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2010-05-05 10:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world may need to adopt new multinational arrangements to ensure the security and safe storage of nuclear materials that result from a global expansion of nuclear energy, according to the authors of a new collection from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Nuclear power is now widely accepted as an important alternative source of clean energy. But the increase in global demand for nuclear power poses significant challenges. How...

2010-03-29 10:30:00

PITTSBURGH, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today confirmed that it will commence innovative new commercial arrangements with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) involving the long-term lease of the Springfields nuclear fuel manufacturing site, near Preston in Lancashire. The new arrangements were marked at a ceremony on the site today attended by President and CEO of Westinghouse Dr. Aris S. Candris, NDA Commercial Director John Clarke and President &...

2010-03-24 12:36:00

'Under the Radar': Outgoing Bush White House Hiked Likely Penalties Borne by Taxpayers By Inking Deals With Over a Dozen Utilities; 170 Groups in All 50 States Release Principles Urging an Upgrade in Spent Reactor Fuel Storage Safety to Withstand Equivalent of '9/11 Attacks' WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between the output of existing commercial nuclear reactors and 21 proposed nuclear reactors covered by agreements quietly signed by the outgoing Bush Administration with...

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...


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