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January 01, 2013
CIVIL NUCLEAR
S. Korea restarts troubled nuclear reactor
Seoul (AFP) Dec 31, 2012
South Korea on Monday restarted one of three nuclear reactors shut down for safety reasons, easing fears of power shortages during the harsh winter. Half of the six reactors at Yeonggwang, one of the country's largest nuclear power complexes, were shut down in November, two of them to replace "non-core" parts that had been provided with forged quality and safety warranties. The Ministry of Knowledge Economy said operators restarted one reactor at Yeonggwang in the evening following approval by t ... read more
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ENERGY TECH

Conservation Not Technology will be our Saviour Says Chris Martenson
In the first part of this series Chris Martenson spoke about: Why we shouldn't be speaking about Energy Independence, why we could see $200 a barrel oil in the near future, why peak oil is not a def ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

China manufacturing activity hits 19-month high
China's manufacturing activity surged to a 19-month high in December, British bank HSBC said Monday, adding to signs of recovery in the world's second-largest economy. ... more
TECH SPACE

NASA Investigates Use of 'Trailblazing' Material for New Sensors
Tiny sensors - made of a potentially trailblazing material just one atom thick and heralded as the "next best thing" since the invention of silicon - are now being developed to detect trace elements ... more
ENERGY DAILY


FROTH AND BUBBLE

Groundbreaking air-cleaner saves polluting industrials
Industries across Europe are threatened with shutdown as European Union emission rules for Volatile Organic Compounds are tightened. Now an air cleaning invention from the University of Copenhagen h ... more


WIND DAILY

NextEra Energy Resources commissions its 10,000th megawatt of wind energy
NextEra Energy Resources has celebrated the commissioning of its 10,000th megawatt (MW) of wind energy. NextEra Energy Resources achieved this significant milestone when it commissioned its 10,000th ... more
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POLITICAL ECONOMY

China official manufacturing index expands in December
China's manufacturing activity expanded in December at the same pace as November, official data showed Tuesday, adding to signs the world's number two economy is emerging from a recent slumber. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan PM Abe supports new nuclear reactors: reports
Japan's new prime minister Shinzo Abe has voiced his willingness to build new nuclear reactors, reports said Monday, despite widespread public opposition to atomic energy since the Fukushima crisis. ... more
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Toothless 'dragon' pterosaurs dominated the Late Cretaceous skies

Older coral species more hardy

Science team criticizes adoption of 'novel ecosystems' by policymakers

Waterloo makes public most complete Antarctic map for climate research

Evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures

Seafood substitutions can expose consumers to unexpectedly high mercury

TECH SPACE

Malaysia convoy in Australia rare earth plant protest
A convoy of cars carrying protesters drove across Malaysia on Monday in the latest demonstration against an Australian rare earths plant that activists claim will produce dangerous radioactive waste. ... more
WIND DAILY

DTE Energy announces commercial operation of Thumb Wind Park
DTE Energy has announced the completion of construction and the start of full commercial operation of the Thumb Wind Park in Huron and Sanilac counties. The Thumb Wind Park is a 110-megawatt (MW) pr ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Amazon apologizes for outage that sidelined Netflix
Amazon on Monday said it was sorry for a Web Services mishap that put online film streaming service Netflix out of commission on Christmas Eve. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Dominion To Develop Largest Fuel Cell Power Project In North America
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 ... 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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Flight Test Preparations Draw on Launch Services Program's Expertise

Small variations in the climate system can result in dramatic temperature changes

500 million year reset for the immune system

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
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
SOLAR DAILY

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
SOLAR DAILY
French power company head target of financial probe: source

Mortenson Renewable Energy Groups Wraps Up Record-Breaking Year

Definition of sustainable organic biogas reached


SOLAR DAILY
Taiwan plans oil, gas exploration in South China Sea

Dominion To Develop Largest Fuel Cell Power Project In North America

Don't Fall for the Shale Boom Hype - Chris Martenson Interview


SOLAR DAILY
Largest Kansas wind farm set to go online

British offshore wind farm near completion

NextEra Energy Resources commissions its 10,000th megawatt of wind energy


SOLAR DAILY
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

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 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
CAR TECH

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
USAF selects GenDyn to study ICBM guidance system

New F-16 configuration features AESA radar

China likens Xi to Deng Xiaoping for anniversary

Harris' tactical manpack radio gets NSA certification

British Falklands warship towed away for scrap

Military sensor needs focus of Swedish symposium

Taiwan's ex-China affairs official accused of leaking secrets

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Taiwan's Chinatrust in talks to buy Tokyo bank: report

WIND DAILY

Largest Kansas wind farm set to go online

CAR TECH

System will let smartphone control car

INTERNET SPACE

Apple to drop patent claims against Samsung phone

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Active fault may close Japan nuclear plant

INTERNET SPACE

Holiday device activations set record

INTERNET SPACE

Japanese smartphone for seniors expected

INTERNET SPACE

China court orders Apple to pay for copyright violation

TECH SPACE

China sets first-half rare earth export quota for 2013

ENERGY TECH

China backs Cambodia's first oil refinery

Taiwan plans oil, gas exploration in South China Sea

British offshore wind farm near completion

US probes HP's Autonomy fraud allegations

Japan data shows more economic gloom

LG seeks ban on Samsung tablet sales in Korea

Toyota in $1.1 bn deal with US owners over recalls

Marvell hit with billion-dollar verdict in patent case

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

Toshiba to sell 16 percent stake in Westinghouse: report

Japan's new govt to review zero-nuclear policy

US readers turn increasingly to digital books: study

Abe's top cabinet posts filled by old allies

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

All Systems Go for Highest Altitude Supercomputer

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