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Hot Functional Testing Begins on Unit 4 at Vogtle Nuclear Plant
Georgia Power announced that hot functional testing for Unit 4 at the Vogtle nuclear power plant has begun, as the utility moves closer to bringing both reactors of the two-unit…
BWRX-300 Becomes First SMR to Clear Two Phases of Canadian Nuclear Design Review
GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 design has cleared the first two phases of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) Vendor Design Review (VDR) process, marking a first for a small…
X-energy and Dow Will Deploy a 320-MWe Xe-100 Nuclear Facility at Gulf Coast Site
X-energy will demonstrate its four-unit 320-MWe Xe-100 advanced nuclear reactor facility under the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) at a Dow site in the U.S. Gulf…
Biden Administration Pledges $1.2 Billion to Keep U.S. Nuclear Reactors Online
The Biden administration has pledged another $1.2 billion to help extend the operating life of older or distressed nuclear power plants, with Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm saying nuclear power is…
Vogtle 3 Reaches Initial Criticality, Marking Pivotal Nuclear Startup Milestone
Vogtle 3, one of two 1,117-MW Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactors Southern Nuclear Operating Co. is building in Georgia, has reached initial criticality. The event marks a pivotal milestone for the…
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Why Constellation Energy, a Nuclear-Heavy Giant, Is Primed for Power Futurity
Spun out of Exelon Corp. a year ago, Constellation Energy’s competitive generation and customer-facing energy businesses represent a new power company paradigm that conforms to decarbonization. But the company that today holds the largest nuclear fleet in the U.S. will still face a unique array of challenges.
El Salvador Sets Sights on Joining the ‘Nuclear Power Club’
El Salvador is taking steps to add nuclear power to the country’s energy mix, as the nation of about 6.5 million people looks to diversify its electric power generation fleet.…
Enel and Newcleo Agree to Partner on New Gen-IV Small Modular Reactors
The Enel Group and nuclear technology company newcleo signed an agreement under which they will work together on Generation-IV (Gen-IV) nuclear technology projects. Under the deal, Enel will collaborate with…
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NRC Approves Move to Keep Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Open
The Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in California can continue operating while Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) seeks a license renewal for the 2,300-MW facility that would extend its lifecycle.…
Novel UAMPS-NuScale SMR Nuclear Project Gains Participant Approval to Proceed to Next Phase
Despite a steep hike in the project cost estimate for the proposed 462-MWe Carbon-Free Power Project (CFPP), 26 of 27 public power entities have voted to continue development of the…
Vistra Expands Nuclear Portfolio in $3.4 Billion Deal for Energy Harbor
Texas-based energy company Vistra Corp. is adding to its nuclear power generation capacity. The group on March 6 announced it would buy Ohio-based Energy Harbor Corp. in a $3.4 billion…
Russia Ready to Bring Nuclear Power to Sri Lanka
Government officials in Sri Lanka said they will work with Russia to bring nuclear power to the country as part of its effort to increase the supply of electricity for…
America—and the World—Needs More Nuclear Power
Nuclear energy is making a comeback—at home in America and worldwide. The 118th Congress presents new opportunities to make sure America leads the world on this crucial clean energy technology. The drumbeat
Is a Nuclear Reactor Headed to the Heart of Your City?
It’s not uncommon for nuclear power plants to be sited relatively close to large metropolitan areas (within 50 miles, for example), after all, that is where the biggest loads are,…
Industry Press Releases
Ingersoll Rand® 2922 Series Pneumatic Impact Wrenches Combine Power, Durability, Savings

ENEC meets with Idaho National Laboratory experts to explore latest developments in advanced nuclear and clean energy technologies

Chevron Refreshes and Optimizes Grease Product Line

S&C Electric Company Expanding U.S. Manufacturing Operations to Meet North American Demand for Its Grid Resiliency Technologies

SNC-Lavalin Continues to Advance Romanian Nuclear Refurbishment with $65 Million Contract

GE Hitachi BWRX-300 Small Modular Reactor Achieves Pre-Licensing Milestone in Canada
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