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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...

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...


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