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2008-09-24 15:00:56

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- AREVA and Duke Energy announced today the formation of ADAGE(TM), an innovative joint venture dedicated to the development of green biopower energy solutions for U.S. electricity customers. ADAGE will facilitate the development of biopower plants that will use wood waste to produce electricity. According to the agreement, AREVA will design and build biomass power plants. Duke Energy Generation Services (DEGS), a commercial power business unit of Duke...

2008-09-20 12:00:47

By Indrani Bagchi NEW DELHI: With the nuclear deal squeezing past the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), India can finally make some realistic projections about the use of nuclear power in its energy mix. And if early indications are anything to go by, nuclear power could emerge as a major energy source in the country. Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), the PSU that spearheads the country's nuclear power programme, is certainly planning big. It wants to have GE, Areva,...

2008-09-16 03:00:25

Areva and Shanghai Electric have signed a new partnership agreement complementing the existing joint venture between the two companies, which already comprises a 50-50 owned power transformer factory located in Shanghai. Through the new partnership, both parties have agreed to build two new transformer manufacturing sites to be located in Wuhan (Hubei Province, eastern China) and Lingang (Shanghai area) that will begin production in 2009. It is reported that these entities will enable...

2008-09-14 03:00:21

By Anonymous Utility Refueling Outage Constellation Energy's Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Oswego, N.Y. completed its scheduled Unit 2 refueling outage at 1:43 a.m., April 17, 2008. The refueling outage duration was 27 days. Refueling and maintenance activities completed during the outage included inspections, upgrades androutine replacement of equipment such as motors, valves and seals. In addition, Constellation Energy completed several projects that contribute to the long-term...

2008-09-08 03:00:22

By Anonymous French energy firm Areva says it plans to have an environmental impact statement filed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission by October for its proposed $2 billion Eagle Rock uranium enrichment plant outside Idaho Falls. The environmental study is one of the first steps toward acquiring NRC licensing for construction of the facility, which the company announced would be located in Bonneville County in May. Press reports say Areva officials met with members of the Idaho...

2008-09-06 03:00:21

By Christopher, Tom 1. How do you foresee the stability of the electrical generation industry in terms of consumer's price in the next five years? I had a really interesting analysis shown to me a couple of months ago. The theme was that we are about to enter extremely turbulent times in the United States in the electric generation industry - very turbulent times over the next 3 to 5 years. It will create a lot of emotional back lash, and we are going to see a storm of events around us. The...

2008-09-05 06:00:20

French power engineering major Areva, through its subsidiary Areva Koblitz, has been awarded a contract worth over E33 million by Tractebel Energia, to design and build a power plant fueled by sugarcane bagasse in Pitangueiras, in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo. This new plant, with a 33MW capacity, will be installed at the Andrade ethanol facility, owned by the Guarani Group. Construction work has already begun and commissioning is scheduled for April 2010. This is reported to be the...

2008-08-29 15:00:41

Jordan and French company ink MoU on uranium mining AMMAN, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Jordan signed Wednesday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French company Areva on uranium mining, local daily The Jordan Times reported Thursday. Khalid Touqan, head of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, was quoted as saying that the MoU, signed during Jordanian King Abdullah II's visit to France, is "declaration of principles" that set the guidelines for a comprehensive agreement on mining in...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

Total, an integrated oil and gas company, has appointed Bernard Esteve as advisor to the company, reporting to Philippe Boisseau, president of gas and power. Mr Esteve's appointment will help Total meet its strategic goal of expanding into the nuclear power industry, the company said. In 2000, Mr Esteve joined Framatome (now Areva) as vice president of nuclear fuel. He was appointed senior vice president of nuclear power plants at Framatome ANP in 2002. In 2006, he moved to the US as...

2008-08-18 12:00:49

By Steven Erlanger Maia de la Baume contributed reporting from Paris and Matthew L. Wald contributed from Washington. * It looks like an ordinary building site, but for the two massive, rounded concrete shells looming above the ocean, like dusty mushrooms. Here on the Normandy coast, France is building its newest nuclear reactor, alongside two older ones. It is the first reactor to be built in the country in 10 years and will cost $5.1 billion. And President Nicolas Sarkozy has...