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TVEL Ready To Deliver Fuel For Bushehr NPP's September Outage

Nuclear Power - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 15:24
R ussian nuclear power conglomerate Rosatom said its TVEL Fuel Company was ready to deliver fresh nuclear fuel to the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant in Iran. The fuel, prepared at Russia's Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant, is expected to be ready for a maintenance and refueling outage at the...(read more)

Fishermen Approve Tepco Plan To Dump Treated Water In Pacific Ocean

Nuclear Power - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 14:33
Two fisheries associations in Japan this week gave permission for the Tokyo Electric Power Company to dump treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster site into the ocean with the stipulations that contamination levels be within legal limits and that the utility company and...(read more)

Geotechnical surveys begin at Lake Erie

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:29
UNITED STATES: Soil analysis testing has started at the 18MW Icebreaker offshore project in Lake Erie, Ohio.
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News story: Energy Trends and Prices statistical release: 27 August 2015

Department of Energy - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:30
The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released on 27 August 2015 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Brazil A3 auction hampers profitability

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:56
BRAZIL: Experts are warning profitability of wind projects is at risk after the latest round of power contracts averaged at just BRL181.14/MWh ($50.4/MWh).
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Vestas wins 40MW Indian deal from Powerica

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 14:13
INDIA: Vestas has been awarded a contract from Indian utility Powerica to supply turbines to a project in Gujarat, west India.
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IAEA Says Monitoring Iran's Nuclear Activity Will Cost $10.6M Per Year

Nuclear Power - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:51
The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nation's nuclear watchdog, told the agency's governing board Tuesday that it would need more than $10 million per year to monitor nuclear activity in Iran. The IAEA is charged with monitoring the international accord...(read more)

GEH Has Orders In Japan For Submersible Steam-Powered Pumps

Nuclear Power - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:49
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy said it has orders from Japan for submersible, steam-powered pumps that operate during a power station power blackout. The Turbine Water Lubricated pumps are made by SPX manufacturing unit ClydeUnion Pumps, PowerEngineering reported The pumps are steam powered and are...(read more)

Victoria government sets out renewable energy roadmap

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:21
AUSTRALIA: Victoria's government has launched a renewable energy roadmap it hopes could create A$200 million ($143 million) of new investment.
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EDF Renewable Energy buys OwnEnergy

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 09:24
UNITED STATES: EDF Renewable Energy has acquired mid-sized New York-based wind developer OwnEnergy.
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$1 Billion in Energy Department Initiatives for Clean Energy Technologies

Energy News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:00
The Energy Department announced more than one billion dollars in initiatives to drive innovation and accelerate the clean energy economy.

Energy Department Awards Up to $9 Million for Cellulosic Bioenergy Systems

Energy News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:00
The Energy Department announced up to $9 million for the design of sustainable bioenergy systems that enhance the environmental and socio-economic sustainability of cellulosic bioenergy.

DOI Approves 485-Megawatt Blythe Mesa Solar Project in California

Energy News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:00
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that the Bureau of Land Management has approved a 485- megawatt photovoltaic facility in Riverside County, California.

Team NY Alfred Creates a Model for Western New York State

Energy News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:00
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 project from Team NY Alfred in Alfred, New York, is being used to spread the word about renewable energy.

Research: Nuclear Construction Set For 5.22 Percent Global Growth Through 2019

Nuclear Power - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:41
The global nuclear reactor construction market is expected to rise by 5.22 percent during the 2014-2019 period, announced analytic firm Research and Markets on Tuesday. The global value of the market rose by nearly $1.5 billion in from 2013 to 2014, climbing from $32.64 billion in 2013 to $34.13 billion...(read more)

Three Exelon Nuclear Plants Do Not Clear At PJM Auction

Nuclear Power - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 15:56
The country's largest nuclear fleet operator Exelon said Monday that three of its nuclear plants, Oyster Creek, Quad Cities and Three Mile Island, did not clear in the PJM capacity auction for the 2018-19 planning year. The auction is held annually by grid operator PJM to ensure enough power generation...(read more)

Analysis: Nova Scotia pulls plug on community tariff

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:56
CANADA: The Nova Scotia government in Canada has pulled the plug on a programme that encouraged the development of small-scale, community-based renewable-energy projects, despite strong demand from local residents wanting to invest in wind.
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Analysis: Citizen ownership at risk from new system

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 10:12
GERMANY: Energy ministers in nine of Germany's 16 states are concerned about the potential negative impact of the federal government's plan for a competitive auction system.
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Glymont awards Vestas 50MW in Uruguay

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 09:18
URUGUAY: Vestas has won a contract from project company Glymont SA to provide turbines for a site in Florida, southern Uruguay.
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Leaked Report Underscores High Costs Of MOX Facility

Nuclear Power - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 16:30
[UPDATED]The MOX plutonium conversion program at the unfinished federal facility at Savannah River, S.C., would cost about twice as much to complete and put into operation as diluting and disposing of the material at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico, says a leaked government report. The...(read more)