Entergy Corp (ETR.N)
22 Jan 2018
Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)
Entergy Corp: Entergy in discussions for the potential sale of the James A. Fitzpatrick nuclear power plant to Exelon .Negotiations with Exelon are ongoing, with a target for completion in mid-August. Full Article
Entergy Corp:Affirmed its FY 2016 operational earnings guidance in the range of $4.95 to $5.75 per share and Utility, Parent & Other Adjusted EPS guidance range of $4.20 to $4.50. Full Article
Entergy Corp:A nuclear power plant north of New York City has leaked water contaminated with radioactive tritium into the groundwater below the facility, sparking an investigation by state officials, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday - RTRS.Cuomo said he learned on Friday of "alarming" levels of radioactivity at three monitoring wells at the Indian Point plant in Buchanan, about 40 miles (65 km) north of New York City on the east bank of the Hudson River - RTRS.The governor has previously asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to shut down the plant because of doubts over the safe evacuation of the area in the event of an accident - RTRS.Cuomo said in a statement the plant's operator, Entergy Corp, has informed him the contaminated water has not migrated off the site and poses no public health risk. - RTRS.The governor said he has directed the state departments for the environment and health to investigate the leak - RTRS.One monitoring well showed a nearly 65,000 percent spike in radioactivity, from 12,300 picocuries per liter to more than 8 million picocuries per liter, the governor said - RTRS.On May 9, 2015, a unit at the Indian Point nuclear plant was shut down following a transformer failure and fire, in an incident that sent smoke spewing from the plant. - RTRS. Full Article
Several major U.S. Gulf Coast refineries were restarting operations on Wednesday as temperatures warmed following record lows across the region overnight, freezing instrumentation and snapping power lines, according to refining sources.