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US-based EnergySolutions announced on 12 May that it had entered into a definitive agreement with Dominion Energy to acquire the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) located in Carlton, Wisconsin.

Date: Friday, 14 May 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsenergysolutions-acquires-kewaunee-npp-for-decommissioning-8742126

EnergySolutions has announced it is to acquire the Kewaunee nuclear power plant from current owner Dominion Energy, and will complete the decommissioning of the single-unit plant, which shut down in 2013.

Date: Friday, 14 May 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/EnergySolutions-acquires-Wisconsin-plant-for-accel

US Southern California Edison (SCE) said on 15 March that it had distributed a three-volume set of plans supporting the offsite relocation of used nuclear fuel currently stored at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (Songs). The strategies are outlined in the Action Plan, Strategic Plan and Conceptual Transportation Plan.

Date: Friday, 19 March 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssce-releases-plans-for-used-fuel-removal-from-san-onofre-npp-8609375

Southern California Edison (SCE) has released a three-part strategic plan for the relocation of used nuclear fuel from the shut-down San Onofre plant. The company has also launched a stakeholder coalition with two local counties to advocate for and encourage federal government action to deal with used fuel currently stored at San Onofre and other US nuclear sites.

Date: Thursday, 18 March 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/SCE-plans-for-relocation-of-used-fuel

The 73rd and final multi-purpose canister (MPC) of used nuclear fuel from Southern California Edison’s (SCE’s) twin unit San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in the USA has been placed in its designated below-grade storage vault., US-based Holtec International said on 7 August. 

Date: Friday, 14 August 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsused-fuel-transferred-to-storage-at-us-san-onofre-npp-8081676

The final canister of used fuel from the shut-down San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has now been transferred into dry storage, marking a milestone for the decommissioning of the California site.

Date: Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Final-used-fuel-transfer-marks-SONGS-decommissioni

Dismantlement of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is to begin in February, Southern California Edison (SCE) has announced. This follows the receipt in October of the final permit required for the decommissioning and dismantlement of the plant which closed in 2013.

Date: Saturday, 25 January 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/February-start-for-San-Onofre-dismantlement

The California Coastal Commission has approved a coastal development permit for Southern California Edison's San Onofre nuclear power plant, enabling decommissioning of the plant to begin. The utility said it expects the dismantling of major structures at the two-unit plant to begin next year.

Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Permit-issued-for-San-Onofre-decommissioning

US utility Southern California Edison (SCE) has awarded a 20-month contract to consultancy company North Wind to develop a strategic plan to assess the feasibility of relocating used nuclear fuel from the San Onofre nuclear plant to a commercially reasonable, off-site facility.

Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsused-fuel-transfer-plan-to-be-developed-for-san-onofre-7263933

US power utility Southern California Edison (SCE) has been approved to resume efforts to transfer used nuclear fuel at the two unit San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) into dry storage, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 21 May SCE has yet to determine when it will officially restart loading the nuclear fuel into canisters for transfer to its storage facility. “The ultimate decision on when fuel transfer operations will resume will be made following a careful review of operational readiness by SCE and our contractor,” SCE said in a press release. 

Date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsused-fuel-transfer-to-resume-at-us-san-onofre-npp-7230423