Month: October 2016

Good neighbors show up in droves

Author: Margie Church

Dreary weather didn't keep Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant's good neighbors from attending its recent open house. Approximately 750 people of all ages stopped in the plant’s training center to tour the control room simulator, try science experiments, play games and learn about varied professions. The open house theme, "Good Neighbors for 45 Years," celebrated the...

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USA Provides Multiple Levels of Support for Member Refueling Outages

Author: Digital Lagoon

For more than 20 years, the Utilities Service Alliance (USA) has been helping its members maximize refueling outages with ready access to industry expertise, best practices and skilled craft workers. Currently two of seven USA plants have units in refueling outages. They are not only replacing used fuel, but also undertaking a large number of...

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STP, Xcel Achieve Combined $1.1M Savings Through USA Supplier Agreement

Author: Digital Lagoon

Utilities Service Alliance (USA) members South Texas Project (STP) and Xcel Energy’s Monticello station recently achieved more than $1.1 million in combined Total Cost of Ownership savings recently through the use of a USA supplier agreement with ARES Security Corporation. The savings/cost avoidance was realized due to Security Post realignment where the ARES Security Product...

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EN celebrates Nuclear Science Week

Author: Digital Lagoon

To recognize National Nuclear Science Week Energy Northwest's Jamie Dunn, engineer senior, discusses the benefits of nuclear energy with students at Enterprise Middle School Oct. 18 in West Richland, Wash. Kaitlin Carter, Mat Dado, Nykki Drake, Kevin Eldrige and Blain Highland also supported the event. (John Dobken photo)

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