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The US Administration, through the Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the signing of the credit award and payment agreement with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) to finalise terms for $1.1bn in credit payments through the Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) programme for the Diablo Canyon NPP in California. The $6bn CNC programme is funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and administered by DOE’s Grid Deployment Office. It supports the continued operations of nuclear energy facilities, preserving thousands of jobs while avoiding an increase in carbon emissions.

Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-credit-support-for-diablo-canyon-11456457

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has agreed to allow the Diablo Canyon NPP to operate for an additional five years, despite calls from environmental groups for its closure. The CPUC voted to extend the shutdown date to 2030 instead of closing it in 2025 as previously agreed. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) still needs to conduct a safety review. 

Date: Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscalifornia-regulators-agree-to-extend-diablo-canyon-operation-11383482

Californian regulators have agreed to extending the operations of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant for an additional five years, to 2030.

Date: Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/State-regulators-approve-Diablo-Canyon-continued-o

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved an exemption request from Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) to allow continued operation of the Diablo Canyon NPP beyond its current licences. This will allow PG&E to continue operating both units at Diablo Canyon while the company's Licence Renewal Application (LRA) is under review. PG&E intends to submit a new LRA by the end of 2023. The current licences for units 1&2 expire in 2024 and 2025.

Date: Thursday, 09 March 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-nrc-approves-request-for-continued-operation-of-diablo-canyon-10657569

Days after California's energy commission agreed that continued operation of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant until at least 2030 was necessary, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted an exemption allowing the two units to continue operating while the agency considers Pacific Gas & Electric Co's (PG&E) application to renew the plant's licence.

Date: Saturday, 04 March 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Regulatory-progress-for-continued-operation-of-Dia

Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) plans to submit a new licence renewal application for its Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) - California's last nuclear power plant - to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) after the regulator said it will not resume its review of the previously submitted and subsequently withdrawn application.

Date: Thursday, 26 January 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/New-application-required-for-Diablo-Canyon-licence

The US Administration, through the Department of Energy (DOE), has announced the conditional selection of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in California to receive the first round of funding from the $6 billion Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) programme, funded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Date: Friday, 25 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-provides-funding-for-diablo-canyon-npp-10381420

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has formally asked the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to resume its review of the licence renewal application for the two-unit plant after the state of California passed legislation that would enable the plant to continue operating until 2030.

Date: Thursday, 03 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/PG-E-resumes-Diablo-Canyon-relicensing

Lawmakers in California have until 31 August - when the current legislative session ends - to vote on a proposed bill that would extend operations at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The American Nuclear Society has written to state legislators urging quick passage of the bipartisan legislation.

Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Californian-lawmakers-urged-to-support-Diablo-Cany

Text circulated to California lawmakers by Governor Gavin Newsom says continued operation of the state's only nuclear power plant for an additional five to ten years is critical to ensure energy system reliability and minimise greenhouse gas emissions. It would authorise a loan of up to USD1.4 billion to extend the plant's operating lifetime.

Date: Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/California-governor-proposes-legislation-to-keep-D

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