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A Decade of Turmoil: How Nuclear and Coal Have Struggled to Survive
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The past 10 years have been filled with trials and tribulations for both the nuclear and coal power industries. From accidents to plant closures there has been little to cheer…


Alaska’s Only Nuclear Plant Will Be Decommissioned

It’s been nearly 50 years since Alaska’s only nuclear power plant was in service. Nonetheless, the site has continued to be a hub of activity off and on over the…


Fort Calhoun May Close by Year End, Joining List of Premature Nuclear Power Plant Retirements

Fort Calhoun Station (FCS) appears to be the next in a string of nuclear plants that have ceased operations or plan to retire as a result of difficult economics. Tim…


Two Units Retiring Early at Swedish Nuclear Power Plant

OKG, owner and operator of the three-unit Oskarshamn nuclear power plant on Sweden’s east coast, announced on Oct. 14 that it would permanently shut down Units 1 and 2 at…


Ignalina: Decommissioning Chernobyl’s Big Sister

This is a web supplement to “Riding Off into the Sunset: Nuclear Decontamination and Decommissioning Update,” appearing in the July 2015 issue of POWER.   The Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant…