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.
Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR) announced today that its wholesale generation division, Entergy Wholesale Commodities, has closed on the sale of its 583-megawatt Rhode Island State Energy Center (RISEC), in Johnston, R.I., to Carlyle Power Partners.
Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee announced today that it plans to begin transferring spent nuclear fuel from “wet” to “dry” storage starting in 2017, two years earlier than originally planned.
Indian Point's Unit 3 nuclear power plant automatically shut down today around 7:00 p.m. as a result of an electrical disturbance on the non-nuclear side of the plant. The disturbance caused the main electrical generator and reactor to shut down automatically and safely, as designed.
Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has received the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission's notice that while pursuing license renewal, it can continue to operate the Indian Point nuclear power plant's Unit 3 under its existing license, ensuring clean and safe power for millions of New Yorkers.
Indian Point's Unit 2 nuclear power plant returned to service this afternoon, generating electricity three days after control room operators safely shut it down following a power loss to several control rods. Prior to this brief outage, the plant ran continuously for 627 days, a record for that unit.
Control room operators safely shut down Indian Point's unit 2 power plant around 5:30 p.m. today after they observed indication of a power loss to several control rods.