Energy Newswatch: Utilities
Extension of Westinghouse Nuclear Power Plant’s license not worth risk to community
24 Oct 2021 10:00:00 UT
Not worth risk The 50-plus-year-old Westinghouse Nuclear Plant in Columbia is to be relicensed for 40 more years according to the Governors Nuclear Advisory Council. Their unanimous agreement...
One reactor of the Mihama nuclear power plant was shut down in Japan
24 Oct 2021 09:16:09 UT
Japanese energy company Kansai Electric Power has shut down the third reactor of the Mihama nuclear power plant (NPP) in Fukui Prefecture due to failure to implement measures to strengthen...
Smoke billows from a coal-burning power plant in China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. Photo: Reuters
24 Oct 2021 08:29:07 UT
The crisis may invite some resistance from sceptical delegates at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) However, China is still on track to meet its 2025 goal of peak coal consumption...
FG To Contractors: Complete Zungeru Power Plant By December
24 Oct 2021 07:04:55 UT
The federal government has directed the contractors handling the 700 megawatts (MW) Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Project to meet up with the December 28, 2021 deadline for the completion of the...
No load shedding for City Power customers, says utility
24 Oct 2021 06:21:57 UT
While the country and the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) continues to gasp at the sudden announcement of load shedding last night, power utility City Power has said its customers will not be affected. ...
Fukui Mihama Nuclear Power Plant Unit 3 enters regular inspections Counterterrorism facility construction is delayed
24 Oct 2021 05:09:48 UT
[NHK] Under the system that limits the operating period of nuclear power plants to 40 years in principle, Seki in Fukui Prefecture, which restarted for the first time in Japan for more than 40 years...
Utility companies prepare for possible outages with weekend storm
23 Oct 2021 22:42:16 UT
PORTLAND, Ore. — Staff with Pacific Power said they're...
Uncertainty over Potter Valley Power Plant, Eel River diversions continues to grow
23 Oct 2021 00:00:00 UT
An equipment failure has shut down PG&E’s 1908 Potter Valley power plant indefinitely, adding uncertainty to the future of Eel River diversions that have augmented the Russian River for more than a...
US company uses power plant for bitcoin mining
23 Oct 2021 22:58:12 UT
The terms are reminiscent of times gone by: Mining, power plant, marketplace. However, bitcoin mining no longer has much to do with the original energy supply. Only the place of action remains...
A Russian nuclear power plant has a steam leak accident and the radiation environment is normal
22 Oct 2021 00:12:07 UT
China News Service, October 22, reported that the representative of the Russian emergency department said on the 21st that a steam leak at the Rostov nuclear power plant in the south of the country...

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