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Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

...whether they can exist beyond the theoretical.The Energy Department has sunk $450 million into a multi-year effort...But one of the most promising developers in the Energy Department effort, Babcock & Wilcox Co., this week announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/tiny-power-plants-hold-pro
Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...senior vice president for Areva, said the U.S. Energy Department over-estimated life-cycle costs for the MOX...has not received direction from the NNSA or U.S. Energy Department to change its construction status. Don't Miss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
South Carolina seeks MOX ruling

...without a trial.The state is suing the U.S. Energy Department to keep the government from withdrawing funding from...Administration, a semi-autonomous agency within the Energy Department. But construction costs have ballooned to nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/south-carolina-seeks-mox-ruli
Savannah River Site public meeting Thursday

Federal funding for Savannah River Site and future work at the U.S. Energy Department site will be discussed during a public forum on Thursday.Department of Energy site manager Dave Moody and acting CFO Doug Hintze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-14/savannah-river-site-public-me
Business news

...this summerNEW YORK - Drivers will get the slightest of breaks on gasoline prices this summer, according to the Energy Department.The national average price is forecast to fall ? by just one cent ? to $3.57 a gallon between April and September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-08/business-news
Savannah River Sites's MOX plant cost estimates challenged

...senior vice president for Areva, said the U.S. Energy Department over-estimated life-cycle costs for the project...filed by the state of South Carolina against the energy department has stalled the facility entering "cold standby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/savannah-river-sitess-mox-pla
Scant relief: Summer gas price to dip 1 cent

NEW YORK - Drivers will get the slightest of breaks on gasoline prices this summer, according to the Energy Department.The national average price is forecast to fall - by just one cent - to $3.57 per gallon between April and September, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-08/scant-relief-summer-gas-pr
Nuclear activists form new Savannah River Site watchdog group

...the SRS watchdog Energy Research Foundation in 1980, is the group's president.SRS Watch will monitor U.S. Energy Department decisions on cleanup of high-level nuclear waste, receipt of nuclear materials from overseas, operation of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-03/nuclear-activists-form-new-sa
MOX contractor tells employees construction work not changed

...employees, obtained by The Augusta Chronicle, that the company has not received direction from the NNSA or U.S. Energy Department to change its construction status."As we wait for direction, I want to let you know that we continue building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-31/mox-contractor-tells-employee
What's really behind this MOX cutoff?

...figures? And why does it not do similar reports for other DOE projects?Perhaps the state's lawsuit against the Energy Department and its semiautonomous National Nuclear Security Administration will shed some light on the veracity of the figures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-20/whats-really-behind-m