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Nuclear


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

Nuclear Agency Provides Equipment to Detect, Battle Virus

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on April 2 said it is dispatching a first batch of equipment to more than 40 countries, designed to enable a nuclear-derived technique to…


Energy Groups Supply Gear, Donate Millions to Fight COVID-19

Energy companies and equipment suppliers to the power generation industry have been at the forefront of efforts to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Utilities have suspended shutoffs of services to customers…


COVID-19 May Delay Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

Southern Co. in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 1 said the COVID-19 pandemic “could disrupt or delay construction, testing, supervisory and support activities” at…


THE BIG PICTURE (Infographic): U.S. Nuclear Lifetimes

The U.S. has 96 licensed-to-operate nuclear power reactors and two reactors under construction. But the average age of the nation’s 96 licensed nuclear units is about 39 years old. That…


EPRI Training Courses Support Nuclear Plant Operations

The Turkey Point nuclear generating facility in Florida in December 2019 became the first U.S. nuclear plant to receive authorization from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to extend its operating life…


ELECTRIC POWER Conference Postponed

The world has become a very different place over the past few months with the outbreak of a new coronavirus—COVID-19. The virus has forced travel bans and literal lockdowns in…