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Damage to under-construction containment vessel probed at V.C Summer nuclear plant

Feb 24 - State (Columbia, SC) - Nuclear regulators have opened a probe into damage done two weeks ago to the bottom head of the Unit 2 containment vessel under construction at the V.C. More...

Uranium Resources Commences Exploration Drilling in South Texas

Feb 24 - Business Wire - Initial exploration drilling begins at Butler Ranch Project to be followed by a major drilling program at the Alta Mesa Este Project. More...

Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Sets 2014 Power Production Record

PHOENIX (The Associated Press) - Feb 23 - Last year, the APS-operated Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station achieved its 23 rd consecutive year as the nation’s largest power producer and, for the tenth time, exceeded its own record for power generation – producing 32.3 million megawatt-hours (MWh). More...
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Exelon removes Calvert Cliffs Unit 2 from service for planned refueling outage

Feb 20, 2015 -- MarketLine - Exelon Corporation, a power generator, has removed Calvert Cliffs Unit 2 from service for a planned refueling outage. More...

Cheap natural gas might doom new Fermi nuke plant

Feb 22 - Detroit Free Press (MI) - Federal regulators are close to approving construction of Michigan's first new nuclear power reactor in more than a quarter century, although it's an open question if it will ever get built. More...

Power Generation's Wayne Barber Interviews ScottMadden's Chris Vlahoplus on Crystal River 3 Retirement

ScottMadden, Inc. - Chris Vlahoplus, partner and clean tech & sustainability practice leader at ScottMadden, Inc., recently spoke with Wayne Barber, chief analyst at Power Generation, about the retirement of Crystal River 3. more...

Articles 

By Harry Valentine
On: February 3, 2015
In recent years, the power generation industry has included development of competitively priced, efficient small-scale technologies that can be operated and monitored from remote locations, courtesy of modern real time telecommunications technology. more...
By Michael Keller
On: November 19, 2014
Seems to me nuclear power is essentially a 1950's vintage technology entering the twilight stage of life. However, 21st century advancements can solve the shortcomings of the earlier atomic age. It is time to move more...
By Mike Varney
On: November 17, 2014
As a former U.S. Navy captain with over 20 years' experience in operating nuclear-powered submarines, Mike Varney draws insightful parallels between commanding a submarine and operating a utility. He offers relevant lessons learned from his more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: November 5, 2014
"Wir Spielen mit dem Feuer" (We're playing with fire), is Peter Ramsauer's opinion of Germany's Nuclear Retreat. More will be said about this later, but first some numbers that you might find useful. more...
By Brad Smalldridge
On: November 4, 2014
According to Navigant Research, O&M costs account for 69 percent of the total power production costs for commercial nuclear plants. So, lost time during outages can mean loss of significant dollars. more...

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The Main functions of properties of nuclear structures

By Alexander Khripkov - Formation of polar couples of numerical events contains the basis in structure of a formula of volume, so-called a back more...

Nuclear Power and Equipment Market worth $67.23 Billion by 2019

By sachin salunkhe - The report "Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market by Reactor Type (PWR, PHWR, BWR, HTGR, FBR etc.), by Equipment Type more...
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Global Market for Nuclear Energy - Industry Segment, Growth and Forecast 2013 – 2019

By Sandip Ghate - Nuclear energy is touted as being the energy source of the future because it offers clean power sans carbon emissions, more...
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"The Pi's code"

By Alexander Khripkov - Value of structure (Pi/6) makes Hydrogen charge volume. In this case, the basis of volume is presented in the sum more...

50+ Black Swans

By Paul Maher -  50+ BLACK SWANS With updates, 12/10/14 OilPrice.com is saying that the prospects of LENR are driving down the price of more...


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