July 25, 2024

Diablo Canyon Power Plant

American Nuclear Society
9th Circuit Upholds NRC Decision on Diablo Canyon
PG&E's plans to extend the life of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant through 2030 remain on track after a federal appellate court rejected environmental groups’ petition challenging an exemption to the license application deadline.
FERC, NRC Examine State of the Nuclear Industry
FERC and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission convened a joint meeting to looking into issues of common interest, including the rollout of advanced reactors and grid reliability.
The Breakthrough Institute
Diablo Canyon Secures $1.1B DOE Award to Support Operations
The 2,200-MW PG&E plant will be the first recipient of federal funds being made available to shore up operations at U.S. nuclear plants that face imminent closure.
California PUC Votes to Extend Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant 5 Years
The California PUC approved extending operations at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant through 2030.
NRC OKs Exemption to Keep Diablo Canyon Running During License Renewal
Citing reliability concerns, the NRC OK'd a request to keep Diablo Canyon Power Plant's two reactors running past their license expirations in 2024 and 2025.
DOE Opens IIJA Nuclear Credit Program to Recently Closed Plants
A closed nuclear plant in Michigan could be eligible for federal funding to reopen under new guidelines for the 2nd round of the Civil Nuclear Credit Program.
PG&E Must Seek New Diablo Canyon License
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission told PG&E it would have to file a new application to keep the state's last nuclear plant operating beyond 2025.
DOE Grants PG&E $1B for Diablo Canyon Extension
The Energy Department awarded PG&E more than $1 billion to keep California's last nuclear plant operating beyond its planned retirement for grid reliability.
California Legislature Passes Climate, Energy Bills
On the last night of the legislative session, lawmakers passed bills to extend the life of Diablo Canyon and increase GHG reduction and clean energy targets.
Diablo Canyon Extension Effort Gears up
The movement to keep PG&E's Diablo Canyon nuclear plant open 10 years past its planned retirement date in 2025 has gained momentum and essential support.

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