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NRC blocks expansion of Texas nuke over ownership issue

The Dallas Morning News reported last Thursday: Plans to build two new reactors at the South Texas Project nuclear facility outside Bay City hit a road block Tuesday. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission ruled that a partnership between NRG and … Continue reading

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NRG officials say that South Texas nuke, closed for three months with generator problems, should be back online by mid-April

Earlier this week, officials at NRG Energy, owners of the South Texas Project, reported on the status of repairs to its Unit 2 reactor. According to Reuters: The 1,280-megawatt Unit 2 at the South Texas Project nuclear station in Texas … Continue reading

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NRC to make decision on new reactor design on Nov. 1

Reuters just reported: U.S. nuclear regulators said on Wednesday they would announce on Nov. 1 their decision whetherto approve a new version of the Advanced Boiling Water Reactor design proposed by the South Texas nuclear power project. Once the Nuclear … Continue reading

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NRG Energy posts 1Q loss

Wall Street Journal just reported: NRG posted a loss of $260 million, or $1.06 a share, compared with a prior-year profit of $58 million, or 22 cents a share, a year earlier. The latest quarter included a $481 million charge … Continue reading

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How uninterested is NRG in spending more money on South Texas Nuclear Project?

The Trenton (NJ) Times reported Sunday: In news reports, (NRG CEO David) Crane said even if the nuclear project was somehow revived, NRG would not provide additional funding. Link: http://www.nj.com/business/times/index.ssf?/base/business-5/130362392033670.xml&coll=5

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NRG withdraws from South Texas Nuclear Project expansion

All we know at this hour is that this is very good news. The Dallas Morning News reported: The second-largest power generator in the state said Tuesday it will stop spending money on plans to build two more reactors at … Continue reading

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South Texas Nuclear Project expansion put by hold by events in Japan

It may be too early to know what this all means, but there have been two developments in the proposed STNP expansion. As the San Antonio Express News reported this morning: Nuclear Innovation North America is slowing development of two … Continue reading

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