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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...

2008-10-06 09:00:39

The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission and Areva have signed an agreement for joint exploration of promising uranium resource in the region of central Jordan. The agreement paves the way for a long-term partnership between Areva and the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) in the prospect of the development of Jordan's nuclear power generation program, said Areva. Hamad Al-Kasasbeh, minister of finance of Jordan, Khaled Toukan, chairman of the JAEC, and Anne Lauvergeon, CEO of AREVA,...

2008-10-06 09:00:39

France's AREVA to launch uranium project in Jordan in November AMMAN, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- French nuclear giant AREVA is expected to embark on a uranium project in Jordan in November, officials were quoted by local daily The Jordan Times on Sunday. Jordan Nuclear Energy Commission Chairman Khalid Touqan said AREVA will start drilling in November for the project's first phase, during which the company will identify the locations of crude uranium in the central part of the kingdom. He...

2008-10-05 12:00:18

Text of report in English by official Jordanian news agency Petra- JNA website Paris, Oct. 5 (Petra) Jordanian and French officials on Sunday opened their first meeting to discuss areas of nuclear cooperation. Discussions covered five major topics: extricating and mining uranium, nuclear energy plants, nuclear fuel cycle, training and qualifying relevant cadres and securing funds needed to carry out nuclear programmes. The meeting was held in implementation of the executive...

2008-10-03 09:00:26

Jordan, Areva ink nuclear deal AMMAN, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Jordan has signed in French capital Paris an agreement with French energy giant Areva on uranium exploration and mining, official news agency Petra reported Thursday. Under the agreement, which was signed on Wednesday, a joint venture will be set up to explore uranium in the kingdom. The to- be- built company is expected to have the exclusive right of exploring and mining uranium in the central of the kingdom. The deal was...


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