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Nuclear Power Production Up for Fifth Year in a Row - POWER magazine

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 02:00

POWER magazine

Nuclear Power Production Up for Fifth Year in a Row
POWER magazine
Nuclear power generation increased worldwide in 2017 for the fifth successive year according to a report released by the World Nuclear Association (WNA). Production from nuclear plants reached 2,506 TWh in 2017, more than 10% of global electricity ...

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Lake County commissioner responds to claim that he doesn't support Perry Nuclear Power Plant - News-Herald.com

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 23:38

News-Herald.com

Lake County commissioner responds to claim that he doesn't support Perry Nuclear Power Plant
News-Herald.com
“This is nothing personal against Dan Troy, but, you might remember that (Lake County) Commissioner (Jerry) Cirino advised us that NOPEC and Commissioner Troy had done nothing positive to help with a solution on the Perry Nuclear Power Plant.”.

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FirstEnergy Solutions takes next step toward closure of nuclear power plants - Akron Beacon Journal

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:52

Akron Beacon Journal

FirstEnergy Solutions takes next step toward closure of nuclear power plants
Akron Beacon Journal
FirstEnergy Solutions Inc. is taking another step to shutting down its nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The FirstEnergy subsidiary, which is operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, said Wednesday it has submitted required paperwork to the ...
Perry, Davis-Besse nuclear power plants move one step closer to deactivationWKYC.com
FirstEnergy Solutions Reluctantly files First Steps to Shutting down Nuclear PlantsPower Engineering Magazine
Nuclear plant owners take next steps in plant decommissioning processThe Times
Crain's Cleveland Business -Fremont News Messenger -Markets Insider
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FirstEnergy Solutions Reluctantly files First Steps to Shutting down Nuclear Plants - Power Engineering Magazine

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:29

Power Engineering Magazine

FirstEnergy Solutions Reluctantly files First Steps to Shutting down Nuclear Plants
Power Engineering Magazine
FirstEnergy Solutions has submitted a regulatory filing that may be the first official step in the unwanted deactivation of its three nuclear power plants over two years. The company Wednesday announced it has submitted certified fuel handler training ...
Nuclear plant owners take next steps in plant decommissioning processThe Times
FirstEnergy Solutions takes another step toward deactivating nuclear plantsCrain's Cleveland Business
FirstEnergy Solutions Takes Next Step towards Deactivation of its Three Nuclear PlantsMarkets Insider
Pittsburgh Business Times
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FirstEnergy Solutions takes another step toward deactivating nuclear plants - Crain's Cleveland Business

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:51

Crain's Cleveland Business

FirstEnergy Solutions takes another step toward deactivating nuclear plants
Crain's Cleveland Business
FirstEnergy Solutions Inc., the subsidiary of Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. going through bankrupt proceedings, has moved one step closer to shuttering its three nuclear power plants. The company said on Wednesday, Aug. 15, that it has submitted plans ...
FirstEnergy Solutions Takes Next Step towards Deactivation of its Three Nuclear PlantsMarkets Insider
FirstEnergy Solutions moves forward with decommissioning nuclear plantPittsburgh Business Times

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Operation Rio Grande's 1-year anniversary; Idaho 'game changing' nuclear power plant; problems for Utah driver's ... - Deseret News

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:13

Deseret News

Operation Rio Grande's 1-year anniversary; Idaho 'game changing' nuclear power plant; problems for Utah driver's ...
Deseret News
Edward McGinnis, principal deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy, said the NuScale Technology design will display the new phase of nuclear energy. And it could be “game changing” for Utah. "I would say ...

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Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah? - KSL.com

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:51

KSL.com

Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah?
KSL.com
LOGAN — A small modular nuclear power plant design for a facility in southeast Idaho is winding its way through the federal regulatory framework, a procession a key Trump administration official described Tuesday as historic. Edward McGinnis ...

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Hinkley Point C: Dredging of mud from nuclear power station into Cardiff Bay postponed - Somerset Live

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:38

Somerset Live

Hinkley Point C: Dredging of mud from nuclear power station into Cardiff Bay postponed
Somerset Live
Plans to dredge hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of mud from a Somerset nuclear plant have been postponed. As previously reported, EDF Energy obtained a marine licence to dump up to 300,000 cubic metres of dredged material in the Bristol ...

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The San Onofre nuclear plant is a 'Fukushima waiting to happen' - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:06

Los Angeles Times

The San Onofre nuclear plant is a 'Fukushima waiting to happen'
Los Angeles Times
She reminded him that, in 2001, terrorists were targeting nuclear power plants in addition to the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Patterson also pointed out that some of the 9/11 terrorists received their flight training at San Diego's Montgomery ...

