Exelon Nuclear submits license renewal application for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station

first_imgSOURCE: Exelon Nuclear NuclearReactors By chloecox – On June 30, 1999, Exelon Nuclear notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that it intended to file for renewal of the operating licenses for Peach Bottom Units 2 and 3. 7.5.2001 Optimizing Plant Performance: The April POWERGEN+ series activates today Linkedin Peach Bottom is jointly owned by Exelon (46.25 percent), PSEG (46.25 percent) and Conectiv (7.5 percent). The station is operated by the Warrenville, Illinois, based Exelon Nuclear, a division of Exelon Generation headquartered in Kennett Square, PA. Exelon Nuclear operates 17 generation units in three states, making it the largest nuclear generating company in the U.S. and the third largest in the world. TAGSExelon Twitter In 2000, the plant generated the most electricity in its 25-year history, with Unit 2 and 3 producing almost 19-million megawatt hours of electricity, at a capacity factor of 94.2 percent. Peach Bottom also had more than 3.5 million work hours without a lost work-day incident in personnel industrial safety. The Peach Bottom License Renewal Team reviewed more than 100 plant systems and 40,000 plant components and determined that Peach Bottom has solid programs in place to maintain continued safe and reliable operation and maintenance of the plant. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is expected to take about two years to thoroughly review the license renewal application before determining whether to grant the license extensions. The NRC has approved six license renewals to date, at Calvert Cliffs 1 and 2; Oconee 1, 2 and 3; and Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO-1). “A 20-year extension in Peach Bottom’s operating license is an investment in 2,200 megawatts of clean, emission-free electricity and helps to ensure an economical and reliable source of power for southeastern Pennsylvania for years to come,” said Oliver D. Kingsley, president and chief nuclear officer, Exelon Nuclear. Facebook Previous articleEdge Capital Group to provide energy management, new generation in Vallejo, Calif.Next articleUK power plant purchase launches Calpine into Europe chloecox The company also has holdings in such competitive businesses as energy, infrastructure services and energy services. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC. Suitors for halted Bellefonte nuclear project ask TVA to consider climate in reviving sale Peach Bottom provides a positive economic impact to southeastern Pennsylvania. The plant employs 700 full-time Exelon employees and about 200 long-term contractors. The plant conducts business with a variety of local suppliers. Facebook Exelon Nuclear submits license renewal application for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., July 2, 2001 — Exelon Nuclear today applied to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to renew the operating licenses for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Units 2 and 3 in York County, Pa. Twitter Linkedin If approved, Unit 2’s license would be extended from 2013 to 2033 and Unit 3’s from 2014 to 2034. Each of Peach Bottom’s two 1,100-megawatt boiling water reactors can produce enough electricity for more than 600,000 homes. A 20-year extension for Peach Bottom is an investment in 2,200 megawatts of electricity — enough to power about 1 million households. The total cost of obtaining the renewed licenses for Peach Bottom will be about $18 million, including the NRC review, or about $8 per kilowatt hour. This compares to a cost of $500 to $1,000 per kilowatt hour to replace that capacity with a new natural gas or coal-fired power plant. Exelon Nuclear also has notified the NRC that it intends to file for license renewal for its Dresden and Quad Cities stations in Illinois. New Jersey utility regulators extend zero-carbon breaks for PSEG nuclear power plants Exelon Corporation is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities with approximately five million customers and more than $15 billion in annual revenues. The company has one of the industry’s largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Exelon distributes electricity to approximately five million customers in Illinois and Pennsylvania and gas to 425,000 customers in the Philadelphia area. No posts to displaylast_img read more

UWF and Panhandle Sports Broadcasting to Air Six Fall Events

first_imgUWF and Panhandle Sports Broadcasting to Air Six Fall Events Share PENSACOLA, Fla. – The University of West Florida and Panhandle Sports Broadcasting will air six total broadcasts of UWF soccer and volleyball during the month of October.  The package of games will begin this Saturday, October 10 as the Argonauts volleyball team hosts Gulf South Conference opponent West Georgia at 1:00 p.m. CT for the team’s annual Pack it Pink event.  All games will be free to all users.Saturday’s game will be broadcasted live online at www.GoArgos.com and www.psblive.com.  The second volleyball game to be broadcasted will be Tuesday, October 27, the team’s 7:00 p.m. match versus GSC East Division rival West Alabama.  Both matches will be offered live, and fans will be able to access links to the games at www.GoArgos.com.The first UWF soccer games to be broadcasted will be on Homecoming night, October 23, featuring the men’s game against William Carey and the women’s game versus GSC opponent North Alabama.  The second set of soccer games to be aired online will be Saturday, October 31, with both teams facing Lambuth.  Due to internet availability at the UWF Soccer Complex, these games will not be offered live but will be available on demand the following day.For information on all UWF Athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com.#ARGOS#2009 UWF Fall Sports Video Broadcast Schedule10/10: Volleyball vs. West Georgia – 1:00 p.m.10/23: Men’s Soccer vs. William Carey – 5:00 p.m. (available online the following day)10/23: Women’s Soccer vs. North Alabama – 7:30 p.m. (available online the following day)10/27: Volleyball vs. West Alabama – 7:00 p.m.10/31: Women’s Soccer vs. Lambuth – 12:30 p.m. (available online the following day)10/31: Men’s Soccer vs. Lambuth – 3:00 p.m. (available online the following day)Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

