological Evaluation of
                                                                                         Realistic Emissions of         Developing the rationale for and securing a host site to conduct a toxicological investigation   Technology
ENV    2008   Hoosier Energy               Air Quality      Reilly, Michalene   Y        Source Aerosols (TERESA) of the potential health effects of power plant emissions                                               Transfer
                                                                                         Safety and Reliability project
                                                                                         and contribution to Annual
                                                                                         Conference over the past
                                                                                         nine or so years, Chairman
                                                                                         of the Switching Safety and
                                                                                         Reliability Task Force in
                                                                                         2005, as Vice-Chairman on
                                                                                         2004, and as Past Chairman
PDU    2006   Hydro One                    Substation       Cooper, Chris       N        in 2006                                                                                                                         Lighting the Way
                                                                                                                        For advancing the High-Temperature Low-Sag (HTLS) Conductor technology by
                                           Increased                                                                    demonstrating two HTLS conductors (Invar and Gap) through testing of heavy electric loads.
                                           Transmission                                  High-Temperature Low-Sag This testing helped raise the confidence of the power utilities in the applications of these           Technology
PDU    2008   Hydro One                    Capacity         Watt, George            N    Conductor Demonstration        conductors.                                                                                      Transfer
                                                                                         First-Generation Monitoring
PDU    2006   Hydro Quebec                 Distribution     Georges Simard      N        system for ADA                                                                                                                  Lighting the Way
                                                                                         Smart Charging
                                                                                         Development for Plug-in
                                                                                         Hybrid and Electric Vehicles For successfully advancing the development of Smart Charging technology for Plug-In
                                                                                         Preliminary Use Case           Hybrid and Electric Vehicles through leadership in understanding advanced energy storage
                                                                                         Development for SAE            technologies and in applying Intelligrid design principles to the Society of Automotive
                                           Electric                                      Recommended Practice           Engineers recommend practice J2836---which will enable plug-in vehicles to communicate           Technology
PDU    2008   Hydro Quebec                 Transportation   Roy, Serge              Y    J2843                          with smart metering infrastructure.                                                              Transfer
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                                                   EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company        Award Area         Recipient          Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                Award Type
                                                                            First-Generation Monitoring
PDU    2006   Hydro Quebec   Distribution       Simard, Georges    N        system for ADA                                                                                                             Lighting the Way

                                                                                                            Maria Martin and Antonio Caruane envision the need for improved self-maintenance tools for
                                                                                                            F-class combustion turbines. Such in-house capabilities would allow them to have options
                                                                                                            outside OEM supplied services. Their assistance in demonstrating the use of these tools
                                                                                                            during the Hot Gas Path inspection at the Castellon station exhibits a leadership direction
                             79, Combustion                                 9FA GTOP Enhancement            towards a more self-reliant approach to gas turbine O&M. (Most owners of F-class machines Technology
GEN    2006   Iberdrola      Turbine O&M        Berrio, Jose Miguel Y       and Field Evaluation            are overly dependent on the OEM and have outsourced most maintenance.)                      Transfer

                             63, Boiler Life and
                             Availability
                             Improvement & 64,
                             Boiler and Turbine                             For his support leading to      Initial support for Iberdrola participation in EPRI that led to membership, followed by
                             Steam and Cycle                                Iberdrola's membership          advocacy of specific collaboration in Iberdrola plants of projects and demonstrations in   Technology
GEN    2000   Iberdrola      Chemistry           Bronte, Jose-Maria N       followed by Iberdrola's         inspections, chemistry, and tube failure analyses                                          Transfer

                                                                                                            Maria Martin and Antonio Caruane envision the need for improved self-maintenance tools for
                                                                                                            F-class combustion turbines. Such in-house capabilities would allow them to have options
                                                                                                            outside OEM supplied services. Their assistance in demonstrating the use of these tools
                                                                                                            during the Hot Gas Path inspection at the Castellon station exhibits a leadership direction
                             79, Combustion                                 9FA GTOP Enhancement            towards a more self-reliant approach to gas turbine O&M. (Most owners of F-class machines Technology
GEN    2006   Iberdrola      Turbine O&M        Caruane, Antonio   Y        and Field Evaluation            are overly dependent on the OEM and have outsourced most maintenance.)                      Transfer


                                                                            For leadership in developing
                                                                            the software toolset in the
                                                                            Risk and Reliability (R&R)
                                                                            Workstation and its
                                                                            acceptance with industry and    International acceptance and use by regulatory bodies - In addition to NRC, by JNES
                                                                            the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory     (Japan), CNSC (Canada), and UJD SR (Slovak Republic).
                                                                            Commission (NRC) for            Used by 72% of domestic nuclear units, and by 90% of EPRI International partners.
                                                                            meeting regulatory              Extensively used in support of the Maintenance Rule, risk-informed operations & planning,
                                                                            requirements and analyzing      and the Reactor Oversight Process.
                                                de Rebbellon,               probabilistic risk assessment   Used extensively by non-nuclear, primarily Aerospace, companies - including NASA (several Technology
NUC    2006   Iberdrola                         Francisco Osorio   Y        (PRA) events.                   hundred licenses have been granted to Boeing, Cessna, Lockheed-Martin, etc.)              Transfer


                                                                            For their technical leadership
                                                                            and support for the effort to
                                                                            develop an industry-wide
                                                                            position on changes to the
                                                                            licensing criteria for design-
                                                                            basis transients (such as
                                                                            RIA and LOCA) that will be
                                                                            required to ensure their       For their technical leadership and support for the effort to develop an industry-wide position
                                                Garcia Sedano,              applicability to intermediate on changes to the licensing criteria for design-basis transients (such as RIA and LOCA) that Technology
NUC    2004   Iberdrola                         Pablo J.           Y        and high-burnup LWR fuel. will be required to ensure their applicability to intermediate and high-burnup LWR fuel.            Transfer
                             79,Combustion
                             Turbine &
                             Combined Cycle                                 FA Gas Turbine Root Cause Advancing the compressor dependability root cause analysis and maintenance guidance for Technology
GEN    2008   Iberdrola      O&M                Maria Martin       Y        Analysis                  FA gas turbines                                                                         Transfer

                                                                                                            Maria Martin and Antonio Caruane envision the need for improved self-maintenance tools for
                                                                                                            F-class combustion turbines. Such in-house capabilities would allow them to have options
                                                                                                            outside OEM supplied services. Their assistance in demonstrating the use of these tools
                                                                                                            during the Hot Gas Path inspection at the Castellon station exhibits a leadership direction
                             79, Combustion     Martin, Maria               9FA GTOP Enhancement            towards a more self-reliant approach to gas turbine O&M. (Most owners of F-class machines Technology
GEN    2006   Iberdrola      Turbine O&M                           Y        and Field Evaluation            are overly dependent on the OEM and have outsourced most maintenance.)                      Transfer




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                                                   EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company          Award Area       Recipient         Shared   Topic                       Description                                                                                     Award Type

                                                                                                       Maria Martin and Antonio Caruane envision the need for improved self-maintenance tools for
                                                                                                       F-class combustion turbines. Such in-house capabilities would allow them to have options
                                                                                                       outside OEM supplied services. Their assistance in demonstrating the use of these tools
                                                                                                       during the Hot Gas Path inspection at the Castellon station exhibits a leadership direction
                               79, Combustion   Tagle, Jose                9FA GTOP Enhancement        towards a more self-reliant approach to gas turbine O&M. (Most owners of F-class machines Technology
GEN    2006   Iberdrola        Turbine O&M                        Y        and Field Evaluation        are overly dependent on the OEM and have outsourced most maintenance.)                       Transfer
                                                                           New Member Contribution to Provided an excellent presentation of Iberdrola's security issues and proposed solutions. He
                                                                           the Energy Information      has provided thoughtful and insightful contributions which have contributed significantly to
PDU    2005   Iberdrola        EIS              Chavero, Miguel   N        Security Program            the success of the discussions at hand.(IOMSA)                                               Product Champion
                                                                           For the application of EPRI
                                                                           nondestructive evaluation
                                                                           (NDE) performance
                                                                           demonstration technology
                                                                           within the framework of the
                                                                           UNESA-GRUVAL project,
                                                                           ―Spanish Methodology for    This team recognized the value of collaborating with EPRI to rapidly develop and implement
                                                                           the Qualification of NDT    an NDE performance demonstration program in Spain using NDE Center staff, procedures,
                                                                           Systems Used During In-     and experience and adapting it to meet Spanish National requirements. This work resulted
                                                                           Service Inspections at      in a effective system that met all utility and Spanish regulatory requirements. This effort
                                                Garcia-Sicilia,            Spanish Nuclear Power       helps show how the power of collaboration as the most effective way for nuclear utilities to Technology
NUC    2005   Iberdrola                         Juan J.           Y        Plants‖                     meet challenging demands even across international borders.(CN Cofrentes)                    Transfer

