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St. Lucie Shows Public Opinion Is Easily Swayed


Recently, the St. Lucie nuclear power plant in Florida has been in the news for reportedly having steam generator tube wear.

Valves & Actuators: The Path to Greater Efficiency & Performance


Valves and actuators are critical in every aspect of power plant operations, and companies are working to make innovations that will improve performance and reduce costs.

Areva to supply nuclear power components for Korea units


Areva was awarded a contract to supply and replace six stators for units 3 and 4 at Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power’s Kori Nuclear power plant.

Perry Nuclear Power Plant leak does not affect operations


Perry Nuclear Power Plant had nearly 50 gallons of refrigerant leak from a valve on Wednesday, giving the plant an “Unusual Event” notification.

Smoke seen coming from Exelon nuclear power unit


Operators with Exelon (NYSE: EXC) declared an alert at Unit 2 of the Quad Cities nuclear power plant in Illinois after smoke was seen coming from one of the plant’s electrical systems.

Most EIA regions show increase in natural gas prices


Nine of the 10 reporting regions monitored by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed an increase in spot natural gas prices according to figures posted March 26.

Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Unit 2 reconnected after maintenance


PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) operators reconnected the Unit 2 reactor at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant after repairing a valve on a water supply pump.

BETE Fog Nozzle Inc. receives ASME Boiler, Pressure Vessel Code Certifications


BETE Fog Nozzle Inc. is the first spray nozzle company to receive ASME Certifications for the design and manufacture of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII Division 1 pressure vessels and power piping in accordance with ASME B31.1.

Susquehanna nuclear power plant Unit 2 taken offline for maintenance


PPL operators safely took Unit 2 offline at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant on Thursday.

GE to supply drives for thermal power projects


GE Power Conversion (NYSE: GE) was awarded a contract by Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply components for Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), the region’s largest power generation utility.

Nine Mile Point 2 nuclear power plant back online


Nine Mile Point 2 nuclear power plant in Lake Ontario, N.Y. is back online after it was shut down last week from a power supply problem.

Limerick nuclear Unit 1 shut down for repairs


Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) said they took Unit 1 at the Limerick nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania offline for repairs.

Nine Mile Point nuclear Unit 2 shuts down after loss of off-site power


Unit 2 at the Nine Mile Point nuclear power plant in New York suddenly shut down after losing off-site power.

Dresser-Rand supplied "unacceptable" parts to nuclear power plants


Dresser-Rand reported that one of its vendors used unacceptable materials in parts for nuclear power plants.

Westinghouse installs passive safety system at Slovenia nuclear power plant


Westinghouse Electric Co. completed the instllation of a fully passive containment filtered venting system (PCFVS) at the Nuklearna Elektrarna Krško (NEK) Nuclear Power Plant in Slovenia.

Emissions controls can reduce methane emissions in natural gas industry by 40%, report says


The onshore segment of the U.S. oil and natural gas industry can reduce emissions of methane using currently available technologies and at a low annualized cost, according to a report from ICF International. The report was commissioned by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

Water testing continues at Dan River after coal ash release


The water affected by the Feb. 2 coal ash spill at the Dan River is still being tested by the Halifax County Service Authority.

Small hydro plant receives equipment contract from California utility


The Lincoln Metering and Hydroelectric Station will be receiving a 320-kW water-to-wire equipment package from ORENCO Hydropower.

New leak at Fukushima nuclear plant


A tank at Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear plant leaked another 100 metric tons of highly contaminated water, the worst incident since August, according to Reuters.

MHI to perform pressurizer nozzle replacement at Sweden nuclear power plant


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) received an order for a pressurizer nozzle spool piece replacement project on the Ringhals 3 nuclear reactor at the Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden.