EDF Energy, the UK arm of utility group EDF, said Friday it has been granted one-year capacity agreements from Oct. 2021 to Sept. 2022 at a rate of £8.40 ($11.61) per kilowatt (kW), Kallanish Energy learns.
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.
Russia and Argentina signed Tuesday a deal worth up $250 million for the exploration and mining of uranium in the South American nation, through Rosatom’s Canadian arm, Uranium One, Kallanish Energy reports.
The “bomb cyclone” weather event in early January resulted in record levels of U.S. natural gas demand and elevated wholesale natural gas and power prices around the country, the Energy Information Administration reports.
The U.S. nuclear industry in 2018 must keep its domestic reactors operating, demonstrate it can build new plants, and pave the way for advanced reactors, the Nuclear Energy Institute's (NEI) John Kotek told the U.S. Energy Association's “State of the Energy Forum,” on Jan. 18.
The Californian Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) last week approved Pacific Gas & Electric's (PG&E’s) request to retire the state's only operating nuclear capacity, the two-unit Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, by 2025.
Dominion Energy CEO Thomas Farrell told South Carolina's utility regulators last week state leaders could either accept his company's proposed takeover of South Carolina-based SCANA, or the utility holding company would go bankrupt.
An Ohio-based coal company is “extremely disappointed” that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission failed to enact reforms to support coal-fired and nuclear power plants, Kallanish Energy reports.
Empire State Connector Corp. (ESC) said Wednesday it’s completed the first stage of a two-stage open solicitation process for interested parties to reserve space on its proposed 265-mile, 1,000-megawatt Empire State Connector high-voltage direct current (HVDC) electric transmission line.