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In October 2017, the Louisiana Public Service Commission approved the recovery of nuclear dry fuel storage costs incurred by Entergy Corp. earlier. The move is expected to boost the company's fourth-quarter earnings. Our consensus estimate for fourth-quarter earnings of 42 cents per share reflects an ...
Dry casks, filled with more than 500 spent fuel assemblies, sit outside the reactor building at Pilgrim nuclear power Station. Although a quarterly inspection found no violations at the plant, inspectors noted challenges with the spent fuel pool. Plant owner-operator Entergy Corp. plans to move about 600 ...

There is concern on the part of several members of NDCAP and the public that Entergy will not have the required decommissioning funds in place when the plant ceases operations in 2019. PLYMOUTH - Next Wednesday's meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning citizen's Advisory Panel - known as ...
The Vermont public utility Commission has ruled that the majority of testimony offered by Ray Shadis and Arnie Gundersen is admissible. In doing so, the commission overruled most objections filed last fall by Entergy and NorthStar Group Services, the idled nuclear plant's current and prospective owners.
Entergy said the the malware had only impacted its corporate network and some employee devices, and was not connected to the utility's operational systems. While there was some impact on customers' ability to access their accounts, there was no chance that nuclear plants or Entergy's transmission ...

Entergy owns both of Louisiana's nuclear power plants, River Bend in West Feliciana and Waterford 3 in St. Charles. Both began operations in the 1980s. West Feliciana Parish President Kevin Couhig has argued vehemently in recent months that parish residents were getting the short end of the stick, ...
Entergy corporation released a statement Tuesday regarding issues that were detected by it's corporate network cyber-security monitoring systems. ... The systems used to operate Entergy's nuclear and other power plants, transmission and distribution systems are on separate networks, and are not ...
NextEra Energy, which quit the Nuclear Energy Institute last month over the trade association's push for subsidies, last week accused the group of "extortion," saying it was spitefully denying the company access to a database used to screen workers. The company initially declined to say publicly why it was ...
"We take our oath of office seriously." Employees at the Entergy River Bend Nuclear Plant, located in West Feliciana Parish, contacted Klein in 2016 to remove "nuisance animals" from the plant, according to Klein's arrest warrant. Klein told Entergy employees it would cost them $750 a month to remove the ...
It's difficult, even during a period of incredibly steady performance by 98 out of 99 nuclear plants, to engage in discussions about the importance of nuclear energy for the resilience of the U.S. power grid when the 99th plant shuts down unexpectedly and remains shutdown for what is now going on six days.
Power generated by a nuclear plant is even more expensive -- $95.20 per megawatt hour. Entergy Louisiana broke ground last week on an $872 million combined-cycle, natural gas-fired plant in Lake Charles, LA. Using natural gas instead of coal is expected to save the company's customers between ...
NorthStar has promised to decommission and restore most of the site no later than 2030, which is decades faster than Entergy is proposing. The cleanup company has assembled what State called a "dream team" of subcontractors for the Vermont Yankee job, including Waste Control Specialists, which ...
Phil Scott and the owner and would-be owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant have made progress in resolving the state's concerns about the sale. In a series of filings this week with the public utility Commission, plant owner Entergy nuclear and would-be owner NorthStar Group Holdings ...
"We were opposed by the PSC, the nuclear energy plant owners, Entergy, Exelon and Constellation, and their phalanx of lawyers. But we prevailed and proved our issues are substantive and triable. It's vitally important that the court fully adjudicate the reasons why these nuclear subsidies don't belong in ...
The measure deals a small setback for Exelon Corp., whose Subsidiaries own the R.E Ginna and Nine Mile Point nuclear plants in upstate New York. Defendants in the lawsuit also include Entergy Corp., which owns Indian Point 2 and 3, and the New York state Public Service Commission (PSC).
Dominion's Millstone nuclear plant could warrant subsidies, draft report says ... to move forward with a possible solicitation process for zero emission credits (ZEC) for the state's only nuclear power plant, Dominion Energy's Millstone ... The bill was the latest state effort to shore up ailing nuclear power plants.

