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December 31, 2012
ENERGY TECH
Dominion To Develop Largest Fuel Cell Power Project In North America
Richmond VA (SPX) Dec 31, 2012
Dominion has announced that it would grow its clean energy portfolio by developing a fuel cell power generating facility in Bridgeport, Conn. Dominion acquired this development from FuelCell Energy Inc. of Danbury, Conn. The facility will produce 14.9 megawatts of electricity - enough to power approximately 15,000 homes - using a reactive process that converts natural gas into electricity. "The Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell is another important step in our efforts to identify and develop opportun ... read more
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First CIGS Solar Cells from the CIGS Facility of Solliance Show 13.85% Efficiency
At the new Cu-In-Ga-Se (CIGS) facility of the Solliance collaboration platform in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, first CIGS solar cells with 13.85% efficiency have been fabricated. This encouragi ... more
TECH SPACE

Foam's Future Seen in Space and Industry
Materials designed with specialized thermal properties have been integral components of NASA's space shuttles and other launch vehicles for many years. Now, two thermal insulation systems developed ... more
ENERGY TECH

Don't Fall for the Shale Boom Hype - Chris Martenson Interview
We are in the midst of an amazing energy boom, but by sweeping the idea of peak oil under the rug we are ignoring a significant fact: the relationship between hydrocarbon reserves and flow rates are ... more
ENERGY DAILY


ENERGY NEWS

Mortenson Renewable Energy Groups Wraps Up Record-Breaking Year
With the recent completion of turbine erection for the EDF Renewable Energy-owned, Bobcat Bluff Wind Project, Mortenson Construction's Renewable Energy Group completed a record breaking year. ... more


SOLAR DAILY

Yingli Green Energy's PANDA Module Ranks No. 2 in TUV Rheinland Energy Yield Test
Yingli Green Energy reports that its PANDA module achieved great performance in the "TUV Rheinland 2011 Energy Yield Test", ranking the second best among all fourteen modules from eleven PV manufact ... more
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Sweden's second city introduces road toll to cut traffic
Sweden's second city Gothenburg will introduce a road toll on January 1 for all motorists entering or leaving the city, similar to one already in place in the capital Stockholm. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Yingli Green Energy Powers Tibetan Families with off-grid PV Systems
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary Yingli China has partnered with Longyuan (Tibet) New Energy Company Limited ("Longyuan") to supply 22,209 sets of off-gri ... more
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De Beers warns diamonds aren't forever

Woman dies in flood as storms lash southern France

Scientists say Chinese sturgeon will soon be no more

Japan to file new research whaling plan 'this year'

Mexico airlifts tourists stranded by hurricane

Material mimicking shark skin combats hospital superbugs

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Taiwan's Chinatrust in talks to buy Tokyo bank: report
Taiwan's Chinatrust Commercial Bank is in talks to take over a regional Japanese bank in what would be the first such foreign acquisition, a report said Sunday. ... more
WIND DAILY

Largest Kansas wind farm set to go online
The companies building the largest wind farm in Kansas, with 274 wind turbines, say the array is set to begin producing power. ... more
CAR TECH

System will let smartphone control car
South Korean car maker Hyundai says it's working on a system to allow a driver's smartphone to control many of an automobile's systems. ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Apple to drop patent claims against Samsung phone
Apple has agreed to drop its patent claims against Samsung's Galaxy S III Mini after the South Korean rival said it would not sell the gadget in the United States, a court filing showed Friday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Active fault may close Japan nuclear plant
Japan's nuclear watchdog says it will recommend shutting down a power plant in Fukui Prefecture if a geologic fault under the facility proves to be active. ... more
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SOLAR DAILY

