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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 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 27, 2015 -- With 12% of customers using PV, new rules were needed -- Solar business slows dramatically behind inspection queue: As Hawaii's electric utilities address reliability issues stemming from an explosion in home PV systems, there are solar-integration lessons to be learned


27 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 27, 2015 -- India and the US pledged to improve cooperation on climate and clean energy goals, the White House told the press Sunday. The nations came up with a five-year pact to move forward together -- but still need to sign the agreement. The new commitment included expanding the two


27 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 27, 2015 -- US Vice President Joe Biden, D, and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, took part in the Caribbean Energy Security Summit yesterday in Washington, DC, the White House told the press yesterday. The event was a follow-up to the start of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative (CESI)


27 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 27, 2015 -- Trilliant pairs software with Bit Stew system . . . Recently hired Axion Power CEO dies


26 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 26, 2015 -- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW -- Managers describe growing market for storage: S&C Electric is poised to introduce a mid-range energy storage system thus making the firm a "full-service provider, with a product portfolio that offers something for everyone," Utilities Business Division Sales Director


26 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 26, 2015 -- Ontario's Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) directed the province's power distribution firms to discontinue use of and replace 5,400 Sensus "IConA Generation 3.2" remote-disconnect meters, the regulatory body told the press last week. "No serious safety incidents have been reported


26 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 26, 2015 -- ZBB Energy is deploying its "EnerStore V3.3" zinc-bromide flow batteries and a lithium-ion storage module at a multi-tenant residential building in Hawaii, the vendor told the press last week. The grid-interconnected system will consist of the hybrid flow-battery and lithium-ion


26 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 26, 2015 -- Aclara hires engineering, technology executive . . . Prologis to sell solar power to LADWP


23 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 23, 2015 -- National Grid, UK government, universities help out: Upside Energy is set to release its hosted-services, energy-storage DR software on Feb 1, Upside Energy Founder Graham Oakes told us Wednesday from a trade show in San Francisco called Clean & Cool Mission


23 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 23, 2015 -- Spanish power distributor EOn Spain and SAS Energy Forecasting teamed up to analyze smart meter data and forecast energy demand, SAS told the press last week. EOn Spain will use the Cary, NC-based firm's software to produce power-use forecasts ranging from one hour to 50 years


23 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 23, 2015 -- Venture capital (VC) funding for smart grid technology firms totaled $383 million in 73 deals last year compared with $410 million in 64 deals in 2013, the consultancy Mercom Capital Group told the press this week. The firm was publicizing a $500 report on funding and mergers and


23 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 23, 2015 -- EPRI is releasing new ADR software that lets grid-connected appliances and devices respond automatically to changes in energy price and demand, as well as power, the organization told the press yesterday. The Open ADR Alliance-certified software can help grid operators cut a DR


23 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 23, 2015 -- Duke Energy, the US Navy and the US Marine Corps are working together to build a 13-MW solar facility at the Camp Lejeune US Marine base in Onslow County, NC, the utility told the press yesterday. Duke will own and run the solar facility, using it to help it meet its obligations under


23 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 23, 2015 -- Sentient hires former NextEra exec as CEO . . . Navigant predicts boom in smart grid networks


22 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 22, 2015 -- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW -- National Grid, Con Edison rely on new weather systems: Looking at the big picture actually limits the value of severe weather forecasting, Dennis Stewart, meteorologist at WeatherBug parent Earth Networks told us this week


22 Jan 2015 00:00:0
January 22, 2015 -- Horizon Power, a western Australian, government-owned utility, is set to use Silver Spring Network's IPv6 network platform to connect its 47,000 customers for AMI, the technology maker told the press yesterday. The utility will be the first in Australia to pursue a non-mandated AMI