                                                                                                       Illinova has actively supported industry-wide activities valued by EEI at over $26 billion in
                                                                                                       cost savings related to high volume and historic waste disposal and toxicity regulations.
                                                                                                       Since the inception of the Land and Water research program at EPRI, Illinova has been a
                                                                                                       dedicated supporter of the research. In reviewing the list of Innovators, which express the
                                                                                                       value of EPRI research to utilities, we were struck by the frequency of the name ―Illinois
                                                                                                       Power‖ that cropped up. Looking into this further, we discovered that Illinova, as it has
                               Land &                                      Land and Groundwater        evolved into in this era of restructuring, has consistently been among the top 3 annually for   Delivery and
ENV    1998   Illinois Power   Groundwater      Burke, John       Y        Applications                its size of utility in the use of EPRI products and development of Innovators.                  Applications

                                                                                                       Illinova has actively supported industry-wide activities valued by EEI at over $26 billion in
                                                                                                       cost savings related to high volume and historic waste disposal and toxicity regulations.
                                                                                                       Since the inception of the Land and Water research program at EPRI, Illinova has been a
                                                                                                       dedicated supporter of the research. In reviewing the list of Innovators, which express the
                                                                                                       value of EPRI research to utilities, we were struck by the frequency of the name ―Illinois
                                                                                                       Power‖ that cropped up. Looking into this further, we discovered that Illinova, as it has
                               Land &                                      Land and Groundwater        evolved into in this era of restructuring, has consistently been among the top 3 annually for   Delivery and
ENV    1998   Illinois Power   Groundwater      Davis, Tom        Y        Applications                its size of utility in the use of EPRI products and development of Innovators.                  Applications

                                                                                                       Illinova has actively supported industry-wide activities valued by EEI at over $26 billion in
                                                                                                       cost savings related to high volume and historic waste disposal and toxicity regulations.
                                                                                                       Since the inception of the Land and Water research program at EPRI, Illinova has been a
                                                                                                       dedicated supporter of the research. In reviewing the list of Innovators, which express the
                                                                                                       value of EPRI research to utilities, we were struck by the frequency of the name ―Illinois
                                                                                                       Power‖ that cropped up. Looking into this further, we discovered that Illinova, as it has
                               Land &                                      Land and Groundwater        evolved into in this era of restructuring, has consistently been among the top 3 annually for   Delivery and
ENV    1998   Illinois Power   Groundwater      Irwin, Rob        Y        Applications                its size of utility in the use of EPRI products and development of Innovators.                  Applications

                                                                                                       Illinova has actively supported industry-wide activities valued by EEI at over $26 billion in
                                                                                                       cost savings related to high volume and historic waste disposal and toxicity regulations.
                                                                                                       Since the inception of the Land and Water research program at EPRI, Illinova has been a
                                                                                                       dedicated supporter of the research. In reviewing the list of Innovators, which express the
                                                                                                       value of EPRI research to utilities, we were struck by the frequency of the name ―Illinois
                                                                                                       Power‖ that cropped up. Looking into this further, we discovered that Illinova, as it has
                               Land &                                      Land and Groundwater        evolved into in this era of restructuring, has consistently been among the top 3 annually for   Delivery and
ENV    1998   Illinois Power   Groundwater      Locke, Natalie    Y        Applications                its size of utility in the use of EPRI products and development of Innovators.                  Applications




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                                                            EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                      Award Area    Recipient          Shared   Topic                        Description                                                                                     Award Type

                                                                                                                  Illinova has actively supported industry-wide activities valued by EEI at over $26 billion in
                                                                                                                  cost savings related to high volume and historic waste disposal and toxicity regulations.
                                                                                                                  Since the inception of the Land and Water research program at EPRI, Illinova has been a
                                                                                                                  dedicated supporter of the research. In reviewing the list of Innovators, which express the
                                                                                                                  value of EPRI research to utilities, we were struck by the frequency of the name ―Illinois
                                                                                                                  Power‖ that cropped up. Looking into this further, we discovered that Illinova, as it has
                                           Land &                                    Land and Groundwater         evolved into in this era of restructuring, has consistently been among the top 3 annually for   Delivery and
ENV    1998   Illinois Power               Groundwater   Marshall, Brett    Y        Applications                 its size of utility in the use of EPRI products and development of Innovators.                  Applications

                                                                                                                  Illinova has actively supported industry-wide activities valued by EEI at over $26 billion in
                                                                                                                  cost savings related to high volume and historic waste disposal and toxicity regulations.
                                                                                                                  Since the inception of the Land and Water research program at EPRI, Illinova has been a
                                                                                                                  dedicated supporter of the research. In reviewing the list of Innovators, which express the
                                                                                                                  value of EPRI research to utilities, we were struck by the frequency of the name ―Illinois
                                                                                                                  Power‖ that cropped up. Looking into this further, we discovered that Illinova, as it has
                                           Land &                                    Land and Groundwater         evolved into in this era of restructuring, has consistently been among the top 3 annually for   Delivery and
ENV    1998   Illinois Power               Groundwater   Martin, Brian      Y        Applications                 its size of utility in the use of EPRI products and development of Innovators.                  Applications

                                                                                                                  Illinova has actively supported industry-wide activities valued by EEI at over $26 billion in
                                                                                                                  cost savings related to high volume and historic waste disposal and toxicity regulations.
                                                                                                                  Since the inception of the Land and Water research program at EPRI, Illinova has been a
                                                                                                                  dedicated supporter of the research. In reviewing the list of Innovators, which express the
                                                                                                                  value of EPRI research to utilities, we were struck by the frequency of the name ―Illinois
                                                                                                                  Power‖ that cropped up. Looking into this further, we discovered that Illinova, as it has
                                           Land &                                    Land and Groundwater         evolved into in this era of restructuring, has consistently been among the top 3 annually for   Delivery and
ENV    1998   Illinois Power               Groundwater   Rutherford, Doug   Y        Applications                 its size of utility in the use of EPRI products and development of Innovators.                  Applications

                                                                                                                  Illinova has actively supported industry-wide activities valued by EEI at over $26 billion in
                                                                                                                  cost savings related to high volume and historic waste disposal and toxicity regulations.
                                                                                                                  Since the inception of the Land and Water research program at EPRI, Illinova has been a
                                                                                                                  dedicated supporter of the research. In reviewing the list of Innovators, which express the
                                                                                                                  value of EPRI research to utilities, we were struck by the frequency of the name ―Illinois
                                                                                                                  Power‖ that cropped up. Looking into this further, we discovered that Illinova, as it has
                                           Land &                                    Land and Groundwater         evolved into in this era of restructuring, has consistently been among the top 3 annually for   Delivery and
ENV    1998   Illinois Power               Groundwater   Willmore, Ron      Y        Applications                 its size of utility in the use of EPRI products and development of Innovators.                  Applications
                                                                                     Integration of Smart Grid    For leadership in the integration of Smart Grid technologies that share information across
              Indiana Michigan Power                                                 Technologies Across          multiple applications to improve customer experience at the South Bend, IN gridSMART            Technology
PDU    2009   Company                      IntelliGrid   Chris Nielson      Y        Multiple Applications        demonstration project.                                                                          Transfer
                                                                                     Integration of Smart Grid    For leadership in the integration of Smart Grid technologies that share information across
              Indiana Michigan Power                                                 Technologies Across          multiple applications to improve customer experience at the South Bend, IN gridSMART            Technology
PDU    2009   Company                      IntelliGrid   JoAnn Grevenow     Y        Multiple Applications        demonstration project.                                                                          Transfer
                                                                                     Integration of Smart Grid    For leadership in the integration of Smart Grid technologies that share information across
              Indiana Michigan Power                                                 Technologies Across          multiple applications to improve customer experience at the South Bend, IN gridSMART            Technology
PDU    2009   Company                      IntelliGrid   Jon Walter         Y        Multiple Applications        demonstration project.                                                                          Transfer

