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2012-03-23 06:20:54

PITTSBURGH, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the appointments of Joe Zwetolitz to the position of president, Americas Region, and Jose Emeterio Gutierrez to the position of senior vice president of Nuclear Fuel. Mr. Zwetolitz, formerly vice president of the Americas Region, succeeds Jim Ferland, who assumes his new role as Westinghouse President and CEO effective April 1. As president of the Americas Region, Mr. Zwetolitz will be responsible for...

2012-01-31 10:01:00

TUCSON, Ariz. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is partnering with AREVA Solar on an innovative concentrated solar power (CSP) addition to TEP's H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station in Tucson. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120131/PH44784 ) TEP's Sundt Solar Boost Project will use AREVA Solar's Compact Linear Fresnel Reflector (CLFR) solar steam generators to produce up to 5 megawatts (MW) of power during peak...

2011-11-21 13:00:00

Breakthroughs intended to make nuclear power safer and cleaner are being commercialized in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere, but will take root first in China, finds a new report from Kachan & Co. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 Nuclear power has been criticized for being costly and slow to develop, dangerous to operate and for creating weaponizable waste. But certain companies around the world have been quietly commercializing technologies to address all of these...

2011-10-27 08:00:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has commenced the diamond drill program on its Keefe Lake uranium project in the southeast Athabasca Basin. Construction of the 25-man base camp began last week and will be completed immediately, with mobilization and operation of the diamond drill expected to take place shortly. Athabasca contracted Elite Drilling of Saskatoon to complete the 3000-meter...

2011-08-31 08:00:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE-AMEX: UEC, "UEC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive purchase and sale agreement with Uranium One Inc. which provides for the acquisition by the Company of a South Texas uranium database package (the "Database") from Uranium One. This strategic Database is to be acquired for a value of $900,000, comprised of $400,000 in cash and 159,236 common shares of the Company...

2011-07-12 15:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At Intersolar North America, AREVA Solar highlighted the recent announcements of two major international concentrated solar power (CSP) projects that will use their solar steam generators. AREVA Solar designs, manufactures and installs solar steam generators for the global power generation and industrial steam needs of its customers. On June 18, the Australian Government selected the "Solar Dawn" 250-megawatt solar-thermal/gas hybrid power...

2011-06-20 11:12:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian Government has selected the AREVA Solar, CS Energy and Wind Prospect CWP consortium's "Solar Dawn" as the preferred solar thermal power project in Round 1 of the Australian Government's Solar Flagships Program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110620/PH22745 ) Solar Dawn is a proposed 250 megawatt solar thermal gas hybrid power plant and will be the largest plant of its kind in the world when completed. The...

2011-06-13 08:50:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that Eric A. Larson has been named vice president, Nuclear Support. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/CL18476 ) Larson is responsible for FENOC's fleet operations, security and strategic industry initiatives for the company's three nuclear power plants. He also has oversight responsibility for the BETA Laboratory,...

2011-04-20 14:00:00

PITTSBURGH, , April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today appointed Joe Zwetolitz as vice president, Americas, effective May 2, 2011. The appointment is part of the company's ongoing effort to provide excellence in business and operational areas. In this role, Mr. Zwetolitz will be responsible for project delivery, customer relationships and business development for all product lines in support of the company's Canadian customers (AECL, Bruce Power, Hydro-Quebec and...

2011-04-13 02:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AREVA Solar has been awarded a major contract to install a 44 megawatt solar thermal augmentation project at a 750 megawatt coal-fired power station in Queensland, Australia, representing the largest solar project in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's largest solar/coal-fired power augmentation project. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/PH82293 ) AREVA Solar's Australian-pioneered Compact...