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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...

2008-10-01 06:00:44

By Tim Mekeel PPL Corp. keeps propping open the window of opportunity to build a new nuclear plant. The firm has started to apply to the U.S. Department of Energy for a federal loan guarantee, which the company would use to secure financing for plant construction. PPL said Monday it will submit the second part of the application by the Dec. 19 deadline. At the same time, PPL said it's preparing its application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build and...

2008-09-25 09:00:47

Areva and Duke Energy have announced the formation of Adage, a joint venture dedicated to the development of green biopower energy solutions for US 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 Energy that owns and develops renewable energy, will...

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...


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