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Areva installs two spent nuclear fuel pool level systems in Spain

10/22/2014

Areva installed two spent fuel pool level instrumentation (SFPLI) systems at a nuclear power plant in Spain.

Three LDK solar companies seek quick Chapter 11 reorganization

10/22/2014

LDK Solar Systems Inc., LDK Solar USA Inc. and LDK Solar Tech USA Inc. on Oct. 21 filed a prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization plan, featuring the usual debt-for-equity swap in cases like this, with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Turkey plans third nuclear power plant by 2018-2019

10/22/2014

Turkey said it plans to build a third nuclear power plant by 2018 or 2019.

Structural module successfully installed at Vogtle Unit 3

10/22/2014

Georgia Power has completed another milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Georgia.

Pitt granted $987,000 to study nuclear reactor safety, operational efficiency

10/22/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) awarded a $987,000 grant to the University of Pittsburgh to develop sensor networks that improve safety and operational efficiency in nuclear reactors and fuel cycle systems.

Tecogen supplies emission retrofit system to natural gas generator in California

10/22/2014

Tecogen Inc. has entered into a contract to supply its emissions retrofit system, Ultra, for a natural gas emergency generator.

EthosEnergy supplies parts for GE natural gas-fired turbine

10/22/2014

EthosEnergy, a joint venture between Wood Group and Siemens (NYSE: SI), completed a contract to supply new manufactured combustion components for TransCanada’s 560-MW Ocean States Power Plant in Rhode Island.

Southern Company names new board of director

10/22/2014

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) has announced the election of Larry D. Thompson to its board of directors, effective Dec. 1, 2014.

Allison Macfarlane is leaving the U.S. NRC

10/21/2014

Allison Macfarlane, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), announced she is stepping down from her post effective January 1.

GRDA to pay $296M to construct combined-cycle plant in Oklahoma

10/21/2014

Northeast Oklahoma's Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) directors reached an agreement, on Monday, to pay a $296.9 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 495-MW combined-cycle power plant near Chouteau, Oklahoma.

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