nuclear power

Derecho Damage Results in Early Retirement of Duane Arnold Nuclear Power Plant

The Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC, Figure 1)—a 615-MW nuclear power plant located in Palo, Iowa—will reportedly not restart after high winds caused extensive damage to the station’s cooling towers.…

License Renewals Could Modernize U.S. Nuclear; Supply Base Will Need to Keep Pace

Nuclear power plants approaching license expiration are faced with three options: obtain initial license renewal to continue operations (nine U.S. units have not yet received an extension of their initial…

U.S. Bank Set to Lift Ban on Supporting Nuclear Power

A government-run development bank is expected to end its ban on investment in nuclear energy, a move that could allow U.S. companies to take a greater role in foreign nuclear…

Three Big Players Work Together on Bulgarian Nuclear Plant

Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom is working with Paris-based Framatome and GE Steam Power, which is headquartered in the U.S., to secure contracts to construct the Belene nuclear power…

With Vogtle Completion in Sight, Southern Company Targets Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

Fresh off the announcement that the final module for Vogtle Unit 3 was placed at the nuclear expansion project in Georgia, Southern Company said on May 27 that it was…