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Vogtle Unit 3 generates electricity and connects to the grid

Vogtle Unit 3 generates electricity and connects to the grid Georgia Power said the generator at its Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear facility generated electricity for the first time on April 1, and the unit successfully synchronized and connected to the electric grid. At Vogtle Unit 4, nuclear operators began hot functional testing in March.

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Browns Ferry nuclear reactor back in service with a new main generator

Browns Ferry nuclear reactor back in service with a new main generator TVA’s Browns Ferry Unit 2 successfully synced to the grid in late March following a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. The unit is prepped for a two-year cycle of operation. Upgrades made during the outage included replacing Unit 2’s main generator.

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Minnesota nuclear plant to restart in next week after leak repair – spokesperson

Minnesota nuclear plant to restart in next week after leak repair – spokesperson A Minnesota nuclear power plant owned by Xcel Energy Inc will be restarted in the next week after being shut down due to a leak at the plant, a company spokesperson said on Tuesday. The Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant was fully powered

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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Announces Review of Power Plant Design for Small Modular Reactors

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Announces Review of Power Plant Design for Small Modular Reactors – Environmental and Energy Brief The Biden administration has voiced strong support for commercial nuclear energy as an essential element of the President’s goal of achieving  “clean” electricity by 2035 and net-zero emissions by 2050. Last week, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC

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TVA’s next-gen small nuclear reactor will open at Clinch River site in Oak Ridge

TVA’s next-gen small nuclear reactor will open at Clinch River site in Oak Ridge The Tennessee Valley Authority will not be building its next generation of nuclear plants alone. TVA announced today it is entering into an agreement with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Ontario Power Generation in Canada and Synthos Green Energy in Poland to

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The dangerous business of dismantling America’s aging nuclear plants

The dangerous business of dismantling America’s aging nuclear plants FORKED RIVER, N.J. – The new owner took over the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in 2019, promising to dismantle one of the nation’s oldest nuclear plants at minimal cost and in record time. Then came a series of worrisome accidents. One worker was struck by

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EDF’s Scottish nuclear power plant Hunterston B to close after 46 years

EDF’s Scottish nuclear power plant Hunterston B to close after 46 years LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) – EDF’s (EDF.PA) Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland will close on Friday after some 46 years of operation, the company said. Britain’s nuclear power plants can supply around 20% of the country’s electricity demand, but around half

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Union leader’s jobs warning as nuclear plant closes down

Union leader’s jobs warning as nuclear plant closes down A leading trade union has warned that the Scottish government’s opposition to nuclear energy is costing jobs and investment, and called for funding to support a new generation of small reactors. The warning from GMB leader Gary Smith comes amid confirmation that Scotland’s nuclear power generation

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