Nuclear

  • A decision made in the nation's capital was met with disappointment last week in Red Wing and the Prairie Island Indian Community.
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has notified officials at the Millstone Power Station about a preliminary finding of a safety violation involving Unit 3's turbine-driving auxiliary feedwater pump.
  • Westinghouse Electric, a global supplier of nuclear plant products and technology, said yesterday it had filed a request to suspend the procurement of six replacement steam generators and associated work by Eskom to the Gauteng High Court.
  • Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1, 2 and 3.
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a final rule Tuesday that essentially concludes nuclear waste can be stored on-site for 160 years or more after a reactor has shut down.
  • The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korean Atomic Industrial Forum (KAIF).
  • The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Susquehanna Energy Information Center, 634 Salem Boulevard (U.S. Route 11).
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission today approved a plan to store nuclear wastes on site at nuclear plants, ending a two-year suspension on final licensing decisions and clearing the way for the Tennessee Valley Authority to proceed with adding another reactor at its Watts Bar Nuclear Plant.
  • The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission today affirmed a final rule addressing the continued storage of used nuclear fuel between the end of reactors' licensed terms and its ultimate removal for disposal.
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday approved Exelon Generation Co.'s request to increase the electrical output of its two Peach Bottom nuclear reactors by 12.4 percent.
  • Saying he remains "deeply committed to protecting public health and Michigan's precious water resources," Gov. Rick Snyder today announced plans to form a panel of experts to look at the state's standards for disposing of low-level radioactive materials.
  • On Monday, Aug, 25, leaders of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers signed a new five-year contract effective Aug. 15.
  • Small is BIG

    The promise of modular nuclear reactors
    Jun 26, 2014 | Salvatore Salamone

    Small modular reactors with outputs in the double- to triple-digit megawatt range increasingly are being eyed as a way to drive down the costs, speed deployment and give a boost to nuclear as an energy source going forward.

  • Building on a Busy Year

    Denault
    Jun 08, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg

     

     

    Entergy is sharpening its business strategy to manage risk and grow the business, says Leo Denault, chairman and chief executive officer. He recently talked with EnergyBiz, and his edited comments follow.  

  • Responding to Customer Needs
  • Magic in a "Magnetic Bottle"
  • Setting Energy Priorities
  • SMRs in the 21st Century
  • The promise of modular reactors
  • Learning from Fukushima

    May 11, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg

    Allison Macfarlane, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, says work is underway to pave the way for a possible shift towards a new era of small reactors in America.