Related Topic: USA

Nuclear aids New England energy security, say governors 

Nuclear aids New England energy security, say governors 

The governors of five states in the USA's New England region have called on the regional grid operator to evaluate incentives for nuclear energy, among other affordable, clean and secure energy options.

Nuclear Policies 15 August 2018


NRC clears centrifuge plant decommissioning plan

NRC clears centrifuge plant decommissioning plan

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has completed its final environmental assessment of the decommissioning plan for Centrus Energy Corporation's Lead Centrifuge Facility in Piketon, Ohio, with a finding of No Significant Impact.

Waste & Recycling 15 August 2018


Public to comment on Hanford tunnel work

Public to comment on Hanford tunnel work

Washington State's Department of Ecology has launched a 45-day public comment period on whether to allow the US Department of Energy to fill a radioactive waste-containing tunnel at the Hanford site with grout.

Waste & Recycling 14 August 2018


US agencies working on critical plantlist

US agencies working on critical plant list

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is working with the US Department of Defense, the Department of Energy and the National Security Council to identify power plants that are "critical" to the nation's power grid.
 

Nuclear Policies 10 August 2018


Progress at Vogtle, but cost forecast rises

Progress at Vogtle, but cost forecast rises

Georgia Power has announced that Southern Nuclear has made "significant progress" on construction of units 3 and 4 of the Vogtle nuclear power plant, but its share of the project has risen from USD7.3 billion to USD8.4 billion.

New Nuclear 09 August 2018


Wolf Creek selects Orano for dry storage services

Wolf Creek selects Orano for dry storage services

Orano TN will design, construct and commission an interim used fuel storage facility at the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Kansas, USA, under a contract signed with the plant's operator.

Waste & Recycling 03 August 2018


Vermont Yankee used fuel transfer complete

Vermont Yankee used fuel transfer complete

The transfer of all the used fuel from the storage pool at Entergy Corporation's shut-down Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to an on-site dry storage facility has been completed.

Waste & Recycling 03 August 2018


First nuclear plant visit for Perry

First nuclear plant visit for Perry

Nuclear is one of the USA's most reliable - and cleanest - sources of baseload power, Rick Perry said on his first visit to a nuclear power plant since becoming Secretary of Energy in 2017.

Nuclear Policies 03 August 2018


Westinghouse emerges from Chapter 11

Westinghouse emerges from Chapter 11

Brookfield has completed its purchase of Westinghouse Electric Company from Japan's Toshiba Corp, marking Westinghouse's exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as a restructured company.

Corporate 02 August 2018


Connecticut regulators revise zero-carbon RFP

Connecticut regulators revise zero-carbon RFP

Dominion Energy has welcomed a decision by Connecticut regulators to redefine the "at risk" time period in its request for proposals for zero carbon resources, issued on 31 July.

Nuclear Policies 02 August 2018