Nuclear

Lessons Learned From Berkeley Nuclear Power Station
The Berkeley nuclear power plant was the first of its kind, so transition management and coordination with regulatory agencies was a key part of the project. These challenges were further compounded by the presence of a new nuclear power plant in the neighborhood...
New Indiana Legislation Could Affect the Location of Nuclear Power Plants
A new bill in Indiana is aimed at small modular reactors, a much smaller form of nuclear power. These reactors are flexible and more efficient than mammoth reactors. There are currently no such reactors operating in the United States, so the bill does not mandate...
Nuclear Power Plants in Ohio - Advantages and Disadvantages
Many of us are skeptical about the future of nuclear power, especially given the high costs of running them. But new nuclear plants are being constructed in Ohio and we should know about the benefits as well as the disadvantages of these plants. The following...
Nuclear Power Plants in South Carolina Suspended
Two of South Carolina`s utilities have suspended construction of new nuclear power plants. While a decade ago, industry officials predicted a renaissance for nuclear power in the state, the recent cancellation of the project in Charleston has put that dream...
Nuclear Power Stations in Wales
Wales has only had two nuclear power stations in its history, both decommissioned, namely Wylfa on Anglesey and Trawsfynydd in Gwynedd. Despite this, Wylfa Newydd, the site for the next Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor, continues to attract nuclear developers...
Nuclear Power Stations Map
The United Kingdom has several nuclear power stations. Some are more dangerous than others. The newest one, Hinkley Point, is one of the most controversial in the world. The draft Nuclear NPS has some controversial features, which is why I wanted to create...
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Approves Dominion Power's Application to Increase North Anna Nuclear Power Plant Capacity
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved Virginia Electric and Power Company`s application to increase the capacity of its North Anna Power Station Units 1 and 2 by up to 1.6%. NRC staff analyzed the plant`s design and performance evaluations...
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to Stay Open For Four More Years
The Pilgrim nuclear power station is the only commercial nuclear power plant in Massachusetts. It generates around 17 percent of the state`s electrical power, but has one of the worst safety records of 100 nuclear plants across the US. Recent radiation levels...
Russian Delegation Denies Responsibility for Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant Fire
A Russian delegation denies its government has any responsibility for the fire at a Ukrainian nuclear power plant. They say Ukrainian forces attacked Russian forces outside the plant and set a training building on fire. The IAEA says the radiation levels in...
Shelling at the Kharkiv Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine
The shelling at the Kharkiv nuclear research facility in Ukraine has forced staff to evacuate the site, but they have since returned and have restored power supplies to safety systems. The facility is used for research, medical applications, and the production...
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