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November 14, 2012
SOLAR DAILY
Australia scraps Solar Dawn project
Brisbane, Australia (UPI) Nov 13, 2012
Australia's $1.3 billion massive Solar Dawn solar thermal project has been canceled. The 250-megawatt project in Queensland by a consortium led by Areva Solar was to begin construction next year. The decision follows an announcement Monday from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, which approves renewable energy projects in the country, that it wouldn't fund the project. "After exploring several options to address current market conditions, ARENA is also no longer pursuing deve ... read more
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CHIP TECH

First noiseless single photon amplifier
Research physicists have demonstrated the first device capable of amplifying the information in a single particle of light without adding noise. The research collaboration, involving Griffith Univer ... more
ENERGY TECH

UT Arlington physics team demonstrates new power generation technique
A University of Texas at Arlington physics professor has helped create a hybrid nanomaterial that can be used to convert light and thermal energy into electrical current, surpassing earlier methods ... more
TECH SPACE

Erosion has a point and an edge
Erosion caused by flowing water does not only smooth out objects, but can also form distinct shapes with sharp points and edges, a team of New York University researchers has found. Their findings, ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Amazon takes on iPad with new Kindle Fire tablet

Hong Kong to restrict foreign homebuyers from 2013

US judge OKs partial settlement in e-book case

Nordic-Baltic states seek more cooperation

Outside View: Jobs outlook grim

Empire-style computers? Frenchman takes PCs to lap of luxury

Google-Microsoft field smartphones to take on iPhone 5

EU businesses urge China's new leaders to speed reforms



TECH SPACE

36 in one fell swoop as researchers observe impossible ionization
Using the world's most powerful X-ray laser in California, an international research team discovered a surprising behaviour of atoms: with a single X-ray flash, the group led by Daniel Rolles from t ... more


TRADE WARS

Internet, clean and bio-technology of significant importance for Russia
The Moscow Innovations Forum took place in Russia's capital last week. The key theme of the event was to promote innovative technology, economic development and start-up financing in the country. Hi ... more
The Year In Space
TECH SPACE

Quality products from rubber residues
Rubber residues can be downcycled to floor coverings and safety crashpads, and for the first time, also processed into high-quality plastics. A new kind of material makes it possible: the environmen ... more
TECH SPACE

Sweet approach may produce metal casting parts, reduce toxicity
Based on a new discovery by researchers at Oregon State University, the world's multi-billion dollar foundry industry may soon develop a sweet tooth. This industry, that produces metal castings used ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New insights into the physics of space weather

Copernicus operations secured until 2021

World losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

ECOSTRESS Will Monitor Plant Health

Study uses DNA sequences to look back in time at plant evolution

Salt-loving plants key to sustainable food production

China Launches New Satellite Via Orbital Carrier Rocket

ENERGY NEWS

White Pavements Could Increase Energy Consumption in Surrounding Buildings
A push to replace old, heat-trapping paving materials with new, cooler materials could actually lead to higher electricity bills for surrounding buildings, engineers at the University of California, ... more
WIND DAILY

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that proposed offshore renewable energy developments in the English Channel have the potential to affect the foraging behaviour of northern ... more
TRADE WARS

Caribbean financial scams costing millions
Financial scams have robbed U.S. and Caribbean citizens of millions of dollars, driving U.S. and Jamaican security forces into urgent collaboration to stem the tide. ... more
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TRADE WARS

Huntsman, Sinopec form joint venture in China
US chemicals maker Huntsman Corporation unveiled Tuesday a joint venture with a subsidiary of Chinese oil giant Sinopec to build and operate a chemical plant in China. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Bosch quits international solar energy project
German automotive parts specialist Bosch said on Tuesday it was pulling out of an ambitious multi-national project to build giant solar power stations in North Africa and the Middle East. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Orbital rocket explodes after launch

