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Turkey Point


NRC Issues First Subsequent License Renewals, Extends Nuclear Reactor Life to 80 Years
Nuclear reactor age

Marking a major milestone for the U.S. nuclear power sector, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has for the first time issued license renewals that authorize nuclear reactor operation beyond 60…


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…


Nuclear Milestones Confront Exelon, FPL, and TVA

Five nuclear projects—two old, one new, two planned—faced milestones this week as their owners confronted the realities of the U.S. nuclear market. Exelon Seeks Nuclear Support In Illinois, Exelon again warned…


Turkey Point Faces Lawsuit Over Cooling Canal Leaks

Two environmental groups on March 22 filed a notice of intent to sue Florida Power & Light (FPL) in federal court over leaks from the utility’s Turkey Point Nuclear Plant…


Nuclear Plant Deals with Water Shortage Emergency

On Aug. 28, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) approved an emergency order allowing Florida Power & Light (FPL) to divert water from the district’s L-31E Canal system to…