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Two Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactors in the works for Utah

08/20/2014

Westinghouse Electric Co. and Blue Castle Holdings signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a two-unit AP1000 nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah.

Georgia regulators approve nuclear plant spending

08/20/2014

State utility regulators have approved Georgia Power’s latest spending on a new nuclear plant.

DOE awards $67mn for U.S. university-led nuclear energy R&D

08/20/2014

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) invested $67 million in nuclear energy research and infrastructure enhancements in 83 projects.

Electrabel may shut down two nuclear reactors for good

08/20/2014

Two nuclear reactors owned by Belgium’s Electrabel may remain offline until spring and could be permanently shut down.

Diablo Canyon nuclear unit running at reduced power

08/19/2014

Diablo Canyon 2 nuclear plant in California is running at reduced power after two backup diesel generators became inoperable at the same time.

Areva to replace steam generators at S. Africa nuclear power plant

08/18/2014

Areva will replace six steam generators at the 1,800-MW Koeberg nuclear power plant in South Africa.

Russian-built nuclear reactor set for Belarus project in 2015

08/18/2014

Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom said it will deliver the first reactor for a nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus in 2015.

S. Korea may need nuclear spent fuel storage by 2016

08/18/2014

South Korea could run out of spent nuclear fuel storage capacity by 2016 and needs to find additional space soon.

Australia, India sign civil nuclear cooperation agreement

08/18/2014

Australia and India reached a civil nuclear deal in which Australia will supply India with uranium.

Kudankulam nuclear power Unit 1 to restart soon

08/15/2014

Mandatory tests at the 1,000-MW Kudankulam nuclear power Unit 1 have been completed, and the unit is expected to restart soon.

Westinghouse will supply nuclear reactor pumps for Finnish nuclear plants

08/15/2014

Westinghouse Electric Co. received a 40 million euros ($53.6 million) contract from TVO to deliver 12 advanced nuclear reactor internal pumps for the Olkiluoto units 1 and 2 in Finland.

Doel 4 nuclear reactor shut down until end of 2014

08/14/2014

Electrabel said the Doel 4 nuclear reactor in Belgium will be shut down until the end of the year.

L-3 Mapps to update nuclear reactor core models for China plants

08/14/2014

L-3 Mapps will provide nuclear reactor core model-related services for three simulators at the Daya Bay Training Center in China.

Indian Point nuclear Unit 3 trips offline

08/14/2014

The Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear plant in New York automatically tripped offline August 13.

V.C. Summer nuclear power plant new builds delayed a year

08/13/2014

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G) and Santee Cooper said an expansion project at the V.C. Summer nuclear power plant will be delayed a year.

Video: TVA begins systems testing at Watts Bar 2 nuclear plant

08/13/2014

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) says its project at the Watts Bar 2 nuclear reactor in Tennessee continues to meet targets for safety, cost and schedule.

NRC increases oversight at Duke Energy nuclear power plant

08/13/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said it is increasing its oversight of the Oconee nuclear power plant in South Carolina, operated by Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK).

NRC wants public comment on Sequoyah nuclear plant’s license renewal

08/12/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on a draft environmental impact study for the license renewal of the Sequoyah nuclear power plant in Tennessee.

International team visits Clinton nuclear power plant

08/12/2014

An international team of nuclear safety experts will visit the Clinton nuclear power plant in Illinois to review operational safety practices.

Turkey Point 3 nuclear reactor automatically shuts down

08/12/2014

The Turkey Point nuclear Unit 3 in Florida automatically shut down Aug. 11 following a loss of instrument air.

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