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2012-03-12 10:20:08

Current and future solutions to the conflicts over the use of water resources discussed by public and private sector experts As food and energy production intensify around the world, their demands on dwindling water resources have prompted the search for an innovative and collaborative solution. On Friday, March 16, a High Level Panel convened by the EDF Group and the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) will gather in Marseilles at the Sixth World Water Forum (WWF6) to share...

2010-02-16 13:04:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- UniStar Nuclear Energy (UNE) congratulates Southern Company on receipt of the first U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) conditional commitment for a loan guarantee for advanced new nuclear energy facilities. UNE is encouraged that DOE has taken this significant step to implement a program that is vital to our low-carbon energy future. We also commend President Obama for his proposed $36 billion expansion of loan guarantee financing authority to propel a new...

2009-06-29 18:13:00

State Regulatory Milestone Provides Greater Certainty for UniStar's Proposed Project in Southern Maryland BALTIMORE, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) today issued a final order approving an application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) for a proposed new nuclear energy facility at Calvert Cliffs in Lusby, Md. The application was submitted by UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC (UniStar), a strategic joint venture of Constellation...

2009-06-02 13:41:00

Agreement Adds Certainty for UniStar's Planned Fleet of Advanced Nuclear Energy Facilities in U.S. BALTIMORE, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC (UniStar), a strategic joint venture of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) and EDF Group, the global leader in nuclear power, said today the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) reached by the Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD), AFL-CIO, the National Construction Alliance II and all affiliated international unions, and...

2009-03-17 07:00:00

CHICAGO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- InStep Software LLC, a leading provider of real-time software products and solutions, today announced that EDF Group, one of the world's major electricity producers, has licensed InStep's PRiSM software for online asset health monitoring. InStep's PRiSM software will monitor EDF's insular gas turbines to provide early warning equipment failure identification, performance monitoring and problem analysis. PRiSM uses sophisticated data mining and pattern...

2009-02-09 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, February 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NasdaqCM: CKSW), the leading provider of mobile workforce management and service optimization solutions, today announced it signed a contract with EDF Energy, one of the UK's largest energy companies and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the EDF Group, for additional licenses and services to manage and optimize an additional mobile workforce. These licenses will be used to automate the scheduling...

2008-12-03 00:00:00

PARIS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electricite de France S.A. ("EDF") today announced that, through its subsidiary EDF International, it has sent a letter to the Board of Directors of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) proposing to acquire a 50% ownership interest in Constellation's nuclear generation and operation business for $4.5 billion. EDF's proposal also provides for an up-front $1 billion cash investment in Constellation to be credited against the purchase price for EDF's...

2008-09-10 03:00:20

The EDF Group has increased its stake in the US-based power generator Constellation Energy Group from 4.97% to 9.51%, through the acquisition of shares on the market. This transaction follows an agreement between EDF and Constellation Energy, signed in July 2007, relating to the creation by the two companies of Unistar, an equally owned joint venture set up to build and develop nuclear power stations using European pressurized reactor (EPR) technology in the US. Pierre Gadonneix, EDF's...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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