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2014-10-15 12:24:13

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant offline Oct. 14 to investigate the cause of the loss of a support system following a lightning strike on an electrical transmission line near the plant. Because the unit was already in the process of coasting down for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage, the decision was made to leave the unit offline and begin the refueling and maintenance outage on Oct....

2014-10-15 12:23:11

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Plant operators safely took the unit offline on Sept. 14. Electricity production resumed on Oct. 14 at 9:26 p.m. ET. The last refueling outage for Unit 2 was completed in the spring of 2013. "Safety is...

2014-10-09 16:22:39

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Nuclear PowerNuclear power plants convert heat produced by nuclear fission reaction into electricity and use uranium as a fuel. Heat generated inside the nuclear reactor from the nuclear fission is used to convert water into steam, which drives the turbo generator.TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Nuclear Power market to grow at a CAGR of 3.8 percent over the period 2013-2018. Covered in this ReportThe Global Nuclear Power market can...

2014-10-09 08:21:16

U.K. and Continental Natural Gas Prices Also Rose Month over Month LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reduced hydro, nuclear and wind power output combined in September to reverse an eight-month fall in continental European day-ahead power prices, according to data and analysis just released by Platts, a leading global energy and commodities information provider. Platts' Continental Power (CONTI) Index* rose 34.6% in September to EUR37.07 per megawatt hour (/MWh) compared to...

2014-10-08 08:21:59

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Nuclear energy outperforms wind and natural gas in slowing the advance of climate change, the Canadian Nuclear Association said today. The nuclear association released a an independent study by the engineering firm Hatch, which compared greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions from nuclear power plants, wind farms, natural gas plants, and wind farms backed by natural gas plants. "Ontario wisely chose to build an electrical system that is...

2014-10-06 08:23:37

MOHR EFP-IL SFPI System provides precision water level measurements up to 1,000 ft. from pool RICHLAND, Wash., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOHR Test and Measurement LLC (MOHR), a supplier of guided-wave radar liquid-level and void-fraction sensors for nuclear and other industrial applications, announced the recent successful installation of its EFP-IL Spent Fuel Pool Instrumentation (SFPI) System at the Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant (D.C. Cook) in Michigan, operated by American...

2014-10-02 12:24:08

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spent nuclear fuel (SNF) or used nuclear fuel is fuel that has been irradiated in a nuclear power reactor at a nuclear power plant. Spent nuclear fuel contains plutonium, uranium or even thorium that has been permanently withdrawn from the nuclear reactor. There are many different types of spent nuclear fuel that are stored worldwide today. Some of the categories of SNF include materials production fuels, naval nuclear propulsion fuel, research...

2014-10-01 16:22:11

Project Will Treat and Immobilize Manhattan Project and Cold War Radioactive Waste RESTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Bechtel announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has authorized the company to resume engineering work on a key facility in a complex of buildings at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant--a facility in Washington state that will treat some of the nation's most challenging liquid radioactive waste. The resumption comes after considerable...

2014-09-25 23:05:46

Mediaplanet announces distribution of its third cross-platform edition of Think Nuclear, generating conversation around Ontario’s sustainable energy sector and highlighting the nuclear advancements that are stimulating job market prospects, creating medical breakthroughs, and promoting eco-consciousness within our province, as well as globally. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The print component of “Think Nuclear” is distributed within home and business subscription copies of today’s...

2014-09-22 16:22:44

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sxhc6b/global_nuclear) has announced the addition of the "Global Nuclear Steam Generator (SG) Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sxhc6b/global_nuclear ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A nuclear steam generator is used to transfer heat from the primary loop to the secondary loop....


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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