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2014-02-20 16:21:35

U.S. Secretary of Energy, company leaders mark historic milestone in ceremony at nuclear expansion project site ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz today joined Southern Company leaders in a ceremony at the site of the Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 nuclear expansion project in Georgia to announce that subsidiary Georgia Power has secured approximately $3.46 billion in loan guarantees from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) toward the...

2014-02-18 12:23:44

New NRC Study Shows Even a Small Reactor Pool Fire Could Displace 4.1 Million People; Make More than 9,000 Square Miles Uninhabitable. WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New information from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) showing that even a small nuclear reactor pool fire could render 9,400 square miles uninhabitable and displace 4.1 million Americans on a long-term basis are among the factors causing 34 environment organizations to file a petition...

2014-02-17 23:01:31

Major Nuclear Fleet turns to Certrec’s Office of Licensing and Compliance Solution Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, is pleased to announce that a major nuclear fleet has selected its Office of Licensing and Compliance (OLC) solution as a comprehensive support package to help them manage the regulatory process to their advantage. “This selection validates our business...

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...

2014-01-29 23:28:24

Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes the decision by the Polish government to adopt its new program for nuclear power, which will pave the way for the construction of the country’s first nuclear power plant. This new program corresponds with the aims of the European Commission’s proposed energy and climate objectives to be met by 2030. Warsaw, Poland (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes yesterday’s decision by the Polish government to adopt its new...

2014-01-28 23:02:20

Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance offers a cost-effective NERC Audit Checkup that helps Entities quickly assess their current state of compliance. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, is pleased to announce its new NERC 693 and CIP Audit Checkup solution. “NERC Audits are performed infrequently, often creating knowledge gaps, especially for those without full-time,...

2014-01-09 23:20:36

Regulatory Expert Certrec’s Inspection Tracking System Cuts Time and Effort of Tracking and Managing Inspection Findings for Resource-Strapped Compliance Managers Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance provider for NRC and NERC compliance, and a recognized industry expert in the Reactor Oversight Process (ROP), announced today the launch of an enhanced version of its web-based Inspection Tracking System. Certrec’s Inspection...

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...


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