Holtec plans to complete decommissioning and site restoration decades sooner than if Entergy completed decommissioning.
Holtec’s process achieves site restoration decades sooner than if Entergy retained the plant.
Palisades Power Plant has begun a scheduled $62 million refueling and maintenance outage, reflecting a commitment to safe, secure, and reliable operations until the facility’s permanent retirement in spring of 2022. It is the 26th such outage since the plant opened in 1971.
The two operating units at Indian Point Energy Center, Unit 2 and Unit 3, received their renewed operating licenses today from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), ending more than 11 years of regulatory review.
Move to a pure play utility continues.
Entergy has agreed to sell the subsidiaries that own the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and the Palisades Power Plant in Covert, Michigan, after their shutdowns and reactor defuelings, to a Holtec International subsidiary for accelerated decommissioning.
Entergy Corporation’s shutdown Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station has completed the final movement of spent nuclear fuel from the spent fuel pool in the reactor building to dry storage casks, a major milestone in decommissioning. The campaign was completed ahead of schedule and within the projected budget.
The voices of the Van Winkle Elementary School students echoed through the school's hallways as the student choir sang "Dream Your Dreams." As the children sang, faculty and Entergy Nuclear staff gathered to announce a special gift. Entergy Nuclear presented a $25,000 grant to Van Winkle.
Control room operators shut down Indian Point Energy Center’s Unit 2 nuclear power plant this morning to begin the 23rd and final scheduled refueling and maintenance outage for the generating unit, which has safely and reliably helped power New York City and the lower Hudson Valley since 1974.
Entergy Corp. affiliates and NorthStar Group Services Inc. announced today they have signed a settlement agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with State of Vermont agencies and other interested parties on terms for approval of the proposed sale this year of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, the entity that owns the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station located in Vernon, Vermont.
Entergy and the Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2 reached an agreement early Wednesday morning on a new four-year contract for the union’s approximately 330 workers at the Indian Point Energy Center. Currently, Indian Point employs a total of nearly 1,000 employees.