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 VIDEO: Reactor vessel installed at Watts Bar 2 nuclear unit

VIDEO: Reactor vessel installed at Watts Bar 2 nuclear unit

The fully assembled reactor vessel was installed at the Watts Bar 2 nuclear project in Tennessee.


 Xcel Energy defends $665mn Monticello plant project

Xcel Energy defends $665mn Monticello plant project

Xcel Energy says customers should pay for the overrun costs of a $665 million project to rebuild a power plant in Monticello.


 Duke Energy to retire W.C. Beckjord Station coal-fired units

Duke Energy to retire W.C. Beckjord Station coal-fired units

Duke Energy announced Thursday that the company will retire the remaining coal-fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond, Ohio, effective Sept. 1.


Calpine to buy gas-fired power plant from Exelon for $530mn

Calpine to buy gas-fired power plant from Exelon for $530mn

Calpine Corp. agreed to purchase an 809-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant from Exelon for $530 million, or approximately $655 per kilowatt.


Top 5 U.S. Coal Plant Heat Rates

Top 5 U.S. Coal Plant Heat Rates

Peabody Energy recently ranked the top 5 cleanest burning coal-fired power plants in the U.S. under three categories: SO2 emissions, NOx emissions and best heat rate.


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