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2009-01-05 07:30:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Florida (PEF) has signed a contract with Westinghouse Electric Company LLC and The Shaw Group Inc.'s Power Group for the engineering, procurement and construction of two nuclear units for a proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County, Fla. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c ) The contract provides equipment, engineering and construction services for two 1,105-net megawatt (MWe)...

2008-11-11 09:00:39

Duke Energy has signed a contract with the US Department of Energy for the disposal of used nuclear fuel generated at its proposed William States Lee III nuclear station. The contract provides for the US Department of Energy's (DOE) acceptance and permanent disposal of all fuel from the station. For this service, the company will pay a $1 per MWh fee for electricity generated and sold from the Lee nuclear facility. This is consistent with the existing used fuel disposal contract fee for...

2008-10-09 18:00:32

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Energy industry is available in its catalogue. Reemergence of the Nuclear Industry in the Global Energy Sector http://www.reportlinker.com/p092640/Reemergence-of-the-Nuclear-Industry-in-the-Global-Energy-Sector.html Reemergence of the Nuclear Industry in the Global Energy Sector Summary With the increasing demand for various fuel types, nuclear energy is reemerging in the global energy arena. It would help...

2008-10-08 09:00:24

BEIJING, Oct. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Fire & Security Group, Inc. ("China Fire" or "the Company"), a leading industrial fire protection product and solution provider in China, announced today that the Company has signed two contracts with China Nuclear Power Engineering Co., Ltd. ("CNPEC"), valued at approximately $7.6 million for two independent fire protection projects. CNPEC, headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, is a subsidiary of China Guangdong Nuclear...

2008-09-27 00:00:33

I t would be easy to dismiss the current debate about Britain's nuclear energy as irrelevant to families across our region. No-one is planning to build a power station on the edge of Hanley so why should we be bothered, you might say. What's more it's the wind turbines currently planned for Maer Hills which have really stirred locals, you could argue. And if, in the future, we choose to generate more nuclear power then surely we'll have fewer wind farms creating a blot on the horizon....

2008-09-22 21:00:27

By Douglas Turner On energy policy, Democrats are offering the nation only Woodstock fetishes like bongs, beads and sideburns instead of solutions to a worsening crisis. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, of Nevada, has already cut funding for the Yucca Mountain, Nev., long-term storage facility for nuclear wastes. Hunkering down with Reid in the commune last week was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, of California, whose "energy bill" offered no real avenues for new sources, but plenty of...

2008-09-18 09:00:42

Text of report headlined "Govt to set up two nuclear power plants" published by Pakistani newspaper Daily Times website on 18 September Islamabad: The government has decided to set up two nuclear power plants, worth of Rs 139 billion, to overcome the power crisis the country is facing, official sources said on Wednesday. President Asif Ali Zardari will discuss the acquisition of the fuel technology for the two new nuclear plants with the Chinese leadership during his forthcoming visit to...

2008-09-01 06:00:30

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bf3830/reemergence_of_the) has announced the addition of the "Reemergence of the Nuclear Industry in the Global Energy Sector" report to their offering. Reemergence of the Nuclear Industry in the Global Energy Sector Summary With the increasing demand for various fuel types, nuclear energy is reemerging in the global energy arena. It would help meet the growing global demand for electricity and provide...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Progress Energy Florida 24-hour media line: +1-866-520- NEWS (6397) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising fuel prices, environmental improvements and planning for additional carbon-free nuclear power to meet future growth will increase the cost of electricity next year, Progress Energy Florida announced today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO- c) If state regulators approve the company's 2009 fuel-cost...

2008-08-20 03:00:25

By Rob Pavey A proposal to add two new reactors to Plant Vogtle cleared a major hurdle Monday with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's finding that there are no environmental impacts to prevent issuing an early site permit. Southern Nuclear filed its Vogtle early site permit application Aug. 15, 2006. The company has also applied for a Combined Operating License to build and operate two AP1000 reactors on the site on the Savannah River 26 miles downstream from Augusta. The early...


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