Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC announced today that it has awarded a security contract to Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, effective June 28, to provide security and related services at its Vermont Yankee facility in Vernon, Vermont as part of its decommissioning efforts.
Comprehensive inspections completed during a planned outage at the Indian Point nuclear power plant show critical components at Unit 2 continue to perform safely and as intended, with maintenance required in one area before the plant can be restarted, Entergy Corp. announced today.
The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, February 17 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Entergy today released updated findings from follow up groundwater tests at the Indian Point nuclear power plant that confirm anticipated fluctuations in tritium levels. These levels continue to pose no threat to public health or safety.
It's Carnival time! Before everybody starts having fun as the popular tune goes, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. and Entergy Louisiana, LLC want to remind you not only about the importance of being safe around power lines but staying alert as well. "Being aware of what's happening around you is the key element to staying safe, and we want to remind locals and visitors alike that awareness is a shared responsibility," said Melonie Stewart, director of customer service. "So while you're enjoying the thrill of catching beads, make sure to keep safety as your top priority."
BUCHANAN, NY – Control room operators returned Indian Point Unit 3 to service this morning, generating electricity. Unit 3 had shut down automatically Monday night after its main electrical generator sensed an electrical disturbance in transmission lines that connect the plant to the external power grid.
Indian Point's Unit 3 nuclear power plant automatically shut down today around 7:00 p.m. as a result of an electrical disturbance on the non-nuclear side of the plant. The disturbance caused the main electrical generator and reactor to shut down automatically and safely, as designed.
Don't take a 'vacation' when decking the halls! Entergy reminds you to be safe and save energy when lighting up the season.
Indian Point's Unit 2 nuclear power plant returned to service this afternoon, generating electricity three days after control room operators safely shut it down following a power loss to several control rods. Prior to this brief outage, the plant ran continuously for 627 days, a record for that unit.