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Latest H. B. Robinson Nuclear Generating Station Stories

2012-07-27 10:20:37

RALEIGH, N.C., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), will accelerate the retirement of one North Carolina coal-fired power plant previously slated for closing in 2013, and will retire the utility's only coal-fired unit in South Carolina. The company announced today that the 316-megawatt (MW) Cape Fear coal-fired plant, located near Moncure, N.C., and the 177-MW H.B. Robinson Unit 1 coal-fired plant, located near Hartsville, S.C.,...

2012-04-17 10:20:57

PITTSBURGH, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse has been awarded a contract to apply the Underwater Laser Beam Welding process (ULBW) at Progress Energy's Robinson Nuclear Plant in Hartsville, S.C. This will be the first application of the ULBW process, which has been applied previously in Japan, at a U.S. nuclear plant. Developed jointly by Westinghouse and majority owner Toshiba Corporation in a collaborative effort, the ULBW process applies stress corrosion,...

2012-03-27 10:20:48

PITTSBURGH, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the appointment of James (Jim) A. Noyes as vice president of Installation and Modification Services, Nuclear Services, effective April 1. Installation and Modification Services provides fully integrated project management of plant engineering, modification, repair, installation, and decommissioning and dismantling services to the worldwide nuclear power plant market. Most recently, Mr. Noyes was vice...

2009-10-01 16:16:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The N.C. Utilities Commission (NCUC) has approved Progress Energy Carolinas' plan to build new natural gas-fueled power generation in Wayne County, to replace a coal-fired plant that the utility will retire in 2013. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c) The commission today approved a certificate of public convenience and necessity for Progress Energy Carolinas' proposed 950-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle power...

2008-12-19 15:43:00

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN) has submitted a license renewal application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), requesting 20 additional years of operation for its Crystal River Nuclear Plant. Electricity generated by the Crystal River Plant is essential for Progress Energy to meet the needs of homes and businesses in the company's 35 county Florida territory in an environmentally sound manner. (Logo:...

2008-12-17 13:09:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After a two-year review, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved Progress Energy's (NYSE: PGN) request to extend the operating license of the Harris Nuclear Plant through 2046. Carbon-free nuclear power is a part of Progress Energy's balanced solution to meet growing energy demand in the Carolinas. This balanced approach includes efficiency programs, investments in renewable technology and state-of-the-art plants. (Logo:...