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  • Blog Post: USIBC Leads U.S. Nuclear Executives to Help Close Historic Nuclear Deal

    Over 30 world-leading commercial nuclear companies - By Linton Levy - The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) Friday concluded a historic 5-day trade mission to New Delhi and Mumbai, India. The Mission was supported by the Nuclear Energy Institute and the U.S. Department of Commerce, and was led...
  • Blog Post: Southern Company COO Details Greenhouse Gas Reduction Initiatives; Discusses Nuclear

    Southern Company COO Tom Fanning offered a glimpse of the broad range of initiatives currently under way across Southern Company - By April Murelio - Southern Company Chief Operating Officer Tom Fanning yesterday offered a glimpse of the broad range of initiatives currently under way across Southern...
  • Blog Post: EDF: Solid 2009 Results Despite Difficult 2009 In France

    EDF Energy initiated a sales process relating to the divestment of land potentially suitable for new nuclear build in the United Kingdom, according to the conditional commitment with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) - By Chris Smith - EDF's 2009 profit grew 23 percent, which was...
  • Blog Post: Mevdev: Russia To Produce New Nuclear Reactors By 2014

    Russia has repeatedly announced its new nuclear developments and plans to introduce them within the country and promote them on global markets - By Linton Levy - Russia will produce next-generation nuclear reactors and new types of nuclear fuel by 2014, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on...
  • Blog Post: UAE And Japan Ink Nuclear Power Deal

    Agreement comes on the heels of similar UAE deal with U.S. - By Linton Levy - The UAE has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Japan for exploring possibilities of developing peaceful nuclear power. Under the deal, Japan will provide a range of assistance to the UAE, which is hoping to operate...
  • Blog Post: Bloomberg: German State Calls For Nuclear Power Extension

    German wind- power provider recommends extending the use of nuclear power - By April Murelio - According to a report by Bloomberg, Germany’s largest producer of wind- power, the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein, should extend the use of its three nuclear power plants, a government minister...
  • Blog Post: China: Power Companies Attracted By Clean, Green Nuclear

    Compared with conventional technology, nuclear reactors using the technology are safer, more efficient and more simply designed, analysts said. - By Linton Levy - According to a report in China Daily, in eastern Shandong province on the shores of the Yellow Sea a small nuclear power plant is under...
  • Blog Post: Thorium Could Economically Provide Domestic Generation Fuel For Decades

    Enough Natural Resources for Sustainable Energy Production Can Be Produced in the US Says Thorium Energy - By Stephen Heiser - Thorium Energy, Inc. ( http://thoriumenergy.com ) announces that it can make the USA self-sufficient in the rare earth metals and thorium production required for alternative...
  • Blog Post: AREVA Gears Up For More Nuclear Business

    AREVA Makes Major U.S. Organization Changes To Support a Larger Role for Nuclear Power - By Stephen Heiser - AREVA announces an organizational realignment to address increased U.S. demand for modernization and services of the existing fleet of nuclear power plants and plans for deploying a new...
  • Blog Post: IAEA: States Briefed On Sustainable Nuclear Future

    IAEA Leads Collaborative Project on Nuclear Technology - By April Murelio - Member States have been briefed on an IAEA project that helps nations chart their way forward in choosing innovative technologies when developing sustainable nuclear energy. The International Project on Innovative Nuclear...
  • Blog Post: Korn/Ferry Institute Report: Leading Talent Management In The Nuclear Industry

    New report explores nuclear labor demands and opportunities - By Jack Bryar - A new report from the Korn/Ferry Institute examines new opportunities and new challenges that confront the nuclear industry as its worldwide renaissance accelerates. Some of the most important questions facing organizations...
  • Blog Post: Areva Scrambles To Hire Workers As Demand For Nuclear Power Takes Off

    The bulk of the new workers will join Areva’s workforce of 75,000 in France, the United States, China, and the Middle East - Edited by April Murelio - According to a report in The Times Online, Inside a cavernous factory in the French steel town of Chalon-sur-Saône, technicians are...
  • Blog Post: New Nuclear Plants Will Help Address Top U.S. Priorities And Create Green Jobs

