WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY: Westinghouse AP1000® Plant to Load Fuel

Westinghouse Electric Company, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and CNNC Sanmen Nuclear Power Company Limited (SMNPC) announced today that the world’s first unit of AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Sanmen, Zhejiang Province, China, has received the fuel load permit from China’s National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA) and has commenced initial fuel loading. Read More »

GOLAR LNG LIMITED: Golar Power reaches Financial Closing on 1.5GW Sergipe Power Project

Golar LNG Limited ("Golar") announces today that Golar Power Limited ("Golar Power"), a joint venture with Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, has reached financial closing on the 1.5GW Porto de Sergipe I Power Project (the "Project" or "Sergipe TPP"). Located in Sergipe, NNE of Brazil, the Project will be the largest and most efficient thermoelectric power plant in Latin America and the Caribbean upon its completion. Read More »

NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION: NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss 2017 Performance of St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of the St. Lucie nuclear power plant, operated by Florida Power & Light Co., during an open house on May 3 at the plant’s Energy Encounter, 6501 South Ocean Drive, Highway A1A in Jensen Beach, Fla. The two-unit St. Lucie plant is located in Jensen Beach, about 10 miles southeast of Ft. Pierce, Fla. Read More »

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY: IAEA Director General Highlights Nuclear Techniques for Development

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted increased technical cooperation with Azerbaijan in areas such as agriculture, nuclear medicine for cancer control and prevention, the importance of having qualified medical physicists and the support provided for the establishment of a research reactor during his visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, this week. Read More »

FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY: FPL unveils largest enclosed electric substation across its system in downtown Miami, continuing collaborative partnership with city of Miami and Miami-Dade County

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today unveiled its new Brickell Substation, the largest enclosed substation in FPL's 27,000-square-mile service area, which will enhance the reliability of the company's energy grid and distribute electricity to thousands of customers in downtown Miami's urban core. Read More »