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Dominion generated 50% of electricity from carbon-free sources

07/30/2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) said that half of its electricity output in 2013 came from nuclear and renewable energy sources.

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.

Westinghouse hopeful it will reach nuclear power plant deal in Bulgaria

07/30/2014

Westinghouse said it remains “optimistic” about reaching a nuclear deal in Bulgaria despite a delay in the government making a decision.

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.

Rosatom signs MOU to build floating nuclear power plants with China

07/29/2014

Rusatom Overseas, a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, said it signed a memorandum of understanding to build floating nuclear power plants with China’s CNNC New Energy.

Vogtle nuclear Unit 1 automatically shuts down

07/28/2014

Unit 1 at Plant Vogtle in Georgia automatically shut down July 27th during testing.

Hitachi-GE nuclear reactor gains initial approval for UK project

07/25/2014

Plans for a nuclear reactor at the Wylfa nuclear power plant in Anglesey have been provisionally approved.

Candu reactors headed for nuclear power plant in Romania

07/25/2014

Candu Energy Inc. signed a binding and exclusive cooperation agreement with China Nuclear Power Engineering Co. Ltd. (CNPEC) to build two CANDU 6 nuclear reactors at the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant in Romania.

Southern Co. aims to build more nuclear reactors

07/24/2014

Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) said it hopes to announce plans for even more new nuclear reactors.

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.

S. Africa plans new nuclear reactors after 2020

07/24/2014

South Africa expects to have operational nuclear power plants after the year 2020.

Kudankulam nuclear Unit 2 expected to be commissioned soon

07/24/2014

The second 1,000-MW unit at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India is expected to be commissioned soon.

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).

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.

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.

Egypt plans tender for first nuclear power plant

07/22/2014

Egypt said it plans to hold a tender by the end of 2014 for its first nuclear power plant.

India’s nuclear capacity to triple by 2024, officials say

07/22/2014

Nuclear capacity in India is expected to almost triple to 17,080-MW by 2024.

Fast-breeder nuclear reactors set for Russian power plant by 2030

07/22/2014

Russia’s Beloyarsk Nuclear Power Plant is set to be home to three fast-breeder nuclear reactors by 2030.

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