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New GE Hitachi Technology Makes a Difficult Task Simpler, Faster; New Remotely-Operated Tool Aids Workers during Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance

Mar 24 - M2 PressWIRE - GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), in coordination with Exelon Generation, today unveiled a new, innovative remotely-operated tool that has successfully enabled nuclear technicians to complete tasks at the bottom of nuclear reactors more quickly and safely. More...

Diverse Set of Organizations Unite in Support of Existing Nuclear Energy Plants

Mar 25 - Business Wire - Nuclear Matters announced today that 15 organizations have joined the campaign as Partners, coalescing in their support for existing nuclear energy plants and the need to ensure they are preserved. More...

Public meeting on nuclear plant assessment

Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - J.D. Prose Beaver County Times, Pa. - Residents will have the opportunity next month to meet with federal officials about the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station's 2014 safety assessment. More...
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Beyond Yucca Mountain: DOE launches search for separate nuclear waste sites

Mar 25 - Aiken Standard (SC) - President Barack Obama authorized Tuesday the U.S. Department of Energy to search for separate material repositories for high-level radioactive nuclear weapon-related waste and spent nuclear fuel rods from commercial electric generation -- potentially reversing a decades-long plan to dispose of them together. More...

Review of San Onofre deal is sought

Mar 23 - Los Angeles Times (CA) - A Los Angeles County lawmaker is asking state regulators to reopen a legal settlement that apportioned costs of permanently closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant near San Clemente. More...

At FirstEnergy's Beaver Valley plant, upgrades are underway in response to the Fukushima disaster

Mar 23 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) - At the fortified entrance of FirstEnergy's Beaver Valley nuclear power plant -- before submitting to the background check, the metal detectors, the puffer machines and the scan of all personal belongings -- employees and visitors pass by an LED sign displaying what could be any workplace safety platitude: "Low risk is not the same thing as no risk." More...

Articles 

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...
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...

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