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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A recent financial analysis of the Rose Project based on price forecasts of US$260/kg ($118/lb) for Ta2O5 contained in a tantalite concentrate and US$6,000/t for lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) show an after-tax Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of an estimated 25% for the Rose Project, with an estimated Net Present Value (NPV) of CA$279 million at an 8% discount rate. The payback period is estimated at 4.1 years. The pre-tax IRR is estimated at 33% and the NPV at $488 million at a discount rate of 8%.

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27 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 27, 2015 -- Utilities to become 'distributed systems platforms': The government of New York State released an order yesterday for "track one" of its statewide "Reforming the Energy Vision" plan at its regular meeting, yesterday. Among other goals, the order was meant


27 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 27, 2015 -- Everspin Technology developed a smart meter data management and memory system for its radio and microelectronic (RIM), 3-phase smart meters, it said recently. The firm calls its MR25H40 a "Magnetoresistive RAM" memory system, for use in environments that need data integrity


27 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 27, 2015 -- Hitachi and Demansys Energy finished building a 1 MW energy-storage facility in Somerdale, NJ, and are running a demonstration project at the site, both firms told the press this week. The Troy, NY-based smart grid firm is managing the demonstration, which uses the


27 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 27, 2015 -- West Virginia Gov Earl Ray Tomblin, D, vetoed a bill that, if signed into law, would have defined and set rules and conditions for net metering in the state, the governor's office told the press this week. West Virginia's legislature passed HB 2201 last week, that would


27 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 27, 2015 -- Walton Electric to use Nexenta online storage . . . Theobroma gear to use Semitech PLC


26 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 26, 2015 -- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW -- Home solar PV, DR play growing roll in firm's offerings: Power generator and retailer MP2 Energy is growing its customer base beyond just C&I customer to include new DR and solar PV services aimed at residential customers, MP2 VP of Sustainable


26 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 26, 2015 -- Clear Blue Technologies developed a new web-hosted software program for remotely controlling off-grid devices and solar-powered systems, the firm told the press yesterday. The web-hosted software, Illumience, lets vendors and their customers remotely control, maintain


26 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 26, 2015 -- Municipal utilities and rural cooperatives still migrating toward smart grid have a newly enhanced wireless network "overlay package" to help them along the way, Tantalus told the press this week. The product is meant for utilities using AMR -- automated meter


26 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 26, 2015 -- 7 new ADS members include BG&E, DVI


25 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 25, 2015 -- EXCLUSIVE -- Firm had to design control system, PNM manager says: Public Service Co of New Mexico (PNM) is collaborating with Arizona Power and Southern California Edison to design a control system (CS) for solar PV with energy storage that does


25 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 25, 2015 -- Norwegian grid operator Hafslund Nett will use Aidon's smart meters in its AMI program covering 700,000 customers in the capital city of Oslo and 33 surrounding municipalities, the smart grid firm told the press yesterday. Aidon offers technology and services


25 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 25, 2015 -- Utilities and smart grid firms working with Verizon are seeing big growth in technology use on the distribution side of the grid, Verizon Energy & Utilities Global Marketing Manager Ernie Lewis told us yesterday as the firm publicized a report on the internet of things (IOT)


25 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 25, 2015 -- Energy management software firm Screaming Power developed a mobile application that lets businesses monitor energy use across various locations, the firm told the press yesterday. The app will initially be available on Blackberry phones, the Toronto-based vendor


25 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 25, 2015 -- Energate, On-Ramp offer AMI-independent DR


24 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 24, 2015 -- Beauregard Electric Co-op, the Victory Electric Cooperative Assn and Columbus Light & Water will use Landis & Gyr's GridStream MDMS for all of its capabilities, Dan Jacobson, a Landis & Gyr spokesperson, told us yesterday. The trio will use the web-hosted software for


24 Feb 2015 00:00:0
February 24, 2015 -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is working to integrate a group of energy storage systems and EV fleets together as one resource into the Cal-ISO's energy markets, the utility told the press yesterday. The plan combines stationary storage systems with EV fleets at