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Nuclear


Nuclear power plant design, licensing, construction, operation and maintenance, refueling, and uprating.

Fuel Loading Only Major Milestone Left for Vogtle Unit 3 Nuclear Project

Tom Fanning, CEO of Southern Company, reported during the company’s earnings call on July 29 that hot functional testing (HFT) had been completed on Vogtle Unit 3, and that the…



Exelon Set to Decommission Illinois Nuclear Plants

Exelon Generation has filed plans to decommission its Dresden and Byron nuclear power plants in Illinois, citing a lack of action from state lawmakers on clean energy legislation that would…


FirstEnergy Federally Charged in Ohio Nuclear Bailout Scheme

Facing a federal charge for honest services wire fraud in a corruption case related to the billion-dollar nuclear plant bailout in Ohio, FirstEnergy Corp. has agreed to abide by the…


Progress on Kairos Power’s Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstration Project

Leaders in Tennessee and officials from Kairos Power announced last week that a privately funded project to establish a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak…


German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely…


El Dabaa First of ‘Several’ Nuclear Reactors for Egypt

Construction of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant is moving forward, and a government official said the country plans to build "several" more reactors "in various regions" to help support economic…