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US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

07/24/2014

One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

07/24/2014

A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.

SMUD receives new FERC operating license for hydroelectric power plant

07/24/2014

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) received a new 50-year license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to continue operating the 688-MW Upper American River Project.

Boundary Dam Unit 53 returns online, ahead of schedule

07/24/2014

Boundary Dam’s generating Unit 53 has returned online after a severe electrical short disabled the unit right before peak generation.

Southern Co. aims to build more nuclear reactors

07/24/2014

Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) said it hopes to announce plans for even more new nuclear reactors.

NRC lifts order at uranium conversion facility

07/24/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has lifted a confirmatory order at the Honeywell Metropolis Works facility in Illinois.

Weekly Coal Production Report

07/24/2014

The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended July 19, 2014.

Duke Energy announces executive leadership changes

07/24/2014

In order to support its long-term strategy, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is realigning its organizational structure:

SunEdison acquires Colorado's largest solar power plant

07/24/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) has acquired the 156-MW Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy.

Company to provide radiography services to Southern nuclear fleet

07/24/2014

Mistras Group Inc. (NYSE: MG) was awarded a multi-year contract to provide fleet radiography services to Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO).

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