Latest Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant Stories

2009-10-22 12:30:00

NRC Action Further Underscores Seriousness of Multi-Billion Bailout Risk to Taxpayers; Future of 14 of 25 Planned Reactors -- Including Those in NC, SC, GA, FL, AL -- Now in Jeopardy Given AP1000 Safety Concerns WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-15 11:00:00

Eleven Key Environmental and Energy Organizations Warn That Public Health and Safety in Jeopardy if New Reactor Process is Rushed; Would Not Address Real Cause of Delays WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading U.S.

2009-03-30 10:00:00

Research to Show That Modest Gains in Energy Efficiency, Renewable Power Would Cover Growth in Demand - and Allow Retirement of Existing Coal-Fired Units WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina consumers will see wallet-busting increases in their electric bills if Duke Energy and Progress Energy move ahead with plans for up to four nuclear reactors and a coal-fired power plant, according to a major new report prepared by the former chair of the Duke University...

2008-12-17 13:09:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After a two-year review, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved Progress Energy's (NYSE: PGN) request to extend the operating license of the Harris Nuclear Plant through 2046.

2008-09-14 03:00:21

By Scarola, Jim 1. What is Progress Energy 's motivation in applying for combined operating license for Shearon Harris Units 2 and 3? Since the company last added baseload generation in the Carolinas in the mid- 1980s, Progress Energy Carolinas has added almost half a million new customers.

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