The Future of Palisades Power Plant

Palisades Nuclear Training Manager, Walter Nelson, and Holtec Government Affairs and Communications Senior Manager, Pat O’Brien, talk about the decommissioning process of the Palisades Power Plant in Covert, Michigan on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

Decommissioning Update, May 2022

Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI) is dedicated to the safe and efficient decommissioning of shuttered nuclear plants. HDI’s approach to decommissioning is to begin and complete the physical work of decontamination and dismantlement decades sooner than if the current nuclear plant owner retains ownership of the plant.

Holtec’s Decommissioning and Manufacturing Programs Win Plaudits from Regional Publications

We are pleased to report that the technology milestones achieved over the past three years in our decommissioning program, which is moving apace at three nuclear plant sites, is winning kudos from regional publications.

Palisades and Big Rock Point Licenses Transfer to Holtec, Approved by the USNRC Today, Enlarges Holtec’s Decommissioning Fleet to Seven Reactor Units

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved the transfer of the Palisades Power Plant to Holtec International after the facility permanently shuts down in the spring of 2022. The approval also allows the transfer of Entergy’s decommissioned Big Rock Point facility near Charlevoix, Michigan, where only the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) remains.

HDI’s Oyster Creek and Pilgrim Decommissioning Sites Report Safe, Efficient, and Record-Setting Progress

We are pleased to report that the ongoing decommissioning projects at New Jersey’s Oyster Creek site and Massachusetts’ Pilgrim site, being carried out by Holtec under a turnkey undertaking, have been notching impressive milestones worthy of memorializing through this news bulletin.

Successes Build as Holtec’s Decommissioning Fleet Grows

Holtec International celebrated landmarks and benchmarks this past month as it welcomed Indian Point Energy Center, the newest member to its fleet of decommissioning sites and celebrated the safe and successful completion of a key Oyster Creek milestone in world record time!

The Last Operating Reactor at Indian Point Shuts Down Tonight

We mark the permanent cessation of energy generation at the Indian Point Energy Center today when the last operating reactor – Indian Point Unit 3 – shuts down. Subject to the authorization by New York’s Public Service Commission, our Company, Holtec International, is slated to become the successor owner of the IPEC site with the […]

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New York’s Local, County & State Government and NGOs Unanimous in Approving Agreement that Supports Holtec’s Decommissioning of the Indian Point Energy Center

We are pleased to announce that a major step toward the timely decommissioning of the three-reactor Indian Point site occurred yesterday with the unanimous signing of a Joint Petition (“Agreement”) by all stakeholders that will support the NY Public Service Commission’s deliberations and decision in May.

Holtec’s Disruptive Innovations Poised to Underpin Enhanced Human Health & Safety and Environmental Protection in the Nuclear Decommissioning Industry

We are pleased to share some of the recent innovations employed at our plants undergoing prompt decommissioning – Oyster Creek and Pilgrim – that have a large beneficial consequence to enhancing public health and safety as well as protection of the environment. 

Holtec and Entergy Jointly Submit Application to the USNRC to Transfer the Palisades Power Plant License to Holtec

Holtec International and Entergy Corporation have jointly submitted a License Transfer Application to the USNRC requesting approval to transfer the NRC license for the Palisades Power Plant to Holtec.

NRC Approves the Transfer-of-License for the Three-Reactor Indian Point Energy Center from Entergy to Holtec for Decommissioning

We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) has approved the transfer of the Indian Point Energy Center licenses from Entergy Corporation subsidiaries to Holtec International subsidiaries.

Sharing Excellence: How Pilgrim and Oyster Creek Work as One Team

Holtec’s fleet approach to decommissioning allows sites to share resources, multiply experience and expertise, and learn from each other’s best practices. Working together as a fleet is spelling success for the Pilgrim and Oyster Creek Decommissioning Sites.

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Holtec International and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Reach Accord on Decommissioning of Pilgrim Station

We are pleased to announce that after months of good faith negotiation, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Holtec have amicably and productively come to agreement on all key issues related to the safe decommissioning of the shuttered Pilgrim nuclear plant.

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Indian Point Unit 2 Shuts Down Today

Holtec is saddened to observe that Indian Point Unit 2, competently operated by Entergy since 2001 and having served as a prominent clean energy producer in New York, is shutting down today – a casualty of the competition from the prevailing ultra-cheap fossil fuel prices and government subsidized renewable energy.

Decommissioning Innovations at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim to Help Expedite their Transition into Productive Industrial Sites

Our ongoing decommissioning programs at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim are fueled by creativity and innovation to efficiently transition these sites to enable them to host diverse commercial economic activities at the earliest possible date.

Ongoing Decommissioning Effort at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim Notch Outstanding Performance Metrics

We are pleased to report that both of our decommissioning sites, Oyster Creek in Lacey Township, NJ and Pilgrim in Plymouth, Massachusetts, are setting new levels of excellence in every relevant metric of performance as they drive forward with safe and efficient deconstruction of the shuttered nuclear plants. 

A Decommissioning Update on Holtec’s Shutdown Nuclear Plants

Since 1986, it has been Holtec’s continued mission to develop technologies and services, while providing the utmost protection to workers and the communities in which it operates. Holtec continues to deliver this mission through its promise to decommission shutdown nuclear power plants safely and efficiently.

HDI Harnesses New Technologies for Enhanced Decommissioning of Nuclear Plants

Members of Holtec International’s Decommissioning Advisory Board met on October 29, 2019 to assay advances made by the Company in its first year of decommissioning endeavors related to Oyster Creek (formerly Exelon’s) and Pilgrim (formerly Entergy’s) nuclear plants. This board is comprised of noted industry stalwarts representing many of North America’s leading nuclear operators.

Holtec Has Reached an Agreement with Entergy to Acquire Indian Point Energy Center After the Last of the Three Reactors Shuts Down

We are pleased to announce that Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) 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.

Holtec Files Request to Acquire Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station by End of 2019, Complete Decommissioning Decades Sooner than Entergy

Entergy Corp. and Holtec International, through their affiliates, asked the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) today to approve the sale of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to Holtec after shutdown. Holtec plans to complete decommissioning and site restoration decades sooner than if Entergy completed decommissioning.

Holtec International to Acquire Pilgrim and Palisades Sites from Entergy after their Reactors Shutdown: Proto-Prompt Decommissioning Planned for Both Sites

As reported in the media, Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) 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. The sales include the transfer of the licenses, […]

Holtec International to Purchase Oyster Creek Generating Station and Decommission Nuclear Plant Within Eight Years

Exelon Generation, the owner of the nation’s largest fleet of nuclear energy facilities, and Holtec International, a global leader in used nuclear fuel management technologies, today announced an agreement for Holtec to purchase Oyster Creek Generating Station.