Entergy (ETR) Announces Post-Shutdown Sale of Indian Point Energy Center to Holtec International Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) has agreed to sell the subsidiaries that own Indian Point Units 1, 2, and 3, located in Buchanan, N.Y., to a Holtec International subsidiary for decommissioning. The sale, which will be effective after Unit 3 has been shut … Continue reading #Entergy (#ETR) Announces Post-Shutdown Sale of #Indian_Point Energy Center to #Holtec International
AS DECISION ON NUCLEAR SUBSIDIES NEARS, WHERE IS CONSULTANT’S REPORT? Consumer, environmental, and industry groups want to know why an independent report commissioned by the BPU has yet to be seen by the public With a decision seemingly imminent, several groups yesterday urged a consultant’s report be made public on whether three nuclear plants in … Continue reading AS DECISION ON NUCLEAR SUBSIDIES NEARS, WHERE IS CONSULTANT’S REPORT?
Ohio Lawmakers Announce Plan to Subsidize Nuclear Plants Ohio lawmakers on April 12 announced a plan to provide financial support to the state’s two nuclear power plants by adding a surcharge to customers’ electric bills. The bill’s supporters said it also would generate as much as $300 million annually for clean power generation in Ohio, … Continue reading Ohio Lawmakers Announce Plan to Subsidize Nuclear Plants
Limerick power-plant unit shut down for refueling Exelon Generation shut down Limerick Generating Station Unit 2 for refueling on Monday, officials said. Exelon plans to hire more than 1,500 additional workers as the nuclear power plant in Montgomery County is refueled for the next several months, according to a press release from the company. “Hundreds … Continue reading #Limerick power plant unit shut down for refueling
PSEG Salem Unit 1 Begins Refueling Outage More than 1,000 skilled workers join 1,600 PSEG employees to maintain first rate operating condition LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK, N.J., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — More than 1,000 contractors and craftspeople have arrived in Salem County to begin work on PSEG Nuclear’s Salem Unit 1 reactor, which began a … Continue reading PSEG #Salem Unit 1 Begins Refueling Outage
Reactor down for maintenance BYRON – Byron Generating Station’s Unit 2 nuclear reactor was taken offline at 1 a.m. April 8 for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. The unit has powered more than 1 million homes and businesses every day since its last planned outage in October of 2017. More than 1,300 supplemental workers … Continue reading Reactor down for maintenance
Nuclear Power and Pennsylvania’s Competition Act Although it’s less well-known than the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act of 2004 (AEPS), Pennsylvania’s 1996 Electricity Generation Customer Choice and Competition Act may be the state’s most important energy law. Legislators are currently focused on amending the AEPS to establish subsidies for nuclear power. But understanding the Competition … Continue reading Nuclear Power and #Pennsylvania ‘s Competition Act
Nuclear power is the clean energy answer Toni Oplt’s call to speak up for clean air cannot be accomplished by renewable energy. The sad news environmentalists will not accept is that it can only be done with nuclear energy, never with wind and solar. She needs to read professor Joshua Goldstein’s “A Bright Future.” There … Continue reading Nuclear power is the clean energy answer
Long-Delayed Vogtle Nuclear Plants Want To Delay Reporting How Much Longer They’ll Be Delayed When centrists insist we need to build more nuclear power plants as part of the decarbonization push to prevent climate change, they ignore two very important things: New nuclear power plants are fiendishly expensive and have a lousy track record of … Continue reading Long-Delayed #Vogtle Nuclear Plants Want To Delay Reporting How Much Longer They’ll Be Delayed
Is it still possible to save Three Mile Island? Forty years after the worst nuclear plant accident in U.S. history, the fight to save that facility — and potentially Pennsylvania’s entire nuclear future — is about to pick up steam in the state Capitol. Three Mile Island, still infamous for its partial meltdown in March … Continue reading Is it still possible to save #Three_Mile_Island?