2014 Articles

J-Power requests safety checks for nuclear MOX fuel project in Japan

12/16/2014

A company is the first to apply for safety checks at a nuclear power plant that is under construction in Japan.

Plant Vogtle new nuclear units celebrates a year of construction

12/16/2014

Georgia Power, Westinghouse and CB&I (NYSE: CBI) celebrated a year of progress at the Plant Vogtle expansion project in Georgia.

U.S. Congress OKs $345mn for MOX fabrication facility

12/16/2014

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) announced that the U.S. Congress has continued funding for the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility project located at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina.

NTE Carolinas signs PPA with Greenwood, SC

12/16/2014

NTE Carolinas has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the City of Greenwood, South Carolina, to provide the city with electricity using its Kings Mountain Energy Center.

PGE completes Tucannon River Wind Farm

12/16/2014

Portland General Electric Co. (NYSE:POR) announced its Tucannon River Wind Farm, located near Dayton, Washington, is in service.

Regulators to consider Ga. nuclear plant costs

12/16/2014

Utility regulators will continue their review of the costs of building a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia.

Iberdrola to build combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Massachusetts

12/16/2014

Iberdrola Engineering and Construction has been awarded a contract, by Footprint Power, to build a  674-MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) electric generating plant in Salem, Massachusetts.

Mississippi regulators OK small Entergy rate increase

12/16/2014

Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) will get a $16.2 million overall rate increase but many customers will see little or no difference in their monthly bills under a new rate plan approved Thursday by the Mississippi Public Service ...

Areva JV to supply instrumentation systems for Chinese nuclear projects

12/15/2014

A consortium of Areva and BRIC will supply the incore instrumentation for four ACPR-1000 nuclear reactors under construction in China.

Warren County power plant joins Dominion fleet

12/15/2014

A natural gas-fired plant in Warren County is joining Dominion Virginia Power's (NYSE: D) fleet.

EPA unveils SO2 scrubber-reliant haze plan for Texas

12/15/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new regional haze SO2 reduction requirements for Texas based on a series of presumed scrubber installations and scrubber upgrades on 14 coal-fired power plant units.

EPSA worries about impact of state CO2 plans on interstate markets

12/15/2014

As a representative for competitive generators, Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA) President and CEO John Shelk likes to say that his organization is “fuel neutral,” meaning that it does not play favorites among fuel...

Duke to repair leaky pipe at coal ash dump near Charlotte

12/15/2014

North Carolina environmental officials said Thursday that they have approved plans by Duke Energy to drain contaminated wastewater from a huge coal ash dump near Charlotte to repair a leaking pipe.

NY court says nuke plant exempt from state program

12/15/2014

The Indian Point nuclear power plant on the lower Hudson River is exempt from New York state's coastal management program, a midlevel state court has ruled.

Water leak found at Pennsylvania nuclear plant

12/15/2014

Operators of the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in central Pennsylvania say they have disconnected Unit One from the regional power grid after finding a small water leak inside the containment structure.

SCE chooses Holtec International to store San Onofre used nuclear fuel

12/15/2014

Southern California Edison (SCE) has awarded Holtec International a contract to store San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's used nuclear fuel in a robust underground facility.

$814K offered for projects after plant closes

12/15/2014

Five Windham County projects have been selected to receive $814,000 in grants after the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shuts down.

Tucson Electric acquires stake in Gila gas power plant

12/15/2014

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has acquired a portion of the output generated by the Gila River Power Station, a natural gas facility.

MAN Diesel & Turbo to deliver equipment to Caribbean Utilities

12/11/2014

MAN Diesel & Turbo SE (MDT), in a consortium with Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC), entered into an agreement with Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) to deliver and install two 18.5-MW 18V4...

Environmentalists seek wait on Callaway extension

12/11/2014

FULTON, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri environmental group is renewing its calls for federal regulators to delay issuing a 20-year extension for the Callaway County nuclear power plant until legal challenges regarding spent fuel ro...

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