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2011-07-26 00:00:30

On October 25-27 2011, Dave Frantz, Director of Loan Guarantee Program at the Department of Energy will join over 300 nuclear experts to review the status of the loan guarantee program. The meeting will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina and the DOE presentation will review positive and poor loan guarantee applications to help ensure progressive responses are received from future nuclear project loan applications. London (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 The conference is the 3rd Annual Nuclear...

2011-06-21 00:44:00

BOISE, Idaho, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTC:AEHI; www.aehipower.com) announced that it received final local rezone approval for building a nuclear power plant in Payette County, Idaho. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/AQ59921LOGO) On June 20th, Payette County Commissioners unanimously approved the request, which is a landmark achievement for the company and the international nuclear renaissance after the Japanese tsunami-caused...

2010-08-05 10:48:00

Case for Proposed EPR Reactor Grows Worse by the Week With Unresolved Safety Issues, Rising Costs and Doubts Raised by Former EdF CEO; Are U.S. Taxpayers About to be Stuck With "the Last Tickets for the Titanic"? WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A big red warning light started flashing for U.S. taxpayers in recent days amidst growing indications that the proposed Calvert Cliffs-3 reactor project -- the reported next-in-line recipient of a taxpayer-backed federal loan...

2009-12-30 12:37:00

Nuclear Power Industry is Perfect Illustration of Why Taxpayers Are Saying "No More Bailouts!" - Billions for Plant Vogtle Reactors Impossible to Justify in Terms of Rising Financial Risks, Reduced Demand for Power, Cheaper Renewables and Huge Potential of Energy Efficiency ATLANTA, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First it was insurance companies, then it was banks and that was followed by auto companies. Now, the federal government is putting U.S. taxpayers and utility customers at...

2009-12-01 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senator Pete Domenici today delivered a speech outlining a 21st century framework for global nuclear power at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the United States Energy Association hosted the presentation by former Senator Domenici, now a Senior Fellow at the BPC. In his speech, Senator Domenici argued that America's nuclear renaissance has stalled and, as a result, the United States...

2009-06-18 12:30:00

Combination of Efficiency and Renewables Much More Economical Than New Nuclear Reactors With Skyrocketing Construction Costs; 'Low Balling' of Cost Estimates Imperils 'Nuclear Renaissance,' Just as Runaway Costs Sank the 'Great Bandwagon Market' of 1970s WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The likely cost of electricity for a new generation of nuclear reactors would be 12-20 cents per kilowatt hour (KWh), considerably more expensive than the average cost of increased use of energy...

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...

2009-05-20 12:30:00

No "Nuclear Renaissance" on the Continent: French, Finnish, and U.K. Experiences Hold Little Relevance for U.S. - Other Than As Cautionary Tales; Copying France "Would Require Nationalization of U.S. Electric Utilities." WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lobbyists and utility company officials who claim that the United States is missing out on a so-called "Nuclear Renaissance" have their facts wrong about what is going on in Europe with nuclear reactors, according to University...

2008-10-08 15:00:33

By DOUGLAS HAMILTON BRITISH Energy said yesterday that its power output in the first half fell compared with the same period in 2007 because of repairs at two of its power stations, although it still met management forecasts. The nuclear power generator, which has agreed to a GBP12.5bn takeover by the French state-owned power group EDF, said total output during the six months to September 28 was 22.7 terawatt hours (TWh), of which 19.2 TWh was nucleargenerated and 3.5 TWh came from the...


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