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US, Canadian supply chain organizations team up


19 July 2016

OCI-USNIC MOU - 48US and Canadian nuclear supply chain organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation. The US Nuclear Infrastructure Council and the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries will investigate projects in which their members can collaborate.

Exelon ready to make investment in New York plants


14 July 2016

FitzPatrick_(Entergy)_48Entergy is discussing a potential sale of the James A Fitzpatrick nuclear power plant to Exelon, offering the possibility of keeping the single-unit plant in operation beyond 2017. Exelon has confirmed that it will invest millions of dollars to keep Fitzpatrick and its other nuclear power plants in upstate New York in operation if a support mechanism proposed by the New York State Department of Public Service last week is approved.

Nuclear is strategic imperative for USA, says NEI

Nuclear Policies

11 July 2016

Preserving existing nuclear capacity and preparing to build large amounts of new nuclear capacity in the next decade are strategic imperatives for the USA, the Nuclear Energy Institute has told the US Department of Energy.

Bellefonte auction announced


18 July 2016

Bellefonte_(TVA)_48A two-stage auction process is to be used to complete the sale of the Bellefonte nuclear power plant site, the company appointed by the Tennessee Valley Authority to manage the sale has announced. The sale is expected to be completed by October.

New York State sets out subsidy proposals

Energy and Environment

12 July 2016

The New York Department of Public Service has put forward a proposal to help preserve New York's upstate nuclear power plants by valuing their zero-emissions attributes based on the social cost of carbon. The department estimates that the state will realize $5 billion in benefits in the first two years alone if the proposal is implemented.

Sheffield Forgemasters and NuScale collaborate on SMRs

New Nuclear

08 July 2016

NuScale module (NuScale) 13x48Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd and NuScale have announced they will work together to develop the manufacturing techniques required for the future deployment of small modular reactors in the UK.