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2012-04-02 23:03:29

Huge challenges including time, cost, quality and procurement must be overcome when undergoing a power uprate project. With costs of uprating a unit at $250-500 million, creating a potential market of $25 billion, the US nuclear industry must have a clear understanding of the most effective methods to uprate nuclear power. (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 To advance the latest industry developments and learn from the first-hand experience of others, key utilities such as Exelon, Progress Energy, TVA,...

2010-05-27 07:30:00

WARSAW, Poland, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that SNC-Lavalin Polska SP. Zo.o. has signed a preliminary agreement with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) to work together to evaluate new nuclear power plant opportunities in Poland. Poland plans to build up to four new nuclear power plants at two sites to help diversify its energy production, which relies heavily on coal-based technologies. Nuclear energy is an attractive option because it generates...

2008-09-25 17:46:43

New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. today submitted a combined construction and operating license application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, selecting GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's next-generation ESBWR reactor design. The nation's second-largest nuclear plant operator, Entergy is seeking to reserve the option to build a potential new reactor at its River Bend Nuclear Generating Station in Louisiana, located along the Mississippi River in St. Francisville, about 30 miles north of...

2008-09-22 09:00:50

Detroit Edison has submitted to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission a combined license application for a possible new nuclear power plant at the site of the company's existing nuclear plant near Newport, Michigan. The license application is based on the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy ESBWR (economic, simplified boiling water reactor), an advanced-design reactor that produces around 1,500MW. Detroit Edison has decided to base its application on this design after thoroughly evaluating numerous...

2008-09-18 15:00:32

DETROIT, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Detroit Edison officials today submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission a Combined License Application for a possible new nuclear power plant at the site of the company's existing nuclear plant near Newport, Mich. "It is satisfying to reach this significant milestone, which is necessary if we are to maintain the option of building a nuclear power plant to help Michigan meet both its growing need for electricity and its environmental...

2008-06-17 06:00:37

US-based electricity utility Detroit Edison has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's next-generation Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor design for a potential new unit at its existing Fermi-2 power plant site on the shore of Lake Erie, 35 miles south of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit Edison (DTE) has notified the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of its plans to choose the 1,520MW Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) when it submits a combined operating license...

2008-06-16 15:00:44

Seeking to address its energy and environmental protection goals, Detroit Edison (DTE), Michigan's largest electric utility, has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's next-generation ESBWR advanced reactor design for a potential new unit at its existing Fermi 2 Power Plant site on the shore of Lake Erie, 35 miles south of Detroit. DTE recently notified the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of its plans to choose the 1,520-megawatt ESBWR when it submits a combined operating license...


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