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Westinghouse and EDF Signed a New Nuclear Fuel Contract
12/19/2014 10:05:12 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC), a Toshiba Group company, has been awarded a long-term contract from Electricite de France (EDF) to provide nuclear fuel for nuclear reactors in France. This contract extends a current contract that expires at the end of 2014. WEC will manufacture the fuel at its facilities in Västerås, …
Oil Price Drop Flat Lines Defence Spend, According to New Global Defence Budget Report from IHS
Oil Price Drop Flat Lines Defence Spend, According to New Global Defence Budget Report from IHS
12/19/2014 9:58:32 AM
Defence spending is forecast to flat-line globally over the next two years as fiscal constraints among oil producing states in the Middle East and North Africa remove a key source of growth. The new analysis, released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, features global, regional and country-specific forecasts for …
Windlab Selects the Vaisala Triton to Support African Wind Development
12/18/2014 9:55:02 AM
Vaisala, global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, has announced that wind energy developer, Windlab, is using the Vaisala Triton Sonic Wind Profiler, a ground based remote sensing system, to assist with ongoing and critical site selection work in Africa. With the continent registering a boom in renewable energy deployment in a number of countries, and South …
Record in China: 10,000 km traveled by three cars fueled with hydrogen provided by Air Liquide
12/17/2014 12:48:50 PM
Air Liquide was the exclusive partner for hydrogen solutions in the “2014 Innovation March” that ended last month in China, consisting of a 10,000 km roadshow sponsored by SAIC Motor Corp. featuring new energy vehicles. Started off in Shanghai and ended in Kunming, the 52 days long roadshow crossed China from North to South, and East to West, passing through 64 cities in …
L’Avion Jaune Selects Septentrio’s RTK Technology for YellowScan, an Ultralight Standalone Laser Scanner for UAVs
L’Avion Jaune Selects Septentrio’s RTK Technology for YellowScan, an Ultralight Standalone Laser Scanner for UAVs
12/15/2014 4:04:24 PM
Septentrio announced today that L’Avion Jaune, a leading service provider and airborne sensors integrator in the field of aerial surveys with a decade of experience in UAV technologies has selected the Septentrio AsteRx-m™ for its robustness and low-power consumption , to equip the YellowScan system.   YellowScan is the world’s lightest all-in-one solution designed to …
Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation
Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation
12/15/2014 6:00:00 AM
Mediation can make the difference between a peaceful, cost-effective resolution fully embraced by all parties or a contentious battle that leads to destructive and costly litigation, according to Austin Texas Mediators (ATM).  The ATM team of Barbara Allen and Felix Rippy bring a collective 50 years of experience to bear on cases ranging from divorces and personal injury to …
Neste Oil supplies low sulfur marine fuel to Finnlines
12/11/2014 3:59:18 PM
Finnlines has chosen Neste Oil as its low sulfur marine fuel supplier to its two vessels operating in Naantali - Kapellskär route. Neste Oil will supply the product from its refinery in Naantali. "We are very pleased that Finnlines appreciates our product’s sulfur emissions reducing capabilities and has chosen our low sulfur marine fuel for these vessels. Our new marine fuel …
TWI Named Superior Gold Supplier by DLA
TWI Named Superior Gold Supplier by DLA
12/11/2014 1:03:34 PM
TWI is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to receive the award as one of 15 Superior Gold Suppliers for 2014. As a part of the Department of Defense’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program, TWI was selected from a group of more than 150 international suppliers that supports DLA on its largest contracts over the past two years. This …
Bold Energy Reforms Needed across Major Emerging Economies to Sustain Economic Growth and Tackle Sustainability Challenges: Report
12/10/2014 10:19:06 AM
The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2015 , launched today, ranks 125 countries on ability to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy Switzerland, Norway and France top the global rankings; Brazil ranks highest of the major emerging economies examined, with China and India facing some of the greatest challenges Effective energy reforms are …
LaSalle County Generating Station Files License Renewal Application
12/9/2014 5:25:32 PM
Exelon Generation filed a license renewal application today with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for LaSalle County Generating Station in Marseilles, Ill. LaSalle Unit 1 is currently licensed to operate until 2022 and Unit 2 until 2023. The application filing begins a multiyear review by the NRC to extend the station’s license by an additional 20 years. LaSalle Station …
