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Recent scholarly studies cast doubt on whether wind and solar power alone can address global climate change without support from nuclear power. NuScale Power's small modular reactor technology is ideal for public power utilities given its small footprint and other favorable siting features, scalability, compatibility with other energy resources, and its competitive cost.
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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) on Nov. 19 approved a zero-emission credit (ZEC) program and application process for nuclear power plants.
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NuScale Power has selected BWX Technologies to begin the engineering work to manufacture its small modular reactor.
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Florida-based public power utility JEA and the City of Jacksonville, Fla., recently filed a complaint in Florida state court for declaratory judgment regarding a power purchase agreement in place with the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia.
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A bipartisan group of nine senators has introduced a bill that aims to support the U.S. nuclear power industry by providing incentives for innovation and research.
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Nuclear power is often overlooked in the debates about the electric power sector’s role in climate change.When nuclear power is mentioned, the conversation often bogs down over concerns about cost and safety. But Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems has found another solution, one it says addresses, and answers, both of those concerns.
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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved an order that opens a proceeding to create a zero-emission credit (ZEC) program for eligible nuclear power plants.
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FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. notified the PJM Interconnection of its plans to deactivate four fossil-fuel generating plants in 2021 and 2022. The plants represent a total of 4,017 megawatts of generating capacity.
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Iowa's lone nuclear power plant, the Duane Arnold Energy Center, is expected to cease commercial operations in late 2020.