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German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely…


USNC’s MMR Project Becomes First SMR in Canada to Enter Formal Licensing Phase 

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp.’s (USNC’s) 5-MWe (15 MWth) Micro Modular Reactor (MMR) has entered formal licensing review with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) as part of its proposed project…


Stranded Nuclear Asset Provides Opportunity for Seawater Pumped Storage

The closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in 2013 left a stranded coastal asset. However, the existing transmission infrastructure, site control, and geographic topology make it an ideal…


Last Major Module Received at Vogtle Nuclear Site
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The final major module needed to construct Vogtle Units 3 and 4—the only new commercial nuclear power units currently under construction in the U.S.—has arrived at the site near Waynesboro,…


Pressure Mounts as Legislators Try to Save Nuclear Plants
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Time is winding down for lawmakers interested in enacting legislation to save the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear plant. That message was amplified on April 5 when Exelon Corp. filed…