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Latest Watts Bar Nuclear Generating Station Stories

2012-02-09 15:09:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its review of nuclear construction, the Tennessee Valley Authority announced Thursday a new management alignment for Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2 and Bellefonte Unit 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Dave Stinson, vice president of construction at Watts Bar Unit 2, is moving to Bellefonte to lead the engineering, design and infrastructure planning under way at that site. Ray Hruby,...

2011-11-17 12:52:00

STARKVILLE, Miss., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority met fiscal year 2011 performance goals for delivering affordable, cleaner and reliable energy to the region while responding to events tied to the Japanese tsunami and April tornadoes across the Southeast. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111117/DM09268) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) "We are focused on making sure our nuclear plants operate safely and...

2011-09-16 12:39:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Friday that on Oct. 15, 2011, it will redeem one issue of bonds from its electronotes(R) series. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) TVA will redeem all of its 2008 5.00-percent electronotes(R) due Oct. 15, 2023. These securities are identified by the CUSIP number 88059TEH0. Approximately $14.5 million of the 88059TEH0 electronotes(R) are currently outstanding....

2011-08-31 10:19:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority, as part of its vision to lead the nation in low cost and cleaner energy by 2020, on Wednesday completed the $436 million purchase of the Magnolia Combined Cycle Gas Plant in northern Mississippi from Kelson Limited Partnership. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The Magnolia facility becomes the fourth high efficiency, combined cycle gas plant acquired or signed to a...

2011-08-18 15:54:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors on Thursday began putting into action the Integrated Resource Plan that will meet the region's electricity needs today and into the future. The actions embrace TVA's vision for cleaner, reliable and competitively priced power. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) "With today's actions, TVA will add more clean energy from nuclear and natural gas sources to its...

2011-08-11 17:54:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Refueling outages at nuclear plants and a devastating storm combined with lower electricity demand to impact third-quarter financial results, the Tennessee Valley Authority said Thursday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) TVA's third-quarter report to the Securities and Exchange Commission said expenses from a series of deadly tornadoes on April 27-28 and outages at three of TVA's six reactors contributed to lower...

2011-08-08 14:30:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Monday a plan that will provide a two-month transition in the leadership of its Nuclear Generation Development and Construction group. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Ashok Bhatnagar, senior vice president for NGDC since 2007, has announced his plan to retire, effective Oct. 1. With the pending retirement, Chief Operating Officer Bill McCollum has named Mike...

2011-07-07 13:07:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The staff of the Tennessee Valley Authority has negotiated an agreement to buy, subject to TVA board of directors' approval, the 968-megawatt Magnolia Combined Cycle Gas Plant in northern Mississippi from Kelson Limited Partnership, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kelson Energy Inc. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The three-unit, natural gas-fired electric generating plant is located on a 374-acre site in...

2011-06-20 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it will begin shipping nuclear fuel to the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) Watts Bar site for use in the Unit 2 reactor. TVA recently received a license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to receive, inspect and store new nuclear fuel for the reactor. This is a significant milestone, which provides the first fuel for a new U.S. reactor in 15 years. Westinghouse manufactured the...

2011-06-15 15:17:00

SPRING CITY, Tenn., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has received a license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to bring fuel to the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant for use in the Unit 2 reactor now under construction. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The license allows TVA to receive, inspect and store new nuclear fuel at the site for Unit 2, which is scheduled to come online next year. "Receiving the license that permits...