Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced today that it will close the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, NY, in late 2016 or early 2017.
Control room operators removed Entergy's Waterford 3 from service Oct. 25 to begin a refueling outage that brings 1,100 additional workers and economic benefits after 18 months of highly reliable and safe operation.
Entergy’s Palisades Power Plant has returned to service after a $58 million investment to upgrade and inspect plant equipment, plus a $63 million investment in new fuel, for another 18 months of safe, emissions-free energy generation. In another positive development for the western Michigan nuclear power plant, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission returned Palisades to the agency’s highest safety category.
Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced today that it will close its Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Mass., no later than June 1, 2019, because of poor market conditions, reduced revenues and increased operational costs. The company notified the independent system operator of the electric grid, the ISO New England Inc. (ISO-NE), that as of that date, Pilgrim would not participate as a capacity resource in the market. The exact timing of the shutdown depends on several factors, including further discussion with ISO-NE, and will be decided in the first half of 2016.
Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced that Mark Savoff, executive vice president and chief operating officer and Jeff Forbes, executive vice president and chief nuclear officer, plan to retire, effective first quarter 2016. Both leaders will transition to an advisory role beginning Nov. 1 until their effective retirement dates. Tim Mitchell, a 26-year Entergy nuclear veteran, has been named acting chief nuclear officer for the fleet, effective Nov. 1.
Indian Poin's Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service Friday, generating electricity.
Control room operators removed Entergy's Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 2 from service Sept. 20 to begin a refueling outage that brings more than 1,100 additional workers and economic benefits after 465 days of safe, secure and reliable operation.
Thirty years ago this summer, Entergy made history when Grand Gulf Nuclear Station connected to the electric grid for the first time. Three decades later, the people of Grand Gulf, located outside of Vicksburg, are building upon that legacy, providing safe, secure, clean, reliable and affordable power.
The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, September 16 between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.