Latest Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant Stories

2014-03-11 23:26:15

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it received a contract from Teollisuuden Voima Oyj to provide two new traversing incore probe systems for the two boiling water reactors at Olkiluoto, Finland. The systems are used to calibrate the Nuclear Reactor Power measurement. The contract will be executed jointly between Westinghouse and Toshiba Corporation. BRUSSELS (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it received a contract from Teollisuuden...

2010-11-04 10:00:00

EDF and Areva Urged to Cut Losses, Avoid More Financial Damage From 'Doomed Technology'; Major Implications for U.S. Nuclear Loan Guarantee Program, Which EDF Seeks to Tap for EPR. WASHINGTON and LONDON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even if it is propped up with extensive government subsidies or full cost-recovery from ratepayers, the "Evolutionary Power Reactor" (EPR) - which the French government-controlled utility, Electricite de France (EDF) plans to deliver for the...

2010-08-05 10:48:00

Case for Proposed EPR Reactor Grows Worse by the Week With Unresolved Safety Issues, Rising Costs and Doubts Raised by Former EdF CEO; Are U.S. Taxpayers About to be Stuck With "the Last Tickets for the Titanic"? WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A big red warning light started flashing for U.S. taxpayers in recent days amidst growing indications that the proposed Calvert Cliffs-3 reactor project -- the reported next-in-line recipient of a taxpayer-backed federal loan...

2009-09-15 10:00:00

Marignac Says "Far From Being a Model, France Should be a Powerful Cautionary Tale for the U.S. about the Folly of a Headlong Rush into More Nuclear Power" WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. policy makers are in the grips of "dangerous and costly illusions" if they think that France is a model showing how nuclear power could be implemented aggressively in the United States, according to Yves Marignac, a leading international consultant on nuclear energy issues and the...

2009-05-20 12:30:00

No "Nuclear Renaissance" on the Continent: French, Finnish, and U.K. Experiences Hold Little Relevance for U.S. - Other Than As Cautionary Tales; Copying France "Would Require Nationalization of U.S. Electric Utilities." WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lobbyists and utility company officials who claim that the United States is missing out on a so-called "Nuclear Renaissance" have their facts wrong about what is going on in Europe with nuclear reactors, according to University...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'