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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.

DOE awards $420mn order for uranium enrichment facility decommissioning

07/23/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a task order to Fluor Federal Services Inc. for deactivation services at a former uranium enrichment facility in Kentucky.

Nebraska utilities get more time to gauge nuke flood risks

07/23/2014

Federal regulators have given Nebraska's two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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.

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.

Heat Trace Cable

07/17/2014

Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

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.

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

07/15/2014

Areva to install venting systems at nuclear power plants in Spain

07/10/2014

Areva was contracted to install filtered containment venting systems (FCVS) to two nuclear power plants in Spain.

Diesel fuel oil leak found at Fermi nuclear power unit

07/10/2014

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) said one of the gas turbine generators at the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in Michigan is leaking diesel fuel oil.

Sendai nuclear power plant may restart without emergency center

07/07/2014

The Sendai nuclear power plant in Japan is set to restart without its off-site emergency center.

Video: Nuclear power plants brace for Hurricane Arthur

07/03/2014

Nuclear power plants along the East Coast are prepared for the potential impact of Hurricane Arthur.

Duke Energy completes coal ash cleanup at Town Creek, Dan River

07/03/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) completed the cleanup of a coal ash deposit and sediment where Town Creek meets the Dan River, approximately two miles from the Dan River Steam Station.

Callaway nuclear power station granted extension for generator

07/02/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted an extension to Ameren Missouri to install a portable generator at a nuclear power plant.

California solar photovoltaic power plant to get security system

07/01/2014

American Integrated Security Group (AISG) developed a security solution for NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) to use at a 250-MW solar photovoltaic plant in California.

Report: NNSA needs clear security plan for oversight

06/30/2014

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) said the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) does not have a clear path and vision for its security performance and oversight.

Second nuclear emergency response center opens in Memphis

06/27/2014

A second emergency response center opened in Memphis.

NRC issues yellow findings for fatal accident at Arkansas Nuclear One

06/24/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued two “yellow” findings for Entergy (NYSE: ETR)’s Arkansas Nuclear One plant for a March 2013 fatal accident.

Ft. Calhoun nuclear power plant operating at reduced power in case of flood

06/23/2014

The 500-MW Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska is operating at reduced power levels until Missouri River levels decrease.

Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant prepares for potential flooding

06/20/2014

The 500-MW Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant shut down early Friday morning after the nearby Missouri River was expected to rise above safe operating levels.