                                                                                     For the technology transfer
              Institute of Nuclear Power                                             of EPRI’s BWRVIP Program                                                                                                     Technology
NUC    2003   Operations                                 Berko, David       Y        to international members    For the technology transfer of EPRI’s BWRVIP Program to international members                    Transfer
                                                                                     Alternate Condensible
                                           Land &                                    Particulate Matter Methods Using EPRI’s research to inform Wisconsin state regulators and obtain their agreement to          Technology
ENV    2009   Integrys Energy Group        Groundwater   Brandt, Cindy      N        Research                    accept an alternative method for condensable particulate matter emission testing.                Transfer
                                                                                                                 This project developed market simulation technology for joint use by EPRI and the ISO-NE
                                                                                                                 to evaluate aspects of the co-optimized reserve market design, and ultimately the delivery to
                                                                                                                 the ISO-NE of the capability to conduct future evaluations of this kind
                                                                                     Market Simulation
PDU    2004   ISO New England              VREM          DePillis, Mario    N        Technologies                                                                                                                 Product Champion
                                                                                     STEMS power market          EPRI recognizes your individual leadership role in pioneering the application of STEMS
PDU    2006   ISO New England              VREM          DePillis, Mario    N        simulation software         power market simulation software                                                                 Product Champion




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                                                                    EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                          Award Area        Recipient          Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                 Award Type
                                                                                                                            Your vision and guidance has helped EPRI in developing the portfolio for Regional
                                                                                             Leadership in Grid             Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators. Your efforts have also
                                                                                             Operations & Planning and      helped in the development of wide-area security applications such as the Real-Time Security
                                                                                             Complex Interactive            Data Display by the Reliability Initiative.
PDU    2001   ISO New England                  Grid Ops          Whitley, Steve     N        Networks                                                                                                                   Product Champion

                                                                                                                            For implementation of EPRI's Predictive Maintenance research utility Underground
                                                                                                                            Distribution Cables and Transformers. Maximized life extension improvements and failure
                                                                                             Predictive Maintenance of      cost savings for this equipment are expected to be the positive results experienced through
                                                                                             Underground Distribution       JEA's future use of this valuable paradigm in crystal ball expertise.
PDU    2004   Jacksonville Electric Authority Distribution       Beatty, John R.    N        Cables and Transformers                                                                                                     Product Champion
              Kansai Electric Power Company                                                                                EPRI is recognized as being a world leader in developing NDE performance demonstration
                                                                                                                           technology. Faced with new regulatory requirements in Japan for NDE Performance
                                                                                                                           Demonstration this team recognized the value of collaborating with EPRI to rapidly develop
                                                                                                                           and implement an NDE performance demonstration program.
                                                                                                                           Working together with EPRI staff this team studied EPRI Performance Demonstration
                                                                                                                           technology. This enabled them to quickly learn and subsequently develop their own
                                                                                                                           infrastructure in time to meet new and demanding regulatory requirements.
                                                                                                                           By studying the EPRI methodology for performance demonstration and then modeling their
                                                                                                                           system in a similar manner the Japanese utilities have developed a program that will allow
                                                                                             For leadership in the         for the results of the qualifications to be recognized by other EPRI members utilities with
                                                                                             evaluation and application of similar requirements. This strategy has the potential to benefit all EPRI members by adding
                                                                                             EPRI nondestructive           to the pool of qualified NDE resources for ISI.
                                                                                             evaluation (NDE)              This effort helps show how the power of collaboration as the most effective way for nuclear
                                                                                             performance demonstration utilities to meet challenging demands even across international borders and
                                                                                             (PD) technology by all        because of the synergy of the EPRI member's performance demonstration programs                Technology
NUC    2006                                                      Nomura, Tomonori Y          Japanese nuclear utilities.   provides further opportunities for increased collaboration among all EPRI members.            Transfer
       2009   Kansai Electric Power Company Equipment            Toshifumi Ideno  Y          On-Line Maintenance           Developed the On-Line Maintenance Interest Group in Japan, which has led to greater           Team
                                            Reliability                                      Implementation in Japan       implementation of on-line maintenance practices at nuclear generation companies in Japan.
                                                                                                                           The early and effective introduction of relevant on-line maintenance information into Japan's
                                                                                                                           plant operations approach is expected to result in significant economic and safety benefits.
NUC
                                                                                                                            For collaborative Operator Excellence Program Development. (They collaboratively
                                                                                             Operator Excellence            established guidelines, training materials, performance evaluation instruments and data
GEN    2000   Kansas City Power & Light        69, MM&T          Bollinger, Roger   Y        Program (OEP)                  bases of plant systems for training operations staff.)
PDU    2006   Kansas City Power & Light        GRPM              Patro, Prakash     N        Application of PRA tool                                                                                                      Lighting the Way
                                                                                                                            For leadership in implementation of the technology/research results of Probabilistic Risk
                                                                                                                            Based Reliability Assessment (PRA) technology, that has led to national wide recognition of
                                                                                                                            the technology.

                                                                                                                            These applications lead to national wide recognize of PRA. For example, NERC has
                                                                                                                            mentioned PRA in their long term reliability assessment workshop. These projects may lead
                                                                                                                            to other research projects in 2008 to perform a probabilistic risk based reliability assessment
                                                                                                                            for the entire New York State power system with the collaboration from NYPA, ConEd and
                                               Grid Planning &                               Probabilistic Risk Based       LIPA; for Tri-State on its maintenance prioritization; for KCPL on its probabilistic N-K long-  Technology
PDU    2007   Kansas City Power & Light        Operations        Patro, Prakash C   Y        Reliability Assessment         term planning.                                                                                  Transfer
                                               69, Maintenance                               Operations & Maintenance
                                               Management &                                  Excellence Plant               For vision and unselfish leadership in creating new ways for plant manager peers to share     Technology
GEN    2007   Kansas City Power & Light        Technology        Radford, William   Y        Management Forum               expertise, solutions and best practices to improve plant operations                           Transfer
                                                                                                                            For leadership in implementation of the technology/research results of Probabilistic Risk
                                                                                                                            Based Reliability Assessment (PRA) technology, that has led to national wide recognition of
                                                                                                                            the technology.

                                                                                                                            These applications lead to national wide recognize of PRA. For example, NERC has
                                                                                                                            mentioned PRA in their long term reliability assessment workshop. These projects may lead
                                                                                                                            to other research projects in 2008 to perform a probabilistic risk based reliability assessment
                                                                                                                            for the entire New York State power system with the collaboration from NYPA, ConEd and
                                               Grid Planning &                               Probabilistic Risk Based       LIPA; for Tri-State on its maintenance prioritization; for KCPL on its probabilistic N-K long-  Technology
PDU    2007   Kansas City Power & Light        Operations        Useldinger , Jim   Y        Reliability Assessment         term planning.                                                                                  Transfer
                                                                                             Deploying EPRI technology
                                                                                             that improved reliability of   Dr. Ahn drove technology transfer activities into a number of areas, deploying EPRI
PDU    2004   KEPCo/KEPRI                      VREM              Ahn, Nam-Sung      N        Korean grid                    technology across the KEPCO system                                                            Product Champion
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                                                             EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                      Award Area     Recipient          Shared   Topic                        Description                                                                                            Award Type

                                                                                                                   For advancing technology/research results for the industry by installing polymer insulators at
                                                                                                                   the Gochang Test Site, on full scale 765kV double circuit structures, in order to accelerate
                                                                                                                   aging.

                                                                                                                   Aging of 765kV Polymer Insulators at the Gochang Test Site: KEPRI has installed polymer
                                                                                                                   insulators from three utilities (KEPCO, Eskom and AEP) on full scale 765kV Double Circuit
                                                                                                                   Structures in a contaminated region. The aging performance with time is accessed to
                                                                                                                   determined whether polymer insulators can be effectively applied at 765kV.

