Summer nuclear power expansion to cost $6.8bn, finish in 2019 & 2020 South Carolina Electric & Gas Co., a subsidiary of SCANA Corp. (NYSE: SCG), filed a petition seeking approval to update the construction milestone and the capital cost schedule for two new reactors at the V.C. Summer nuclear plant in South Carolina. The updated … Continue reading Summer nuclear power expansion to cost $6.8bn, finish in 2019 & 2020
Why The Nuclear Energy World Is Thinking Small In the world of nuclear power, one technology is generating debate: factory-produced reactors that are no bigger than a house. These “small modular reactors” are designed to produce power on the scale of a single factory or business campus. That’s a big departure from a traditional nuclear … Continue reading Why The Nuclear Energy World Is Thinking Small
Devaluing Oyster Creek power plant is not in New Jerseyans’ best interest As the nation’s oldest commercial reactor, flagged by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for some recent safety violations, the Oyster Creek nuclear plant is right between the crosshairs. Exelon, the company that runs the Lacey Township plant, plans to retire the facility in 2019. … Continue reading Devaluing Oyster Creek power plant is not in New Jerseyans’ best interest
Towers of power With all the economic uncertainty in the nation right now, area residents should feel fortunate to have one of the nation’s biggest construction projects in their back yard. Southern Co.’s Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant is undergoing an expansion that will double the plant’s permanent work force. The Nos. 3 and … Continue reading Towers of power
Meltdown – can US nuclear compete with shale gas and subsidised renewables? The US nuclear industry is struggling to survive in tough US electricity markets flooded with cheap natural gas and subsidised renewables. Industry insiders say action must be taken now to reverse this decline or the country will face dire consequences for climate change … Continue reading Meltdown – can US nuclear compete with shale gas and subsidised renewables?
Uranium Prices Climbing Due to Increased Demand for Nuclear Power NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Uranium prices have been on the move over the past six months, up 35% to nearly $40 per pound. That’s in stark contrast to the rest of the energy market, which has seen prices sink with crude oil leading the way. … Continue reading Uranium Prices Climbing Due to Increased Demand for Nuclear Power