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2014-09-18 23:06:58

This research report provides details about the growth trends and business opportunities in the global nuclear power and equipment market in from 2014 to 2019. Asia-Pacific is the largest market in this industry, due to the high number of nuclear power plants, followed by Europe. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nuclear-power-equipment-market-3844928.html) (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The report "Nuclear Power and Equipment Market by Type Reactor Type (PWR and...

2014-09-18 16:22:10

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Nuclear Steam GeneratorA nuclear steam generator is used to transfer heat from the primary loop to the secondary loop. This generator is linked between the primary loop and secondary loop to generate electricity from nuclear power plants. A piping system that contains coolant is called a primary loop, which is normally at very high pressure and temperature. A secondary loop consists of a separate piping system, where water is converted to...

2014-09-18 12:23:23

Chronic Delays Making Already Extremely Expensive Power Source Even More Costly: At Least 49 Out of 66 Reactor Projects Now Running Behind Schedule, Including All 5 in U.S. and Most in China. PARIS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to what is often claimed in the United States by proponents of nuclear power, the reality is that other nations around the globe do not have a better track record when it comes to delivering nuclear reactor projects on time and on...

2014-09-16 16:22:36

Specific Reactor-by-Reactor Update to be Provided: Vast Majority of Reactors Under Construction Are Now Behind Schedule, Tens of Billions of Dollars Over Budget. PARIS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the U.S. and other nations, proponents of nuclear power often point to the supposedly swift progress and on-budget delivery of new nuclear power in other nations. But this grossly mischaracterizes the actual track record of the 66 reactors now under construction...

2014-09-08 08:33:25

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), announced today that it has received another order for its Underwater Security System for the protection of a Nuclear Power Plant. The Underwater Security System ordered is based on a special version of the company's best-selling AquaShield(TM) Diver Detection Sonar. This special version is specifically tailored to provide superior performance against any type of...

2014-09-03 08:25:41

U.K. and Dutch Power Prices Followed Natural Gas, But Platts CONTI Declined Again LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colder weather, reduced liquefied natural gas (LNG) send-out from terminals into the U.K. gas network and an escalation in the Ukraine/Russia conflict lifted European natural gas prices in late August while day-ahead electricity price trends diverged, according to data just released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider....

2014-09-01 12:20:58

DUBLIN, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Turbo Generators (Coal Power Plants, Gas Power Plants, Nuclear Power Pants, Others) Market - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report segments the global turbogenerator market on the basis of the end-user power plants which include coal, gas, nuclear and others (Biomass, Geothermal, co-generation, Combined Heat...

2014-08-26 12:20:43

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), announced today that it has received an order for its Underwater Security System to protect a European Nuclear Power facility. The system is expected to be installed on site before the end of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120504/NY01339LOGO Dan Ben-Dov, DSIT's Vice President for Sales and Marketing commented, "After establishing itself as the...

2014-08-25 16:21:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Aug, 25, leaders of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers signed a new five-year contract effective Aug. 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139391 "I commend the leadership of the IBEW for helping to establish an environment of mutual respect necessary for the development of an agreement beneficial to our employees and the safe operation of our facility,"...

2014-08-18 08:24:00

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nuclear Power Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Nuclear power plants convert heat produced by nuclear fission reaction into electricity and use uranium as a fuel. Heat generated inside the nuclear reactor from the nuclear fission is used to convert water into steam, which drives the turbo generator. The analysts forecast the...


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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