Decommisioning

California's $4 billion SONGS project set to test decom efficiency gains

Feb 8, 2017

The EnergySolutions-AECOM contractor partnership can use time-saving learnings from earlier projects like Zion in Illinois to help boost confidence in cost forecasts and new build...

BP raises 2035 nuclear forecast; China to surpass US capacity by 2026

Feb 7, 2017

Nuclear power news you need to know.

OECD expands decommissioning cost benchmarks ahead of closure surge

Jan 25, 2017

The OECD's Nuclear Energy Agency wants to improve the accuracy of decommissioning cost estimates to optimize spending plans and improve forecasts on fund returns, agency experts...

UK uses multiple site data to save over 1 billion pounds on decom

Jan 10, 2017

Decommissioning contractor Magnox is building a body of multiple site learnings which have reduced cost risks associated with waste transfer, experts told Nuclear Energy Insider.

Operators told to plan shutdowns three years ahead, focus on labor

Nov 30, 2016

Nuclear operators must start decommissioning work at least three years before shutdown and prioritize labor placement decisions to minimize the transition period and associated...

South Africa delays nuclear build; US Justice Department blocks waste merger

Nov 28, 2016

Nuclear power news you need to know.

US utility’s deferred reactor clean-up shows cost pressure on early closures

Sep 21, 2016

Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) has opted to defer decommissioning of the 479 MW Fort Calhoun Station (FCS) to delay high upfront spending and protect consumer prices but industry...

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