Energy news from Omaha Public Power District
With the final canister secured in recent days, all spent nuclear fuel is safely in dry storage.
OPPD considering DECON method for Fort Calhoun Station, speeding up site's timetable and saving money.
Fort Calhoun Station’s spent nuclear fuel is stored in concrete structures built to withstand extreme weather, aircraft impact.
After successfully and safely defueling the OPPD nuclear plant, personnel now shift to the long-term decommissioning work.
With the nuclear plant now permanently offline, personnel are preparing to defuel the reactor, move toward the decommissioning.
Recommendation was made to achieve rate goal directive, strengthen financial future and avoid rate increases through 2021.
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