NUCLEAR MATTERS: Nuclear Plant Closures in Ohio and Pennsylvania Will Have Significant Negative Impacts on the Environment and Economy

The announced closure of four nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania will have severe environmental and economic impacts, according to a new report released by The Brattle Group. Specifically, these closures would likely result in an increase of over twenty million metric tons of CO2 emissions, tens of thousands of tons of incremental air pollutants, and significantly higher electricity costs to consumers. Read More »

NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION: NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss 2017 Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant Performance and Construction Inspections of New Units

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of the Vogtle nuclear power plant’s two operating units and the agency’s assessment of the two units under construction during an open house on April 26 in the auditorium at Augusta Technical College’s Waynesboro Campus, 216 Highway 24 South in Waynesboro, Ga. 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 »