nuclear power http://wlrn.org en May 14, 2014: Gov. Scott Approves FPL Plan To Expand Turkey Point http://wlrn.org/post/may-14-2014-gov-scott-approves-fpl-plan-expand-turkey-point <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.333333015441895px; line-height: 22px;">Today on WLRN-Miami Herald News, you heard:</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 10:21:55 +0000 Marva Hinton 32302 at http://wlrn.org Nuclear Plant Starts Up On India's Tsunami-Vulnerable Coast http://wlrn.org/post/nuclear-plant-starts-indias-tsunami-vulnerable-coast A controversial nuclear power plant situated on a stretch of India's southeastern coast that was hit hard by the 2004 Asian tsunami has begun supplying the grid with electricity, officials say.<p>The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, a joint project with Russia located at the country's southern extremity in Tamil Nadu state, was connected to the grid on Tuesday, <em>The Indian Express</em> reports.<p>The newspaper says the start of operations at the plant — built at an estimated cost of $2.4 billion — was timed to coincide with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's three-day visit to Russia, wh Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:18:58 +0000 Scott Neuman 22513 at http://wlrn.org Nuclear Plant Starts Up On India's Tsunami-Vulnerable Coast Are FPL Customers Paying $43M For Nuclear Projects That May Never Happen? http://wlrn.org/post/are-fpl-customers-paying-43m-nuclear-projects-may-never-happen <p></p><p>Florida Power &amp; Light customers will pay nearly $43.5 million next year for nuclear-power projects, including $16.2 million for a plan to eventually build two new reactors in Miami-Dade County, state regulators decided Tuesday.</p><p>The project costs will have relatively little impact on customers&#39; monthly bills. A residential customer who uses 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a month will pay about 46 cents.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:11:00 +0000 Jim Saunders & News Service Of Florida 21468 at http://wlrn.org Are FPL Customers Paying $43M For Nuclear Projects That May Never Happen? Duke Energy Customers To Pay More As Nuke Plans Scrapped http://wlrn.org/post/duke-energy-customers-pay-more-nuke-plans-scrapped <p></p><p>Florida customers of Duke Energy should expect to pay more next year for nuclear projects, even as the company reduces its planned nuclear footprint.</p><p>Meanwhile, Florida Power &amp; Light, which has recently completed upgrades of two nuclear facilities, will lower the amount it collects for nuclear projects. For a homeowner who uses 1,000 kilowatt hours of power a month, that will save $1.17.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:13:51 +0000 News Service of Florida 18571 at http://wlrn.org Duke Energy Customers To Pay More As Nuke Plans Scrapped