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November 18, 2012
Westinghouse to Provide Passive Safety Systems to Slovenian Nuclear Plant
Brussels, Belgium (SPX) Nov 16, 2012
Westinghouse Electric Company has announced that it has received two contracts from Nuklearna Elektrarna Krsko (NEK) to provide a passive containment dry-filter method (DFM) venting system and a passive autocatalytic recombiner hydrogen-control system at the Krsko Nuclear Power Plant in Slovenia. The two systems enhance safety in the area of severe accident management. Designed to provide additional measures for ensuring containment integrity, the two systems are part of the range of products and ... read more
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ET Solar PV System Weathers Hurricane Sandy
While 75+ mph winds and torrential rain from Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc and caused significant property damage throughout the Northeast, two major commercial solar systems installed in Harleysvil ... more

Hawaii Tax Proposal Would Slam the Brakes on Solar Energy and Jobs
Today, Governor Neil Abercrombie announced a drastic, potentially devastating cut to the Hawai`i's successful tax credit for solar energy. The proposal would reduce by approximately 50 percent the t ... more

Solar Energy Industry Convenes at PV America East 2013
Registration is now open for PV America East 2013 being held Tuesday, February 5 through Thursday, February 7, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pa. PV America East offers a forum for the U.S. solar photovoltai ... more


Eclipsall Solar PV Panels Featured on Three Municipal Buildings
The City of Toronto will receive three photovoltaic (PV) systems engineered by Carmanah Technologies that will feature locally manufactured Eclipsall solar modules. In all, the three properties will ... more


Midwestern Solar Icon Moves into Solar
Frederic Roofing has announced the launch of its new solar division with the installation of two solar projects for AJ Adhesives, a national industrial adhesives manufacturer and distributor that se ... more
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Westinghouse and Siempelkamp Offer Hydrogen Control Technology
Westinghouse Electric Company has announced that it has signed an agreement with Siempelkamp Nukleartechnik GmbH (SNT) subsidiaries Siempelkamp Nuclear Services, Inc (SNS) and NIS Ingenieurgesellsch ... more

AREVA deploys its industrial plan to produce a 100 percent French wind power technology
To coincide with the opening of AREVA's first offices in Le Havre, Luc Oursel presented the progress made with AREVA's industrial plan to produce a 100% French wind turbine in the Haute-Normandie re ... more
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Ancient Earth's hot interior created 'graveyard' of continental slabs

Scientists uncover two-layer identification among soil bacteria

Chile rejects iron mine to protect penguins

Study: Caterpillars rely less on microbiome than other animals

Flowers use nectar as a weapon of distraction

Mountain-side genome sequencing a win for science

Mechanism identified for plants to recover from heat stress


Uranium exposure linked to increased lupus rate
People living near a former uranium ore processing facility in Ohio are experiencing a higher than average rate of lupus, according a new study conducted by scientists at the University of Cincinnat ... more

Researchers have made the production of batteries cheaper and safer
Researchers at Aalto University, Finland have developed a method for producing lithium batteries that is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than previously used methods. This new proces ... more

2012 National Solar Jobs Census Finds Installers Leading the Way
The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit solar education and research organization, has released the full version of its third annual National Solar Jobs Census at the Interstate Renewab ... more
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Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity Team Up
Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity have announced plans to provide up to 4,700 military homes with solar energy systems at Balfour Beatty-managed residential communities on Fort Bliss, Texas, ... more

14,000 Jobs Possible from Military Biofuels Initiative
The military's biofuels initiatives could do more than just power jet planes, aircraft carriers and armored vehicles - they could also help power the economy, according to a new report from Environm ... more
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Turning human waste into plastic, nutrients could aid long-distance space travel

Study finds that gravity, 'mechanical loading' are key to cartilage development

The Moving Martian Bow Shock

Could the X-37B Space Plane be Preparing for a Mission in September

A silent search for dark matter

Tech leaders warn against 'Pandora's box' of robotic weapons


More research on arctic oil spills urged
More research is needed to prepare for prevention and cleanup of oil spills in ice-covered waters surrounding Alaska and Canada, a U.S. federal commission says. ... more

Airbus, EADS and ENN make a push for new generation aviation fuels
Airbus, EADS Innovation Works and ENN, one of the world's leading Bio-Energy companies based in China, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the China International Air Show in Zhuhai. The pa ... more

Foreign experts praise Customs Union
Experts of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have called the Customs Union of 3 former Soviet states "a successful example of economical integration". The Customs Union is an all ... more
EC seeks to 'backload' emission allowances

US power grid vulnerable to terrorist attack: study

White Pavements Could Increase Energy Consumption in Surrounding Buildings

Romania to hold referendums on shale gas, gold mining

Researchers have made the production of batteries cheaper and safer

Near coal plants, health issues for poor

AREVA deploys its industrial plan to produce a 100 percent French wind power technology

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments

Scotland approves 85MW Highlands wind farm

Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert

Peru solar power program makes headway

Survey: California schools going solar


Pull with caution
As nanotechnology progresses, it becomes increasingly important to know in detail the dynamics of the nanoworld (the world at the scale of a millionth of a millimeter). What happens, for example, wh ... more

Thousands protest at S. Korean nuclear complex
Thousands of villagers staged a protest outside one of South Korea's largest nuclear power plants Thursday, voicing growing public concern over safety standards after a series of scares and scandals. ... more

What if the nanoworld slides
A study published by Andrea Vanossi, Nicola Manini and Erio Tosatti - three SISSA researchers - in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) provides a new tool to better understand how ... more

US in tough debate on UN Internet rules
The US faces a tough debate with emerging nations such as India and Brazil at an upcoming UN conference discussing global rules for the Internet, the US delegation chief said Wednesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Boeing, Northrop Grumman receive development contracts for new ICBM

Iran back to high enrichment 'in 5 days' if US quits nuclear deal

US sanctions Chinese, Russians over N.Korea support

Tillerson says talks with N.Korea may be close, notes 'restraint'

Soyuz-2 Rocket to Arrive at Vostochny on September 20 for November Launch

Russian Military Likely to Give Up Using Baikonur Spaceport Soon: Here's Why

ORS-5 satellite prepped for launch


Gold demand down 11% as Chinese buying dips


China to cut fuel prices for first time in four months


Bulgaria and Europe depend on Russian energy exports


Chevron's Gorgon project to cost more?


EU grid interconnection program targeted


Texas Instruments to cut 1,700 jobs in reorganization


Airbus wins Chinese corporate jet order


New blow as Toyota recalls 2.77 mn vehicles globally


Lagarde wants 'real fix, not quick fix' on Greek debt


Petraeus case fuels fresh debate on online privacy

Afghan women learn literacy through mobile phones

Japan, China, S. Korea to start FTA talks: reports

Facebook stock climbs on backs of short-sellers

China firm to invest $1.6 billion in plane engine

US report warns over China state firms

Samsung plans no settlement with Apple: executive

Finnish operator says it has plugged nickel mine leak

Quality products from rubber residues

First noiseless single photon amplifier

UT Arlington physics team demonstrates new power generation technique

Brazil airline opts for Rockwell Collins

Erosion has a point and an edge

36 in one fell swoop as researchers observe impossible ionization

Internet, clean and bio-technology of significant importance for Russia

Sweet approach may produce metal casting parts, reduce toxicity

White Pavements Could Increase Energy Consumption in Surrounding Buildings

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments

Caribbean financial scams costing millions

Australia scraps Solar Dawn project

Huntsman, Sinopec form joint venture in China

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