COVID-19 Threatens Outages Scheduled at 97% of U.S. Nuclear Sites in 2020

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:54 +0000

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Challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. nuclear industry has asked the Trump administration to ensure nuclear workers, suppliers, and vendors will have access to nuclear plants and personal protective equipment (PPE) during the 2020 spring and fall refueling outage seasons and beyond. All but two of the nation’s nuclear sites had scheduled planned outages  […]

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Electricity Demand Decreases Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:06:23 +0000

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A study published by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) shows peak demand and energy use decreased as much as 21% in some areas as a result of actions taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The report—COVID-19 Bulk System Impacts: Demand Impacts and Operational and Control Center Practices—was released on March 27. It reviews […]

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POWER Coverage of the Coronavirus Disease COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:33:25 +0000

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The world is currently under siege by a novel coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19, which has disrupted our entire way of life. Nearly all gatherings of more than a handful of people have been postponed or canceled. A few countries, and even some states, have enacted complete lockdowns of their citizens, with exceptions for only […]

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POWER Coverage of Coronavirus COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:33:25 +0000

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The world is currently under siege by the coronavirus COVID-19, which has disrupted our entire way of life. Nearly all gatherings of more than a handful of people have been postponed or canceled. A few countries, and even some states, have enacted complete lockdowns of their citizens, with exceptions for only the most vital services. […]

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POWER Coverage of Coronavirus COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:33:25 +0000

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The world is currently under siege by the coronavirus COVID-19, which has disrupted our entire way of life. Nearly all gatherings of more than a handful of people have been postponed or canceled. A few countries, and even some states, have enacted complete lockdowns of their citizens, with exceptions for only the most vital services. […]

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COVID-19 Threatens Outages Scheduled at 97% of U.S. Nuclear Plants in 2020

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:43:54 +0000

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Challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. nuclear industry has asked the Trump administration to ensure nuclear workers, suppliers, and vendors will have access to nuclear plants and personal protective equipment (PPE) during the 2020 spring and fall refueling outage seasons and beyond. In a March 20 letter to Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, Nuclear Energy […]

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Oklo Submits First Non-LWR Combined License Application to NRC

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:17:20 +0000

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Oklo, developer of the 1.5-MW Aurora micro-reactor, has submitted the first-ever combined license application (COLA) for an advanced non-light water reactor (LWR) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The move formalizes the start of a new era for nuclear regulation in the U.S. The Silicon Valley company, which last year received a first-of-its-kind site use […]

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Oklo Submits First Non-LWR Combined and Operation License to NRC

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:17:20 +0000

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Oklo, developer of the 1.5-MW Aurora micro-reactor, has submitted the first-ever combined operating license application (COLA) for an advanced non-light water reactor (LWR) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The move formalizes the start of a new era for nuclear regulation in the U.S. The Silicon Valley company, which last year received a first-of-its-kind site […]

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Banks Invest in Coal, Gas Projects Despite Pushback

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 04:23:03 +0000

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A new report from a half-dozen environmental groups says global banks financed $2.7 trillion of fossil fuel projects from December 2015, when the Paris Agreement on climate was reached, through year-end 2019. The report said funding for such projects has increased in each of the past four years. “Banking on Climate Change 2020,” published March […]

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