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2009-04-01 12:59:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Verisae and AREVA announced that they have teamed to provide a comprehensive suite of software and services that manages and automates a variety of electricity transactions across multiple ISO, RTO and utility territories. The combined solution, called Virtual Grid Management, manages traditional electricity transactions, as well as automates demand and price response programs, bidding, meter data, customer site automation and daily settlement of...

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2009-02-28 14:42:33

Activists, including a French scientist, a US actor, indigenous people from Africa, Australia and the US have gathered to issue a warning to US lawmakers against uranium mining. "We want US lawmakers to understand that uranium mining is highly pollutant and that there is currently no scientific answer to the question of radioactive waste containment," Bruno Chareyron of France's CRIIRAD laboratory, which measures radioactivity in the environment, told AFP Friday. "We want them to know that...

2009-02-26 13:33:00

CAPE MAY, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey, LLC welcomed the announcement of Armand Laferrere, President and CEO of Areva Canada of the opening of a North American headquarters for Areva-Multibrid wind energy division. Daniel Cohen, President of Fishermen's Energy said - "From our discussions with Jean-Francois Beland, who will head the new office for Areva-Multibrid, we believe this is the first step in Areva's research to set up a supply chain and...

2009-02-17 10:43:00

KABUL, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. power engineering company Symbion Power, in collaboration with Hart Security and AREVA Transmission and Distribution, announced today the final phase of their OPERATION WARM TOES initiative. At its completion, OWT will provide more than 3200 pairs of winter boots and shoes, as well as more than 2500 pairs of socks, to needy children in Afghanistan. The first distribution took place at a school in Kabul on December 25, 2008, where nearly 800 children were...

2009-01-27 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GridWise Alliance, a coalition of 73 companies and organizations advocating for the development and deployment of a smart electricity grid, announced today its new Board of Directors for 2009. Individuals representing fifteen of the seventy-three GridWise Alliance Member Companies were recently elected by the membership to serve on the Board of Directors. Of these individuals, the Alliance is pleased to welcome five new Directors. The...

2009-01-21 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael W. Rencheck has been appointed President and CEO, AREVA NP Inc., effective Jan. 26, 2009. Rencheck replaces Tom Christopher who will continue to support the company part-time as Vice Chairman of AREVA NP Inc. through June 2009 to ensure a smooth transition in leadership. Rencheck reports directly to Luc Oursel, CEO of AREVA NP, with regional reporting to Jacques Besnainou, President of AREVA Inc. Rencheck comes to AREVA NP Inc. from American...

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...


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