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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,...

2011-08-11 17:54:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Refueling outages at nuclear plants and a devastating storm combined with lower electricity demand to impact third-quarter financial results, the Tennessee Valley Authority said Thursday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) TVA's third-quarter report to the Securities and Exchange Commission said expenses from a series of deadly tornadoes on April 27-28 and outages at three of TVA's six reactors contributed to lower...

2011-08-08 14:30:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Monday a plan that will provide a two-month transition in the leadership of its Nuclear Generation Development and Construction group. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Ashok Bhatnagar, senior vice president for NGDC since 2007, has announced his plan to retire, effective Oct. 1. With the pending retirement, Chief Operating Officer Bill McCollum has named Mike...

2011-05-13 14:51:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tennessee Valley Authority employees at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant have been honored by the Nuclear Energy Institute for co-developing a monitoring system to improve nuclear fuel rod performance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The TVA team won the institute's B. Ralph Sylvia "Best of the Best" Top Industry Practice award, the industry group's top honor. Five years ago, the industry set a goal to...

2011-05-10 17:40:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Tuesday that it is working with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address issues related to concerns about the performance of a valve at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Alabama. TVA noted that it found and reported the problem, repaired and tested the valve and that the NRC agrees that the plant is operating safely. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The valve...

2011-05-03 15:16:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milder winter weather led to lower electricity demand across the Tennessee Valley Authority's seven-state service territory in the second quarter of the fiscal year, compared with the same period a year ago, the federal utility reported Tuesday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) In its quarterly financial filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, TVA noted that power demand, which was mainly affected by...

2011-05-03 13:23:00

ATHENS, Ala., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority on Tuesday announced the termination of a "notification of unusual event" at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, which began five days earlier when severe storms damaged power lines near the facility. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The "notification of unusual event," ended at 8:50 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 2, was declared on Wednesday, April 27, at 5:01 p.m. CDT when a partial loss...


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