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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 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 27, 2015 -- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW -- Exec tells us why ZigBee gear is simpler with Thread: Seven technology firms in July formed a San Ramon, Calif-based alliance called the Thread Group to try to change the global conversation around home automation. The group developed an IP-based


27 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 27, 2015 -- Tucson Electric Power (TEP) proposed a new net-metering rate to cut the amount the utility pays to solar PV customers who sell power to the grid by $22/month, the utility told the press this week. The proposal would eliminate what the utility calls "subsidies" embedded


27 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 27, 2015 -- A bill Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) said would expand renewable energy and support microgrid construction is headed to the floor of the Illinois Senate for a full vote, the utility told the press yesterday, noting the bill passed out of the state Senate's Energy & Public


27 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 27, 2015 -- PG&E customers save 7.7% in pilot . . . Siemens DR software OpenADR compliant


26 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 26, 2015 -- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW -- Exec sheds light on how engineering firm can cash in: Countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are major untapped markets for large-scale smart meter programs, Centro Elettrotecnico Sperimentale Italiano (CESI) Senior Director


26 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 26, 2015 -- The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and SUNY Polytechnic Institute will build a laboratory to research and test smart grid technology for the state's power grid, the authority told the press yesterday. The authority will use the Advanced Grid Innovation Laboratory


26 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 26, 2015 -- Florida Power & Light (FPL) is opening its Power Delivery Diagnostic Center in Jupiter, Fla, the firm told the press yesterday. The utility will use the center to advanced smart grid technology for better grid management and power delivery, FPL said


26 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 26, 2015 -- EnerNOC, SunPower strike exclusive deal . . . Tantalus adds 50% more office space


25 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 25, 2015 -- CEO explains importance of utility role in charging: As the market for EVs grows and charging stations proliferate, utilities "absolutely have to play a role" in building and running EV charging infrastructure, Greenlots CEO Brett Hauser told us last week


25 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 25, 2015 -- Johannesburg, South Africa-based XLink Communications is set to distribute Cyan's smart energy communication technology -- that allows the measurement and control of energy use for the metering and lighting markets -- in South Africa, Cyan told the press yesterday. XLink will


25 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 25, 2015 -- California is the first state with over 5% of its annual utility-scale power generation from solar power, the US EIA told the press yesterday. California's utility-scale (1-MW or larger) solar plants generated a record 9.9 million MWHs of power last year, up 6.1 million


25 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 25, 2015 -- Princeton Power Systems is supplying bi-directional converters for an EnerSys and Demand Energy power storage project with a capacity of 1 MW, the firm told the press yesterday. Energy storage firm Demand Energy and battery maker EnerSys will install energy storage systems in


25 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 25, 2015 -- Itochu to sell Green Charge storage . . . Landis & Gyr releases Gridstream version 3.5


24 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 24, 2015 -- Putting sensors on LV grid for first-time analysis: Siemens expanded its partnership with Chicago's UI LABS with the formation of CityWorks, a consortium to develop and test urban infrastructure systems and "help transform cities across the globe," the German


24 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 24, 2015 -- The California Energy Commission awarded German technology manufacturer Bosch a $2.8 million grant to show a renewable energy-based microgrid, the vendor told the press last week. Bosch will build a direct current (DC) microgrid in a Honda parts-distribution center


24 Mar 2015 00:00:0
March 24, 2015 -- NOJA Power proved its RC10 control and communication cubicle works with IEDs (intelligent electronic devices) from other vendors using the DNP3-SAv5 protocol, the electrical switchgear engineering firm told the press recently. DNP stands for distributed network