The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission yesterday approved the application to transfer the licenses for the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station from Entergy Corporation to a Holtec International subsidiary for decommissioning, paving the way for completion of the plant’s sale to Holtec
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station entered Phase I of plant decommissioning following safe removal of nuclear fuel from the reactor into the spent fuel pool, and NRC docketing of the certifications of permanent cessation of operations and permanent removal of fuel from the reactor on June 11. Approximately 270 site employees are being retained to perform post-shutdown operations.
Entergy Corp. has agreed to sell the subsidiaries that own Indian Point Units 1, 2, and 3, located in Buchanan, N.Y., to a Holtec International subsidiary for decommissioning.
Entergy Corporation today completed the sale of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee to subsidiaries of NorthStar Group Services, which will decommission the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station site.
The Vermont Public Utility Commission (PUC) today issued an order that approves the proposed sale of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee to subsidiaries of NorthStar Group Services for decommissioning the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station site. The PUC also issued an amended Certificate of Public Good, which authorizes NorthStar to own, possess the licenses for, and decommission Vermont Yankee.
Holtec’s process achieves site restoration decades sooner than if Entergy retained the plant.
Holtec plans to complete decommissioning and site restoration decades sooner than if Entergy completed decommissioning.
Entergy Corporation’s shutdown Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station has completed the final movement of spent nuclear fuel from the spent fuel pool in the reactor building to dry storage casks, a major milestone in decommissioning. The campaign was completed ahead of schedule and within the projected budget.
Entergy has agreed to sell the subsidiaries that own the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and the Palisades Power Plant in Covert, Michigan, after their shutdowns and reactor defuelings, to a Holtec International subsidiary for accelerated decommissioning.
Entergy Corporation affiliates and NorthStar Group Services Inc. announced today they have signed a settlement agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with State of Vermont agencies and other interested parties on terms for approval of the proposed sale this year of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, the entity that owns the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station located in Vernon, Vermont.