A European Pressurized Reactor in China's Guangdong province, the first of its kind, will connect to the external power grid next month and be fully operational in the third quarter.
The Indian Point nuclear plant is operating safely, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday. The plant is scheduled to end operations in 2021.
Triad National Security won an Energy Department contract to manage the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Lab safety culture is a key part of the contract.
Nuclear Development has hired SNC-Lavalin for engineering work on the unfinished nuclear reactor at the Bellefonte site in Alabama.
BP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2018 report shows that Japan's consumption of nuclear power increased 64.9% in 2017, greater than any other country. Japan's use of nuclear power was 1.1% of the global total, compared with the US' 32.1%.
The Department of Energy has given Excelsior College a $245,000 grant to purchase a simulator that re-creates conditions at a generic pressurized water reactor. The grant was one of 18 given to institutes of higher education.
The Senate voted 87-9 to appropriate $15 million for recycling spent naval fuel for use at advanced nuclear reactors. The amendment is part of an energy-and-water bill.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a July 17 public hearing on the planned shutdown of Exelon's Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in Lacey Township, N.J. The shutdown is scheduled for October.
The Nuclear Energy Institute has honored South Texas Project employees for a safety improvement that was approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and saved about $43 million.
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