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2013-11-01 08:23:51

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, POWER magazine selects the most noteworthy nuclear power plants worldwide to be designated Top Plants. Winning plants are profiled in the November issue, and awards are presented at the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition being held in New Orleans, April 1-3, 2014. This year's award-winning nuclear Top Plants are: -- Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, Kincardine, Ontario, Canada. With refurbishment of Units 1 and 2, Bruce...

2013-08-08 12:21:44

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Nuclear One's Unit 1 reconnected to the grid at 10:43 p.m. CDT Wednesday after a major restoration effort involving ANO and Entergy Nuclear workers, government officials and multiple third-party experts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO ) "We'd like to thank the community for their outpouring of support at both the local and state levels," said Jeremy Browning, ANO site vice president. "As a...

2013-07-23 20:20:35

BUCHANAN, N.Y., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A former employee of Entergy at its Indian Point Energy Center was arrested today on federal charges brought by the U.S. Attorney's Office for falsifying documents at Indian Point in 2012. Indian Point employees uncovered the falsification and reported it to plant management who in turn immediately notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Entergy conducted a prompt investigation that concluded deliberate falsification of records likely...

2013-04-04 20:20:18

NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy officials are making plans to restart Arkansas Nuclear One's Unit 2, a process anticipated to take several weeks. The unit has been offline since Sunday when it shut down automatically after a 550-ton generator stator fell as it was being moved out of the turbine building, a non-nuclear area of the plant. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) The Unit 1 generator stator was being moved for replacement, and a new...

2013-03-18 12:21:54

NEW ORLEANS, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In regards to the recent media coverage of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant and the industry topic of pressurized thermal shock, Entergy Corporation issued the following statement from Tony Vitale, Palisades' site vice president: "The Palisades nuclear plant is a safe and secure facility, and we have an NRC license to operate this facility through 2031. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has strict rules, regulations and limits for all aspects...

2013-02-26 16:21:47

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's board of directors today elected John T. Herron, CEO, president and chief nuclear officer of Jackson, Miss.-based Entergy Nuclear, as a new board member, effective March 1, 2013. Herron, who will retire from Entergy on March 31, 2013, becomes the 16(th) board member at the nation's largest electric utility. "John Herron brings 34 years of utility industry experience to our board," said Duke Energy lead director Ann Gray. "His deep...

2012-11-30 16:20:45

JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Mississippi, Inc. has completed the purchase of the Hinds Energy Facility, a modern, 450 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant located in Jackson. The acquisition, which took place earlier today, will boost the utility's electric generation capacity and offer significant savings for its customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) "This is good news for our customers," said Haley Fisackerly, Entergy...

2012-10-30 15:21:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-four nuclear energy facilities in the path of Hurricane Sandy have responded well and safely to this powerful storm, demonstrating their resilience against severe natural forces. Careful planning and comprehensive preparations days in advance of the storm paid off at all of the facilities, which were prepared to take the steps necessary to maintain safety against high winds, record flooding and disturbances on the regional...

2012-10-30 11:22:23

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 30. 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the brunt of Hurricane Sandy now past the eastern seaboard, Entergy's Indian Point Energy Center and James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in New York, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Vermont have all safely weathered the storm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) Indian Point 2, FitzPatrick and Pilgrim remained at full power while Vermont Yankee reduced...

2012-10-26 15:21:09

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Personnel at Entergy Corporation's nuclear plants in the Northeast continue to track Hurricane Sandy's path to ensure they are well prepared for the potential of high winds and rainfall. Entergy's plants in the Northeast include Indian Point Energy Center and James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in New York, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vermont. (Logo:...