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Plant #Farley Unit 1 planned activities underway for the continued production of clean, safe, reliable and affordable nuclear energy

Plant Farley Unit 1 planned activities underway for the continued production of clean, safe, reliable and affordable nuclear energy BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, April 8, at 11 a.m. central time, Unit 1 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant began a planned refueling and maintenance outage. In addition to refueling … Continue reading Plant #Farley Unit 1 planned activities underway for the continued production of clean, safe, reliable and affordable nuclear energy

Dennis #Kucinich Wants To Bring Regulation Back To #Ohio ‘s Electricity Market

Dennis Kucinich Wants To Bring Regulation Back To Ohio’s Electricity Market Nuclear power is under attack from a strange direction – the warped wholesale electricity market that has formed in deregulated energy markets across America. Ohio has such a warped market. Dennis Kucinich, a longstanding opponent to nuclear power, seems to understand the problem better … Continue reading Dennis #Kucinich Wants To Bring Regulation Back To #Ohio ‘s Electricity Market

Accident-Tolerant Fuels Could Be a Boon for Nuclear Industry

Accident-Tolerant Fuels Could Be a Boon for Nuclear Industry Following a planned outage, Unit 1 at the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley in southeastern Georgia returned to service in early March outfitted with first-of-their-kind accident tolerant fuel (ATF) test assemblies. The development marks a major milestone for the advanced fuel technology, which, beyond … Continue reading Accident-Tolerant Fuels Could Be a Boon for Nuclear Industry

#FirstEnergy files for #bankruptcy, seeks federal aid after announcing nuclear plant closings

FirstEnergy files for bankruptcy, seeks federal aid after announcing nuclear plant closings Pennsylvania electricity producers pulled in $14.8 billion in revenue in 2016, generating more than 145 million megawatt hours of power, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Of that total, more than 15.2 million megawatt hours came from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power … Continue reading #FirstEnergy files for #bankruptcy, seeks federal aid after announcing nuclear plant closings

Unit 1 at #Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Begins Scheduled Refueling Outage

Unit 1 at Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Begins Scheduled Refueling Outage (MENAFN Editorial) BERWICK, Pa., March 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ –Operators at the Susquehannanuclear power plant, a wholly owned subsidiary of Talen Energy Corporation, disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid early Saturday, March 31, 2018to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. While … Continue reading Unit 1 at #Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Begins Scheduled Refueling Outage

Failed nuclear project will raise customers’ power bills, #Santee_Cooper says

Failed nuclear project will raise customers’ power bills, Santee Cooper says Santee Cooper said Wednesday that it expects its electric rates likely will rise 7 percent because of its failed nuclear project. A conservative think tank warned Tuesday that S.C. residents served by the state-owned utility could see their power bills soar almost 14 percent … Continue reading Failed nuclear project will raise customers’ power bills, #Santee_Cooper says

Energy officials say nuclear power plants withstood Russian attack

Energy officials say nuclear power plants withstood Russian attack Federal regulators said Friday that a Russian cyberattack aimed at the U.S. power grid last year did not compromise operations at any nuclear power plants. The Associated Press reported that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said corporate networks at some of the 99 U.S. power plants it … Continue reading Energy officials say nuclear power plants withstood Russian attack

PSEG canceling nuclear plant spending due to stalled bailout

PSEG canceling nuclear plant spending due to stalled bailout TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s largest utility is canceling spending on capital projects at a nuclear plant because a $300 million taxpayer-funded financial bailout of the state’s nuclear industry has stalled in the Legislature. Public Service Enterprise Group said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing … Continue reading PSEG canceling nuclear plant spending due to stalled bailout

Exelon employs virtual tour technology in #LaSalle Station #refueling outage

Exelon employs virtual tour technology in LaSalle Station refueling outage Exelon Generation said recently that it will use virtual tour technology to reduce work hours inside the plant and limit radiological exposure during a refueling and maintenance outage at its Lasalle Generating Station Unit 1, which powered down on Monday. © Shutterstock Exelon’s innovation group … Continue reading Exelon employs virtual tour technology in #LaSalle Station #refueling outage