Nuclear

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

Global Monitor (November 2007)
Global Monitor (November 2007)

NRG applies for first COL This September, NRG Energy Inc. and South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Co. filed the first-ever combined construction and operating license (COL) application with the U.S. Nuclear…



Focus on O&M (November 2007)
Focus on O&M (November 2007)

SYSTEM RELIABILITY The NERC auditors are coming The persons responsible for reliability (responsible entities) at utilities and other participants in the U.S./Canadian bulk power industry are preparing to have their companies’ compliance…


Fermi 2 Power Plant, Newport, Michigan
Fermi 2 Power Plant, Newport, Michigan

The 1,150-MW Fermi 2 Power Plant, located on the shore of Lake Erie, consists of a single operating unit based on the GE boiling water reactor design. The plant entered…


Nuclear plants: Something old, something new
Nuclear plants: Something old, something new

The recent restart of Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA's) Brown's Ferry Unit 1 following a five-year renovation brings to 104 the number of nuclear plants operating in the U.S. Their 100…