Entergy Chief Nuclear Officer Chris Bakken has announced that Larry Coyle, Indian Point Energy Center site vice president, has been named chief operating officer to work alongside COO’s Donna Jacobs and John Ventosa.
This morning, Entergy personnel at its James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, NY, identified the source of oil released to the site’s discharge canal on Sunday and stopped the flow.
Security officers will be participating in scheduled training drills at the Indian Point Energy Center during parts of the day and evening on June 21 and June 30. The training drills involve simulated attack scenarios that are intended to be as realistic as possible. Members of the public may hear the sound of artificial gunfire from simulated weaponry used during the exercises.
Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 2 nuclear power plant has returned to service following its successful scheduled $120 million refueling outage and comprehensive inspection and upgrade of plant equipment and systems.
The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, May 18 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced today that it intends to refuel the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Mass., next year to continue supplying power to New England, then cease operations on May 31, 2019. The decision narrows the previously announced shutdown timeframe of 2017-2019.
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.
Control room operators shut down Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 2 nuclear power plant this morning to begin a planned refueling outage after a two-year run that set a record for power generation.