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Nuclear


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

Belarus Plant Loads Fuel; Second Reactor Set for 2022

Russian energy officials said they have begun loading fuel into the first reactor at the new Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), while at the same time confirming plans for the…



PSEG to Return to Regulation, Will Divest 6.7-GW Fossil, Solar Fleet

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), New Jersey’s giant utility, has become the latest major U.S. power company to seek an exit from the competitive generation business.  In a statement attached…


First Criticality for First Chinese ACPR-1000 Nuclear Reactor at Tianwan

Unit 5 at the Tianwan nuclear power plant, an ACPR-1000 under construction in China’s Jiangsu province, achieved first criticality on July 27, said Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corp., the plant’s owner…


Group to Cities: Get Out of Nuclear Project While You Can

The Utah Taxpayers Association has urged cities and towns that have subscribed to the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) small modular reactor (SMR) project to withdraw from the venture…


How to Build an On-Time, On-Budget Nuclear Power Plant

Building a new nuclear power plant is challenging. Nuclear construction projects always seem to be behind schedule and over budget. Even in the late 1960s and early 1970s—arguably nuclear power’s…


POWER Digest [August 2020]

Utility Expects New Schedule for Olkiluoto 3 Reactor. Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) said it expects to soon receive the revised schedule from the Areva-Siemens consortium for the commissioning…