    Nuclear Energy Institute’s chief executive speaks before a congressional committee - Edited by April Murelio - Construction of new nuclear energy facilities will significantly boost electricity supplies and job creation. However, the need for federal action to allow carbon-free nuclear energy...
  • Blog Post: China, India, And Russia Forecast Nuclear Development

    Nations interested in developing nascent nuclear technologies - By Stephen Heiser - Officials from Russia, India and China at a nuclear energy conference here confirmed Monday their countries' interest in developing nuclear technology including, a fast neutron reactor. Alexander Agapov of...
  • Blog Post: Exelon Presents Sustainability Report

    Achievement of an average capacity factor of 93.9 percent at Exelon’s owned and operated nuclear plants - By Linton Levy - Exelon Corporation has announced that it has released its annual sustainability report. Titled Sustainable Advantage, the report is part of Exelon’s continual effort...
  • Blog Post: Rasmussen Poll: Majority Of Americans Support Building New Nuclear Power Plants

    Poll finds 55% Favor New Nuclear Energy in U.S. - By Stephen Heiser - It will come as no surprise to most nuclear professionals that mainstream Americans favor new nuclear energy in the United States. Nuclear is clean, safe, and economical and already 20% of our electricity comes from commercial...
  • Blog Post: Exelon Announces Q4 And 2008 Results; Nuclear Sees Growth

    Increased nuclear output and lower purchased power costs - By Jack Bryar - Exelon Corporation’s fourth quarter 2008 consolidated earnings prepared in accordance with GAAP were $707 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, compared with earnings of $562 million, or $0.84 per share, in the fourth...
  • Blog Post: NCS 2009: Capgemini - New Nuclear Plants Energy Outlook

    Part of a Special Section covering the Nuclear Construction Summit USA 2009, October 26-27 – Washington DC The Nuclear Construction Summit, USA 2009 was attended by professionals who finance, plan and develop next nuclear projects. Professionals delivered information that will form...
  • Blog Post: Japan Eagerly Expanding Nuclear Power

    Nuclear power companies rose to an average 67.6 percent in July; Amid concerns over global warming, more countries in Asia and elsewhere are moving to introduce nuclear power generation, giving rise to the need for a wide range of expertise - Edtied by Stephen Heiser - According to a report by...
  • Blog Post: WNN: Italian Nuclear Renaissance Gaining Momentum

    Italy's revival of its atomic power industry has taken a big step with the creation of a government department devoted to nuclear energy - By Linton Levy - Following a reorganisation of the Ministry of Economic Development, led by Claudio Scajola, the new Division for Nuclear Energy, Renewables...
  • Blog Post: U.S. Electricity Generation And Sales Set New Records In 2007

    Nuclear power capacity hits all-time high - By April Murelio - Electricity generation and electricity sales reached record levels in 2007, according to "Electric Power Annual 2007", just released by the Energy Information Administration. Following a year of relatively weak growth in 2006...
  • Blog Post: The Fulton Sun: AmerenUE Seeks Alliance With Missouri Co-Ops

    In addition to discussions with city-owned utilities, as reported in Wednesday's Fulton Sun, AmerenUE is also to team with Missouri's electric cooperatives to help finance a second reactor at the Callaway Nuclear Plant, a company official has confirmed. - Edited By Stephen Heiser - According...
  • Blog Post: Babcock & Wilcox Joins Largest-Ever U.S. Commercial Nuclear Trade Mission to India

    Over 50 senior executives representing over 30 leading commercial nuclear companies By Stephen Heiser The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) joined a U.S. trade mission to India on Jan. 11-16 to explore commercial nuclear partnership opportunities. The mission included more than 50 senior executives...
  • Blog Post: Cameco Cuts Uranium Sales Forecast for 2010

    "We know very well that the planet and its inhabitants are going to need ever-increasing supplies of clean energy." said company CEO Jerry Grandey - Edited By Chris Reed - Cameco Corporation, the world's largest listed uranium producer, says it expects to sell 30Mlb (13,612t) of uranium...
  • Blog Post: Argentina Power Report Q1 2010 - New Report Examines Nuclear, Hydro, And More

    New report provides detailed analysis of the Aregintinian energy and utilities market - By April Murelio - A newly published Mexico Power Report on companiesandmarkets.com forecasts that, by 2014, the country will account for 10.34% of Latin American regional power generation. The Latin America...