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  • Baku, Azerbaijan, May 26 By Emil Ilgar – Trend: Iran and Russia discussed the construction of the second nuclear power plant in Bushehr on May 26, reports the official website of Iran's Embassy in Russia. According to the report, Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, as well as Mehdi Sanaei, Iran's ambassador to Moscow, met with Rosatom CEO Sergei Kiriyenko ...
  • French nuclear power capacity was cut by at least 4 gigawatts (GW) on Thursday after hardline CGT union workers joined a rolling nationwide strike against planned government reforms, grid operator RTE showed on its website. CGT members at 19 nuclear power plants voted on Wednesday to join the strike which has paralysed French businesses and disrupted fuel supplies in the past week. RTE's ...
  • May 25--JANESVILLE -- The sun is shining on Janesville company Dalmaray Concrete Products for its role in a construction project unlike any other the small firm has ever worked. In a few weeks, a developer will begin operating a 2.3 megawatt, 17-acre solar energy field being constructed at Alliant Energy's Riverside Energy Center in the town of Beloit. It'll be the biggest solar field of its ...
  • The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing at New England's Memorial Hall on June 7 starting at 9 a.m. regarding the proposed Brady II Wind Energy Center in Hettinger and Stark Counties.
  • The National staff ABU DHABI // The Minister of Energy visited the country's nuclear power plant in Barakah on Thursday. Suhail Al Mazrouei was updated by senior Emirati engineers on the project and a recent construction milestone. The completion of major electrical installation work at Unit 1 represents another step in the plant's progress from construction to commissioning. "This approach ...
  • The sun is shining on Janesville company Dalmaray Concrete Products for its role in a construction project unlike any other the small firm has ever worked. In a few weeks, a developer will begin operating a 2.3 megawatt, 17-acre solar energy field being constructed at Alliant Energy's Riverside Energy Center in the town of Beloit. It'll be the biggest solar field of its kind in Wisconsin, and ...
  • May 26--The new community solar project at the Franklin PUD is finished and providing a double benefit -- carbon-free power from the sun and welcome shade for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its completion Wednesday. The panels are mounted on what's essentially a large carport newly built above part of the parking lot adjacent to the public utility district's main office on West Clark ...
  • Moody’s Investors Service said a decision by state regulators to delay until late August a final ruling in Public Service Company of New Mexico’s rate case is a “credit negative” move that could affect the utility’s finances. Last week, the Public Regulation Commission scheduled another three days of hearings for late June on PNM’s request for a 14.4 percent rate hike, thus pushing back a ...
  • Workers at French nuclear power stations are due to down tools on Thursday amid growing industrial action over controversial labour reforms. The CGT union said staff at 16 of France’s 19 nuclear plants had voted for a one-day strike. The government said on Wednesday it was dipping into strategic oil reserves as strikers blockaded refineries. Unions want the government to reverse controversial ...
  • Speculation is rising in the Hungarian media that Russia may be seeking to pull out of its agreement to lend Hungary €10bn to power the expansion of the Paks nuclear plant. When two years ago Budapest handed Russia the €12.5bn contract to expand Paks, Hungary’s only nuclear power plant, the government claimed that Moscow promised such advantageous financing that no market participant could ...