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2010-03-24 09:14:00

TOKYO and PITTSBURGH, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) and Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC today announced the formation of a new joint venture, Advance Uranium Asset Management, Ltd. (AUAM), that will strengthen Toshiba Group's capabilities in the nuclear front end business segments and enhance the extensive range of support services extended to utilities around the world. United Kingdom based AUAM will undertake uranium related transactions in the front end...

2009-11-17 11:15:22

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) scientists have set a new world record with next-generation particle fuel for use in high temperature gas reactors (HTGRs). The Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) Fuel Program, initiated by the Department of Energy in 2002, used INL's unique Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) in a nearly three-year experiment to subject more than 300,000 nuclear fuel particles to an intense neutron field and temperatures around 1,250 degrees Celsius. INL researchers say the fuel experiment...

2009-11-10 09:09:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. China Nuclear Power Industry Report, 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0158886/China-Nuclear-Power-Industry-Report-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire In contrast to the limitations of traditional energies, nuclear energy has merits in environmental friendliness, power generating efficiency and security. Currently, many...

2009-10-29 12:48:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. The Future of the Power Industry- Nuclear's Role in the Energy Mix http://www.reportlinker.com/p0156619/The-Future-of-the-Power-Industry--Nuclear's-Role-in-the-Energy-Mix.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Summary This new report on "The Future of the Power Industry: Nuclear's role in the energy mix" focuses on the future...

2009-09-24 10:36:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Nuclear Energy Technologies Worldwide: Components and Manufacturing http://www.reportlinker.com/p0119238/Nuclear-Energy-Technologies-Worldwide-Components-and-Manufacturing.html Manufacturers of nuclear reactor components are entering a pivotal period as the new global landscape of global nuclear energy production takes shape. Nations committed to constructing...

2009-09-09 18:15:00

LONDON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company will announce that it is in advanced discussions with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) concerning a new organizational arrangement for the UK Fuel site at Springfields near Preston. These arrangements are looking at the introduction of a long-term lease when the current site management contract ends on March 31, 2010 together with the permanent transfer of ownership of Springfields Fuels Ltd, the company managing the...

2009-08-12 08:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackLight Power, Inc. (BLP) today announces that scientists at Rowan University have for the first time independently formulated and tested fuels that on demand generated energy greater than that of combustion at power levels of kilowatts using BLP's proprietary solid-fuel chemistry capable of continuous regeneration. Operating power systems using BLP's chemistry, Rowan University professors have reported a net energy gain of up to 6.5 times the...

2009-08-05 13:47:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today voted in favor of the nomination of Warren F. "Pete" Miller to the dual positions of Assistant Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Energy and Director, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. Following is a statement from Alex Flint, the Nuclear Energy Institute's senior vice president of governmental affairs. "Pete Miller's background, education and experience make him eminently...

2009-06-24 11:43:39

Composite materials such as fiberglass, which take on a mix of properties of their constituent compounds, have been around for decades. Now, an MIT materials scientist is taking composites to the nanoscale, where entirely new properties, not found in any of the original compounds, can emerge.Michael Demkowicz, an assistant professor in MIT's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is part of a team based at Los Alamos National Laboratory that recently received a federal Energy...

2009-04-29 22:30:00

- Integrated nuclear fuel company to operate as Westinghouse subsidiary PITTSBURGH, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company announced today the signing of a share transfer agreement with Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., under which Westinghouse Electric UK Limited will acquire a combined 52 percent stake in Nuclear Fuel Industries, Ltd. (NFI), Japan's sole producer of nuclear fuel for both boiling-water and pressurized-water reactors. The...