A strike by nuclear power plant workers has been avoided as an agreement has been reached between union employees and the owners of the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan. Officials with owner operator Entergy announced today that they have reached a new four-year contract agreement with ...
Contract talks between representatives of the parent company of New York's Indian Point nuclear plant and union officials are set to resume Tuesday. The talks broke down just before dawn Saturday. Union members have been calling for job retention beyond the planned closure of the plant by 2021.
NUCLEAR. Entergy, NextEra head for the exit at NEI. Sam Mintz, E&E News reporter. Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Two utilities that own more than a dozen nuclear power plants are leaving the nuclear industry's top trade group.
Operators at Entergy's 992-MW River Bend-1 nuclear reactor in St Francisville, Louisiana, initiated a "planned" manual shutdown of the unit at 2 am CST ... at 64% of capacity on Sunday, 66% on Saturday and 100% Friday, according to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's daily reactor status report.
The parent companies of two major Southeast utilities have pulled out of the leading trade group that advocates for grants and tax breaks for nuclear power plants. A spokesman for the Nuclear Energy Institute confirmed that Entergy and NextEra Energy have decided not to renew their memberships with ...
This change may be a result of airborne emissions of radioactive iodine from the Indian Point nuclear power plant, which is located at the crossroads of ... An agreement to close the plant by 2021 between Entergy (which owns and operates the plant) and New York state was reached in January of this year.
According to state documents, both have more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, including experience with nuclear issues. After learning of the state's intention to hire GDS, Entergy's attorneys said they were satisfied that the company presented no risk of bias. But the attorneys still argued ...
As the largest operator of nuclear power plants in the U.S., Crane's Exelon is a key player in two of the biggest policy initiatives underway in the power sector: providing cost recovery to baseload power plants and recognizing the emissions-free generation that nuclear energy provides. In an interview last ...
Entergy wants to sell the idled Vernon nuclear plant to New York-based NorthStar Group Services, which says it can clean up most of the site as early as 2026. By contrast ... The sale cannot happen without approvals from the state public utility Commission and the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
In the event of an actual emergency, the sirens are intended to alert everyone within 10 miles of the Entergy-owned nuclear plant, including portions of East and West Feliciana, Pointe Coupee and East Baton Rouge parishes. The sirens do not signal an evacuation, the company wrote in its emergency ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Entergy nuclear and NorthStar Group Services have withdrawn their objections to the state public utility Commission's plan to hire a consultant to evaluate the proposed sale and decommissioning of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. In a filing Monday, Entergy's attorneys said ...
I filed legislation to create a nuclear power station post-closure trust fund. The owner of Pilgrim -- currently Entergy -- would be required to pay an annual $25 million fee if decommissioning is not complete within five years of the time the plant ceases to generate power. The creation of the fund, to be ...
Entergy Texas reminds customers to be wary, as scammers are ... generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.
Entergy shareholders invested more than $10.9 million in charitable ... generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.
Feds want answers from Pilgrim nuclear plant .... A large portion of the five years in question predate Entergy's ownership of Pilgrim.
Brattleboro, VT. -- Entergy nuclear is fighting the Vermont public utility Commission's plans to hire a private consultant to help it analyze ...
... 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
... sounding of the sirens located within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) of Entergy'sPilgrim nuclear power Station in Plymouth.
Entergy nuclear is fighting the public utility Commission's plans to hire a private consultant to help it analyze the proposed sale of the Vermont ...
Vermont officials have sought stronger restrictions on Entergy's ability to tap into the trust, but the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission ...
The U.S. Department of Energy's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) directing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to ...
A large portion of the five years in question predate Entergy's ownership ... David Lochbaum, director of the Nuclear Safety Project for the Union ...
Entergy Arkansas seeks rate increase .... A 2013 industrial accident at the nuclear plant near Russellville killed one worker and injured eight ...
Michael Twomey, vice president for external affairs at Entergy, defended nuclear energy's role as an emissions-free resource. nuclear power's ...
Film on closure of nuclear plant at Spire Center Sunday .... the eventual decision by the plant owner, Entergy, to close the plant for economic ...
The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon. Photo courtesy of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission "The role that the commission ...
The spent nuclear fuel at Vermont Yankee is being stored in dry casks on the ... Entergy filed its objection this week after the public utility ...
"Entergy has committed to complete all of the outstanding items identified in the performance improvement plan for Arkansas Nuclear One by ...
Energy Secretary Rick Perry's proposal to give cost-recovery status to coal and nuclear plants in competitive energy markets in the name of grid ...
Dynegy Inc.'s pending merger with Vistra Energy will create a company ... and the 798-MW Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert, Michigan, ...
Entergy Corp. has once again reversed a decision on closing one of its nuclear power plants, raising questions about its 2019 shutdown of the ...
Entergy Corp. has once again reversed a decision on closing one of its nuclear power plants, raising questions about its 2019 shutdown of the ...
In 2013, to many Vernonites' surprise and horror, Entergy announced ... According to the Nuclear Energy Institute, a typical plant spins off some ...


 

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