Mars 2020 Will Continue Search for Habitability

China's Main Competitor in Space Exploration is India, Not Russia

US space budget still exceeds rest of world's combined

Spotlighting the sun

North Alabama Companies Play Big Part in Orion's First Flight

Vega launch of ESA spaceplane postponed

INTERNET SPACE

Official requests up for Web data: Google
Google said Tuesday the number of government requests to hand over data from users or to take down Web content rose in the first six months of 2012, extending a trend of recent years. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Prestige skipper blames Spain at oil disaster trial
Ten years after one of Europe's worst oil disasters, the captain of the Prestige tanker blamed Spain for sending his vessel away from the coast and into the stormy Atlantic. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

French EDF, Areva mull nuclear plan with China's CGNPC
French energy groups EDF and Areva said Tuesday they have signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese counterpart CGNPC to jointly develop a new medium power nuclear reactor, confirming a report in the financial daily Les Echos. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR
Enviro Champions Win on Clean Energy, Protecting Environment and Public Health

Australia pledges to second phase of Kyoto

White Pavements Could Increase Energy Consumption in Surrounding Buildings


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Symposium Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Superconductivity Breakthrough at UH

Nextreme's Higher Power Thin Film Energy Harvesting Device

Canada's push for dirty tar sands oil is out of step


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments

Scotland approves 85MW Highlands wind farm

China backs suit against Obama over wind farm deal


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Australia scraps Solar Dawn project

Bosch quits international solar energy project

EU probes subsidies for Chinese solar panel makers

ENERGY TECH

New Jersey ends gasoline rationing
Rationing ended Tuesday for New Jersey drivers seeking to buy gasoline, as shortages caused by superstorm Sandy finally receded. ... more
TRADE WARS

China, Middle East fuel student growth in US
The number of students in the United States from China, Iran and Saudi Arabia has risen sharply in the past year, giving a boost to US universities and the economy, a study said Tuesday. ... more
TECH SPACE

Head of Windows unit leaves Microsoft
Microsoft on Monday announced that the head of its Windows unit is leaving in a management shake-up that comes just weeks after the release of a new generation of the computer operating software. ... more
TECH SPACE

Jawbone "Up" fitness wristbands get in shape
Wireless earpiece maker Jawbone on Tuesday released redesigned UP wristbands that combine fashion with smartphone lifestyles to help people along paths to improved fitness. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

India's Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam's defences

NATO chief wants strong defence as basis for ties with Russia

India plans to build 6 submarines

US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

AYW Companies' Flexible Waveguide And Components Ideal For Satelite Applications

TECH SPACE

Online TEDTalks hit billion-view milestone

TECH SPACE

New Google smartphone sells out

AEROSPACE

China needs 4,960 planes by 2031: state media

TECH SPACE

Chinese LED firm plans record investment in Taiwan

POLITICAL ECONOMY

'World's workshop' China aims to reinvent itself

WATER WORLD

Trouble at Brazil mega-dam stops construction for now

TECH SPACE

Cray supercomputer named world's fastest

ENERGY TECH

Using rust and water to store solar energy as hydrogen

CARBON WORLDS

Brussels moots pollution credit cut to up carbon price

ENERGY TECH

Iceland signs on to Africa geothermal plan

Australia pledges to second phase of Kyoto

EU freezes controversial aviation carbon tax

China to test 'social risk' of major factories: official

Chernobyl cleanup workers had significantly increased risk of leukemia

The end of the cheap hydrocarbons era

Expert's report on economic and environmental advantages of High Capacity Vehicles

New study reveals challenge facing designers of future computer chips

Falling aluminium prices hit Rusal earnings

A Better Route to Xylan

India unveils new version of 'world's cheapest tablet'

Canada's push for dirty tar sands oil is out of step

Enviro Champions Win on Clean Energy, Protecting Environment and Public Health

Nextreme's Higher Power Thin Film Energy Harvesting Device

Japan's economy shrinks, raising fears of recession

S. Korea reactor shut down due to cracks

Warning issued on 'experimental' fracking

Fault under Japan nuclear plant 'may be active'

Strain tuning reveals promise in nanoscale manufacturing

New Rule Could Reenergize Clean-Energy In New Jersey

Microsoft holds Windows Phone 8 hopes

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