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OPPD updates on maintenance works at Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant

May 27 - Global Data Point - Meanwhile, the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant is being refueled. The plant has been shut down on April 11, 2015 for carrying out refueling and maintenance. According to the OPPD, 133 new nuclear fuel bundles were successfully loaded into the reactor core. The Fort Calhoun nuclear power station is located about 20 miles north of Omaha. More...

Watts Bar Unit 2 first new reactor in two decades to get license

May 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has voted to issue a full power operating license for Watts Bar Unit 2, pending applicable regulatory requirements being met. More...

Unit 2 at Susquehanna Nuclear Plant Returns to Service

May 26 - PR Newswire - Unit 2 at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear plant in Luzerne County, Pa., resumed generating safe, reliable electricity for the power grid Monday (5/25) after completing its scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. More...
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Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 1 Returns to Service Following Refueling and Maintenance Outage

May 26 - PR Newswire - FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. 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...

ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...

Articles 

By Doug Napodano
On: May 1, 2015
Industrial plant operators seeking improved maintenance results might take a look at the nuclear industry for some transferable best practices. Maintenance operations at U.S. nuclear power plants are conducted in a highly-regulated, process-oriented environment designed to more...
By PJ Davis
On: April 7, 2015
The sad events of March 11, 2011 have indelibly marked our hearts and our planet. While the events at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were unprecedented, for many, nuclear fuel is still felt to more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: March 13, 2015
France and Sweden may still have the largest nuclear inventory per voter in the world, and they also once enjoyed the lowest electricity prices in Europe, and perhaps the world. more...
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...

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Diving deeper into the details of nuclear power security

Wednesday Jun 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Every utility doing business in our increasingly digital and interconnected world is faced with security issues, and intrusions are predicted to rise over the next few years--whether from rogue nations or homegrown threats, whether actual physical attacks on infrastructure or more...

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