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GAO looks at reliability impacts of changing power generation mix

07/01/2015

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) on June 29 released a study provided a month before to members of Congress that looks at how the mix of energy sources for electricity generation has changed, and the growth in electricity consumption has slowed.

Canada, UK sign nuclear energy cooperation deal

06/30/2015

The United Kingdom and Canada signed a memorandum of understanding on civil nuclear energy cooperation.

Westinghouse, European partners to supply nuclear fuel

06/29/2015

Westinghouse Electric Co. and eight European consortium partners received 2 million euros ($2.24 million) in funding from the European Union (EU) to create a safe supply of nuclear fuel for Russian-designed reactors in the EU.

Germany's oldest remaining nuclear plant shuts down

06/29/2015

Germany's oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to switch off all its nuclear plants by the end of 2022.

Turkey nuclear power project granted preliminary license

06/25/2015

Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) granted a 36-month preliminary license for a new nuclear power project.

Kori-1 nuclear unit restart approved

06/25/2015

South Korea’s Nuclear Safety and Security Commission said it approved the restart of the 587-MW Kori 1 reactor after a maintenance outage.

Nuclear reactor back online after more than 2 years

06/24/2015

The Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP) returned a nuclear reactor back to operations after it received its license extension.

Analyst: Slim savings as cost of Georgia nuclear plant rises

06/24/2015

A new analysis shows the rising cost of a nuclear plant in Georgia largely erodes the savings that Southern Co. secured after the project was first approved.

Nuclear power plant closure divides plant co-owners

06/23/2015

Nuclear power plant co-owners in Sweden are on opposite ends of a decision to shut down the plant.

NRC to increase oversight at Susquehanna nuclear power plant

06/23/2015

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will increase oversight at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania as a result of a white, or low to moderate safety significance, inspection finding.

Siemens, KSB to supply motors for nuclear power plant pumps

06/22/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI) and KSB will jointly deliver motors for feed pumps that will be used in a Belarusian nuclear power plant.

Day & Zimmermann signs nuclear power maintenance contract

06/22/2015

Day & Zimmermann said that its Engineering, Construction & Maintenance group was awarded a six-year alliance contract by Southern Nuclear, a unit of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), for its nuclear fleet.

Latest milestone reached at Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project

06/19/2015

Georgia Power, a unit of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), placed the CA04 module inside the Unit 4 nuclear island at the Plant Vogtle project site.

Nuclear reactor vessel installed in UAE project

06/19/2015

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (ENEC) installed the reactor vessel in the second nuclear unit under construction in the United Arab Emirates.

Nuclear manufacturing and maintenance facility officially opens

06/19/2015

Officials marked the opening of a nuclear manufacturing and maintenance facility in Pennsylvania.

Japan OKs 40-year Fukushima cleanup plan despite unknowns

06/17/2015

Japan has approved a revised 40-year roadmap to clean up the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, but many questions remain.

Indian Point 3 nuclear unit quickly returns to service

06/16/2015

Entergy's (NYSE: ETRIndian Point 3 nuclear power plant in New York returned to service less than 24 hours after it automatically shut down.

Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant completes refueling outage

06/16/2015

The Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) returned the single unit, 500-MW Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant to full power following a scheduled refueling outage.

S. Korea’s oldest nuclear reactor to permanently shut down

06/16/2015

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power said it would permanently shut down its oldest operating nuclear reactor in the country.

Indian Point nuclear Unit 3 shuts down

06/16/2015

The Indian Point 3 nuclear power plant in New York automatically shut down June 15 after a turbine trip then tripped the reactor offline.

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