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2014-03-27 20:20:33

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today executed a joint settlement with Southern California Edison (SCE), The Utility Reform Network (TURN) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Office of Ratepayer Advocates (ORA) which, if approved, would resolve the CPUC's current inquiry into the June 2013 retirement of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). Last year, SCE, as the majority owner and operator of SONGS,...

2014-03-26 16:22:49

OTTAWA, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) welcomes Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement to contribute $28 million to increase the security of nuclear facilities and radioactive sources, and prevent illegal trafficking of nuclear and radioactive materials around the world. The announcement was made on March 25, during the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in The Hague, Netherlands, where leaders from 53 countries gathered to discuss ways to strengthen...

2014-03-26 08:23:23

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida announced today it will sell 76 unused nuclear fuel assemblies from its retired Crystal River Nuclear Plant north of Tampa through a request for proposals (RFP) process. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Selling and transferring nuclear fuel assemblies is safe and heavily regulated in the U.S. Federally licensed U.S. nuclear power plants and nuclear fuel fabricators are the only...

2014-03-25 23:24:00

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of The 2nd Annual Nuclear Information Technology China Forum 2014 (NITF 2014). The event will take place on April 10-11, 2014, in Shanghai, China. London, UK (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of The 2nd Annual Nuclear Information Technology China Forum 2014 (NITF 2014). The event will take place on April 10-11, 2014, in Shanghai, China. China has control over the largest number of nuclear...

2014-03-25 12:27:06

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Nuclear Security Market InsightHigh Profile Events Driving Security RequirementThe number of nuclear new build projects is higher now than the last two decades. Although Asia is leading in numbers, the US has approved its first new build since 1970, and the United Kingdom, France, Finland and Poland are planning to build or are building new units creating continued opportunity for...

2014-03-18 12:22:41

MUMBAI, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Steam Generators for Nuclear Power -Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025. In this report covers the market size, key drivers and restraints, and competitive landscape for of steam generators for nuclear power for the period between 2006 and 2025. The in depth market size information is provided at three levels - global, regional and key countries. The key countries covered...

Nuclear Waste Storage Inside Shale Formation
2014-03-18 04:59:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The same type of clay-rich sedimentary rocks that are responsible for the current natural gas boom in the US could also be used to dispose of radioactive waste originating from nuclear power plants, according to new research presented during a scientific conference on Monday. Speaking at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Dr. Chris Neuzil of the US Geological Survey (USGS) explained...

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...


Latest Nuclear power Reference Libraries

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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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