                                                                                      Accelerated Aging of         Utilities building 765kV lines will realize significant cost savings without sacrificing reliability
                                           Overhead                                   Transmission Line Polymer    in contaminated environments. It allow utilities to take advantage of the lower weight and             Technology
PDU    2007   KEPRI                        Transmission   Dr. Lee, Dong-Il   Y        Insulators at 765kV          contamination performance benefits provided by polymer insulators.                                     Transfer

                                                                                                                   For advancing technology/research results for the industry by installing polymer insulators at
                                                                                                                   the Gochang Test Site, on full scale 765kV double circuit structures, in order to accelerate
                                                                                                                   aging.

                                                                                                                   Aging of 765kV Polymer Insulators at the Gochang Test Site: KEPRI has installed polymer
                                                                                                                   insulators from three utilities (KEPCO, Eskom and AEP) on full scale 765kV Double Circuit
                                                                                                                   Structures in a contaminated region. The aging performance with time is accessed to
                                                                                                                   determined whether polymer insulators can be effectively applied at 765kV.

                                                                                      Accelerated Aging of         Utilities building 765kV lines will realize significant cost savings without sacrificing reliability
                                           Overhead                                   Transmission Line Polymer    in contaminated environments. It allow utilities to take advantage of the lower weight and             Technology
PDU    2007   KEPRI                        Transmission   Lim, Yunseok       Y        Insulators at 765kV          contamination performance benefits provided by polymer insulators.                                     Transfer

                                                                                      For application of EPRI
                                                                                      nondestructive examination
                                                                                      and risk-informed technology                                                                                                        Technology
NUC    2003   Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG                  Tobler, Robert     Y        at KKL                       For application of EPRI nondestructive examination and risk-informed technology at KKL                 Transfer

                                                                                                                   For leadership in the development and for being a first demonstrator of the Condition Driven
                                                                                                                   Fleet Scanning Methodology for Substation Transformers.

                                                                                                                   Developed an Analytical Approach to Condition Evaluation of Transformer Fleets: Utilities
                                                                                                                   are getting increasingly concerned about the aging population of their transformers. They
                                                                                                                   need a methodology that can rank their transformers based on their thermal aging resulting
                                                                                                                   from their loading conditions, short circuit and lightning exposure in their operating
                                                                                                                   environment, condition indications provided by DGA tests and the criticality of the load
                                                                                                                   connected to their units. An analytical approach was developed to evaluate an aging fleet of
                                                                                                                   Substation Transformers based on their vulnerability, operating environment and connectivity
                                           Distribution                               Condition Driven Fleet       in a utility's power delivery system. The output of this analytical methodology prescribes a
                                           Systems &                                  Scanning Methodology for     relative rank which can be used for identifying replacement/refurbishment candidates along Technology
PDU    2007   Lincoln Electric             Substations    Dinges, Paul       Y        Substation Transformers      with a battery of optimal condition assessment tests.                                        Transfer

                                                                                                                   For leadership in the development and for being a first demonstrator of the Condition Driven
                                                                                                                   Fleet Scanning Methodology for Substation Transformers.

                                                                                                                   Developed an Analytical Approach to Condition Evaluation of Transformer Fleets: Utilities
                                                                                                                   are getting increasingly concerned about the aging population of their transformers. They
                                                                                                                   need a methodology that can rank their transformers based on their thermal aging resulting
                                                                                                                   from their loading conditions, short circuit and lightning exposure in their operating
                                                                                                                   environment, condition indications provided by DGA tests and the criticality of the load
                                                                                                                   connected to their units. An analytical approach was developed to evaluate an aging fleet of
                                                                                                                   Substation Transformers based on their vulnerability, operating environment and connectivity
                                           Distribution                               Condition Driven Fleet       in a utility's power delivery system. The output of this analytical methodology prescribes a
                                           Systems &                                  Scanning Methodology for     relative rank which can be used for identifying replacement/refurbishment candidates along Technology
PDU    2007   Lincoln Electric             Substations    Lang, Joe          Y        Substation Transformers      with a battery of optimal condition assessment tests.                                        Transfer




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                                                                    EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                       Award Area          Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type

                                                                                                                         For leadership in the development and for being a first demonstrator of the Condition Driven
                                                                                                                         Fleet Scanning Methodology for Substation Transformers.

                                                                                                                         Developed an Analytical Approach to Condition Evaluation of Transformer Fleets: Utilities
                                                                                                                         are getting increasingly concerned about the aging population of their transformers. They
                                                                                                                         need a methodology that can rank their transformers based on their thermal aging resulting
                                                                                                                         from their loading conditions, short circuit and lightning exposure in their operating
                                                                                                                         environment, condition indications provided by DGA tests and the criticality of the load
                                                                                                                         connected to their units. An analytical approach was developed to evaluate an aging fleet of
                                                                                                                         Substation Transformers based on their vulnerability, operating environment and connectivity
                                            Distribution                                   Condition Driven Fleet        in a utility's power delivery system. The output of this analytical methodology prescribes a
                                            Systems &                                      Scanning Methodology for      relative rank which can be used for identifying replacement/refurbishment candidates along Technology
PDU    2007   Lincoln Electric              Substations         Streit, Larry     Y        Substation Transformers       with a battery of optimal condition assessment tests.                                        Transfer

                                                                                           Shared in developing and      EPRI recognizes your company’s important role to successfully develop and implement an           Energy Utilitization
                                                                                           implementing electric vehicle electric vehicle conversion at Blydensburgh Regional Park                                        Technology
PDU    2000   Long Island Power Authority   ET                  Company Award     Y        conversion                                                                                                                     Champion
                                                                                                                         LIPA is to be commended for their foresight in combining the CIM into different groups who
                                                                                                                         both need and share the data requirements that the CIM provides. Many challenges were
                                                                                                                         accomplished and more will come as EPRI works with two or more separate utility groups
                                                                                                                         that in previous times never worked closely together in sharing information. This synergy
                                                                                                                         between projects significantly increases the value to LIPA.
                                                                                           CIM Implementation in
PDU    2002   Long Island Power Authority   T&S                 Company Award     N        substations                                                                                                                    Product Champion
                                                                                                                         LIPA is to be commended for their foresight in combining the CIM into different groups who
                                                                                                                         both need and share the data requirements that the CIM provides. Many challenges were
                                                                                                                         accomplished and more will come as EPRI works with two or more separate utility groups
                                                                                                                         that in previous times never worked closely together in sharing information. This synergy
                                                                                           Technology Upgrading of       between projects significantly increases the value to LIPA.
PDU    2002   Long Island Power Authority   GRPM                Company Award     N        Control Room using CIM                                                                                                         Product Champion
                                                                                           2nd phase of CIM Integration
PDU    2006   Long Island Power Authority   GRPM                Hajagos, Jamos    Y        substations                                                                                                                    Lighting the Way
                                                                                           2nd phase of CIM Integration
PDU    2006   Long Island Power Authority   GRPM                Hervey, Mike      Y        substations                                                                                                                    Lighting the Way

                                                                                           Shared in developing and      EPRI recognizes your company’s important role to successfully develop and implement an           Energy Utilitization
                                                                                           implementing electric vehicle electric vehicle conversion at Blydensburgh Regional Park                                        Technology
PDU    2000   Long Island Power Authority   ET                  Welsh, Thomas E. Y         conversion                                                                                                                     Champion
                                                                                                                         Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                                         methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                                            P63 Boiler Life &                                                            by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                                            Availability                                   Boiler Tube Failure           and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant                      Improvement         Charles Hancock   Y        Reduction Methodology         an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                                                                                                         Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                                         methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                                            P63 Boiler Life &                                                            by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                                            Availability                                   Boiler Tube Failure           and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant                      Improvement         Charles Major     Y        Reduction Methodology         an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                                                                                                         Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                                         methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                                            P63 Boiler Life &                                                            by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                                            Availability                                   Boiler Tube Failure           and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant                      Improvement         Dale Dunlap       Y        Reduction Methodology         an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                                                                                                         Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                                         methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                                            P63 Boiler Life &                                                            by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                                            Availability                                   Boiler Tube Failure           and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant                      Improvement         Donald Foreman    Y        Reduction Methodology         an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.