Plunge In Price Of Oil Highlights Differences Between Wealthy And Affluent
12/9/2014 2:41:00 PM
As a result of the recent plunge in the price of oil, more investors in oil companies are interested in hedging techniques.  Whenever there is a sharp drop in the market in general or a specific sector, interest usually increases in hedging and protective strategies to mitigate the decline.  Recent Google search trends indicate more and more people searching for terms such as …
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Announce Business Development Mission to China
12/9/2014 9:00:35 AM
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz today announced that they will lead a Business Development Mission to China in April 2015, focused on industries supporting Smart Cities and Smart Growth. The trade mission will help U.S. companies launch or increase their business in China in areas such as green buildings, building energy …
TWI Attends 6th Annual NATO Support Agency Conference
TWI Attends 6th Annual NATO Support Agency Conference
12/8/2014 9:56:33 AM
TWI recently attended the 2014 NATO Support Agency (NSPA) ‘Conference on Logistics Support to Operations by Industry’. Held 27-28 November at the NSPA offices in Capellen, Luxembourg, the event brought together key industry leaders to discuss current operations and future opportunities to provide logistics and supply chain support to NSPA programs worldwide. Key topics of …
Mitsubishi Electric Verifies VP-X High-efficiency Turbine Generator
Mitsubishi Electric Verifies VP-X High-efficiency Turbine Generator
12/8/2014 8:41:25 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today the successful completion of verification tests on its VP-X turbine generator for thermal power plants, the world’s first generator in the 900 MVA class to use indirect hydrogen cooling for stator conductors. Cooling is achieved with hydrogen gas introduced from outside of the main insulation. Thanks to this and …
Solar Power Geelong Provider Commits Providing Energy Efficiency to Victorian Homes
12/7/2014 7:00:00 AM
VICTORIA, Australia November 2014 – The advantages of solar power continue to increase with the growth of new technology in the industry. Victoria’s electricity distributor, Powercor has recently approved a new method of storing power in a grid back up battery. This means excess power generated during the day can be used at night, on dreary winter days and through power …
Philips and leading French artist Severine Fontaine launch 80 meters long centrepiece of Lyon’s Festival of Lights
Philips and leading French artist Severine Fontaine launch 80 meters long centrepiece of Lyon’s Festival of Lights
12/5/2014 12:59:22 PM
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) the global leader in lighting has teamed up with a celebrated French artist, Severine Fontaine, to create a lightshow the size of a football pitch as the centrepiece of the world famous Lyon Festival of Lights in Lyon, France. From 5 to 8 December 2014, the installation will transform the banks of the River Rhône with an 80 metre long art …
Toshiba Reinforces Power Systems Business in North America
12/5/2014 10:08:10 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will reinforce its power systems business in North America by merging three current businesses into a new company: the thermal and hydro power business operated by Toshiba International Corporation (TIC); the steam turbine and generator (STG) business for nuclear power systems operated by Toshiba America Nuclear Energy …
Pöyry awarded consulting services assignment for Renova’s wind power investments, Brazil
12/4/2014 11:11:58 AM
Renova Energia has awarded Pöyry with the consulting services assignment to establish a Project Management Office function for their wind power investments in Brazil. The assignment includes the design of general project management processes based on market best practice and Pöyry’s expertise in implementing large projects, enabling consistent and high quality project …
Rolls-Royce receives US certification for nuclear digital safety Instrumentation and Control technology
12/4/2014 9:47:48 AM
Rolls-Royce market-leading digital safety Instrumentation and Control (I&C) platform, known as Spinline™, has received certification for use in America’s civil nuclear power reactors by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC). Spinline™ is a technology-independent platform that enables power utilities to enhance nuclear safety and operational efficiency over the …
GPSTrackIt.com Hosts Webinar for Business Owners and Fleet Managers
12/3/2014 4:41:16 PM
GPSTrackIt.com, a leading North American supplier of GPS tracking and fleet management services, announce their upcoming informational webinar on what businesses and transportation companies need to know about GPS tracking systems.  The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 10:00 am Pacific Time.  It will provide decision makers with information they can …