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NRC Dramatically Reconsiders SLR Approvals, Sets New Conditions for Nuclear Life Extensions

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission  (NRC) in a dramatic reversal on Feb. 24 threw out a key environmental review that staff applied to subsequent license renewal (SLR) approvals for units at…


Exelon’s Peach Bottom Nuclear Plant Licensed for 80 Years—Will It Make It?
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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted a 20-year license extension for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Units 2 and 3. The extension authorizes the two reactors—both of which began…


Dominion Files to Extend Operations at Surry Nuclear Plant to 80 Years

Dominion Energy has filed an application to extend the operating licenses for two 45-year-old nuclear reactors at the Surry Power Station through 2052 and 2053—when they will be 80 years…


TOP PLANT: Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Delta, Pennsylvania
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Owner/operator: Exelon Generation and PSEG Nuclear/Exelon Generation When decision-makers choose to increase the maximum output of a nuclear power plant through an uprate, it sets in motion a process that…


POWER Digest

Exelon Completes Peach Bottom Reactor Uprate. An extended power uprate (EPU), begun in 2009 to increase the output from the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station by 270 MW, was completed…