The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting proposals for cost-shared projects to develop industry-driven reactor designs and accompanying technologies with high potential to advance nuclear power.
Georgia Power's proportionate share of the payments is roughly $1.47 billion. Some $455 million in total scheduled payments from Toshiba under the parent guarantee for the Vogtle project, already has been paid to the project’s partners, Kallanish Energy learns.
The new chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission wants more time to act on a controversial Trump administration proposal to provide cost recovery to coal-fired and nuclear power plants, Kallanish Energy reports.
Staff at the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) believe the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project is too costly to finish – by $1.6 billion — unless regulators mandate Georgia Power and parent Southern Co. absorb some of the ever-growing costs.
Utility Georgia Power announced Tuesday it has reached a new agreement with Toshiba, parent company of bankrupt, former primary Vogtle contractor Westinghouse, to receive all remaining scheduled payments from Toshiba totaling $3.2 billion, by Dec. 15.
Grid operator PJM Interconnection, which manages power transmission for 65 million customers in all or part of 13 states and the District of Columbia, along with its member companies should have roughly 35% more power available than forecasted need this winter.
Empire State Connector Corp. (ESC) on Monday announced the beginning of an open season to reserve space on its 265-mile, 1,000-megawatt (MW) underground/underwater, high voltage, direct current (HVDC) transmission line.
As of 2017, 10 U.S. nuclear power plants have been successfully decommissioned, and another 20 U.S. nuclear reactors are currently in different stages of the decommissioning process, says the U.S. Energy Information Administration.