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Energy group pushing for used nuclear fuel storage facility

JACKSON — A nonprofit group tied to energy businesses says Mississippi should consider becoming a storage place for used nuclear fuel. Representatives of the Mississippi Energy Institute will meet tomorrow at the state Capitol with the Senate Economic Development Committee. After that, they’ll have a closed-door meeting at the Old Capitol Inn with business people and Republican U.S. Reps. Alan ...

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Grand Gulf refueling taking longer than expected

VICKSBURG — Refueling Grand Gulf Nuclear Station has taken longer than plant officials said a year ago, and officials now aren’t saying when it will be completed. The Claiborne County plant shut down Feb. 19 to refuel the boiling-water reactor and increase its generating capacity by 13 percent. Entergy Nuclear spokeswoman Suzanne Anderson says that neither the time frame nor ...

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Entergy Nuclear picks officers

Entergy Nuclear CEO John Herron has named senior officers to new positions. Initial changes began in August, and the transitions are expected to be complete by November. Jeff Forbes, formerly senior vice president, COO for the five utility-owned nuclear energy plants, was named as senior vice president for nuclear operations for the Entergy Nuclear fleet comprised of 12 reactors at ...

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Entergy Nuclear names management team

The retirement of a national leader in nuclear development is initiating key organizational changes within Entergy Nuclear. Randy Douet, current site vice president at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station near Port Gibson, will move to Entergy Nuclear’s headquarters in Jackson to lead Entergy’s nuclear business development function as nuclear renaissance pioneer Kenneth Hughey steps down. Mike Perito, vice president at River ...

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Jacobs honored for achievement

The American Nuclear Society has presented the Mary Jane Oestmann Professional Women’s Achievement Award to Donna Jacobs, senior vice president for planning, development and oversight, Entergy Nuclear. Jacobs has more than 22 years of experience in the nuclear energy business. Her background includes leadership positions in work control, maintenance, operations, project management and a variety of roles in engineering. Prior ...

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