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Latest Vogtle spending approved; plea for water conservation ignored

Aug 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Mary Landers Savannah Morning News, Ga. - The Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved an additional $389 million in expenditures for Georgia Power's two nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle while at the same time declining a request to require new water conservation measures at the plant. More...

Pilgrim plant offline after latest malfunction

Aug 19 - Christine Legere Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. - A crack in a heater that raises the temperature of water fed into the reactor caused operators to power down the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station this weekend and go off the grid. More...

DOE plan gives MOX update, outlines SRS funding woes

Aug 13 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Derrek Asberry Aiken Standard, S.C. - A Savannah River Site 10-year plan states that no direction has been given to begin a cold stand-by for the Site's Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, or MOX; however, a federal agency reported earlier this year that it is working with the MOX contractor to commence a cold stand-by at the top of the fiscal year. More...
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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...

Day & Zimmermann Awarded New Five-Year Contract with PSEG Nuclear

Day & Zimmermann NPS - Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the nation's leading power plant maintenance and modifications contractor, announced today that it has been awarded a new five-year contract by PSEG Nuclear to provide full-service outage management, power plant maintenance, and repairs/modifications to their Salem and Hope Creek nuclear stations in Hancock's Bridge, NJ. more...

Articles 

By Brad Smalldridge
On: July 21, 2014
It's a continuing priority for nuclear plant managers to make outages as efficient and cost-effective as possible. According to the NRC, over the past 15 years the average number of days spent implementing outages for more...
By Harry Valentine
On: May 29, 2014
South Africa has for decades been the leading economy on the African continent, with a GDP that once was the equivalent to the sum total the rest of sub-Saharan Africa. South Africa has long been more...
By Peter M. Hekman, Jr.
On: January 20, 2014
All of us that share an interest in nuclear power need to keep an eye on the storm that is brewing in California over the California Public Utility Commission's (CPUC) upcoming decisions in 2014 concerning more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: November 20, 2013
The sun shines even brighter this year of the Svenska Dagbladet Energy Summit than it did several years ago when the International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE) international conference was also held in glorious summer more...
By Harry Valentine
On: November 11, 2013
Recent reports of a telephone conversation between the presidents of the USA and Iran suggest the possibility of constructive future discussion, including Iran's plans to develop nuclear electric power. While the diplomacy of Iran's new more...

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