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EDF may assist Areva & TVO in Finnish nuclear power project

07/31/2014

Areva and Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) may get some help from EDF S.A. to complete construction of a nuclear power reactor in Finland.

Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant may shut down Dec. 29

07/30/2014

Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) said it has set a close date for the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

Nuclear plant automation contract awarded for UK power plants

07/29/2014

Thales was awarded a 10-year, £30 million ($37.9 million) contract to support computerized control system services at all but two EDF Energy’s UK nuclear power plants.

Underground storage radiation leak may have another cause

07/28/2014

A radiation leak at an underground nuclear waste storage site in New Mexico may have been caused by improper packaging.

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.

Columbia nuclear power plant sets generation record

07/24/2014

The 1,170-MW Columbia Generating Station in Washington state generated a record 9.7 million megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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).

DOE awards $420mn order for uranium enrichment facility decommissioning

07/23/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a task order to Fluor Federal Services Inc. for deactivation services at a former uranium enrichment facility in Kentucky.

Nuclear power plants reducing output due to warm water

07/23/2014

Two nuclear power plants in Sweden have had to cut output due to warm temperatures in Scandinavia.

Indian Point shutdown plan debated in New York

07/23/2014

A debate is brewing over the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposal to force the Entergy (NYSE:ETR) Indian Point nuclear units go offline for a prolonged period during the fish migration season every year.

Nebraska utilities get more time to gauge nuke flood risks

07/23/2014

Federal regulators have given Nebraska's two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

Summer nuclear power plant automatically trips offline

07/23/2014

The single-unit V.C. Summer nuclear power plant in South Carolina tripped back offline July 22 due to low steam generator level.

NRC issues confirmatory order to Entergy Nuclear

07/22/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a confirmatory order to Entergy Nuclear (NYSE: ETR) in regards to corrective actions taken at the Palisades nuclear power plant in Michigan.

CB&I to implement NRC requirements at Entergy nuclear power plants

07/17/2014

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) was awarded several contracts valued at $100 million from Entergy (NYSE: ETR) for project and construction management services at several nuclear power plants in the U.S.

Kudankulam nuclear power commercial operations delayed

07/17/2014

Commercial operation of the 1,000-MW Kudankulam nuclear power plant has been delayed by a month.

Summer nuclear power plant shut down for leaky valve

07/17/2014

South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) shut down the V.C. Summer nuclear power plant due to a leaking safety valve.

Torness nuclear unit returns to service

07/17/2014

Unit 1 at the Torness nuclear power plant in Scotland returned to service July 17 after it automatically tripped offline during testing.

S. Korea nuclear power plant to restart after planned outage

07/17/2014

South Korea’s Nuclear Safety and Security Commission approved the restart of a 1,000-MW nuclear reactor after a planned maintenance outage.

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant returns to service

07/17/2014

The 636-MW Oyster Creek Generating Station in New Jersey returned to full power July 17 after inspections showed potential issues with components that control reactor pressure.

Company wants to buy & restart Kewaunee nuclear power plant

07/16/2014

A Chicago-area company said it wants to purchase and restart the shuttered Kewaunee nuclear power plant in Wisconsin.

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