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Exelon, DOE pitch in on $50M digitalization upgrade at Limerick nuclear station

Exelon Generation will utilize a $50 million federal cost-share award to fully digitalize the control room at its Limerick Generating Station in Pennsylvania. Once completed,...

U.S. nuclear plant outages average 3.1 GW, but length of stoppages dropping by nearly...

The length of planned U.S. nuclear power plant refueling outages has been cut by more than 10 days over the past 20 years, while...

NRC will hear Florida utility’s license renewal request for St. Lucie nuclear power units

Florida Power & Light is vying to maintain and operate its St. Lucie nuclear reactor units into the 2050s and 2060s. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory...

Saved by the bill: Exelon now planning $300M in capital works for Illinois nuclear...

(correction: An earlier version of this story mentioned Ohio nuclear subsidy legislation, but located it in the wrong state. The story has been corrected). Exelon...
Darlington Unit 3 turbine work

GE, Ontario utility complete turbine, generator work as part of Darlington nuclear plant overhaul

Ontario Power Generation and its contractors have completed key segments of their work to refurbish Unit 3 of the 3.5-GW Darlington nuclear power plant. Completion...
Sizewell B nuclear station

EDF Energy completes refueling, maintenance outage on 1.2-GW Sizewell B nuclear plant in UK

The Sizewell B nuclear power station in the United Kingdom is generating electricity again after being offline nearly four months for planning refueling and...

FPL wants St. Lucie nuclear power units renewed to run through 2050s and 2063

Florida Power & Light is moving early to ask for federal licensing renewal for its two St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant units 1 and...

Ameren Missouri’s 1.19-GW Callaway nuclear plant back in operation after generator rewind

The 1,190-MW Callaway Energy Center in Missouri is back in operation after an outage to rewind the generator on the single-reactor nuclear power plant. Ameren...
Duke Energy's Oconee nuclear power plant

NRC considering Duke request to renew Oconee nuclear reactor licenses into 2050s

Duke Energy has formally asked the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to re-license the 1970s-era Oconee Nuclear Station’s three reactor units into the 2050s. The application...

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...

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