Replacing heavy equipment is one way utilities can extend the life and increase the reliability of their existing nuclear plants. As part of investing in its Callaway Energy Center, Ameren Missouri worked with AREVA Inc. to replace the reactor vessel closure head (RVCH) during a scheduled outage in fall 2014.
In the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant accident in Japan, Bruce Power, the world's largest operating nuclear facility, performed in-depth analysis of its operations and safety programs.
As the number of both union and non-union craft workers continues to shrink, the nuclear power industry must lean heavily on strategic partners to help find qualified and effective workers.
Dismantling a nuclear power plant is a job that takes time, something EnergySolutions knows all too well.
Regulators in the UAE approved construction of the plant July 17. All photos courtesy of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corportation.
The Tennessee Valley Authority in April provided an update on the progress of construction at the Watts Bar 2 nuclear power plant near Spring City, Tenn.
Magnox's two-unit, 434 MW Oldbury power station, considered to be the world's oldest operating nuclear power station, ceased generation at 11 a.m. on Feb. 29, 2012.
The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant near the Tennessee River in Alabama has three General Electric boiling water reactors that have a maximum total capacity of 3,440 MW that amount to roughly 10 percent of the utility’s total generation. Operational since 1974, Browns Ferry is TVA’s first nuclear power plant.