GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has announced that Dominion Energy will provide funding to help progress the BWRX-300, a 300 MW small modular reactor (SMR) design being developed by GEH.
Framatome has signed a contract with Dominion Energy of the USA to provide steam generator services to the company’s entire nuclear reactor fleet.
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for input on the development of small-scale, modular coal-based power plants for the future.
The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), the grid operator for the state of New York, USA, has said that it projects a decline of power demand at a rate of 0.14 per cent annually until 2028.
FirstEnergy of the USA has taken the next step in closing down its nuclear power facilities as part of its bankruptcy filing.
Nicholas Akins, Chairman, President and CEO of AEP of Ohio, USA, said that the company would invest $17.7 billion over the next three years into strengthening its grid network.
A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all of the island on 18 April.
FirstEnergy Corporation of the USA has announced that its nuclear and coal power plant units filed for bankruptcy court protection on 31 March, 2018.
The US power company FirstEnergy has urged the US Federal Government to use emergency powers to help it keep several struggling nuclear and coal-fired plants operating.
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission in the USA has approved Xcel Energy’s 1230 MW wind energy expansion project for New Mexico and Texas.