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2014-03-17 12:22:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, March 16, at 4 a.m. ET for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Each unit at Plant Vogtle requires new fuel every 18 months. The last refueling outage for Unit 1 was completed in the fall of 2012. "This cycle, Unit 1 provided power for more than 513 consecutive days,"...

2014-03-13 12:28:06

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Nuclear Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company ProfilesNuclear Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company ProfilesSummary"Nuclear Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013...

2014-03-06 20:20:32

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Edwin I. Hatch Electric Generating Plant near Baxley, 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 Feb. 3. Electricity production resumed on March 6 at 6:57 a.m. EST. In addition to refueling the reactor and performing regular maintenance and...

2014-02-27 12:24:28

Leadership Team Has Deep Nuclear Industry Experience DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saulsbury Industries, one of the leading EPC firms in the country, has announced the establishment of a Nuclear Services Division. Led by Norman Hood, Vice President of Nuclear Services, the team has working knowledge in more than half of the nuclear power plants in the U.S. and is accustomed to working within regulatory requirements. Hood's more than 34 years of nuclear experience provides a...

2014-02-19 08:24:20

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Plant Life Extension (PLEX) and Plant Life Management (PLIM) for Nuclear Reactors - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025 Plant Life Extension (PLEX) and Plant Life Management (PLIM) for Nuclear Reactors - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025 Summary "Plant Life Extension (PLEX) and Plant Life Management...

2014-02-07 20:20:27

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet continued to produce electricity around the clock and was unaffected by ice, snow storms and frigid temperatures that dominated the first month of 2014. Exelon's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey operated continuously throughout January, producing more than 12 million megawatt-hours of electricity, enough to power more than 16 million average American homes. Exelon's...

2014-02-03 16:27:30

DUBLIN, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8nq6tf/nuclear_response) has announced the addition of a new report"Nuclear Response Robot: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8nq6tf/nuclear_response ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as...

2014-02-03 12:22:59

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning at 12:41 a.m. ET, operators at the Edwin I. Hatch Electric Generating Plant safely took Unit 1 offline for a planned refueling and maintenance outage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) The last refueling outage for Unit 1 was completed in spring 2012. Each unit at Plant Hatch requires new fuel every 24 months. In addition to refueling the reactor and performing regular maintenance and testing,...

2014-01-31 16:21:49

Major Projects Include Installation of Two New Steam Generators AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, will shut down early Saturday morning to begin installation of two new steam generators and complete refueling and other scheduled maintenance. The new steam generators are expected to enhance safe and reliable...

2014-01-27 16:21:07

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey produced 134 million net megawatt-hours of electricity in 2013, the highest annual production ever for the nation's largest operator of commercial nuclear reactors. The new generation record exceeded the previous record, set in 2007 by the same plants, by 1.6 million megawatt-hours. A megawatt-hour is a million watts flowing for an hour. The 2013...


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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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