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Study: Exelon’s Illinois nuclear plants bring in $8.9bn


Exelon (NYSE: EXC)’s nuclear power plants in Illinois bring in just under $9 billion of annual economic stimulus and 28,000 jobs to the state, according to a study by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) and co-written by Nuclear Matters.

Westinghouse books $500mn in nuclear fuel contracts


Westinghouse Electric Co. booked nearly $500 million worth of nuclear fuel contracts with eight utility customers in its Americas region within the past year.

Global Nuclear Fuel to provide fuel to German nuclear reactor


GNF ENUSA Nuclear Fuel S.A. (GENUSA) was picked by RWE and E.ON to provide nuclear fuel reloads for the Gundremmingen C reactor in Germany.

DOE issues draft solicitation for nuclear loan guarantees


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a draft solicitation that would provide up to $12.6 billion in loan guarantees for advanced nuclear energy projects.

Entergy revises Vermont Yankee shut down schedule; plans staff cuts


Entergy (NYSE: ETR) said it expects to cut staff after the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shuts down.

Two more nuclear units go offline during refueling season; power prices remain cheap


Two more nuclear units have gone offline during the fall refueling season - the Exelon (NYSE:EXC) Byron 2 facility in Illinois and the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) Cooper plant in Nebraska.

Westinghouse revamps legal battle over S. Africa nuclear contract


Westinghouse Electric said it refilled court papers challenging a nuclear contract between South Africa and France-based Areva.

Nuclear reactors at Vogtle, Summer to use General Cable products


General Cable (NYSE: BGC) was chosen to supply its Ultrol 60+ nuclear qualified cable to both new build projects at the V.C. Summer nuclear plant in South Carolina and Plant Vogtle in Georgia.

Armenian nuclear reactor will be down for scheduled repairs


The 376-MW Armenian Nuclear Power Plant in Armenia will be shut down for scheduled annual maintenance.

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy to deliver spent fuel pool monitors in Japan


GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy will deliver spent fuel pool level monitors (SFPLM) to several utilities in Japan.

Safety concrete poured at UAE nuclear reactor power project


Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (ENEC) said it has poured the safety concrete for the Unit 3 reactor containment building at the Barakah nuclear project site in the United Arab Emirates.

S. Korea nuclear unit shut down for flooding to restart soon


South Korea’s Nuclear Safety and Security Commission approved the restart of a nuclear power unit and keep five others offline.

D.C. Cook 1 starts refueling outage while New England spot prices surge


American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) subsidiary Indiana Michigan Power has started a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage at Unit 1 of the D.C. Cook nuclear plant.

Westinghouse acquires Italian nuclear component manufacturer


Westinghouse Electric completed the acquisition of Italy-based Mangiarotti S.p.A., a manufacturer of components for the nuclear, oil and gas industries.

Bruce B nuclear units granted life extension


The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) approved the operation of the Bruce B Units 5 and 6 nuclear reactors in Ontario beyond their 210,000 equivalent full power hours (EFPH) threshold.

Finland nuclear power reactors return to service after maintenance outages


Both units at the Loviisa nuclear power plant in Finland are back online after annual maintenance outages.

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy offers internships for Vietnam nuclear students


GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the field of nuclear engineering and technology with the Hanoi University of Science and Technology in Vietnam.

S. Africa, Rosatom agree to build new nuclear reactors


South Africa and Russia’s state-owned nuclear operator Rosatom agreed to build nuclear reactors in the country.

Russia, Jordan sign nuclear power project development


The Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s Rusatom Overseas and the chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission signed a project development agreement for a new nuclear power plant in Jordan.

Greens exit Finnish government over nuclear spat


The environmentalist Green Party says it's dropping out of Finland's coalition government, which has endorsed the construction of a new nuclear power plant.


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