Yingli Green Energy's Multicrystalline PV Module Passes TUV SUD's PID Test
Yingli Green Energy reports that its multicrystalline PV modules passed the Potential Induced Degradation ("PID") test conducted by TUV SUD. The PID test was conducted under stringent conditions of ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Holiday device activations set record
Digital devices were under a lot of Christmas trees this year as a record 17.5 million Apple or Android devices were activated Christmas Day, a report says. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Japanese smartphone for seniors expected
A leading Japanese phones maker says it plans to sell easy-to-use smartphones for seniors in overseas markets. ... more
INTERNET SPACE
French power company head target of financial probe: source

Mortenson Renewable Energy Groups Wraps Up Record-Breaking Year

Definition of sustainable organic biogas reached


INTERNET SPACE
Iran begins naval war games: reports

Taiwan plans oil, gas exploration in South China Sea

Minister says Turkey will keep buying gas from Iran


INTERNET SPACE
Largest Kansas wind farm set to go online

British offshore wind farm near completion

China's wind towers face U.S. tariffs


INTERNET SPACE
Yingli Green Energy Powers Tibetan Families with off-grid PV Systems

Yingli Green Energy's Multicrystalline PV Module Passes TUV SUD's PID Test

First CIGS Solar Cells from the CIGS Facility of Solliance Show 13.85% Efficiency

INTERNET SPACE

China court orders Apple to pay for copyright violation
Technology giant Apple has been ordered to pay compensation to eight Chinese writers and two companies for selling unlicensed books online, state media reported. ... more
TECH SPACE

China sets first-half rare earth export quota for 2013
China on Friday announced its export quota for rare earth resources for the first half of next year amid declining prices and weak demand in the global market. ... more
ENERGY TECH

China backs Cambodia's first oil refinery
Cambodia on Friday gave the green light to construction of its first oil refinery, a multi-billion-dollar Chinese-backed project, as the kingdom looks to tap its untouched offshore reserves. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Taiwan plans oil, gas exploration in South China Sea
Taiwan plans to start exploring for oil and gas in the South China Sea from next year, an official and local media said Friday, in a development that could increase tensions in the contested waters. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight

Textron touts G-CLAW air-burst weapon

Arrests in large-scale Australian counter-terror raids

Taiwan shows force in biggest naval exercise in 25 years

RR Engine for Korean Navy passes acceptance tests

Insitu Inc. receives ScanEagle engine

China mum as Iceland envoy reportedly held for spying

WIND DAILY

British offshore wind farm near completion

TECH SPACE

US probes HP's Autonomy fraud allegations

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Japan data shows more economic gloom

TECH SPACE

LG seeks ban on Samsung tablet sales in Korea

CAR TECH

Toyota in $1.1 bn deal with US owners over recalls

CHIP TECH

Marvell hit with billion-dollar verdict in patent case

TRADE WARS

Taiwan's Fubon to invest $1.03 billion in Chinese bank

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Toshiba to sell 16 percent stake in Westinghouse: report

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan's new govt to review zero-nuclear policy

TECH SPACE

US readers turn increasingly to digital books: study

Abe's top cabinet posts filled by old allies

China rare earths producer extends output halt

Toyota ups 2012 sales forecast to 9.7 mn vehicles

New Japan PM faces tests on diplomacy, economy

Iraqi Kurdistan oil exports slashed in payment row

French power company head target of financial probe: source

Toyota reaches $1.1 bn deal with US owners over recalls

China warns of rising financial risks

Iran denies Russian women paid to cover up in nuclear plant

Minister says Turkey will keep buying gas from Iran

Netflix blames Amazon for Christmas Eve outage

Facebook founder's sister tripped by privacy settings

Boosting Galactan Sugars Could Boost Biofuel Production

Amazon outage disrupts Netflix service

Acer said to be readying $99 tablet

China shows electronic circuit advance

Rumors tip lighter, thinner Apple iPad

Iran begins naval war games: reports

Fukushima kids fatter as radiation fears cut exercise

ChargePoint and DBT USA to Showcase Joint Electric Vehicle Charging Station Innovation

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