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2009-01-21 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Joseph N. (Joe) Jensen has been named senior vice president and chief nuclear officer of American Electric Power's (NYSE: AEP) D.C. Cook Nuclear Plant in Bridgman, Mich., effective Jan. 26. Jensen has been a vice president at Cook since 2003, most recently with responsibilities for design and plant engineering, technical projects and support services. Cook is a dual-unit nuclear site with a total generating capacity of 2,150 megawatts....

2008-11-06 09:00:38

Areva has been awarded a contract of approximately $150 million by Interconexiones del Sur or ISUR for the delivery of a back-to-back high-voltage direct current converter station in Melo, north-east of Uruguay. The station will be built to interconnect Brazil and Uruguay's power networks which have different frequencies 60Hz and 50Hz correspondingly. It's the second high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station built in Uruguay, the first one having been delivered by Areva....

2008-11-04 12:00:17

Japan Steel Works and Areva have signed an agreement to supply Areva until 2016 and beyond with large forged parts, essential for the manufacture of nuclear components. The agreement, a continuation of the one signed between the two companies in April 2008, is part of a long-term investment program and marks another important stage in the relationship between the two groups, confirming their position as preferred partners. Areva has also announced its friendly acquisition of 1.3% of Japan...

2008-10-30 15:00:22

The U.S. Department of Energy says it's awarded a five-year, $2.5 billion Yucca Mountain management and operating contract to USA Repository Services. Officials said the company, a subsidiary of the URS Corp., will be supported by subcontractors Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure Inc. and AREVA Federal Services Inc. The Yucca Mountain Project is an Energy Department nuclear reactor fuel and radioactive waste repository located within Yucca Mountain in Nevada, about 80 miles from Las...

2008-10-21 09:00:47

Intrinergy, a U.S.-based renewable energy company, and Shanks Group plc, a leading European waste management company, today announced closing EUR 34 million ($47 million) in debt financing from NORD/LB, one of Germany's leading renewable energy banks, to begin construction of Intrinergy VARE Holdings, a biomass energy project located in Belgium. The project, which has already received its permits, includes the greenfield development of a combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant and a wood...

2008-10-14 06:00:24

By Nazanin Lankarani On Oct. 4, the French auction house Artcurial held an unprecedented sale here of 210 rare and ornamental trees and shrubs, exceptional in their size, shape, age and beauty, bred since 1965 by the horticulturist Ghislaine de Preaulx Carlo. The plants came from Carlo's nursery, Le Domaine des Rochettes, near Angers, about 300 kilometers, or 190 miles, southwest of Paris. The sale brought in euro 659,000, or $893,000, with several lots fetching prices in excess of euro...

2008-10-13 09:00:42

US-based electric utility PPL has announced that its subsidiary has filed an application with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build and operate a new nuclear plant under consideration near Berwick, Pennsylvania. According to the company, the Bell Bend nuclear plant would be built near the company's existing two-unit Susquehanna nuclear power plant. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) review of the combined license application (COL) is expected to take three to four...

2008-10-10 06:00:31

An Areva-Bechtel Power Corporation consortium has been awarded a multi-year contract from UniStar Nuclear Energy to complete detailed design engineering for a proposed Areva US evolutionary power reactor adjacent to Constellation Energy's Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby, Maryland. The scope includes full plant specifications and design of plant facilities and buildings. This will provide UniStar Nuclear Energy the information needed to make important decisions about...

2008-10-09 18:00:32

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Energy industry is available in its catalogue. Reemergence of the Nuclear Industry in the Global Energy Sector http://www.reportlinker.com/p092640/Reemergence-of-the-Nuclear-Industry-in-the-Global-Energy-Sector.html Reemergence of the Nuclear Industry in the Global Energy Sector Summary With the increasing demand for various fuel types, nuclear energy is reemerging in the global energy arena. It would help...

2008-10-09 06:00:35

French nuclear engineering major Areva has signed two agreements to strengthen its activities in China and to create a joint venture with the China Guandong Nuclear Power Company, which is responsible for the engineering and procurement of second and third-generation nuclear power plants in China. Under the terms of the first agreement, the China Guandong Nuclear Power Company (CGNPC) and Chinese sovereign wealth funds will take a 49% stake in the equity of UraMin, a mining company...


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