Seven Nuclear Plants Get COVID-19–Related NRC Work-Hour Exemptions

To help nuclear generators manage worker fatigue amid the intensifying COVID-19 pandemic, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has so far granted individually requested exemptions from work-hour controls to seven U.S.…

THE BIG PICTURE: Abandoned Nuclear

This month's THE BIG PICTURE infographic is accompanied by an interactive map. For more, visit: https://www.powermag.com/interactive-map-abandoned-nuclear-power-projects/

THE BIG PICTURE: Abandoned Nuclear Power Projects (Interactive Map)

Increasing uncertainties concerning low forecasted load; construction financing constraints and reversals; state certification hurdles; and challenges to nuclear profitability posed by the growing share of coal plants beset the nuclear…