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2014-01-29 23:28:24

Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes the decision by the Polish government to adopt its new program for nuclear power, which will pave the way for the construction of the country’s first nuclear power plant. This new program corresponds with the aims of the European Commission’s proposed energy and climate objectives to be met by 2030. Warsaw, Poland (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes yesterday’s decision by the Polish government to adopt its new...

2014-01-27 16:21:07

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey produced 134 million net megawatt-hours of electricity in 2013, the highest annual production ever for the nation's largest operator of commercial nuclear reactors. The new generation record exceeded the previous record, set in 2007 by the same plants, by 1.6 million megawatt-hours. A megawatt-hour is a million watts flowing for an hour. The 2013...

JILA Strontium Atomic Clock Unveiled And Sets New Records In Precision, Stability
2014-01-23 09:53:25

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Heralding a new age of terrific timekeeping, a research group led by a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicist has unveiled an experimental strontium atomic clock that has set new world records for both precision and stability-- key metrics for the performance of a clock. The clock is in a laboratory at JILA, a joint institute of NIST and the University of Colorado Boulder. Described in a new paper in...

2014-01-17 08:20:49

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Missouri today announced the promotion of Fadi Diya to Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer (CNO), replacing Adam Heflin, who is leaving to become Chief Executive Officer and CNO of The Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/CG48335) Diya joined Ameren as Superintendent of Design Engineering at Callaway Energy Center in 2005 and was later promoted to Plant Director....

2014-01-16 16:21:17

Six rate increases already imposed on S.C. consumers, project now eating up estimated 11 percent of utility bills http://www.foe.org/news/news-releases/2014-01-another-vogtle-debacle-cost-overruns-delays-and-construction-woes-at-reactor COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $1 billion cost overrun, lengthening project delays and construction problems at Southern Company's troubled Vogtle nuclear reactor project may get all the national headlines, but South Carolina...

2014-01-16 08:22:11

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Vena Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Vena") (TSX: VEM, Peru: VEM, Germany: V1RA, USA: VNARF) announces that further to its press release of November 22, 2013, the Company has closed the sale to Azincourt Uranium Inc. (TSXV: AAZ) ("Azincourt") of the Company's 50% equity interest in Minergia S.A.C. ("Minergia"). Minergia is a joint venture company owned by Vena and Cameco Global Exploration Ltd. ("CGE"), which owns and operates the Macusani and...

2014-01-15 23:02:50

Following on from the success of the conference in 2013, in which over 300 industry leaders were in attendance, the new site of The Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte has been chosen as the location for 2014. Running from 31st March – 1st of April, the conference is set to provide unparalleled access to senior level nuclear executives, global regulators, utilities, technology providers, EPCs and suppliers. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) have been a catalyst for renewed...

2014-01-14 23:03:47

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Toshiba Corporation has agreed in principle to buy a 60 percent share in the NuGeneration Limited Moorside project in West Cumbria, U.K., and they intend to move forward with the AP1000 new-build project in partnership with GDF SUEZ. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Toshiba Corporation has agreed in principle to buy a 60 percent share in the NuGeneration Limited (NuGen) Moorside...

2014-01-09 08:22:21

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bawell brand water ionizer company is committed to raising awareness on issues affecting the environment and humanity's need to reduce its carbon consumption and transition towards a sustainable global "green" economy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/FL43263 ) On March 11th 2011 a massive earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a Tsunami which destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant leading to meltdowns...

2014-01-08 12:22:20

Groups Seek Public Debate: 237 Signers in US From 46 States Plus D.C.; 74 International Signers Include Those in Japan Dealing With Fukushima Reactor Disaster. BOSTON and WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A total of 311 U.S. and international environmental and clean energy groups said today that, while they respect the climate change work of Dr. James Hansen and three of his academic colleagues, they take strong exception to the notion that nuclear power is the...


Latest Nuclear technology Reference Libraries

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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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