Natural gas power plant served the company’s customers for 71 years
Entergy today completed the sale of the subsidiary that owns the Palisades Power Plant to Holtec International to ensure a safe and timely decommissioning of the nuclear site. The sale of the Palisades plant completes Entergy’s planned exit from the nuclear merchant power business.
Control room operators at Entergy’s Palisades Power Plant safely removed the nuclear reactor from service for the final time today, May 20, 2022. The final shut down marks the end of more than 50 successful years of safe, secure, and reliable generation of clean, carbon-free electricity at Palisades, which began commercial operation in 1971.
Entergy Corporation today completed the sale of the subsidiaries that own Indian Point Energy Center to a Holtec International subsidiary, which plans to complete major decommissioning activities at the site decades sooner than if Entergy had continued to own the facility.
Subsidiaries of Entergy Corporation and Holtec International, along with other parties, today filed a Joint Proposal with the New York Public Service Commission, which reflects a comprehensive settlement of the issues raised in the proceeding concerning the proposed post-shutdown transfer of Indian Point to subsidiaries of Holtec for decommissioning.
Entergy Corporation and Holtec International, through their affiliates, jointly submitted a License Transfer Application today with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission requesting approval to transfer the NRC licenses for the Palisades Nuclear Plant to Holtec following its shutdown and permanent defueling in the spring of 2022.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission today approved the application to transfer the licenses for Indian Point Energy Center’s nuclear power plants Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3, from Entergy Corporation subsidiaries to a Holtec International subsidiary for prompt decommissioning.
Entergy Corporation and Holtec International, through their affiliates, jointly filed a License Transfer Application today with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, requesting approval for the transfer of the NRC licenses for the Indian Point Energy Center to Holtec after the last unit permanently shuts down by April 30, 2021.
Entergy Corporation today completed the sale of the subsidiary that owns the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to a Holtec International subsidiary.