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November 19, 2012
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High Risk Investing - The New Trend in Energy
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 18, 2012
Risk perception isn't what it used to be. Ask the swelling ranks of Canadian junior oil and gas companies braving high-risk venues like Sudan, Iraq and even Yemen. Technological advances and the shale revolution are making risk easier to digest. And political risk is no longer limited to developing countries. Plus, risk is increasingly relative: Ask anyone who's been caught up in the politics of the Keystone pipeline. Sudan is a case in point. While instability and a very fragile peace with South ... read more
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TECH SPACE

Titan is also a green powerhouse
Not only is Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan the world's most powerful supercomputer, it is also one of the most energy-efficient. Titan came in at number three on the Green500 list. Organized ... more
ENERGY TECH

Panda Power Funds breaks ground on Texas power plant
Panda Power Funds has been joined by officials from across the Lone Star State to break ground on the company's 758-megawatt natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant in Sherman, Texas. When co ... more
NANO TECH

Paper-and-scissors technique rocks the nano world
Sometimes simplicity is best. Two Northwestern University researchers have discovered a remarkably easy way to make nanofluidic devices: using paper and scissors. And they can cut a device into any ... more
ENERGY DAILY


FROTH AND BUBBLE

Cleanup of Most Challenging US Contaminated Groundwater Sites Unlikely for Many Decades
At least 126,000 sites across the U.S. have contaminated groundwater that requires remediation, and about 10 percent of these sites are considered "complex," meaning restoration is unlikely to be ac ... more


CHIP TECH

USC scientists 'clone' carbon nanotubes to unlock their potential for use in electronics
The heart of the computer industry is known as "Silicon Valley" for a reason. Integrated circuit computer chips have been made from silicon since computing's infancy in the 1960s. Now, thanks to a t ... more
The Year In Space
TECH SPACE

Google's Android is eating Apple's lunch
Smartphones and tablets powered by Google's Android software are devouring the mobile gadget market, eating into Apple's turf by feeding appetites for innovation and low prices, analysts say. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Survey: California schools going solar
A survey of California schools found nearly 200 solar projects installed on campuses, leading the way to the state's solar future, environmentalists say. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Ancient genome from southern Africa throws light on our origins

Tooth serves as evidence of 220 million-year-old attack

Greenland Ice Sheet more vulnerable than previously thought

If trees could talk

Chemists Observe Key Reaction To Produce 'Atmosphere's Detergent'

Predicting landslides with light

Skin pigment renders sun's UV radiation harmless using projectiles

SOLAR DAILY

Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert
Fifteen solar panel vehicles, some that look like small space ships, raced across Chile's Atacama desert Friday as part of a contest to build low-cost environmentally-friendly cars. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Arabs should use oil weapon against Israel: Iraq
An Iraqi official said on Friday Baghdad will recommend that Arab states use oil as a weapon to exert pressure on Israel and countries that back it, particularly the United States, over the Gaza crisis. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Oil sands to be economic driver for Canada
Canada's oil sands will drive the country's economic engine for the next 25 to 30 years, a new report says. ... more
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POLITICAL ECONOMY

Economic uncertainty afflicts U.S.
Economic uncertainty is still haunting Americans. A week after the election, stock indexes tumbled drastically, compromising the "Wealth Effect" that the Federal Reserve is trying to achieve. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Near coal plants, health issues for poor
It's becoming increasingly harder for the poor to breathe due to nearby coal plants, a study released this week states. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Chinese Company to Create High-Altitude Space Balloon: Reports

NASA-Funded Rocket Has Six Minutes to Study Solar Heating

Simulations Reveal An Unusual Death for Ancient Stars

NASA Ocean Data Shows 'Climate Dance' of Plankton

China Successfully Orbits Experimental Satellite

Living on the Edge: Rosetta's Lander Philae Is Set to Take the Plunge

Dawn reaches its seventh anniversary

CIVIL NUCLEAR

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
SOLAR DAILY

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
SOLAR DAILY

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
SOLAR DAILY
EC seeks to 'backload' emission allowances

US power grid vulnerable to terrorist attack: study

High Risk Investing - The New Trend in Energy


SOLAR DAILY
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


SOLAR DAILY
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 DAILY
Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert

Peru solar power program makes headway

Survey: California schools going solar

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Westinghouse to Provide Passive Safety Systems to Slovenian Nuclear Plant
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 pas ... more
SOLAR DAILY

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
ENERGY TECH

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
SOLAR DAILY

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea moving 'further away' from denuclearisation: US envoy

IS jihadists close in on key Syria border town

German push onto world stage hit by defence failures

Sweden orders submarine overhaul

Israel PM warns Iran greater threat than IS jihadists

Afghanistan to sign US troop deal Tuesday

Former Exelis business unit makes debut as independent company

BIO FUEL

14,000 Jobs Possible from Military Biofuels Initiative

SOLAR DAILY

Midwestern Solar Icon Moves into Solar

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Uranium exposure linked to increased lupus rate

SOLAR DAILY

ET Solar PV System Weathers Hurricane Sandy

SOLAR DAILY

Eclipsall Solar PV Panels Featured on Three Municipal Buildings

WIND DAILY

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

TRADE WARS

Guinea sparks showdown over mineral riches

TRADE WARS

French minister hails EU duties on Chinese ceramics

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Calif. rejects seismic test at nuke plant

ENERGY TECH

Romania to hold referendums on shale gas, gold mining

Peru solar power program makes headway

BP to pay record $4.5 bn fine over US oil spill

US power grid vulnerable to terrorist attack: study

EC seeks to 'backload' emission allowances

Larger version of Kindle Fire tablet unleashed

Warning of fault danger to reactors given

Study: Coal seam gas field leaking methane

The race is on in 2nd Atacama solar challenge

Brazil airline opts for Rockwell Collins

More research on arctic oil spills urged

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

China firm to invest $1.6 billion in plane engine

Thousands protest at S. Korean nuclear complex

Texas Instruments to cut 1,700 jobs in reorganization

US in tough debate on UN Internet rules

Gold demand down 11% as Chinese buying dips

China to cut fuel prices for first time in four months

Historic coral collapse on Great Barrier Reef

Texas A and M scientist taking infrared laser look at forests

Forest fertilization can increase production, decrease carbon emissions

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