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2014-04-01 16:21:24

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three nuclear energy plants owned by Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC today officially joined Exelon Generation's fleet of nuclear plants, expanding what was already the nation's largest commercial nuclear operation. The three CENG plants include five reactors capable of generating more than 4,200 megawatts at full power. They include: -- R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, NY, a single 583-megawatt pressurized...

2013-03-11 16:21:55

TAKOMA PARK, Md., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NRC Commissioners today upheld last summer's licensing board denial of a construction/operating license for the proposed Calvert Cliffs-3 nuclear reactor in Maryland. The decision marks the first time in history that the NRC Commissioners have upheld the denial of a license for a commercial nuclear reactor, and only the second time a license for a commercial nuclear facility has been denied. The first license denial was for a...

2012-07-26 06:21:20

End to Former "Flagships" of Sputtering U.S. "Nuclear Renaissance": Foreign Ownership Rules to Block Licensing of Calvert Cliffs 3 in MD, Nine Mile Point 3 in NY, and South Texas Project. WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts said today that they expect the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Atomic Safety and Licensing Board to announce Friday that it will deny a license to the Calvert Cliffs 3 nuclear reactor project in Maryland. The same foreign ownership...

2011-06-13 08:50:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that Eric A. Larson has been named vice president, Nuclear Support. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/CL18476 ) Larson is responsible for FENOC's fleet operations, security and strategic industry initiatives for the company's three nuclear power plants. He also has oversight responsibility for the BETA Laboratory,...

2010-08-05 10:48:00

Case for Proposed EPR Reactor Grows Worse by the Week With Unresolved Safety Issues, Rising Costs and Doubts Raised by Former EdF CEO; Are U.S. Taxpayers About to be Stuck With "the Last Tickets for the Titanic"? WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A big red warning light started flashing for U.S. taxpayers in recent days amidst growing indications that the proposed Calvert Cliffs-3 reactor project -- the reported next-in-line recipient of a taxpayer-backed federal loan...

2010-02-16 13:04:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- UniStar Nuclear Energy (UNE) congratulates Southern Company on receipt of the first U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) conditional commitment for a loan guarantee for advanced new nuclear energy facilities. UNE is encouraged that DOE has taken this significant step to implement a program that is vital to our low-carbon energy future. We also commend President Obama for his proposed $36 billion expansion of loan guarantee financing authority to propel a new...

2009-06-29 18:13:00

State Regulatory Milestone Provides Greater Certainty for UniStar's Proposed Project in Southern Maryland BALTIMORE, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) today issued a final order approving an application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) for a proposed new nuclear energy facility at Calvert Cliffs in Lusby, Md. The application was submitted by UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC (UniStar), a strategic joint venture of Constellation...

2009-06-02 13:41:00

Agreement Adds Certainty for UniStar's Planned Fleet of Advanced Nuclear Energy Facilities in U.S. BALTIMORE, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC (UniStar), a strategic joint venture of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) and EDF Group, the global leader in nuclear power, said today the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) reached by the Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD), AFL-CIO, the National Construction Alliance II and all affiliated international unions, and...

2008-10-17 18:00:21

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company and Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) announced that MidAmerican today filed an application with the Maryland Public Service Commission requesting approval to acquire Baltimore Gas and Electric Company. "This transaction will bring financial stability to Constellation Energy and BGE, and comes with our proposal to reduce and delay planned BGE rate requests for the benefit of BGE customers," said Gregory E. Abel, president and chief executive officer of...

2008-10-10 06:00:31

An Areva-Bechtel Power Corporation consortium has been awarded a multi-year contract from UniStar Nuclear Energy to complete detailed design engineering for a proposed Areva US evolutionary power reactor adjacent to Constellation Energy's Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby, Maryland. The scope includes full plant specifications and design of plant facilities and buildings. This will provide UniStar Nuclear Energy the information needed to make important decisions about...