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FirstEnergy Generation Fleet Achieves Reliable Operating Record and Improved Safety Performance in 2014

Jan 30 - Global Data Point - "We are committed to building on our achievements of last year to remain a trusted source of dependable and affordable electricity to our region in 2015," said Jim Lash, president, FirstEnergy Generation. More...

Exelon Nuclear Plants Help Meet Energy Demands During Extreme Weather

Jan 30 - PR Newswire - Exelon Generation's nuclear power plants in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions ran at full capacity during the recent winter storm that dropped more than two feet of snow in some parts of New England, the company said today. More...

Clinton nuclear plant back to full power

Jan 28 - Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL) - Operators returned Clinton Power Station to full power operation Wednesday following repairs to a valve in the nuclear plant's containment building. More...
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Duke Energy to upgrade sirens at Catawba nuclear power facility

Jan 29 - Global Data Point - The company is making improvements to all 89 sirens near the facility on Lake Wylie. More...

Xcel Energy closes Unit 1 at Prairie island nuclear facility to replace pump seal

Jan 29 - Global Data Point - The replacement work is estimated to finish in two weeks. More...

FirstEnergy Generation Fleet Achieves Reliable Operating Record and Improved Safety Performance in 2014

(The Associated Press) - Jan 29 - FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) generation fleet operated safely and reliably in 2014, producing more than 97 million megawatt hours of electricity at its three >nuclear power plants, nine coal-fired generating stations, and nine natural gas, oil and hydro facilities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey and Virginia.  More...

Articles 

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...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: October 2, 2014
This is a version of the keynote address I planned to give at the 2011 international conference of the International Association of Energy Economists (IAEE), and which took place that year in wonderful summer Stockholm. more...

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"The Pi's code"

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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...

Global Nuclear Decommissioning Industry Research Report 2014-2018

By Ron Ethell - Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market 2014-2018 is the latest addition to Sandlerresearch.org industry research reports collection. The Global Nuclear Decommissioning market more...

Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market Research Report 2014-2018

By Ron Ethell - Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market 2014-2018 is the latest addition to Sandlerresearch.org industry research reports collection.   Analysts forecast the Global more...
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UK government refuses to intervene in solar farm plans

By John Ryan - UK government refuses to intervene in solar farm plans   News of a planning application for a a more...


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