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                                                 EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company    Award Area          Recipient            Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                      Award Type
                                                                                                           Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                           methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                         P63 Boiler Life &                                                                 by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                         Availability                                      Boiler Tube Failure             and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant   Improvement         Garry Waggoner       Y        Reduction Methodology           an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                                                           Leadership in developing        David Goodman led efforts at Comanche Peak to develop an innovative engineering
                                                                           guidance on the use of          simulator and a process for using it to create and evaluate Instrumentation & Control (I&C)
                                                                           simulation to support digital   modification concepts and detailed designs.
                         Instrumentation &                                 I&C and control room                                                                                                             Technology
NUC    2008   Luminant   Control             Goodman, David       N        upgrades.                                                                                                                        Transfer
       2009   Luminant   Instrumentation &   James Goodrich       Y        Visualization Technology to     The team and EPRI demonstrated that worker performance may be significantly improved, Team
                         Control                                           Improve Performance of          maintenance costs reduced, and radiation exposure avoided by using recently available tools
                                                                           Plant Maintenance               based on virtual reality and knowledge elicitation technologies. This project combined the
                                                                                                           use of 3-D virtual reality models, laser scanning and knowledge elicitation tools, and
                                                                                                           successfully applied them to two high-value jobs performed during an outage at the
                                                                                                           Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant: a pipe weld overlay and a valve maintenance job,
NUC                                                                                                        both in the pressurizer room.
       2009   Luminant   Instrumentation &   James R. Gallman Y            Visualization Technology to     The team demonstrated that worker performance may be significantly improved,                     Team
                         Control                                           Improve Performance of          maintenance costs reduced, and radiation exposure avoided by using recently available tools
                                                                           Plant Maintenance               based on virtual reality and knowledge elicitation technologies. This project combined the
                                                                                                           use of 3-D virtual reality models, laser scanning and knowledge elicitation tools, and
                                                                                                           successfully applied them to two high-value jobs performed during an outage at the
                                                                                                           Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant: a pipe weld overlay and a valve maintenance job,
NUC                                                                                                        both in the pressurizer room.
       2009   Luminant   Instrumentation &   Jimmy Alldredge      Y        Visualization Technology to     The team demonstrated that worker performance may be significantly improved,                     Team
                         Control                                           Improve Performance of          maintenance costs reduced, and radiation exposure avoided by using recently available tools
                                                                           Plant Maintenance               based on virtual reality and knowledge elicitation technologies. This project combined the
                                                                                                           use of 3-D virtual reality models, laser scanning and knowledge elicitation tools, and
                                                                                                           successfully applied them to two high-value jobs performed during an outage at the
                                                                                                           Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant: a pipe weld overlay and a valve maintenance job,
NUC                                                                                                        both in the pressurizer room.
                                                                                                           Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                           methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                         P63 Boiler Life &                                                                 by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                         Availability                                      Boiler Tube Failure             and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant   Improvement         John Brosnan         Y        Reduction Methodology           an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                                                                                           Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                           methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                         P63 Boiler Life &                                                                 by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                         Availability                                      Boiler Tube Failure             and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant   Improvement         Keith Pearson        Y        Reduction Methodology           an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                                                                                           Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                           methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                         P63 Boiler Life &                                                                 by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                         Availability                                      Boiler Tube Failure             and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant   Improvement         Larry Battles, Jr.   Y        Reduction Methodology           an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                         75, Integrated
                         Environmental       Montgomery,                                               For leading the way in advancing power plant mercury controls technology and research by          Technology
GEN    2007   Luminant   Control             Michael              Y        Power Plant Mercury Control being a first demonstrator and implementator                                                      Transfer
                         75, Integrated
                         Environmental                                                                 For leading the way in advancing power plant mercury controls technology and research by Technology
GEN    2007   Luminant   Control             Pearce, Ronald       Y        Power Plant Mercury Control being a first demonstrator and implementator                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                       Leadership, which was instrumental in the implementation and testing of an advanced
                         P71 Combustion                                                                temperature mapping system for waterwalls in coal-fired power plants. The resulting data
                         Performance &                                     Advanced Temperature        were employed in the assessment and reduction of circumferential cracking of waterwall
GEN    2009   Luminant   Nox Control         Pete Ulvog           N        Mapping System              tubes and in conjunction with an intelligent sootblowing system.
                                                                                                       Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                       methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                         P63 Boiler Life &                                                             by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                         Availability                                      Boiler Tube Failure         and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant   Improvement         Robert Zischkale     Y        Reduction Methodology       an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.


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                                                          EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company              Award Area          Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                      Award Type
       2009   Luminant             Instrumentation &   Timothy Woods     Y        Visualization Technology to   The team demonstrated that worker performance may be significantly improved,                     Team
                                   Control                                        Improve Performance of        maintenance costs reduced, and radiation exposure avoided by using recently available tools
                                                                                  Plant Maintenance             based on virtual reality and knowledge elicitation technologies. This project combined the
                                                                                                                use of 3-D virtual reality models, laser scanning and knowledge elicitation tools, and
                                                                                                                successfully applied them to two high-value jobs performed during an outage at the
                                                                                                                Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant: a pipe weld overlay and a valve maintenance job,
NUC                                                                                                             both in the pressurizer room.
                                                                                                                Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                                methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                                   P63 Boiler Life &                                                            by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                                   Availability                                   Boiler Tube Failure           and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant             Improvement         Tony Hardin       Y        Reduction Methodology         an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                                                                                                Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                                methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                                   P63 Boiler Life &                                                            by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                                   Availability                                   Boiler Tube Failure           and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant             Improvement         Vernon Mize       Y        Reduction Methodology         an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                                                                                                Implementing a Boiler Tube Failure Reduction (BTFR) program based on the EPRI
                                                                                                                methodology. Luminant is an outstanding testimony for showcasing the EPRI BTFR program
                                   P63 Boiler Life &                                                            by not only the improved availability in the boiler area, but for extracting the lessons learned
                                   Availability                                   Boiler Tube Failure           and applying this performance-based, team approach to other balance-of-plant systems in
GEN    2009   Luminant             Improvement         Wesley Kuehn      Y        Reduction Methodology         an effort to increase capacity and improve reliability.
                                   75, Integrated
                                   Environmental                                                                For leading the way in advancing power plant mercury controls technology and research by       Technology
GEN    2007   Luminant             Control             Wiemuth, Robert   Y        Power Plant Mercury Control being a first demonstrator and implementator                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                                For advancing the EPRI Zed-Meter (to measure transmission structure and grounds) for the
                                   Overhead                                                                     industry, by leading the development of the research project and demonstrating the meter in    Technology
PDU    2008   Manitoba Hydro       Transmission        Kiat Ng, Chong        Y    EPRI Zed-Meter                the field.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                                Implemented EPRI BTF/CC program, especially cycle chemistry to enhance their boiler
                                                                                                                chemistry. Also, used BTF/CC tools to assess super heater remaining life, on a urgent
                                                                                                                outage inspection. Applied EPRI sootblowing insights to improve unit availability. Applied
                                                                                                                EPRI particulate and opacity guidelines to enhance and optimize precipitator performance.
                                   63, Boiler Life and                                                          Completed advance turbine steam temperature control project, reducing steam temperature
                                   Availability                                                                 excursions, which resulted in fewer boiler tube failures. Used EPRI guidance on in-situ
                                   Improvement & 64,                              For proactively aligning EPRI visual inspection of inlet and outlet turbine stages, potentially extending the time between
                                   Boiler and Turbine                             solutions with MidAmerican rotor inspection intervals safely. Sought and applied EPRI guidelines on emergent work
                                   Steam and Cycle                                Energy's business objectives involving seam-welded piping challenges for clamshell elbows, reducing risk of damage and       Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Chemistry           Brewer, Steve     Y        and needs. -                  failure.                                                                                       Transfer
                                   65, Steam
                                   Turbines-                                      Advanced Steam
                                   Generators and                                 Temperature Controls          For demonstration of Advanced Steam Temperature Controls. (Demonstration and Case              Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Balance-of-Plant    Brown, Bill       N        Application                   Study Technology report on new Integrated Model Based Steam Temperature Controls.)             Transfer
                                                                                                                Implemented the P2 application and approach on a pilot basis across the entire Delivery
                                                                                  Project Prioritization (P2)   Systems business unit.
PDU    2005   MidAmerican Energy   Asset Mgmt.         Custer, Dan       Y        system                                                                                                                     Product Champion
                                                                                                                Implemented EPRI BTF/CC program, especially cycle chemistry to enhance their boiler
                                                                                                                chemistry. Also, used BTF/CC tools to assess super heater remaining life, on a urgent
                                                                                                                outage inspection. Applied EPRI sootblowing insights to improve unit availability. Applied
                                                                                                                EPRI particulate and opacity guidelines to enhance and optimize precipitator performance.
                                   63, Boiler Life and                                                          Completed advance turbine steam temperature control project, reducing steam temperature
                                   Availability                                                                 excursions, which resulted in fewer boiler tube failures. Used EPRI guidance on in-situ
                                   Improvement & 64,                              For proactively aligning EPRI visual inspection of inlet and outlet turbine stages, potentially extending the time between
                                   Boiler and Turbine                             solutions with MidAmerican rotor inspection intervals safely. Sought and applied EPRI guidelines on emergent work
                                   Steam and Cycle Daft, Tom                      Energy's business objectives involving seam-welded piping challenges for clamshell elbows, reducing risk of damage and Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Chemistry                             Y        and needs. -                  failure.                                                                                     Transfer




