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Evolution of Nuclear Power Continues with Operation of First EPR

Unit 1 at the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in China is the site of a milestone for nuclear technology. It also illustrates cooperation between France and China, using the lessons…


Extended Power Uprate Is a Winning Strategy for Nuclear Plant

The Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant completed an extended power uprate (EPU) that increased the total capacity of the facility’s three units by about 465 MW. The addition is an important…


Evolutionary Triumph: China’s First ACPR1000

Completion of the first ACPR1000 reactor at Yangjiang 5 within a mere 58 months marks a major achievement for China’s lengthy efforts to commercialize the first-of-its-kind 1,000-MW evolutionary third-generation nuclear…


Competitive Advantages: Power Plant Wins with Low Fuel Costs, High Efficiency

The cost of fuel is one of the most important factors affecting power plant profitability, but flexibility and efficiency are also vitally important to success. One impressive new plant in…


Power to the People—Family Approach Supports Plant’s Positive Impact

Dominion Energy’s Greensville County Power Station is noted for its efficient performance and its strict emissions limits, and its workers also contribute to its success. There are many adjectives to…


Almost No Heat Is Wasted at This Highly Efficient German CHP Facility

This modern Bavarian factory produces 105,000 tons of wood pellets, enough to heat tens of thousands of homes. To help manufacture them, it integrates a uniquely designed combined heat and…