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2013-12-23 23:02:34

Westinghouse Electric Company, its consortium team member CB&I and China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation announce the successful setting of the shield building conical roofs on the first units of the AP1000 nuclear power plants under construction in Sanmen and Haiyang, China. Pittsburgh (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company, its consortium team member CB&I and China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation announce the successful setting of...

2013-12-23 16:20:54

Agreement Includes Significant Contributions to Economic Development, Clean Energy & Site Restoration MONTPELIER, Vt., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Peter Shumlin, Attorney General Bill Sorrell, and Bill Mohl, President of Entergy Wholesale Commodities, today announced a settlement agreement between the State and the owner and operator of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy VY). The Agreement brings...

2013-12-19 23:26:20

Westinghouse Electric Company today inaugurated the extension of its European Maintenance Center in Nivelles, Belgium to provide scalable growth to support an increasing customer base, including Electricité de France, as well as Spanish energy giants Endesa and Iberdrola. Nivelles (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today inaugurated the extension of its European Maintenance Center in Nivelles, Belgium to provide scalable growth to support an increasing customer...

2013-12-19 23:21:07

Certrec’s Mitigating Systems Performance Index (MSPI) Program Assessment, Root Cause, Corrective Action, and Compliance Training Expertise Helps Busy Engineering and Licensing Professionals Avoid or Effectively Resolve Supplemental Inspections Due To Performance Indicator Issues Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Certrec, a leading regulatory licensing and compliance service provider for NRC and NERC compliance, announced today that MSPI experts within its Office of Assessment and...

2013-12-19 12:23:58

Economist Details $210 to $350 Billion in Costs That Undercut Case for New Reactors and Extended Life for Old Reactors; True Cost of Nuclear Power is $10-$20 Higher Per Megawatt Hour. WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) must start taking into account the full cost of nuclear waste disposal and storage, which would add up to a third of a trillion dollars to the price tag of nuclear power, according to a declaration filed...

2013-12-12 23:25:10

Westinghouse Electric Company and Toshiba Corporation welcome the decision of Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD to enter into exclusive talks to advance the opportunity to develop and construct an AP1000® nuclear power plant for Kozloduy Unit 7 in Kozloduy, Bulgaria. SOFIA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company and Toshiba Corporation welcome the decision of Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH EAD) to enter into exclusive talks to advance the opportunity to develop and...

2013-12-12 23:02:36

Resource-Constrained Licensing and Compliance Managers Benefit from NRC Inspection Mentoring, Enhanced UFSARs, Electronic Reading Rooms, Expanded Congressional and Agency Coverage and ISO 27001 Certification Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Certrec, a leading regulatory compliance and licensing provider for NRC and NERC compliance announced today that the needs of the changing nuclear industry has allowed Certrec to greatly expand its compliance solutions in 2013 for...

2013-12-10 23:28:58

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG has decided to extend its fuel contract with Westinghouse for manufacturing and delivery of fuel to the nuclear power plant in Leibstadt, Switzerland. BRUSSELS (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG has decided to extend its fuel contract with Westinghouse for manufacturing and delivery of reload fuel to the nuclear power plant in Leibstadt,...

2013-12-10 08:24:17

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has submitted its decommissioning plan for the company's retired Crystal River nuclear plant in Florida to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The plan includes a decommissioning description, cost estimate and schedule. It also includes a management strategy for storing used nuclear fuel. Duke Energy expects to implement tasks outlined in the...

2013-12-05 23:21:55

Synergy helps NuScale replace their legacy software with a new project-accounting and financial-management system; software boosts productivity, handles government contracts. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Microsoft partner, Synergy Business Solutions, and NuScale Power announced today the completion of a major effort to implement and support Microsoft Dynamics SL in an upgrade of NuScale’s project accounting and financial management system. A developer of safe, small modular,...