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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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02 Jul 2015 00:00:0
July 2, 2015 -- Proposal pivots on removing caps, adjusting rates: A broad coalition of environmental advocacy groups, solar firms, health organizations and other groups is seeking a compromise in Massachusetts' solar net-metering quandary, Acadia Center Staff Attorney Mark


02 Jul 2015 00:00:0
July 2, 2015 -- The European Commission's Horizon 2020 competitive innovation funding program gave Smarter Grid Solutions a grant supporting its ECAP (easy connection analysis portal) project, the firm told the press last week, without specifying the size of the grant. ECAP is


02 Jul 2015 00:00:0
July 2, 2015 -- NOJA Power installed DA technology for Colombian utilities Electrocaquetá and Empressa de Energia de Pereira (EEP), the electrical switchgear engineering firm told the press last week. The DA system included automatic circuit reclosers and controllers, NOJA said


02 Jul 2015 00:00:0
July 2, 2015 -- Green Button testing program opens online ... SEIA website helps tell value of solar DG


01 Jul 2015 00:00:0
July 1, 2015 -- State laws trigger various levels of research, change: Utilities in Massachusetts need to submit 10-year, grid-modernization plans by Aug 5 as the state considers TOU pricing, DG and other ways to restructure its grid, Acadia Center Grid Modernization


01 Jul 2015 00:00:0
July 1, 2015 -- QualityLogic, a developer of interoperability test tools for the smart grid industry is set to work with Underwriter's Laboratories (UL) on formal testing programs for emerging smart grid standards, the pair told the press yesterday. The first program is for the


01 Jul 2015 00:00:0
July 1, 2015 -- Duke Energy, Samsung SDI and Younicos plan to update Duke Energy's 36-MW energy storage and power management system at the firm's Notrees Windpower Project in west Texas, Duke told the press yesterday. The system has been running since 2012 with lead-acid batteries


01 Jul 2015 00:00:0
July 1, 2015 -- Enphase grows work with solar non-profit ... Exelon spends big on AMI, smart grid


30 Jun 2015 00:00:0
June 30, 2015 -- Governors asked to comment on infrastructure upgrades: Nearly every Democrat in the US Senate yesterday sought input from the governors of all 50 US states in "the first new, national energy policy in almost a decade," the senators told the press


30 Jun 2015 00:00:0
June 30, 2015 -- The California Energy Commission (CEC) gave the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) a $1.5 million grant to lead development of an advanced management platform for integrating EV charging with utility-scale energy systems, CSE told the press recently


30 Jun 2015 00:00:0
June 30, 2015 -- DR interests last week welcomed a PJM filing designed to improve the accuracy of measuring and verifying loads of residential DR. The RTO's proposal would provide for more accurate measurements based on statistical sampling, letting DR firms do business


30 Jun 2015 00:00:0
June 30, 2015 -- The EPA will have to take another crack at justifying the cost of its Mercury & Air Toxics Standard (MATS) after the US Supreme Court yesterday issued a five-to-four majority decision in Michigan et al v EPA. The opinion, written by Justice Antonin


30 Jun 2015 00:00:0
June 30, 2015 -- AEP picks Siemens for station upgrade ... UCLA signs up for CCS solar, EV demo ... Wipro 'hackathon' mints 25 potential apps


29 Jun 2015 00:00:0
June 29, 2015 -- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW -- AMI data enables outage management, TOU rates, more: Glendale (California) Water & Power (GWP) is mulling new TOU and off-peak EV charging rates as part of its strategic plan through 2019, the utility's General Manager Steve Zurn told


29 Jun 2015 00:00:0
June 29, 2015 -- National Grid is forming a "new energy solutions" team to support the New York Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) project and other similar projects in its service area, the utility told the press last week. The team will focus on technological innovation


29 Jun 2015 00:00:0
June 29, 2015 -- EV charging firm EMotorWerk and software maker WattTime are introducing a new smart EV charging station that communicates with the grid to identify renewable power sources