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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...

Entergy, Holtec seek accelerated license transfer for closing, decommissioning Palisades nuclear plant

Entergy Corp. wants to transfer its federal license for a Michigan nuclear power plant quickly after its shutdown and defueling within two years. Affiliates of...

Canada forges ahead with nuclear small modular reactor action plan

Canada is stepping full-square into advancing small modular reactor technologies in the near future. Noting carbon-free nuclear's role in future emissions reduction goals, Natural Resources...

Georgia Power receives first nuclear fuel for Vogtle Unit 3

The first nuclear fuel shipment has arrived to supply Unit 3 at the newly expanded Vogtle power plant in Georgia. Georgia Power reported receiving the...

NRC approves Three Mile Island Unit 2 license transfer to radioactive waste disposal company

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved transfer of the license for Three Mile Island Unit 2 to complete decommissioning of the infamous, damaged...

GE Hitachi Nuclear small modular nuclear reactor gains early NRC safety approval

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a final safety evaluation report for the BWRX-300 small modular reactor design (SMR). The NRC move is a...
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Idaho National Laboratory, University of Illinois and Ultra Safe Nuclear Co. collaborate on advanced...

Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. (USNC) established partnerships with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to build and test the...

Fluor joins with Sargent & Lundy on design for NuScale’s nuclear SMR plants

Two major energy engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firms will collaborate on marketing and design services for future nuclear small modular reactor (SMR) power...

Ontario Power Generation announces resumption of path toward small modular nuclear reactors at Darlington...

A Canadian power generator has received both praise and criticism for its recently announced plan to resume progress toward building three prototype small modular...

This week’s POWERGEN+ offers insights and promises of nuclear, hydrogen, CHP and microgrids

Renewable energy is touted for its low or no-carbon qualities, and rightly so. But baseload power offers plenty of low and no-carbon options for the future...

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