                                                                                                      80                                                                                                       5/2/2010
                                                           EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company              Award Area          Recipient      Shared   Topic                           Description                                                                                    Award Type
                                                                                                               Implemented EPRI BTF/CC program, especially cycle chemistry to enhance their boiler
                                                                                                               chemistry. Also, used BTF/CC tools to assess super heater remaining life, on a urgent
                                                                                                               outage inspection. Applied EPRI sootblowing insights to improve unit availability. Applied
                                                                                                               EPRI particulate and opacity guidelines to enhance and optimize precipitator performance.
                                   63, Boiler Life and                                                         Completed advance turbine steam temperature control project, reducing steam temperature
                                   Availability                                                                excursions, which resulted in fewer boiler tube failures. Used EPRI guidance on in-situ
                                   Improvement & 64,                           For proactively aligning EPRI   visual inspection of inlet and outlet turbine stages, potentially extending the time between
                                   Boiler and Turbine                          solutions with MidAmerican      rotor inspection intervals safely. Sought and applied EPRI guidelines on emergent work
                                   Steam and Cycle Kruempel, Gary              Energy's business objectives    involving seam-welded piping challenges for clamshell elbows, reducing risk of damage and      Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Chemistry                          Y        and needs. -                    failure.                                                                                       Transfer
                                                                                                               Implemented EPRI BTF/CC program, especially cycle chemistry to enhance their boiler
                                                                                                               chemistry. Also, used BTF/CC tools to assess super heater remaining life, on a urgent
                                                                                                               outage inspection. Applied EPRI sootblowing insights to improve unit availability. Applied
                                                                                                               EPRI particulate and opacity guidelines to enhance and optimize precipitator performance.
                                   63, Boiler Life and                                                         Completed advance turbine steam temperature control project, reducing steam temperature
                                   Availability                                                                excursions, which resulted in fewer boiler tube failures. Used EPRI guidance on in-situ
                                   Improvement & 64,                           For proactively aligning EPRI   visual inspection of inlet and outlet turbine stages, potentially extending the time between
                                   Boiler and Turbine                          solutions with MidAmerican      rotor inspection intervals safely. Sought and applied EPRI guidelines on emergent work
                                   Steam and Cycle                             Energy's business objectives    involving seam-welded piping challenges for clamshell elbows, reducing risk of damage and      Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Chemistry           Leech, Bill    Y        and needs. -                    failure.                                                                                       Transfer
                                                                                                                                   2
                                                                                                               Implemented the P application and approach on a pilot basis across the entire Delivery
                                                                                                        2
                                                                               Project Prioritization (P )     Systems business unit.
PDU    2005   MidAmerican Energy   Asset Mgmt.         Mielnik, Tom   Y        system                                                                                                                     Product Champion
                                                                                                             Implemented EPRI BTF/CC program, especially cycle chemistry to enhance their boiler
                                                                                                             chemistry. Also, used BTF/CC tools to assess super heater remaining life, on a urgent
                                                                                                             outage inspection. Applied EPRI sootblowing insights to improve unit availability. Applied
                                                                                                             EPRI particulate and opacity guidelines to enhance and optimize precipitator performance.
                                   63, Boiler Life and                                                       Completed advance turbine steam temperature control project, reducing steam temperature
                                   Availability                                                              excursions, which resulted in fewer boiler tube failures. Used EPRI guidance on in-situ
                                   Improvement & 64,                           For proactively aligning EPRI visual inspection of inlet and outlet turbine stages, potentially extending the time between
                                   Boiler and Turbine                          solutions with MidAmerican rotor inspection intervals safely. Sought and applied EPRI guidelines on emergent work
                                   Steam and Cycle                             Energy's business objectives involving seam-welded piping challenges for clamshell elbows, reducing risk of damage and Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Chemistry           Roche, Joh     Y        and needs. -                  failure.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                             Implemented the P2 application and approach on a pilot basis across the entire Delivery
                                                                               Project Prioritization (P2)   Systems business unit.
PDU    2005   MidAmerican Energy   Asset Mgmt.         Shell, Brian   Y        system                                                                                                                     Product Champion
                                                                                                             Implemented EPRI BTF/CC program, especially cycle chemistry to enhance their boiler
                                                                                                             chemistry. Also, used BTF/CC tools to assess super heater remaining life, on a urgent
                                                                                                             outage inspection. Applied EPRI sootblowing insights to improve unit availability. Applied
                                                                                                             EPRI particulate and opacity guidelines to enhance and optimize precipitator performance.
                                   63, Boiler Life and                                                       Completed advance turbine steam temperature control project, reducing steam temperature
                                   Availability                                                              excursions, which resulted in fewer boiler tube failures. Used EPRI guidance on in-situ
                                   Improvement & 64,                           For proactively aligning EPRI visual inspection of inlet and outlet turbine stages, potentially extending the time between
                                   Boiler and Turbine                          solutions with MidAmerican rotor inspection intervals safely. Sought and applied EPRI guidelines on emergent work
                                   Steam and Cycle Stevens, Dale               Energy's business objectives involving seam-welded piping challenges for clamshell elbows, reducing risk of damage and Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Chemistry                          Y        and needs. -                  failure.                                                                                     Transfer
                                                                                                             Implemented EPRI BTF/CC program, especially cycle chemistry to enhance their boiler
                                                                                                             chemistry. Also, used BTF/CC tools to assess super heater remaining life, on a urgent
                                                                                                             outage inspection. Applied EPRI sootblowing insights to improve unit availability. Applied
                                                                                                             EPRI particulate and opacity guidelines to enhance and optimize precipitator performance.
                                   63, Boiler Life and                                                       Completed advance turbine steam temperature control project, reducing steam temperature
                                   Availability                                                              excursions, which resulted in fewer boiler tube failures. Used EPRI guidance on in-situ
                                   Improvement & 64,                           For proactively aligning EPRI visual inspection of inlet and outlet turbine stages, potentially extending the time between
                                   Boiler and Turbine                          solutions with MidAmerican rotor inspection intervals safely. Sought and applied EPRI guidelines on emergent work
                                   Steam and Cycle Upmeyer, Carl               Energy's business objectives involving seam-welded piping challenges for clamshell elbows, reducing risk of damage and Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Chemistry                          Y        and needs. -                  failure.                                                                                     Transfer




