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2012-08-12 23:03:30

MENA and African nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa are pushing forward new nuclear construction projects that offer global engineering firms over $300 billion of new contracts from 2012. (PRWEB) August 11, 2012 The 3rd Annual MENA Nuclear Construction Conference takes place in Dubai on the 25-26 September and is the only meeting that will bring together key buyers from each nation to build their $multi-billion supply chains. The MENA nuclear...

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...

2011-07-12 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,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.