Resolution of Generic Safety Issues: Item B-2: Forecasting Electricity Demand ( NUREG-0933, Main Report with Supplements 1–34 )
This NUREG-0471 3 task involves efforts directed at improving the NRC staff's capability to forecast electricity demand for the purpose of evaluating applicants' needs for power forecasts in individual licensing cases. The task will include: (1) developing the capability of forecasting electricity demand on a regional basis; (2) a reexamination of the NRC's current licensing approach to the need for power issue; and (3) an analysis and comparison of the economic penalties of having a plant come on line sooner than needed versus having the plant come on line later than needed.
This Environmental issue has been resolved 412 with the publication of the following documents: (1) Regulatory Guide 4.2, 476 Rev. 2, Chapter 1 on "Purpose of the Proposed Facility and Associated Transmission," July 1976; (2) NUREG/ CR-0022 462 ; NUREG/CR-0250 463 ; Section 8 of NUREG-0555 464 ; (5) Part III of NUREG-0398 465 ; (6) NUREG/CR-2692 477 ; and (7) NUREG-0942. 466