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DTE Energy's Fermi 2 nuclear power plant restarts after 33-day refueling and maintenance outage The Fermi 2 nuclear power plant resumed operation and synchronized to the DTE Energy electrical system at 7:11 p.m. on April 20, 2017, after completing a refueling and maintenance outage over the last 33 days.
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UK’s fusion experiment gets £21m boost to tackle exhaust challenge By EBR Staff Writer
A new fusion experiment in the UK to address the plasma exhaust issue in fusion energy development has been given a £21m boost from EUROfusion and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Power Generation > Nuclear > News NRC to Increase Oversight at Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will increase its oversight of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant following the finalization of an inspection finding involving deficient maintenance work on a safety-related relief valve.
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France to decommission 1.8GW Fessenheim nuclear power reactor by 2020
By EBR Staff Writer
The French government has issued a decree to stop electricity generation at its oldest nuclear power reactor, the 1.8GW Fessenheim by April 2020.
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James Fisher Nuclear Flying High with Sellafield Decommissioning
James Fisher Nuclear (JFN), part of James Fisher and Sons PLC, alongside partners WYG, took to the skies recently and made history with the first ever external Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) high resolution structural survey of a chimney stack within Sellafield’s high security chemical separation (SEP)active area.
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Joint statement: India-UK energy for growth partnership
India’s Minister for Power, New & Renewable Energy, Coal and Mines, Piyush Goyal, and the UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, took forward the commitment of their Prime Ministers for an enhanced Energy for Growth Partnership between the two countries.
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EDF delays plans to close 1.8GW Fessenheim nuclear plant in France
By EBR Staff Writer
French state-controlled utility EDF has delayed plans to close its ageing 1,840MW Fessenheim nuclear plant located in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in northeastern part of the country.
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Hitachi submits site license application for 2.7GW UK nuclear plant
By EBR Staff Writer
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi unit Horizon Nuclear Power is seeking site license approval from the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) for the proposed development of 2,700MW Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in North Wales, UK.
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Toshiba to acquire Engie’s 40% stake in UK nuclear plant venture
By EBR Staff Writer
Toshiba has announced that French utility Engie exercised its right to sell 40% stake in the British nuclear joint venture, NuGen, for about $139m.
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FirstEnergy resumes operations of Perry nuclear plant following refueling outage
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy, announced its Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, returned to service following completion of refueling and maintenance outage.
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Westinghouse wins UK approval for AP1000 reactor design
By EBR Staff Writer
Toshiba's Westinghouse Electric has won approval from the UK regulators for its AP1000 reactor design following completion of Generic Design Assessment (GDA).
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Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection in US
By EBR Staff Writer
Westinghouse Electric Company, and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates, has filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 with the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
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EDF secures consent to commence construction on $23bn Hinkley C nuclear project
By EBR Staff Writer
UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has granted consent to EDF for construction of £18bn ($23bn) Hinkley C nuclear power plant in Somerset.
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