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It’s Official: TVA’s Watts Bar Unit 2 Open for Business

Following a series of power ascension tests, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) 1.22-gigawatt Watts Bar Unit 2 has entered commercial operation, making it…

Tennessee Valley Authority | Watts Bar | Power | Nuclear Power

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Thu Oct 20 2016

Duke Energy Carolinas: Slow Growth, More Solar Projects and Maybe Nuclear

In its annual 15-year integrated resource plan for the Carolinas, Duke Energy said it foresees slow electric load growth, a near-tripling of solar generation (to…

Nuclear Power | Hydroelectric | Duke Energy | Nuclear Generation | Solar Projects

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Wed Sep 21 2016

Samsung C&T, Stung by Mining Fallout, Sees Progress at Top-Valued Nuclear, Natural Gas Projects

Collapsing commodity prices have dashed the hopes of many a global conglomerate, not the least of which is Samsung C&T Corporation (Seoul, South…

Metals & Minerals | Middle East | Nuclear Power | Nuclear Energy | Samsung C&T | South Korea | United Arab Emirates | Barakah Project | EPC | Nuclear Plant | Engineering | Construction

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Fri Jul 22 2016

It’s Official: TVA’s Watts Bar Unit 2 Open for Business

Following a series of power ascension tests, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) 1.22-gigawatt Watts Bar Unit 2 has entered commercial operation, making it the nation’s first new nuclear generation to achieve such status in 20 years. The $4.7 billion project was completed on budget, according to TVA. Located near Spring City, Tennessee, the unit had already »

Duke Energy Carolinas: Slow Growth, More Solar Projects and Maybe Nuclear

In its annual 15-year integrated resource plan for the Carolinas, Duke Energy said it foresees slow electric load growth, a near-tripling of solar generation (to about 2,100 MW), and increased hydroelectric generation through a $200 million upgrade at its Bad Creek pumped storage hydro station. The utility predicted a 33% increase in nuclear energy by 2031, suggesting it is »

Samsung C&T, Stung by Mining Fallout, Sees Progress at Top-Valued Nuclear, Natural Gas Projects

Collapsing commodity prices have dashed the hopes of many a global conglomerate, not the least of which is Samsung C&T Corporation (Seoul, South Korea), an engineering and construction leader that is quietly surrendering to the realities of the all-too-rocky mining market. But the company can still look forward plenty of multi-billion-dollar plans related to nuclear and natural gas-fired »