FPL, NextEra sue NEI, allege extortion, retaliation

February 12, 2018 0

Florida Power & Light and its parent, NextEra Energy, have quit as members of the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) trade group – pulling their $3 million annual membership dues, saying being a member was harmful to their interests.

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Power generation from natgas climbs in 2018, 2019: EIA

February 8, 2018 0

The share of U.S. total utility-scale electricity generation from natural gas-fired power plants to rise from 32% in 2017, to 33% in 2018, and to 34% in 2019, the Energy Information Administration projects in its just-released Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO).

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NPP Oyster Creek to close early

February 5, 2018 0

Exelon Generation announced last week it will close the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant (NPP) in New Jersey this October – after Exelon had agreed with state regulators to shut the single-reactor plant by Jan. 1, 2020.

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U.S. utility commissioners call for action on used nuke fuel

February 2, 2018 0

Two decades after the deadline passed for the U.S. government to start accepting nuclear waste for disposal, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) wants lawmakers to support funding for the review process for the Yucca Mountain repository license application.

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EDF eyes gradual reactor shut down from 2029

February 2, 2018 0

French utility EDF plans to run its 58-reactor fleet in France until they complete a 50-year lifetime, before starting a gradual shut down in 2029 forwards, said EDF’s head of nuclear generation Philippe Sasseigne.

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