Nuclear Energy
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6/22/2018

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.

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6/22/2018

The Indian Point nuclear plant is operating safely, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday. The plant is scheduled to end operations in 2021.

6/22/2018

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.

6/22/2018

Nuclear Development has hired SNC-Lavalin for engineering work on the unfinished nuclear reactor at the Bellefonte site in Alabama.

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Nuclear Development, SNC-Lavalin
6/22/2018

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%.

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US
6/22/2018

Martin Vial of French state holding company APE said Electricite de France will not be divided into a nuclear business and another for other assets.

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6/21/2018

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.

6/21/2018

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.

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6/21/2018

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.

6/21/2018

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.