Home Nuclear Retrofits & Upgrades

Retrofits & Upgrades

Framatome, UECI JV replacing steam generators at Bruce Nuclear plant in Ontario

A joint venture between Framatome, United Engineers & Constructors (United) and Aecon will replace steam generators in two units at the Bruce Nuclear Generating...

OPG selects GE Steam Power for $120M turbine, control upgrade at Darlington nuclear plant

Ontario Power Generation has signed up GE Steam Power to play a significant role in the Canadian utility’s massive refurbishment of its 3-GW Darlington...

Duke Energy seeks NRC approval for 20-year extension at Oconee Nuclear Station

The utility which owns and operates one of the nation’s first nuclear power plants to gain 20-year license extensions and utilize digital sensors is...

Curtiss-Wright revamping computer system at Columbia nuclear plant

Curtiss-Wright’s Nuclear Division will replace the existing plant process computer (PPC) system at the Columbia Generating Station in Washington state. Utility operator Energy Northwest selected...

Framatome buying steam generator tubing firm to strengthen nuclear O&M

Nuclear power infrastructure firm Framatome is acquiring a fellow French-based components firm to bolster its work at keeping existing plants in top form. Framatome announced...
TVA Sequoyah Unit 1 rotor

TVA brings Sequoyah nuclear Unit 1 back online after R&M outage

Unit 1 at Tennessee Valley Authority’s Sequoyah Nuclear Plant is up and running again after going offline for scheduled refueling and maintenance work. The 40-year-old...

Energy Northwest takes 1.1-GW Columbia nuclear plant offline for 25th refueling outage

A 36-year-old nuclear power plant in the U.S. Pacific Northwest has been temporarily disconnected from the grid while crews commence scheduled maintenance work at...
Torness nuclear power station

Scottish nuclear power plant back online after maintenance outage

A reactor at the Torness nuclear power plant in Scotland is back online after a maintenance outage. Owner EDF Energy reported Wednesday that the system...

Framatome handling refueling, O&M services for Dominion nuclear fleet through 2026

Earlier this month, French plant services firm Framatome signed a deal supporting long-term operations of Dominion Energy’s nuclear energy fleet. The deal with Framatome covers...

Entergy’s Grand Gulf nuclear plant to take break for planned outage

(Editor's Note: The original version of this story contained an error and has been corrected. The Grand Gulf maintenance outage is not for refueling...

Featured

Industry News