Nuclear

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April 8, 2013

As the world waits to see what happens with North Korea this week, I began to wonder about the security of the power system around the world.

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March 12, 2013

The Energy Department has issued a new funding opportunity announcement to help U.S. industry design and certify innovative small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs).

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March 4, 2013

To those people who have been in the industry for 12 years, it may seem that little has changed. However, for me, it seems more has changed than you may realize.

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February 25, 2013

The Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator has concluded the shutdown and retirement of Kewaunee Power Station in northeastern Wisconsin will not affect the reliability of the regional electric transmission system.

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October 30, 2012

With the brunt of Hurricane Sandy now past the eastern seaboard, Entergy's Indian Point Energy Center and James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in New York, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Vermont have all safely weathered the storm.

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October 22, 2012

Dominion said it plans to close and decommission its Kewaunee Power Station in Carlton, Wis., after the company was unable to find a buyer for the 556-megawatt nuclear facility.

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October 16, 2012

Louisville Gas and Electric Co. announced that it expects to shut down the three coal units at the Cane Run Generating Station eight months earlier than originally planned.

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October 9, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC for two radiological incidents that occurred at the Idaho National Laboratory in 2011 that violated the Department’s nuclear safety and radiation protection regulations.

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October 1, 2012

 No other industry has done so well and gotten its hopes up so many times only to get periodically kicked in the gut.