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.
Entergy Corporation announced that the closure of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, NY is planned for January 27, 2017.
The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, February 17 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Entergy today released updated findings from follow up groundwater tests at the Indian Point nuclear power plant that confirm anticipated fluctuations in tritium levels. These levels continue to pose no threat to public health or safety.
Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced today that A. Christopher "Chris" Bakken III has been named executive vice president and chief nuclear officer for Entergy Corporation, effective April 6. Bakken replaces Jeff Forbes, who announced his retirement last year. As a member of the Office of the Chief Executive, Bakken will report to Leo Denault, chairman and CEO, and he will be based at Entergy's nuclear headquarters in Jackson, Mississippi.
Entergy Corporation recently awarded a $20,000 grant to Groundworks Collaborative Food Shelf towards the 2015 fundraising goal of Project Feed the Thousands.
BUCHANAN, NY – Control room operators returned Indian Point Unit 3 to service this morning, generating electricity. Unit 3 had shut down automatically Monday night after its main electrical generator sensed an electrical disturbance in transmission lines that connect the plant to the external power grid.