Month: February 2016

PSEG Nuclear names Sena new president

Author: Joe Delmar

USA fleet member PSEG announced recently that it named nuclear industry veteran, Peter Sena, President of PSEG Nuclear. Sena will report to William Levis, President of PSEG’s Power business. Robert Braun, Chief Nuclear Officer, will report to Sena. Sena served as Chief Nuclear Officer at First Energy Corporation culminating a 15-year career in a variety...

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USA engineers share during EWeek

Author: Anna Markham

Engineers are a vital part of the nuclear industry and next week Utilities Service Alliance fleet is commemorating EWeek. To recognize the national event USA fleet engineers shared why they became an engineer. Katherine Torres, Hope Creek Engineering branch manager, PSEG Nuclear I became an engineer because I’ve always been a team player and enjoy...

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USA taking leadership role with Delivering the Nuclear Promise

Author: Chip Palazzo

America’s nuclear energy facilities have launched a multi-year initiative to safely generate electricity that the nation uses more efficiently and economically. The initiative was announced in December by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), which is coordinating the multifaceted effort in tandem with member electric utilities and member power producers – including USA fleet members -...

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Fermi gets international visitors

Author: Stephen Tait

USA fleet member Fermi 2 is the only U.S. nuclear power plant with an international Emergency Preparedness Zone. The 10 miles around Fermi, a Utilities Service Alliance fleet member, reaches into part of Ontario, Canada. As such, the plant invites its neighbors across Lake Erie to the plant every year or two. In early February,...

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NRC approves licenses for STP Units 3 & 4

Author: Buddy Eller

On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission completed its mandatory hearing on Nuclear Innovation North America’s (NINA) application for two Combined Licenses (COL) for STP Units 3 & 4. The Commission voted affirmatively to approve the licenses, finding the NRC Staff’s review adequate to make the necessary regulatory safety and environmental findings. The Commission’s...

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