Entergy Corporation today said it plans to close and decommission its Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vt.
Arkansas Nuclear One's Unit 1 reconnected to the grid at 10:43 p.m. CDT Wednesday after a major restoration effort involving ANO and Entergy Nuclear workers, government officials and multiple third-party experts.
A former employee of Entergy at its Indian Point Energy Center was arrested today on federal charges brought by the U.S. Attorney's Office for falsifying documents at Indian Point in 2012.
Entergy officials are making plans to restart Arkansas Nuclear One's Unit 2, a process anticipated to take several weeks.
In regards to the recent media coverage of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant and the industry topic of pressurized thermal shock, Entergy Corporation issued the following statement from Tony Vitale, Palisades' site vice president: "The Palisades nuclear plant is a safe and secure facility, and we have an NRC license to operate this facility through 2031.
Entergy Corporation's New York subsidiaries today filed comments with the New York State Public Service Commission regarding a proposed reliability contingency plan meant to address the premature retirement of the Indian Point Energy Center.
Entergy Corporation today announced the appointment of Jeff S. Forbes, 56, as executive vice president, nuclear operations and chief nuclear officer at Entergy Nuclear effective Jan 2.
With the brunt of Hurricane Sandy now past the eastern seaboard, Entergy's Indian Point Energy Center and James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in New York, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Vermont have all safely weathered the storm.
Personnel at Entergy Corporation's nuclear plants in the Northeast continue to track Hurricane Sandy's path to ensure they are well prepared for the potential of high winds and rainfall.