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Haney wants to buy nuclear plant by November, transfer construction permit from TVA - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:03

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Haney wants to buy nuclear plant by November, transfer construction permit from TVA
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Former Chattanooga developer Franklin L. Haney is trying to become the first American to transfer the construction permit for an unfinished nuclear power plant from a major power utility to a startup business. Haney's Nuclear Development LLC outlined ...

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Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah? - Deseret News

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:06

Deseret News

Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah?
Deseret News
LOGAN — A small modular nuclear power plant design for a facility in southeast Idaho is winding its way through the federal regulatory framework, a procession a key Trump administration official described Tuesday as historic. Edward McGinnis ...

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Union workers at FirstEnergy nuclear plants excluded from retention bonuses, union argues discrimination - cleveland.com

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:20

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Union workers at FirstEnergy nuclear plants excluded from retention bonuses, union argues discrimination
cleveland.com
Some employees of the Perry nuclear power plant have been offered generous bonuses -- up to 100 percent of their annual pay -- if they agree to stay on the job until the FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. shuts down the plant's reactor in May 2021. But ...

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Chinese AP1000 reaches full power operation - World Nuclear News

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:31

World Nuclear News

Chinese AP1000 reaches full power operation
World Nuclear News
The unit has been undergoing gradual power ascension testing until all testing is safely and successfully completed at 100% power. Sanmen 1 is scheduled to enter commercial operation by the end of this year. New nuclear power reactors in China are ...

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Malfunction at Hungary's Paks nuclear plant lowers output - Portfolio English Edition (press release)

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:49

Malfunction at Hungary's Paks nuclear plant lowers output
Portfolio English Edition (press release)
Hungary's Paks nuclear power plant on Tuesday said it had lowered output of one of its four blocks due to an unspecified electrical malfunctioning, according to a statement posted on its web site. Paks, which produces a third of Hungary's electricity ...

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Germany's RWE output, earnings hit by coal, lignite, nuclear plant closures, lower margins in H1 - S&P Global Platts

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:57

Germany's RWE output, earnings hit by coal, lignite, nuclear plant closures, lower margins in H1
S&P Global Platts
German lignite and nuclear unit earnings were most impacted, down 58% on year with EBITDA at its European Power unit down 12% on year. Overall, adjusted net income was down 23% on year at Eur683 million ($779 million) with the company confirming ...

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Ancient natural fission reactor offers clues on how to store modern nuclear waste - Phys.Org

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:00

Phys.Org

Ancient natural fission reactor offers clues on how to store modern nuclear waste
Phys.Org
A team of researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and Washington University has learned more about possible ways to store modern nuclear waste by studying an ancient natural fission reactor. In their paper published in Proceedings of the ...

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US Nuclear Completes $598010 Order for Vital Nuclear Power Plant Air Safety Monitors - Nasdaq

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:32

US Nuclear Completes $598010 Order for Vital Nuclear Power Plant Air Safety Monitors
Nasdaq
Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- US Nuclear Corp. (OTCBB:UCLE) recently completed the final shipment for an order of "CAM-33" air/stack monitors. The instruments were sold to KHNP (Korea Hydro Nuclear Power) for $598,010 to ...

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OSHA Cites Contractor After Two Employees Burned at Nuclear Power Plant - EC&M

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:37

EC&M

OSHA Cites Contractor After Two Employees Burned at Nuclear Power Plant
EC&M
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Day & Zimmerman NPS, Inc., for exposing employees to electric shock hazards at the Tennessee Valley Authority Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant in Soddy ...

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EDF's 1.3 GW Penly-1 nuclear reactor suffers unplanned outage - S&P Global Platts

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:28

EDF's 1.3 GW Penly-1 nuclear reactor suffers unplanned outage
S&P Global Platts
London — An unplanned failure at EDF's 1,330 MW Penly-1 nuclear reactor in northwest France Monday morning reduced production capacity from the unit to zero, the French nuclear power plant operator said Monday.

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Power plant closure could make NYC rely more on fossil fuels - New York Post

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 06:12

New York Post

Power plant closure could make NYC rely more on fossil fuels
New York Post
The closure of the Indian Point nuclear-power plant in 2021 could cause more reliance by the city on dirty fossil fuels — despite both Mayor de Blasio and Gov Cuomo's stance in favor of clean energy. Cuomo last year said that safety measures would ...

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