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Battle Brewing About #California ’s Role in #Diablo_Canyon Nuclear Plant Retirement

Battle Brewing About California’s Role in Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Retirement An assortment of entities have sought to intervene in a complaint alleging that the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) and California state agencies violated bulk power system reliability standards when they approved retirement of the 2,240-MW Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) by 2025. Before … Continue reading Battle Brewing About #California ’s Role in #Diablo_Canyon Nuclear Plant Retirement

Public meeting about ownership change for Palisades nuclear plant comes this week

Public meeting about ownership change for Palisades nuclear plant comes this week This week, federal regulators will hold a public meeting to discuss plans to transfer the operating license for the Palisades nuclear power plant. Entergy Corp. agreed to sell the aging nuclear plant in southwest Michigan to Holtec Intl. in 2018. Patrick O’Brien is … Continue reading Public meeting about ownership change for Palisades nuclear plant comes this week

#Salt_River_Project board votes to increase its share of #Palo_Verde nuclear plant with $70M purchase

Salt River Project board votes to increase its share of Palo Verde nuclear plant with $70M purchase Salt River Project will pay about $70 million to increase its stake in the Palo Verde Generating Station nuclear plant west of Phoenix, the utility said Monday. The plant is owned by seven utilities from Texas to California, … Continue reading #Salt_River_Project board votes to increase its share of #Palo_Verde nuclear plant with $70M purchase

Where’s the proof that nuclear power plants need a bailout? This Week in the CLE

Where’s the proof that nuclear power plants need a bailout? This Week in the CLE CLEVELAND, Ohio — How do Ohioans know Energy Harbor’s nuclear power plants need a $1.3 billion bailout? The company hasn’t said, and we’re talking about the lack of disclosure on This Week in the CLE. Editor Chris Quinn hosts our … Continue reading Where’s the proof that nuclear power plants need a bailout? This Week in the CLE

First U.S. Small Nuclear Reactor Design Is Approved

First U.S. Small Nuclear Reactor Design Is Approved The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the design of a new kind of reactor, known as a small modular reactor (SMR). The design, from the Portland, Ore.–based company NuScale Power, is intended to speed construction, lower cost and improve safety over traditional nuclear reactors, which … Continue reading First U.S. Small Nuclear Reactor Design Is Approved

#EDF_Energy plans early closure of #Hinkley_Point B nuclear power plant

EDF Energy plans early closure of Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant Power company EDF Energy reportedly plans to shut Hinkley Point B nuclear plant in south-west England earlier than planned. Reuters reported that the company will confirm the date of closure by the end of this year. The 1GW nuclear power plant, located in … Continue reading #EDF_Energy plans early closure of #Hinkley_Point B nuclear power plant

#Dominion_Energy applies for additional 20-year license for its #North_Anna Power Station nuclear reactor units

Dominion Energy applies for additional 20-year license for its North Anna Power Station nuclear reactor units Dominion Energy, Virginia’s largest utility company, is seeking approval from federal regulators to continue operating its two nuclear reactor units in Louisa County until the years 2058 and 2060. The Richmond-based company said Friday it has filed an application … Continue reading #Dominion_Energy applies for additional 20-year license for its #North_Anna Power Station nuclear reactor units