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The companies won for the extended power uprates at the St.
The notion of power uprates has been around since the late 1970's.
The extra power comes via changes to the electronic control unit, which uprates the fuel supply and alters the ignition timing.
While 430,000 were excluded from uprating, about 330,000 living in other countries received the same uprates as pensioners resident in the UK.
com/research/vvq868/power_uprates_bo) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Power Uprates - Boosting the Nuclear Industry" to their offering.
Nuclear plant uprates represent a significant and expanding business for Shaw and a cost-effective way for utilities to meet future electricity demands," said Fred Buckman, president of Shaw's Power Group.
com/research/39f20e/extended_power_upr) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Extended Power Uprates (EPU) to Boost Nuclear Electricity Generation in the US" to their offering.
CHICAGO -- An approximate 38-megawatt increase in output at an Exelon Nuclear plant last week launched a series of planned power uprates across the company's nuclear fleet that will generate between 1,300 and 1,500 megawatts of additional generation capacity within eight years without turning a spade of earth, Exelon Nuclear President and Chief Nuclear Officer Charles (Chip) Pardee said today.
The NRC has approved power uprates for more than 100 nuclear plants since the 1970s, and FPL has successfully carried out uprates at all four of its nuclear units in Florida in the 1980s and 1990s.
The forecasted capital expenditures, particularly in the 2006-2008 time frame, could pressure financial measures and the ratings of PPL and PPLES if not offset by expected earnings growth from scheduled price increases in existing supply contracts, the re-pricing of expiring supply contracts, and the incremental earnings from planned generation uprates.
The PPA does not cover output associated with uprates.