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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...

2014-01-27 12:21:44

Overall Economic Benefit of More Than $150 Million Expected Statewide AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, will be powering the economy in northwest Ohio even when the plant shuts down for an upcoming steam generator replacement project and refueling. The project is expected to boost the local economy by more than $108 million, with overall economic benefits expected to exceed $150 million statewide, according to an...

2014-01-24 23:21:22

Nuclear Energy industry leaders are coming together on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 (9.30AM – 10.30AM EST) to share experience and perspectives on the progression of SMR development for 2014 and beyond. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 This one-off webinar will give you exclusive and expert insight from three of the major organizations at the forefront of U.S. SMR development. We will be discussing the challenges in SMR deployment and hear how cross industry co-operation is driving the delivery...

2014-01-22 23:27:42

Industry Platform Pte. Ltd. will be hosting the 2nd Annual Asia Nuclear Business Platform in Hong Kong in February 2014 to connect global nuclear stakeholders in Asia and the rest of the world. Hong Kong (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 China has been leading Asia’s growing involvement in the global nuclear industry. The country is on track in its plans to increase the amount of energy derived from nuclear power with its ambitious reactor-building programme, with China General Nuclear recently...

2014-01-15 23:02:50

Following on from the success of the conference in 2013, in which over 300 industry leaders were in attendance, the new site of The Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte has been chosen as the location for 2014. Running from 31st March – 1st of April, the conference is set to provide unparalleled access to senior level nuclear executives, global regulators, utilities, technology providers, EPCs and suppliers. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) have been a catalyst for renewed...

2014-01-08 12:22:20

Groups Seek Public Debate: 237 Signers in US From 46 States Plus D.C.; 74 International Signers Include Those in Japan Dealing With Fukushima Reactor Disaster. BOSTON and WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A total of 311 U.S. and international environmental and clean energy groups said today that, while they respect the climate change work of Dr. James Hansen and three of his academic colleagues, they take strong exception to the notion that nuclear power is the...

2013-12-27 16:20:16

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant has been selected to receive the prestigious 2013 Information Systems on Occupational Exposure (ISOE) World-Class ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) Performance Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) "This award represents an affirmation by our industry peers of the dedication to radiological safety by the work force at Farley," said Southern Nuclear President 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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