Operations & Maintenance

Refueling in the time of COVID-19

Nov 3, 2020

The coronavirus has turned daily life upside down for most industries, and keeping nuclear power stations running, maintained and refueled has proved its own challenge for operators.

Nuclear looks to hydrogen to pay the bills

Aug 18, 2020

Competition from low-cost natural gas and the falling price of renewables is forcing the nuclear industry to find a paying sideline for existing and planned plants to ensure they are...

UK develops nuclear project in Cumbria; US awards multiple DD&R contracts

Jul 7, 2020

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

European operators look abroad to solve supply chain troubles

Jun 23, 2020

Aging European nuclear power plants need parts to run safely and efficiently but a disjointed supply chain and uncoordinated regulatory environment means even the simplest valve change...

Georgia Power sets IHP on Vogtle Unit 3; Darlington Unit 2 reconnects

Jun 9, 2020

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

COVID-19 response fast-tracks new maintenance strategies

Jun 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has put on hold plans around the world but some scheduled activities, like maintenance, refueling or decommissioning of a nuclear power plant, can’t wait and...

Digital twin projects look to slash nuclear O&M costs

Jun 9, 2020

Nine projects, financed by the U.S. Department of Energy, aim to decimate operations and maintenance (O&M) costs in the next generation of advanced nuclear reactors.

Floating Russian nuclear plant fully commissioned; Indian Point unit shuts down

May 26, 2020

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

New tech key for Bruce Power MCR project

May 26, 2020

Vision positioning, automation, and robotics technology, as well as finding and training a highly specialized and skilled workforce, have been vital in keeping Bruce Power’s Major...

Barakah unit to start on schedule; new alloy debuts in the 'Code'

May 12, 2020

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

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