New players needed for inter-county teams- Ken Ralph

first_imgNew players will be needed by all inter-county teams for 2020 and so a good share of new players will feature for Tipp and Clare on today’s panel according to Clare selector Ken Ralph.The All Ireland champions and a new look Banner side go head to head at MacDonagh Park Nenagh in the Munster league opener.Clare selector and Moycarkey Borris native Ken Ralph told Tipp FM sport his side have now cast the net wide to find new players.Throw-in is at 2 o’clock today in Nenagh and we’ll have live commentary here on Tipp FM in association with Sullivan Family Butchers, Brooklands, Nenagh.last_img read more

Cavs’ Iman Shumpert arrested for DUI weed consumption

first_imgIman Shumpert was caught stepping out on his woman when he was arrested back in August for DUI marijuana possession after leaving his “homegirl’s house” in Atlanta.Shumpert was pulled over outside of Atlanta on August 10th for a lane change violation and because his taillights weren’t on in his rented Audi A3, TMZ reported.Shumpert allegedly reeked of weed and his eyes were bloodshot, the officer reported.Shumpert said he had just driven from his “homegirl’s house” and was on his way to the airport to pick up his father.Shumpert failed the field sobriety test and admitted he had smoked weed before leaving his friend’s house.During a search of the vehicle, the officers found a jar with weed in it.Shumpert also declined to do a blood test, claiming that “people would recognize him and it would cause a scene.”Shumpert was charged with DUI marijuana, possession of weed and failure to maintain his lane. Photos: Instagramlast_img read more

Mesut Ozil claims that he could very well end his career at the Emirates

first_imgAdvertisement 5oyNBA Finals | Brooklyn VsnuWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E30ite( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) dh6Would you ever consider trying this?😱bnq3Can your students do this? 🌚aamxRoller skating! Powered by Firework The star player of the Gunners, Mesut Ozil is ready to stay at Arsenal till the end of his career. The Gunners brought in the star player in the summer transfer window of 2013-14 season with a transfer fee worth £46 million. Since then, Mesut Ozil has been a star performer for the Gunners over the last few seasons. Advertisement In an interview after the launch of his wellness brand ‘Unity’ Mesut Ozil was asked about his future at the Emirates. Ozil told,Advertisement  “Why not? I am still young, I am 30,” he said. “In football, everything is possible but I am really happy to play for a big club like Arsenal. I just enjoy it and I can imagine finishing my career at Arsenal.”Advertisement He was also asked about the age when he will retire. Ozil calmly answered,“Maybe aged 38! No, really, I always think if I feel well, I could go on until I am 35 or 36, I don’t know. If everything is good, we’ll see.” Mesut Ozil recently retired from the International football after the strong criticisms came in his way. However, he is good form in this season under the management of Unai Emery. He has already scored three goals in his nine appearances so far in this season in the Premier League. The player has been trying hard to adapt the style of the play of Unai Emery. Mesut Ozil has signed a new contract with the Gunners in January to commit his future at the Emirates till 2021. The star player of Arsenal can extend his contract further if the things go accordingly in the next few seasons. Advertisementlast_img read more

Pirates rout B-Sens to remain alive in AHL playoff series

first_imgThe Portland Pirates scored the first five goals of the game en route to a 6-2 victory over the Sens in AHL Calder Cup Playoffs action Tuesday in Binghamton.The Pirates, trailing 3-1 in the best-of-seven series before Tuesday’s contest, force a game six Friday in Portland. Mark Mancari, once on the power play and the second short handed and Luke Adam, on the power play, gave Portland a 3-0 lead before the game was 10 minutes old. Mark Parrish made it 4-0 before the period ended.The goal by Parrish sent Binghamton starting goalie Robin Lehner to the showers in favour of Barry Brust.Portland out shot the Sens 41-37 in the game.In the first round of the playoffs Binghamton rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat Manchester Monarchs.Game seven, if necessary, is scheduled for Saturday in Portland.Former Nelson Leaf rearguard Geoff Kinrade, who plays defence for the B-Sens, finished the game a with an even plus-minus.last_img read more

Galway Officials Decided For This Weekend’s National League Action

first_img==Also, two Galway officials will be on duty this weekend.Killimor’s Liam Gordon is the man in the middle forKilkenny’s clash with Clare in Cusack Park; and Oranmore/Maree’s Shane Hynesover the Division 3B clash of Sligo and Leitrim in Markievicz Park.==Sunday, 23rd FebruaryNational Football League Division 1GALWAY vs Tyrone (2pm Stadium)National Hurling League Division 1Waterford vs GALWAY (2pm Walsh Park)Kilkenny vs Clare (2pm Nowlan Park)National Hurling League Division 3Sligo vs Leitrim (2pm Markievicz Park)print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Conor Lane and James Owens have been named as the referees for Galway’s games this weekend in the Allianz National Football and Hurling leagues. Lane will be the man in the middle for the Galwayfootballers’ National league game with Tyrone in Tuam Stadium while Owens willtake charge of the Galway Hurlers game with Waterford in Walsh Park. Both gameson Sunday throw in at 2pm.last_img read more