Posts Tagged ‘ Entergy ’

Vermont utility regulators to issue decision on closure of Vermont Yankee by March 31

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

The Vermont Public Service Board (PSB), the state’s utility regulator, is scheduled to issue its final ruling by the end of the month on the pending operating license for the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, owned by Entergy, a Louisiana-based energy conglomerate which operates facilities around the country.

Vermont Yankee: Aftermath … natural gas? | Times Argus Online

Aug 29th, 2013 | By

What if (employee-owned?) Vermont Yankee were converted to spin its steam turbine by burning natural gas to boil the water? This would economically justify extending the Vermont Gas Systems pipeline to deliver TransCanada’s Alberta natural gas to southeastern Vermont with widespread economic benefits. Required to host a derelict nuclear power plant and its lifetime nuclear

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Entergy To Close Vermont Yankee

Aug 27th, 2013 | By

The station is expected to cease power production after its current fuel cycle and move to safe shutdown in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Entergy said the decision to close the plant was based on a number of financial factors, including changes to the natural gas market, a high cost structure for this single unit plant and wholesale market design flaws.

PSB To Focus On Yankee’s Impact On Water

Jun 22nd, 2013 | By

The Public Service Board has cleared the way for critics of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to examine the plant’s impact on water quality. The ruling was a reversal for Entergy Vermont Yankee, which tried to keep water pollution issues out of the ongoing hearings over the nuclear plant’s future. The PSB this week rejected

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New Report Documents How Entergy Spends Millions on Lobbying, Campaign Contributions and Deceptive PR Strategies to Influence Indian Point Relicensing

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

“Astroturf” groups controlled by Entergy account for more than a quarter of this spending The following is a statement by Brooklyn for Peace, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition, New York Environmental Law and Justice Project, New York Public Interest Research Group, PHASE, Riverkeeper and Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter in response to

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Financial firm forecasts that Entergy may close Vermont Yankee

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By

UBS has released a report that details fiscal portents “suggesting real retirement risk for units such as Vermont Yankee and (New York’s) Fitzpatrick in ’13; we see (increased) focus on the (decommissioning) process.” Click on this headline for more!