April 17, 2024

Nuclear Power

Constellation Energy
Constellation CEO: Nuclear PTC Could Extend Reactors’ Life to 80 Years
Constellation says the IRA's tax credits for nuclear could boost its profits by $100 million per year and help extend the life of its reactors to 80 years.
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PJM Hit With $140K Penalty for NERC Violations
PJM will pay $140,000 to ReliabilityFirst as part of a settlement for violations of NERC reliability standards at several facilities, including 2 nuclear sites.
Constellation Energy Group
Megawatt-scale Demonstration Project Yields First Pink Hydrogen
Nine Mile Point Nuclear Plant became the first in the nation to generate its own hydrogen, Constellation and DOE announced.
Georgia Power
Vogtle 3 Activation Delayed Again for Safety Concerns
Southern Co. said that Unit 3 at Vogtle nuclear plant in Ga. suffered yet another delay and is not expected to come online until at least the second quarter.
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NY Considers Role for New Nuclear Generation
N.Y. could reduce its decarbonization costs by $1.1 billion if forecasts of lower cost advanced nuclear reactors are realized, the Climate Action Council heard.
Vistra’s Generation Produces During Texas Summer
Vistra said its generation fleet provided 96% commercial availability during Texas’ record-breaking summer, helping smooth the volatility of fuel prices.
A Nuclear Renaissance in the Making?
The Atlantic Council, working with the U.S. Nuclear Industry Council, webcast an 8-hour live program featuring more than 30 speakers in a half-dozen panels.
Michigan House OKs Nuclear Feasibility Study
Alarmed by the closing of the Palisades nuclear plant, Michigan lawmakers voted to require a study on the future feasibility of nuclear power in the state.
U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
TVA Board Nominees Back Renewable Power, Affordability
Biden-appointed nominees to the TVA board stressed affordable rates and a robust renewable portfolio for the federal utility at their confirmation hearings.
NRC Finds Cybersecurity Deficient at Davis-Besse
NRC ruled that the Davis-Besse nuclear plant in northwest Ohio violated cybersecurity rules and ordered owner Energy Harbor to develop new procedures.

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