GE, Siemens, Utilities Take Hits From Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 17:03:05 +0000

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U.S. power plant operators continue to change procedures at their facilities, including pushing back scheduled maintenance, due to lockdowns and quarantines associated with the coronavirus pandemic. The changes are impacting companies such as General Electric (GE) and Siemens, which are major service providers to power plants, at a time when these global companies already are […]

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Seven Nuclear Plants Get COVID-19–Related NRC Work-Hour Exemptions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 13:49:08 +0000

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To help nuclear generators manage worker fatigue amid the intensifying COVID-19 pandemic, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has so far granted individually requested exemptions from work-hour controls to seven U.S. nuclear power plants. As described by NRC Director of Nuclear Reactor Regulation Ho Nieh in March 28 letters sent to at least three industry leaders, […]

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Three More Nuclear Plant Owners Will Demonstrate Hydrogen Production

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 23:55:08 +0000

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FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), Xcel Energy, and Arizona Public Service (APS) will demonstrate hydrogen production at three nuclear plants they own starting in 2020 and 2021. The projects, selected as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy’s Advanced Reactor Development Project funding pathway, aim to improve long-term competitiveness of the nuclear sector […]

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Digital Tools Help Increase Output, Reduce Costs at Palo Verde

Palo Verde is the largest nuclear-generating site in the U.S. It has three of the five largest nuclear units in the country, with each pressurized water reactor licensed at almost 4,000 MWth. Like many plants

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