Tag: Nuclear

How to Reopen a Nuclear Power Plant

Palisades Power Plant in Michigan could be the first shut-down nuclear plant to restart operations. By Casey Crownhart MIT Technology Review April 3, 2024 A shut-down nuclear power plant in Michigan could get a second life thanks to a $1.52 billion loan from the US Department of Energy. If successful, it will be the first time…
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Second New Reactor at Plant Vogtle Reaches 100% Power

(L-R) Views of Units 3 and 4 at Plant Vogtle, in Burke County near Waynesboro, Georgia on Monday, July 31, 2023. (Arvin Temkar / [email protected]) The long-delayed and over-budget nuclear unit is expected to enter service between April and June 4/2/2024 By Drew Kann The Atlanta Journal Constitution The second new nuclear reactor at Plant…
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AWS Acquiring Data Center Campus Powered by Nuclear Energy

The Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania has operated since 1983. Source: U.S. government Darrell Proctor March 4, 2024 Talen Energy Corp. said the company has sold its Cumulus data center campus, located near a Pennsylvania nuclear power station that provides the site with its power, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), according to a Talen…
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Swipe Right for Nuclear: An Introduction to 6 Advanced Nuclear Technologies

Office of Nuclear Energy  February 12, 2019 | Updated: February 14, 2022 So … it’s been a while since nuclear has put itself out there. Let’s be honest, nuclear doesn’t have a lot of time to worry about its appearance. It pretty much works around the clock with a capacity factor north of 90%. And while it’s helped…
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