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January 03, 2013
CIVIL NUCLEAR
New nuclear reactors for Japan?
Tokyo (UPI) Jan 2, 2012
Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has indicated he would approve the construction of more nuclear reactors. That's an about-face from the previous administration, led by the Democratic Party of Japan and Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, who announced in September its goal of zero nuclear power by the end of the 2030s. So far only two of Japan's 50 reactors have been restarted following shutdowns after the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster. Abe had said he favored ... read more
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ENERGY TECH

Lebanon opens bidding for East Med gas
As many as 40 international oil companies are expected to bid for offshore natural gas exploration blocks in Lebanon's sector of the eastern Mediterranean that lies north of major deep-water gas fields in Israeli waters. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

China property tycoon blames government for prices
A Chinese property tycoon blamed a government "land famine" for high property prices - which the authorities have long sought to rein in - after he paid 1 billion yuan ($160 million) for a plot in Beijing. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Turkey says will decide soon on nuclear plant contract
Turkey expects to pick this month the winner of a tender for the construction of a second nuclear power plant near the Black Sea city of Sinop, its energy minister said on Wednesday. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


POLITICAL ECONOMY

Outside View: Unemployment likely to go up
Forecasters expect the U.S. Labor Department on Friday to report the economy added 155,000 jobs in December - substantially less than is needed to pull unemployment down to acceptable levels. ... more


TRADE WARS

Venezuela intent on freezing out Paraguay
Latin America's Mercosur trade bloc is facing renewed internal squabbles as plans for consolidation and expansion are clouded by the aftermath of last year's fractious admission of Venezuela as full member and suspension of founding member Paraguay. ... more
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US salvage team boards grounded Alaska oil rig
A six-member salvage team was lowered Wednesday onto an oil rig that ran aground in Alaska to assess options as the US Coast Guard vowed to prevent any ecological threat, officials said. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Amazon fends off Apple claim to "Appstore" name
A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Apple's claim of false advertising for Amazon.com to refer to its online shop for mobile gadget applications as an "app store." ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

WPP expands digital market in S. America
Latin America's growing potential as a homeland security and telecommunication market is to be explored as telecoms group WPP positions itself for market expansion in South America. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

SolarX Energy Introduces its 'Next Generation' Hybrid Solar Energy System
SolarX Energy has launched its much anticipated SolarX Hybrid - a total solar energy solution expected to raise the bar on solar-generated clean energy by coupling thermal (hot water) production out ... more
SOLAR DAILY

JinkoSolar to Jointly Invest and Develop 200 MW PV Project with Jinchuan Group in Gansu Province
JinkoSolar has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Jinchuan Group Co., Ltd. ("Jinchuan Group"), a Chinese state-owned enterprise, to jointly invest and develop a 200 MW photovoltaic ("PV") ... more
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SOLAR DAILY

Alexander and Baldwin And KIUC Announce Completion Of Port Allen Solar Facility On Kaua'i
Alexander and Baldwin, Inc. and Kaua'i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) have jointly announced the completion of construction of A and B's 6-megawatt solar PV (photo-voltaic) facility at Port Allen ... more
SOLAR DAILY

China Sunergy Begins Manufacturing in Turkey
China Sunergy has set up a new manufacturing facility in Istanbul, Turkey with local partner SEUL Energy, a solar project developer and installer in Turkey. In September, the two companies sig ... more
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Russian Cargo Craft Launches for 6-Hour Trek to ISS

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Earth survived near-miss from 2012 solar storm: NASA

Emirates paves way for Middle East space program with mission to Mars

CAR TECH

Avis locks up Zipcar for $500 million
US car rental giant Avis announced plans Wednesday to buy the popular auto-sharing service Zipcar in a deal valued at $500 million. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Microsoft slams Google on 'proper' YouTube app
Microsoft stepped up its criticism of Google on antitrust grounds Wednesday, claiming the Internet giant refuses to allow Windows Phone users "proper access" to the YouTube video service. ... more
AEROSPACE

Taiwan, China airlines team up on lucrative routes
Four major Taiwanese and Chinese airlines teamed up Thursday to strengthen their services on lucrative routes carrying passengers between the former Cold War foes. ... more
AEROSPACE
Mortenson Renewable Energy Groups Wraps Up Record-Breaking Year

French power company head target of financial probe: source

Definition of sustainable organic biogas reached


AEROSPACE
US salvage team boards grounded Alaska oil rig

Lebanon opens bidding for East Med gas

Dominion To Develop Largest Fuel Cell Power Project In North America


AEROSPACE
Largest Kansas wind farm set to go online

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

DTE Energy announces commercial operation of Thumb Wind Park


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

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

SolarX Energy Introduces its 'Next Generation' Hybrid Solar Energy System

INTERNET SPACE

LG begins sales of next-generation TV
South Korea's LG Electronics launched Wednesday sales of its new television using a next-generation display that the company hopes will drive growth against giant rival Samsung. ... more
TRADE WARS

Macau gambling revenue hits record $38 bn in 2012
Macau's gambling revenue jumped 13.5 percent to a record $38 billion in 2012, official figures showed Wednesday, despite the pace of growth in the world's largest gaming hub slowing from a year earlier. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

AE-AMD Renewable Energy And Tenesol Begin Work On Two Solar Projects In South Africa
AE-AMD Renewable Energy, a joint venture between AMDA energia, Alt-E Technologies, and Tenesol have announced plans for two South African ground-mounted solar power projects totaling 33 megawatts (M ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Fireproofing inadequate at Japan nuclear reactors
Japanese regulators have found inadequate fireproofing at more than one fifth of the nuclear reactors that went offline after the 2011 Fukushima crisis, a major daily said Tuesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
AF satellites to contribute to space neighborhood watch

China conducts land-based missile interception test

Lockheed Martin Selected For USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

USAF will provide assured access to space

Russia delivering weapons to Iraq: report

Russia firing across border on Ukraine troops: US

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Positive China signal as official PMI shows growth

INTERNET SPACE

Sony stops making PlayStation 2 in Japan

TECH SPACE

Thai 'scavengers club' turns trash to treasure

CIVIL NUCLEAR

S. Korea restarts troubled nuclear reactor

ENERGY TECH

Conservation Not Technology will be our Saviour Says Chris Martenson

POLITICAL ECONOMY

China manufacturing activity hits 19-month high

TECH SPACE

NASA Investigates Use of 'Trailblazing' Material for New Sensors

FROTH AND BUBBLE

Groundbreaking air-cleaner saves polluting industrials

WIND DAILY

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

POLITICAL ECONOMY

China official manufacturing index expands in December

Japan PM Abe supports new nuclear reactors: reports

Malaysia convoy in Australia rare earth plant protest

DTE Energy announces commercial operation of Thumb Wind Park

Amazon apologizes for outage that sidelined Netflix

Dominion To Develop Largest Fuel Cell Power Project In North America

Yingli Green Energy's PANDA Module Ranks No. 2 in TUV Rheinland Energy Yield Test

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

Foam's Future Seen in Space and Industry

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

Mortenson Renewable Energy Groups Wraps Up Record-Breaking Year

Sweden's second city introduces road toll to cut traffic

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

Largest Kansas wind farm set to go online

System will let smartphone control car

Apple to drop patent claims against Samsung phone

Active fault may close Japan nuclear plant

All Systems Go for Highest Altitude Supercomputer

Chinese say country still not 'world power': poll

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