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Indian Point Unit 2 Will Shut Down April 30

One of the two remaining operating reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, New York, will close for good on April 30, shutting down early as part of…


EPRI Training Courses Support Nuclear Plant Operations

The Turkey Point nuclear generating facility in Florida in December 2019 became the first U.S. nuclear plant to receive authorization from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to extend its operating life…


NRC to Consider COVID-19 Exemptions for Nuclear Plant Work-Hour Controls

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on March 28 told industry that it is prepared to grant requests from individual nuclear generators for exemptions from work-hour controls specified in its rules…


GE Achieves Battery-Enabled Blackstart of Heavy Duty Gas Turbine

General Electric (GE) has for the first time achieved blackstart of a GE heavy-duty gas turbine using battery energy storage. The company announced on Feb. 26 it completed black start…


Power Plant Emissions Down Substantially in U.S. Since 1990
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Power plant SO2 and NOx emissions have decreased 92% and 84%, respectively, since Congress passed major amendments to the Clean Air Act in 1990. Meanwhile, mercury air emissions from power…