Category Archives: Energy

Tank Closure Project Goes Operational at Savannah River Site

AIKEN, S.C. (January 24, 2019) – DOE-Environmental Management (DOE-EM) has begun operating a significant tank closure project at the Savannah River Site (SRS), representing a major step forward in the liquid waste cleanup mission at SRS and across the DOE complex. EM and its SRS liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation (SRR) this month initiated…
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Sunrun Joins South Carolina Solar Business Alliance

The nation’s leading rooftop solar company, Sunrun, joins South Carolina’s top solar advocacy group COLUMBIA, January 14, 2019-- South Carolina Solar Business Alliance (SBA) announced today that Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar, storage and energy services company in the United States, will join as a member of the organization. The announcement highlights the solar…
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SRNS Employees Surpass 20 Million Safe-work Hours

[caption id="attachment_19442" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Savannah River Nuclear Solutions kicked-off 2019 by surpassing 20 Million safe work hours without a lost day due to injury on January 2.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (January 10, 2019) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) employees ushered in the new year surpassing the company’s 20 Millionth safe-work hour without a single injury…
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Waste Removal for Tank Closure Project Underway at Savannah River Site

AIKEN, S.C. (January 9, 2019) – The Department of Energy-Environmental Management (DOE-EM) is taking a significant step in the startup of Tank Closure Cesium Removal (TCCR) at the Savannah River Site (SRS). Crews have initiated salt dissolution, the first phase of TCCR operations, in the waste feed tank for the TCCR process. Low-level salt waste…
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Dominion Energy’s Project Plant It! Expands to Carolinas

- 2019 program will provide 75,000 free redbud seedlings for children, teens in 18 states - Now in its 13th year, program expanding to regions in North and South Carolina - More than half-million tree seedlings distributed since 2007 RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Plant It! – the free environmental education program…
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Coalition Rolls Out 100 Day Clean Energy Agenda for 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A coalition of solar industry groups, conservation organizations, and clean energy advocates announced today the release of a 100 Day Clean Energy Agenda, calling on state lawmakers to pass a suite of policies in the first 100 Days of 2019 that will inject competition into South Carolina’s energy sector. The campaign will…
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Local Economy and Small Businesses Stimulated by Liquid Waste Mission

[caption id="attachment_19106" align="alignnone" width="3150"] SRR hired BK All American Company (BKAAC), a New Ellenton, South Carolina-based small business, to complete significant site preparation scope for Saltstone Disposal Unit (SDU) 7, which will be the second onsite mega-volume SDU built to store decontaminated salt waste.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (December 17, 2018)— The Savannah River Site (SRS) liquid…
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Savannah River Remediation Accepting Applications for 2019 Summer Internship Program

AIKEN, S.C. (December 13, 2018) – Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site, is accepting applications for its 2019 summer internship program. The 2019 SRR summer internship program will offer college students an opportunity to complete hands-on work with the company, narrowing the gap…
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Savannah River Site Effluent Treatment Facility Marks 30 Years of Operation

AIKEN, S.C. (December 11, 2018) – For three decades, the Effluent Treatment Facility (ETF) has treated more than 450 million gallons of wastewater at the Savannah River Site (SRS), ensuring environmentally safe water leaves the site. ETF treats low-level radioactive wastewater from SRS waste management facilities, Savannah River National Laboratory, and other sources. ETF removes…
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SRNS Recipient of South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Excellence in Workplace Diversity Award

[caption id="attachment_18766" align="alignnone" width="1910"] Savannah River Nuclear Solutions received the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Excellence in Workplace Diversity Award. Accepting the award from South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Diversity Committee Chairman Dr. Cynthia Walters (second from left) were (from left) SRNS Manager of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Willie Bell, SRNS Equal Employment…
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