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NEI highlights Ginna benefits

Nuclear Policies

08 May 2015

Ginna_(Exelon)_48The state of New York will face losses of $358 million per year in economic benefits and residents will face higher electricity bills if the RE Ginna nuclear power plant is forced to close, the US Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has told state regulators.

UK collaboration to promote nuclear careers

New Nuclear

29 April 2015

NI, NSAN and IChemE agreement - April 2015 (Anna Saverimuttu)Three nuclear skills-related organization - the Nuclear Institute, National Skills Academy Nuclear and the Institution of Chemical Engineers - have teamed up to promote careers in the UK's nuclear energy industry.

US nuclear plants celebrate performance

Corporate

17 April 2015

Turkey_Point_(NRC-FPL)_48Latest reliability and safety indicators for US nuclear power plants continue a pattern of consistently high results dating back more than ten years, according to the US Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI). Meanwhile, an NEI study has shown that Florida's nuclear plants contribute over $1.4 billion per year to the state's economy.

Nuclear associations sign climate declaration

Energy and Environment

06 May 2015

Nuclear for Climate declaration signing 48More than three dozen societies for nuclear professionals around the world have signed the 'Nuclear for Climate' declaration, calling for nuclear energy to be recognized for its contribution towards combatting climate change.

NEI urges US to keep sight of nuclear

Energy and Environment

23 April 2015

As the US administration releases the first instalment of an ongoing program to draw up a roadmap for the country's future energy policy, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) is urging the Department of Energy to include the electricity generation portfolio - especially nuclear energy - in its long-term planning.

USA explores waste options alongside Yucca

Waste and Recycling

25 March 2015

A new Department of Energy initiative on radioactive waste disposal could "finally bring some progress the nation's long-neglected nuclear waste management policy," said Marv Fertel, the head of US trade body the Nuclear Energy Institute.