                                                                                                   81                                                                                                         5/2/2010
                                                           EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company              Award Area          Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                  Award Type
                                                                                                                Implemented EPRI BTF/CC program, especially cycle chemistry to enhance their boiler
                                                                                                                chemistry. Also, used BTF/CC tools to assess super heater remaining life, on a urgent
                                                                                                                outage inspection. Applied EPRI sootblowing insights to improve unit availability. Applied
                                                                                                                EPRI particulate and opacity guidelines to enhance and optimize precipitator performance.
                                   63, Boiler Life and                                                          Completed advance turbine steam temperature control project, reducing steam temperature
                                   Availability                                                                 excursions, which resulted in fewer boiler tube failures. Used EPRI guidance on in-situ
                                   Improvement & 64,                              For proactively aligning EPRI visual inspection of inlet and outlet turbine stages, potentially extending the time between
                                   Boiler and Turbine                             solutions with MidAmerican rotor inspection intervals safely. Sought and applied EPRI guidelines on emergent work
                                   Steam and Cycle                                Energy's business objectives involving seam-welded piping challenges for clamshell elbows, reducing risk of damage and Technology
GEN    2000   MidAmerican Energy   Chemistry           Whitney, Bill     Y        and needs. -                  failure.                                                                                     Transfer

                                                                                                             Vision and leadership in initiating a flow-accelerated corrosion (FAC) program within Midwest
                                                                                                             Generation and coordinated training of all plant chemists in order for each plant to organize
                                   P63 Boiler Life &                                                         their own corrosion program. Training and empowering the plants to monitor their own
                                   Availability                                   Flow Accelerated Corrosion systems, using the EPRI software and training, allowed each plant to reduce maintenance
GEN    2009   Midwest Generation   Improvement         Arne Lindberg     N        Software and Training      costs and increase the reliability and safety of these high pressure systems.
                                                                                  Reservoir Water Level      Using EPRI research to organize and conduct an integrated laboratory and field study to
                                   Water &                                        Fluctuations and Mercury   better understand the impact of impoundment fluctuations on mercury cycling and fish              Technology
ENV    2009   Minnesota Power      Ecosystems          Anderson, Kurt    Y        Cycling                    concentrations.                                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                             Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                             respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                             controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                             approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                   75, Integrated                                                            disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                   Environmental                                  Full-Scale Demonstration   test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Minnesota Power      Controls           Bastianelli, Robert Y       Tests of Mercury Controls  issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                   75, Integrated Env                                                                                                                                                          Technology
GEN    2001   Minnesota Power      Controls           Hagley, Tim         Y       Mercury control            Mercury control                                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                             Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                             respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                             controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                             approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                   75, Integrated                                                            disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                   Environmental       Hagley, Tim                Full-Scale Demonstration   test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Minnesota Power      Controls                              Y        Tests of Mercury Controls  issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.

                                                                                                               Keith Hanson has advocated the application of watershed management and planning to
                                                                                                               address land and water contaminant and use issues. He has taken a proactive role in
                                                                                                               advancing the scientific and technical basis of such approaches, testing them through real
                                                                                                               applications, and teaching others of their benefits. Keith initiated with the assistance of EPRI
                                                                                                               a groundbreaking, watershed-based study of environmental Hg and has established and
                                                                                                               involved a diverse group of stakeholders that includes: power companies, environment
                                                                                                               groups, state agencies, sanitary districts, universities, and industry. Stakeholders have been
                                                                                                               so satisfied with the effort that they have encouraged Keith and provided funding to expand
                                                                                                               the program to consider other watershed issues such as sewage spills. Keith has played a
                                                                                                               key role in transferring the results of this work to his colleagues in the power industry as well
                                                                                                               as the other stakeholders. Keith also assumed the role of Chair of the Steering Committee of
                                   Water &                                        Water Resources Science      the Watershed and Water Sustainability Program. Keith's leadership has strengthened the             Delivery and
ENV    2004   Minnesota Power      Ecosystems          Hanson, Keith     Y        and Technology               Program with increased participation and activity of the committee.                                 Applications
                                                                                                               N. N. Dharmarajan (AEP) and John Jansen (Southern Company), as co-chairs of UARG's
                                                                                                               Regional Air Quality Effects committee, have worked closely with EPRI staff and UARG
                                                                                                               counsel to apply the results of EPRI's visibility and air quality modeling research to the
                                                                                                               development of comments on EPA's application and interpretation of models and visibility
                                                                                                               science in the proposed BART and CAIR rules. In addition, they, along with Brandon Krough
                                                                                  Air Area Results Application (Minnesota Power) and David Long (AEP), have worked with EPRI staff to communicate the
                                                                                  and Communication to         results of EPRI research on natural conditions for visibility to the states as they evaluate the    Delivery and
ENV    2004   Minnesota Power      Air Quality         Krough, Brandon   Y        Stakeholders                 issue in the RPO process.                                                                           Applications




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                                                     EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company            Award Area       Recipient         Shared   Topic                       Description                                                                                       Award Type
                                                                                                         For his leadership role in communicating the EPRI research to key stakeholders involved in
                                                                                                         regional haze debate. Brandon Krough is also actively involved in CENRAP where he is a co-
                                                                                                         chair of the Monitoring workgroup. He interacts with co-chairs of other workgroups and keeps
                                                                                                         them informed of EPRI research. He is also active in sharing the outcome of CENRAP
                                                                                                         meetings with EPRI and other EPRI members, thus facilitating discussions leading to better
                                                                                                         communication of EPRI research to stakeholders. He is always looking for opportunities to
                                                                                                         apprise state representatives of latest EPRI research. He, along with Dharmarajan, was
                                                                             EPRI Research on Regional instrumental in getting EPRI scientists to present its results to Policy Oversight Group of         Delivery and
ENV    2006   Minnesota Power    Air Quality      Krough, Brandon   Y        Haze                        CENRAP.                                                                                           Applications
                                                                                                         Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                         respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                         controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                         approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                 75, Integrated                                                          disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                 Environmental    Lamppa, Brent              Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Minnesota Power    Controls                           Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                                                             Reservoir Water Level       Using EPRI research to organize and conduct an integrated laboratory and field study to
                                 Water &                                     Fluctuations and Mercury    better understand the impact of impoundment fluctuations on mercury cycling and fish              Technology
ENV    2009   Minnesota Power    Ecosystems       Neudahl, Lowell   Y        Cycling                     concentrations.                                                                                   Transfer
                                                                                                         Full-Scale Demonstration Tests of Mercury Controls. The recognized members and their
                                                                                                         respective companies played a vital role in fostering the field testing of potential mercury
                                                                                                         controls. The contributions made by each individual include: (1) obtained company and plant
                                                                                                         approval and cofunding for the tests, (2) served to facilitate the tests at the plants without
                                 75, Integrated                                                          disrupting the plant's primary role to produce electricity, (3) helped to analyze and explain the
                                 Environmental    Skelton, Joshua            Full-Scale Demonstration    test results, and (4) collaborated as a team to share experiences and resolve technical
GEN    2005   Minnesota Power    Controls                           Y        Tests of Mercury Controls   issues for the greater benefit of all the participants.
                                                                             For leadership in project
                                                                             management of the first
                                                                             plant application of EPRI’s
                                                                             DFD decontamination         For leadership in project management of the first plant application of EPRI’s DFD                 Technology
NUC    1998   MYAPC                               Plante, Paul      N        process at Maine Yankee     decontamination process at Maine Yankee                                                           Transfer

                                                                                                           EPRI initiated this research project to deliver results that will resolve the methodological
                                                                                                           issues in measuring and delineating the presence of "free" coal tar NAPL at MGP sites.
                                                                                                           Team members sought a scientifically defensible method to determine the presence or
                                                                                                           absence of free product above and below a residual saturation point. The team tested each
                                                                                                           of their site soils and coal tars to determine a defensible method by which they could
                                                                                                           determine how much soil could theoretically be removed from a contaminated MGP site.
                                                                                                           Werner Max (PSEG Services, LLC), Bill Hoynack (Northeast Utilities) and Paul Boison
                                                                                                           (Northeast Utilities) were particularly instrumental in aiding in the guidance of this research
                                 Land &                                      Residual Saturation of Coal   effort, which will in turn benefit the industry for years to come. The other team members       Delivery and
ENV    2004   National Grid      Groundwater      Sherman, Mike     Y        Tar                           supported this cause to action as members of the research advisory team.                        Applications

