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2014-04-17 16:23:16

OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) today welcomed the announcement of a service agreement between Canadian Nuclear Partners and Westinghouse Electric Company. "In

2011-02-17 11:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of nuclear energy in the U.S. is promising, complicated and challenging.

2010-05-12 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation released in the U.S. Senate today includes provisions designed to strengthen the role that nuclear energy will play in expanding domestic energy sources, reducing the emission of air pollutants and creating jobs in America.

2008-10-09 06:00:35

By Anthony Harrington THE argument that nuclear should be part of any low- carbon solution to the UK's power requirements has been put forcefully by Westminster and, unsurprisingly, by the nuclear lobby.

2008-09-29 12:00:35

PHILIP Lardner's excellent and well-informed letter (September 26) exposes the lunacy of the UK government allowing the state- owned French company EDF to acquire British Energy plc, and thus effectively gain control of the British nuclear power industry.

2008-09-25 00:00:27

By Nick Clark PLANS by Centrica to buy a quarter of British Energy were welcomed by the market yesterday after the latter's long-awaited 12.5bn takeover by its French rival EDF was agreed. The companies described the deal as a "milestone" for nuclear development in Britain.

2008-09-24 12:00:31

By MICHAEL BLACKLEY FRENCH utility group EDF Energy has today agreed to buy British Energy for GBP 12.5 million in a move that is expected to kick- start the UK's nuclear power strategy.

2008-09-23 09:00:49

Britain to go nuclear, clean coal to reduce energy dependence MANCHESTER, Britain, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Britain is to restrict its dependence on imported gas and oil by going nuclear and clean coal to diversify its energy sources and enhance energy security.

2008-09-08 06:00:20

By Nathalie Thomas FIRST Minister Alex Salmond will be warned this week that he must soften his tough stance on green energy and build a new generation of conventional power stations if Scotland is to avoid importing electricity from south of the border.

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