TITLE

Utility, Industry & Corporation

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Nuclear Plant Journal;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to nuclear energy in the U.S. Duke Energy's Oconee Nuclear Station theme for its spring 2007 launch exceeded expectations in the areas of safety, quality and planning. A project development agreement was signed between nuclear operating company Entergy Nuclear and GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy. FirstEnergy Corp. plans to expand used nuclear fuel storage capacity at its Perry Nuclear Power Plant.
ACCESSION #
27392245

 

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