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Duke Energy's Nuclear Fleet Braves 2015 Cold Snap

In the Carolinas, the fruit trees are blooming and the official start of spring is here.  It’s easy to forget that just a month ago winter came in with a vengeance and tested the company’s power delivery system.  416 more words

Duke Energy

Listen In On Our Watts Bar Unit 2 Meeting with TVA

Jeanne Dion
Project Manager
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation

The NRC’s been closely observing the Tennessee Valley Authority’s work in completing Unit 2 at the… 267 more words

Nuclear Power Plant

Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant Shuts Down After Water Leak Detected

FRENCHTOWN TWP. (WWJ/AP) - DTE Energy Co. says it has shut down the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant after a water leak was detected within the dry well that encloses its reactor. 192 more words


Regulators: Indian Point Nuclear Plant Failed To Note Operator's Apnea

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Federal regulators on Tuesday said the owners of the Indian Point Energy Center in Westchester County failed to amend a nuclear reactor operator’s license when the man developed sleep apnea. 156 more words


Do locals benefit from industralization?

I’ve just heard something interesting from the French experiences, yesterday. Whether it was exaggerated or not, it is not important, but the idea is fundamentally correct and the impact has been very positive. 486 more words


Dry Cask Storage – The Basics

Michele Sampson
Chief, Spent Fuel Licensing Branch
Division of Spent Fuel Management

You may have read our recent Science 101 posts in which we explained the basics of nuclear fuel and what happens when it is taken out of the reactor. 695 more words