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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.

Wind energy plant restarted after forest fire threat

07/22/2014

Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) restarted full operations July 18 at the Dokie 1 wind farm in Vancouver, British Columbia after a forest fire threatened the plant.

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.

Kentucky coal-fired power plant set to host $19.5mn carbon capture system

07/21/2014

A $19.5 million carbon capture pilot project is set to be located at Kentucky Utilities’ E.W. Brown Generating Station.

Energy Northwest to provide O&M services to hydroelectric power project

07/21/2014

Energy Northwest will provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services at a hydroelectric power project in Washington state.

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.

Heat Trace Cable

07/17/2014

Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

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.

Security in an Emergent Threat Environment: Motivating Factors

07/17/2014

Show me a 10-foot fence and I will show you an 11-foot ladder.

Duke Energy completes Dan River cleanup

07/17/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has completed cleanup along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Virginia.

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.

Areva to dismantle two nuclear research reactors in Sweden

07/16/2014

SVAFO, a company owned by four Swedish nuclear plant operators, awarded a contract to Areva to dismantle research nuclear reactors in Sweden.

Japanese nuclear plant deemed safe, nears restart

07/16/2014

A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval Wednesday for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, clearing a major hurdle toward becoming the first to restart under the tighter rules.

Plant Vogtle nuclear Unit 2 celebrates quarter century of operations

07/15/2014

The 1,215-MW Unit 2 at Plant Vogtle in Georgia marks 25 years of operations this summer.

Six U.S. utilities form advisory board for Areva’s fuel assembly design

07/15/2014

Areva to develop nuclear I&C courses

07/15/2014

Areva signed an agreement with the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) to develop nuclear instrumentation & controls (I&C) courses.

Carbon capture project planned for coal-fired unit in Texas

07/15/2014

Petra Nova Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) has formed a 50/50 joint venture with a subsidiary of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp. to build a $1 billion carbon capture project in Texas.