Entergy Corporation today completed the sale of the subsidiary that owns the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to a Holtec International subsidiary.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission yesterday approved the application to transfer the licenses for the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station from Entergy Corporation to a Holtec International subsidiary for decommissioning, paving the way for completion of the plant’s sale to Holtec
Entergy is pleased the President recognizes that nuclear energy is a critical part of our nation's energy mix.
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station entered Phase I of plant decommissioning following safe removal of nuclear fuel from the reactor into the spent fuel pool, and NRC docketing of the certifications of permanent cessation of operations and permanent removal of fuel from the reactor on June 11. Approximately 270 site employees are being retained to perform post-shutdown operations.
Control room operators at Entergy's Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station shut down its reactor for the final time on Friday, at 5:28 p.m.
Entergy Corp. has agreed to sell the subsidiaries that own Indian Point Units 1, 2, and 3, located in Buchanan, N.Y., to a Holtec International subsidiary for decommissioning.
Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service today following its final refueling and maintenance outage, sending electricity to the grid after a scheduled shutdown that began March 11.
Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant began its 20th and final refueling and maintenance outage when control room operators removed the reactor from service early Monday morning.
Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station was returned to normal, baseline oversight by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission this week, moving the plant from Column 4 to Column 1 in the agency’s Reactor Oversight Program.