                                                                                                           EPRI initiated this research project to deliver results that will resolve the methodological
                                                                                                           issues in measuring and delineating the presence of "free" coal tar NAPL at MGP sites.
                                                                                                           Team members sought a scientifically defensible method to determine the presence or
                                                                                                           absence of free product above and below a residual saturation point. The team tested each
                                                                                                           of their site soils and coal tars to determine a defensible method by which they could
                                                                                                           determine how much soil could theoretically be removed from a contaminated MGP site.
                                                                                                           Werner Max (PSEG Services, LLC), Bill Hoynack (Northeast Utilities) and Paul Boison
                                                                                                           (Northeast Utilities) were particularly instrumental in aiding in the guidance of this research
                                 Land &                                      Residual Saturation of Coal   effort, which will in turn benefit the industry for years to come. The other team members       Delivery and
ENV    2004   National Grid      Groundwater      Williard, Chuck   Y        Tar                           supported this cause to action as members of the research advisory team.                        Applications
                                                                             Advancement of
                                                                             Transmission and              For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
                                 Transmission &                              Substation Sensor Design      improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                    Technology
PDU    2009   National Grid UK   Substations      Carl Johnstone    Y        and Deployment                demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                                  Transfer
                                                                                                           For advancing the EPRI Zed-Meter (to measure transmission structure and grounds) for the
                                 Overhead                                                                  industry, by leading the development of the research project and demonstrating the meter in    Technology
PDU    2008   National Grid UK   Transmission     Howat, Ben            Y    EPRI Zed-Meter                the field.                                                                                     Transfer



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                                                                     EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                          Award Area         Recipient        Shared   Topic                          Description                                                                                       Award Type
                                                                                            Advancement of
                                                                                            Transmission and               For significantly advancing EPRI's R&D in T&S sensor design and deployment, which
                                               Transmission &                               Substation Sensor Design       improved field hardening and packaging, enhanced algorithm development, and                       Technology
PDU    2009   National Grid UK                 Substations        John Hyde        Y        and Deployment                 demonstrated the sensors in unexplored areas.                                                     Transfer
                                               T&D
                                               Environmental                                Electromagnetic Field          Technical input and active use of EPRI’s electromagnetic field research to inform the             Technology
ENV    2009   National Grid UK                 Issues             Renew, David     Y        Research                       European/UK policy and regulatory development.                                                    Transfer
                                               T&D
                                               Environmental                                Electromagnetic Field          Technical input and active use of EPRI’s electromagnetic field research to inform the             Technology
ENV    2009   National Grid UK                 Issues             Swanson, John    Y        Research                       European/UK policy and regulatory development.                                                    Transfer
                                               T&D
                                               Environmental                                Electromagnetic Field          Technical input and active use of EPRI’s electromagnetic field research to inform the             Technology
ENV    2009   National Grid UK                 Issues             Tripp, Hayley    Y        Research                       European/UK policy and regulatory development.                                                    Transfer
                                                                                            Application of Cycle
                                               64, Boiler and                               Chemistry Guidelines and
              National Thermal Power Corp.,    Turbine Steam and                            Fly Ash Erosion Control                                                                                                   Technology
GEN    2004   Ltd.                             Cycle Chemistry   Agrawal, Lal Ji   Y        Techniques                     For their application of Cycle Chemistry Guidelines and Fly Ash Erosion Control Techniques Transfer
                                                                                            Application of Cycle
                                               64, Boiler and                               Chemistry Guidelines and
              National Thermal Power Corp.,    Turbine Steam and Sharma, KK                 Fly Ash Erosion Control                                                                                                       Technology
GEN    2004   Ltd.                             Cycle Chemistry                     Y        Techniques                     For their application of Cycle Chemistry Guidelines and Fly Ash Erosion Control Techniques Transfer
                                                                                                                           The purpose was to implement a project prioritization process at the enterprise level that is
                                                                                                                           simple, consistent, creates a level playing field, and is transparent to staff, management and
                                                                                                                    2
                                                                                            Project Prioritization (P )    other stakeholders.
PDU    2005   Nebraska Public Power District   Asset Mgmt.        Bender, Traci    N        system                                                                                                                        Product Champion
                                                                                            High voltage distribution
                                                                                            system and Pockel Cell
                                                                                            Technology and Lineman         EPRI recognizes your important role in researching a system that would allow a lineman to
                                                                                            Measurement Technology         take measurements on a high voltage distribution system and your efforts in the product           Energy Utilitization
                                                                                            on high voltage distribution   research that included using Pockel Cell technology                                               Technology
PDU    2000   Nebraska Public Power District   Distribution       Caufield, Jack   N        systems                                                                                                                          Champion
                                                                                                                           Capillary electrophoresis is a very promising technology for detection of ionic impurities at
                                                                                                                           much lower concentrations than possible using convention IC technology, and with much
                                                                                            For leadership in the          quicker detection times and less generation of liquid radwaste. The results of this work
                                                                                            demonstration of capillary     provide additional support for continued development and optimization of this promising
                                                                                            electrophoresis (CE) at        technology for industry wide application. NPPD support has been instrumental in moving            Technology
NUC    2005   Nebraska Public Power District                      Fike, Ken        Y        Cooper Nuclear Station         this technology forward.                                                                          Transfer

                                                                                                                           Plant personnel are continually challenged with accurately measuring very low levels of ionic
                                                                                                                           impurities in BWR process streams. EPRI research has extended the lower limit of detection
                                                                                                                           (LLD) possible with CE through the use of indirect UV detection. It is estimated that the
                                                                                                                           ultimate LLD for a commercial instrument may well be in the range of tens of parts per trillion
                                                                                                                           (one part in 1012). The application of CE is anticipated to ultimately provide plant personnel
                                                                                                                           with not only the ability to detect much lower levels of ionic contaminants than is possible
                                                                                                                           with conventional ion chromatography (IC), but also the ability to do it much more quickly and
                                                                                            For leadership in the          with significantly less liquid radwaste generation. NPPD personnel provided significant
                                                                                            demonstration of capillary     support in both setting up and conducting the in-plant field demonstration at Cooper, which
                                                                                            electrophoresis (CE) at        provided additional data confirming the significant advantages of CE. This in-plant               Technology
NUC    2005   Nebraska Public Power District                      Fike, Ken        N        Cooper Nuclear Station         demonstration was a necessary step in advancing this promising technology.                        Transfer
                                                                                                                           For successful completion of DOE-EPRI Wind Turbine Generation Project in Springview,              Technology
GEN    1999   Nebraska Public Power District                      Hasenkamp, Mike N         Wind Turbine                   NE                                                                                                Transfer
                                                                                            Advanced of SF6 camera
PDU    2006   Nebraska Public Power District   Substation         Lund, Ron        N        research                                                                                                                         Lighting the Way




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                                                                       EPRI Sector Technology Transfer Award Winners (1997-2008)
Sector Year   Company                          Award Area           Recipient         Shared   Topic                         Description                                                                                       Award Type

                                                                                               For pioneering a Generation
                                                                                               Risk Assessment (GRA)
                                                                                               method for evaluating
                                                                                               production risk on six
                                                                                               systems at Cooper Nuclear     Minimizing lost generation due to plant unavailability over the remaining operating term of a
                                                                                               Station, identifying the      plant is crucial in a competitive electricity industry. EPRI is developing the Generation Risk
                                                                                               components that would give    Assessment (GRA) method for evaluating production risk (similar to using PRA to evaluate
                                                                                               the greatest payoff from      safety risk). Kent Sutton and Ole Olson pioneered the method on six systems at Cooper
                                                                                               investments in improved       Nuclear Station, identifying the components that would give the greatest payoff from              Technology
NUC    2005   Nebraska Public Power District                        Olson, Ole        Y        maintenance                   investments in improvedDistrict (NPPD) applied the EPRI GRA Guide to six selected
                                                                                                                             Nebraska Public Power maintenance                                                                 Transfer
                                                                                                                             systems at its Cooper Nuclear Station. A GRA model of each system calculated the
                                                                                                                             generation risk decrease and increase potential of its important components. The
                                                                                                                             components could then be ranked in terms of their potential for tripping or derating the plant,
                                                                                                                             leading to lost production over the remaining plant operating term. Forecasted lost
                                                                                                                             production, including uncertainty ranges, is converted to economic risk. The GRA evaluation
                                                                                                                             is used to review and prioritize preventive maintenance, provide input to proposed designs