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  • Critical Issues in the Nuclear Power Industry to be Discussed at NUCLEAR POWER International 2011

     Now in its fifth year and co-located with POWER-GEN International, the world's largest power generation event, NUCLEAR POWER International 2011 heads to Las Vegas, Nev., December 13-15 to provide the industry with up-to-date ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • MiniLab™ 153 Enters Nuclear Power Plants

    he MiniLab Series is rapidly being adopted by nuclear power plants in China and worldwide to provide on-site oil analysis, avoiding unplanned failures and preventing costly downtime. Sending samples to outside laboratories can be particularly expensive for nuclear power plants, as many outside laboratories are not equipped to handle radioactive samples and those that can often charge high rates ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • OK given to restart nuclear plant in Japan

    A governor gave final approval Friday for a nuclear power plant to restart in southern Japan, the first to resume operations under new safety rules imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns caused by an earthquake and tsunami. Kagoshima Gov. Yuichiro Ito said the two reactors at the Sendai Nuclear Power Station would be ...


    By Associated Press

  • NRC Freezes All Nuclear Reactor Construction & Operating Licenses In U.S.

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) acted today to put a hold on at least 19 final reactor licensing decisions – nine construction & operating licenses (COLS), eight license renewals, one operating license, and one early site permit – in response to the landmark Waste Confidence Rule decision of June 8th by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The NRC action ...

  • EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and partner organizations celebrated the dedication of the Pantex Renewable Energy Project (PREP) near Amarillo, TX. The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) led the development of the project, which includes the nation’s largest federally owned wind farm. “The National Nuclear Security ...

  • A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Regarding Fukushima

    “On Friday, I made my first visit to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. It is stunning that one can see firsthand the destructive force of the tsunami even more than two and a half years after the tragic events. The words of President Obama following the incident still hold true today: ‘The Japanese people are not alone in this time of great trial and sorrow. Across the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Oral testimony of energy secretary steven chu - as prepared for delivery

    Chairman Frelinghuysen, Mr. Pastor, Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Dicks, Mr. Visclosky, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to discuss the President's Fiscal Year 2012 budget request for the Department of Energy. Your support is critical to our mission, and I look forward to continuing our relationship with this committee. I want to begin by expressing the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Oral testimony of energy secretary Steven Chu at the house energy and commerce committee - as prepared for delivery

    Chairman Upton, Ranking Member Waxman, Mr. Barton, Mr. Dingell and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to discuss the President's Fiscal Year 2012 budget request for the Department of Energy. I want to begin by expressing the Administration's support for the people of Japan, as well as American citizens in Japan, as they respond to and recover from the tragic events of the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • POWER-GEN International Expected to Draw More Than 20,000 to Orlando in December

    POWER-GEN International, the world’s largest conference and exhibition for the power generation and public utilities sector, will bring more than 20,000 executives from around the world to hear the latest information about the politics, economics and advances in the production and supply of power to communities. The three-day event runs from December 11-13 at the Orange County Convention ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • Asia`s Future Prosperity Requires Major Change in Energy Use

    Asia is moving along a dangerously unsustainable energy path that will result in environmental disaster and a gaping divide in energy access between rich and poor unless the region dramatically changes course, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report. “Asia could be consuming more than half the world’s energy supply by 2035, and without radical changes carbon dioxide emissions ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • PennWell Corporation Announces Large-Scale Solar Conference and Exhibition

    PennWell Corporation announces a new annual conference & exhibition for the large-scale solar power market. Solar POWER-GEN Conference & Exhibition, which will premiere in Long Beach, CA on Feb. 14-16, 2012, will be co-located with the 9th annual Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America. The new event will delve into the ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • Department of Energy Projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2011

    Technology Developments Aim to Address Energy, Environment and National Security Issues U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or ...


    By US Department of Energy

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