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China’s #wind farms produce more energy than all U.S. #nuclear plants

China’s wind farms produce more energy than all U.S. nuclear plants China now has enough wind farms to produce more energy renewably than all that is made by America’s nuclear plants as the growing nation expands its power generation to fuel its new mega-cities. China’s wind farms are reported to have a total theoretical operating … Continue reading China’s #wind farms produce more energy than all U.S. #nuclear plants

Platts’ Nuclear Conference Attended by Companies Spending Millions on Lobbying

Platts’ Nuclear Conference Attended by Companies Spending Millions on Lobbying Feb. 18, 2015 — Top representatives of the nuclear energy industry are gathered in Washington this week for the Platts’ Annual Nuclear Energy Conference. Scheduled to speak are industry heavyweights like Bill Pitesa, the chief nuclear officer at Duke Energy, and David Brown, the senior … Continue reading Platts’ Nuclear Conference Attended by Companies Spending Millions on Lobbying

Spineless attacks on nuclear power plants could increase

Spineless attacks on nuclear power plants could increase Nuclear power plants increasingly face a new enemy: the humble jellyfish. These aquatic animals—and algae and other plants—get caught in and block the cooling water intake pipes of nuclear power plants, preventing nuclear reactors from getting the huge amount of water they need every day to cool … Continue reading Spineless attacks on nuclear power plants could increase

Exelon : CALVERT CLIFFS UNIT 2 OFFLINE FOR SCHEDULED REFUELING

Exelon : CALVERT CLIFFS UNIT 2 OFFLINE FOR SCHEDULED REFUELING LUSBY, MD – Operators removed Calvert Cliffs Unit 2 from service early this morning for a planned refueling outage. While the unit is offline, technicians will replace nearly one-third of the reactor’s fuel and perform thousands of tests and preventive maintenance activities to keep the … Continue reading Exelon : CALVERT CLIFFS UNIT 2 OFFLINE FOR SCHEDULED REFUELING

‘Distortions’ in energy markets hurting FirstEnergy’s nuclear fleet, executive says

‘Distortions’ in energy markets hurting FirstEnergy’s nuclear fleet, executive says WASHINGTON — In Donald Moul’s view, the competitive energy market in Pennsylvania isn’t broken. But the rules that govern it are distorting FirstEnergy’s ability to compete. Mr. Moul, vice president of commodity operations for FirstEnergy Solutions, said as much on Tuesday to a room full … Continue reading ‘Distortions’ in energy markets hurting FirstEnergy’s nuclear fleet, executive says