The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has found that environmental concerns are not significant enough to halt the construction of a proposed new reactor at the Fermi plant in Monroe County.
DTE Energy says it may take months before the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant returns to full power because of substantial repairs needed on a reactor water pump.
DTE Energy has shut down its Fermi 2 nuclear power plant near Monroe because of an excess of hydrogen gas in a cooling system for the main electrical generator.
A year after the crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, scientists and engineers remain largely in the dark when it comes to fundamental knowledge about how nuclear fuels behave under extreme conditions, according to a University of Michigan nuclear waste expert and his colleagues.
A local group is raising concerns about a potential risk to our drinking water from nuclear power.
The Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute will change its name to the University of Michigan Energy Institute, effective Feb. 1.
The topic is whether DTE Energy should be permitted to build a new nuclear facility just southwest of the existing Fermi plant to provide even more nuclear power.
Detroit-based Huron Capital Partners LLC announced that its portfolio company, Baltimore, Md.-based Hughes Associates Inc., has acquired Edan Engineering Corp., a provider of electrical engineering services to the nuclear power and military markets.
A Fermi 2 reactor operator failed a random drug test and has been barred from the southeastern Michigan nuclear power plant.
University of Michigan experts will conduct a panel discussion on Friday that focuses on the efforts to extinguish fires at a burning nuclear power plant in Japan.