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Decommissioning


Balancing the Scales: Disparities in Decommissioning Practices for Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy

There have been historic initiatives within the U.S. to create a sustainable energy economy and to address major environmental concerns created by fossil fuels. The Inflation Reduction Act contains $369…


Essential Prep and Closeout of Demolition Projects—What Power Plant Owners Need to Know

Industrial demolition projects of any scale are complex undertakings that require much more than just knocking things down and cleaning them up. Quite the opposite, in fact. Demolition, including of…


Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Closes After 50 Years of Operation, Employees Leave with Pride
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After more than 50 years of operation, the Palisades nuclear power plant was taken offline for the final time on May 20. The station was scheduled to be permanently shut…


Jacobs Selected by TEPCO to Support Fukushima Clean-up

Framework to tackle environmental challenges at world’s most complex decommissioning site DALLAS – Jacobs (NYSE:J) was selected by Tokyo Electric Power Company Inc. (TEPCO) to support decommissioning of the Fukushima…


Accelerated Decommissioning of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station: A Progress Report

Holtec is decommissioning the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. The company has a fairly aggressive schedule that could see site restoration work completed in 2027. This article provides a current-day status…