Month: June 2012

Wolf Creek Wins the USA Optimizer Award for the Third Time

Author: Lynne Hilton

With a whopping $5,393,784 in savings and avoided costs, the most ever achieved by a USA member in a single year, Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Company (WCNOC) won the coveted Optimizer Award for the third time since the award’s inception. “Any investment that returns $41.09 for every $1 invested in one year is pretty much...

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PSEG CNO and President Tom Joyce Re-elected as USA Board Chairman

Author: Digital Lagoon

The Utilities Service Alliance (USA) Board of Directors gathered in Colorado Springs, CO., recently to conduct its annual meeting and reelected Thomas P. Joyce, President and Chief Nuclear Officer of PSEG Nuclear for a second term as USA Board Chairman, said USA’s President and Chief Executive Officer Carl Parry. Joyce has served as chairman of...

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USA Team to Assess SOER 10-2 Implementation at Monticello

Author: Deanna Sheely

Utilities Service Alliance (USA) members have joined efforts to respond to the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations’ (INPO) Significant Operating Experience Event Report (SOER) 10-2. A USA team is visiting the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant this week for an assessment of its implementation. The team consists of: Russ Lovell from South Texas Project (Team Lead)...

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Political, Civic Leaders Celebrate Columbia’s License Renewal

Author: Kevin McCullen

Political and civic leaders affirmed Energy Northwest’s status as a safe, reliable and clean provider of affordable power to the region during a celebration May 24 of Columbia Generating Station’s license renewal. Employees, elected officials, members of Energy Northwest’s Executive Board and dignitaries – including retired CEO Vic Parrish - gathered in the parking lot...

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