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#TVA Ends Key Link to Long-Unfinished Alabama Nuclear Plant

TVA Ends Key Link to Long-Unfinished Alabama Nuclear Plant The Tennessee Valley Authority told a federal regulator it won’t renew permits requiring it to maintain the partially completed 1,256-MW Bellefonte nuclear plant site in northeast Alabama—officially ending any plan to finish work that was started in the 1970s and indicating new redevelopment plans. TVA’s mid-September … Continue reading #TVA Ends Key Link to Long-Unfinished Alabama Nuclear Plant

Nuclear-Power ed #Bitcoin_Mining Is Coming to the States

Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining Is Coming to the States A mid last month’s heated debate over Bitcoin’s environmental impact, two companies are confident they have the answer on how to mitigate some of the negative effects: nuclear energy. Nuclear-powered Bitcoin mining is part of a new wave of innovation of companies developing smaller reactors that they … Continue reading Nuclear-Power ed #Bitcoin_Mining Is Coming to the States

Can small modular reactors fill upcoming gaps in energy supply?

Can small modular reactors fill upcoming gaps in energy supply? Often reminiscent of Brutalist architecture, these concrete structures have often been criticised for their aesthetic. While safety measures have come a long way since the days of Chernobyl, residents that live near to these eyesores have often been concerned for their health. Back in 2016 … Continue reading Can small modular reactors fill upcoming gaps in energy supply?

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