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NRC approves 14-MW uprate at all three Duke Oconee nuclear reactor units

Duke Energy will increase the reactor capacity at its Oconee Nuclear Station by about 42 MW. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the power uprate...

EDF, contractors complete $30M O&M work at Heysham nuclear plant in UK

The historic Heysham nuclear power station in England has returned one of its reactors to service after completing a planned maintenance shutdown. Heysham 1’s staff...

SNC-Lavalin’s Candu Energy gains service extension at 6.4-GW Bruce nuclear plant in Canada

Canadian nuclear power operator Bruce Power has extended the contracts by Candu Energy to service its generating station on the shores of Lake Huron.  Candu,...

Palisades nuclear station emerges from final refueling outage prior to 2022 closure

A Michigan nuclear power plant set for decommissioning in two years is back online this week after crews completed its final refueling and maintenance...

PSEG takes New Jersey nuclear power unit offline for R&M outage

Public Service Enterprise Group’s (PSEG) nuclear division has taken its New Jersey Salem Unit 1 offline for a planned refueling and maintenance outage this month. The 1,169-MW...

Cernavoda nuclear power plant expansion, modernization focus of U.S-Romania agreement

The U.S. Department of Energy will work with Romania to help expand and modernize that European nation’s civil nuclear power program, DOE announced Friday. U.S. Secretary of...

South African nuclear power plant welcomes replacement steam generator

The first of six new replacement steam generators arrived at the Koeberg nuclear power station on 29 September 2020. This is a culmination of exceptional teamwork and...
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Byron nuclear plant, facing 2021 closure, getting refueling outage in October

Exelon Corp. is taking its Byron Unit 2 nuclear station offline for a nearly three-week planned outage to refuel. The 33-year-old Unit 2 is being taken offline...

Scotland: Hunterston B nuclear reactors back on for temporary runs before 2022 retirement

United Kingdom regulators have approved the restart of a Scottish nuclear power plant temporarily. The Office of Nuclear Regulation approved the restart after a two-year...
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SNC Lavalin unit supplying pump seals for Ontario nuclear plant

Candu Energy has a new contract to supply pump seal maintenance services for a Canadian nuclear energy producer. The wholly owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin, Candu...

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