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NRC to increase oversight of Limerick nuclear power plant

10/23/2014

Just days after issuing license extensions for both reactors at the Limerick nuclear plant in Pennsylvania, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) says it will increase oversight of the plant.

Worker strike cuts nuclear power capacity in France by 7 GW

10/23/2014

EDF says its French nuclear supply was cut by 7 GW Thursday when workers at several nuclear plants went on strike.

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.

NRC increases oversight of Connecticut plant; begins special inspection in Iowa

10/22/2014

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said Oct. 21 that it has moved to examine certain issues at nuclear plants in Iowa and Connecticut.

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.

Perry nuclear power plant shuts down after feedwater loss

10/21/2014

The Perry nuclear power plant in Ohio automatically shut down after the loss of feedwater.

NRC increases oversight at Millstone nuclear Unit 3

10/21/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) increased its level of oversight at the Millstone Unit 3 nuclear plant in Connecticut after the commission finalized a “white,” or low to moderate safety significance, inspection at the plant.

Japan’s trade minister says he will continue with nuclear restarts

10/21/2014

Japan’s newly appointed Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry says he will continue with restarting nuclear reactors in the country that are deemed safe.

The Promise of Small Modular Reactors

10/21/2014

Small modular reactors (SMR) have been in worldwide use since the 1950s in countries like Russia and China, but the U.S. is only now beginning to develop its SMR infrastructure. Read about the ambitions and progress of select American nuclear companies.

NETL Research Zeroes in on Improving Chemical Looping Technology

10/21/2014

Researchers at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) are closing in on key improvements to an evolving energy technology known as Chemical Looping Combustion (CLC). Learn how NETL is making CLC even more efficient and economical.

Two UK nuclear power plants shut down to stop boilers from cracking, EDF says

10/21/2014

Power output at Heysham 1 and Hartlepool nuclear power plants, in the U.K., were temporarily taken offline to reduce boiler temperatures and prevent cracks, EDF announced on Friday.

NRC returns Browns Ferry nuclear units to normal oversight

10/20/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) returned all three units at the Browns Ferry nuclear power plant in Alabama to normal levels of inspection and oversight for the first time in four years.

UPDATE: NRC renews operating licenses of Limerick nuclear power units

10/20/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) renewed the operating licenses of units 1 and 2 at the Limerick Generating Station in Pennsylvania for an additional 20 years.

Flood issues at Arkansas Nuclear One given “yellow” rating by NRC

10/20/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) rated as yellow, or of substantial safety significance, two flood protection violations at a nuclear power plant owned by Entergy (NYSE: ETR).

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant resumes operations

10/20/2014

The 636-MW Oyster Creek Generating Station in New Jersey resumed full power, which officially completed a planned refueling and maintenance outage.

Peach Bottom nuclear Unit 2 taken offline for refueling outage

10/20/2014

Workers with Exelon (NYSE: EXC) took Peach Bottom nuclear Unit 2 in Pennsylvania offline on Oct. 20 for a scheduled refueling outage.

Japan reactor near active volcanos called unsafe

10/17/2014

A prominent volcanologist disputed Japanese regulators' conclusion that two nuclear reactors were safe from a volcanic eruption in the next few decades, saying Friday that such a prediction was impossible.

Romania picks China nuclear company to develop reactors

10/17/2014

Romania’s state-owned Nuclearelectrica picked China General Nuclear Power Holding Corp. (CGN) to help build two nuclear reactors in Romania.

Lightbridge to help develop nuclear research reactor in Vietnam

10/17/2014

Lightbridge Corp. (Nasdaq: LTBR) and the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute, signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement for consulting services related to the construction and operation of a research nuclear reactor.

Plant Vogtle nuclear Unit 2 back in operations after scheduled outage

10/16/2014

Southern Nuclear, a unit of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), brought Unit 2 at Plant Vogtle back online after a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

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