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January 04, 2013
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N. African states eye major energy drive
Tripoli, Libya (UPI) Jan 3, 2012
Amid the political upheaval of the dictator-toppling uprisings across the Arab world over the last two years, North African states are driving to open their energy sectors to foreign investment and boost oil and natural gas production. Global energy giants are seeking to seize economic opportunities that are emerging from the political upheaval of the Arab Spring as new, more accountable governments take their place. "It was the big finds in the Eastern Mediterranean that fundamentally c ... read more
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SOLAR DAILY

EJ McKay Advises SMA in Acquiring Jiangsu Zeversolar New Energy
SMA Solar Technology AG has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 72.5% controlling stake in Jiangsu Zeversolar New Energy Co., Ltd., a leading photovoltaic inverter company in China. The trans ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Fukushima 'unprecedented challenge': new Japan PM
The clean-up at Fukushima after its tsunami-sparked nuclear meltdowns is unlike anything humanity has ever undertaken, Japan's prime minister said Saturday during a tour of the plant. ... more
CARBON WORLDS

IEA issues call for CCS development
The International Energy Agency called for more support of carbon capture technology this week in the wake of an EU move to cut funding for CCS development. ... more
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WIND DAILY

GE and International Consortium Buys 32 Wind Farms in France
A consortium comprising GE Energy Financial Services, MEAG - the asset management arm of Munich Re and ERGO - and EDF Energies Nouvelles is buying 32 operating wind farms in France from Iberdrola. ... more


SOLAR DAILY

Suntech Solar Modules Shine in Desert Simulation Test
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. reports that its solar modules have passed the Blowing Sand Test based on DIN EN 60068-2-68 LC2 by SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and cer ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

CES show to see changing of guard in tech sector
The inexorable push for mobility in gadgets has reshaped the electronics industry, a shift that reflects a changing of the guard at the world's biggest consumer technology show. ... more
CAR TECH

US auto sales jump 13% in 2012 as Toyota leads pack
US auto sales jumped 13.4 percent in 2012 to their best performance since the crash of 2008, as better economic times, hot new models and the need to replace aging vehicles drew consumers to showrooms. ... more
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Woman dies in flood as storms lash southern France

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Mexico airlifts tourists stranded by hurricane

Material mimicking shark skin combats hospital superbugs

SOLAR DAILY

Delaware made solar panels used for large Ultrachem PV installation
EnterSolar has completed a 185 kilowatt solar photovoltaic system using Motech Americas panels for Ultrachem, Inc., a leading specialty lubricant compounder. The system was installed on the roof of ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the telecommunications network
Amid growing concern over the surprisingly large amount of greenhouse gas produced by the Internet and other telecommunications activities, researchers are reporting new models of emissions and ener ... more
CHIP TECH

Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor
Almost all computer chips use two types of transistors: one called p-type, for positive, and one called n-type, for negative. Improving the performance of the chip as a whole requires parallel impro ... more
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BIO FUEL

Germany Helps Ukraine Develop Biofuel Production
Germany intends to assist Ukraine in establishing its own biofuel production in 2013, reports minagro.gov.ua. The statement was made by the representative of the German Federal Ministry of Environme ... more
CARBON WORLDS

New Methodology for Use in Grassland and Farmland Soil Carbon Offset Projects
SCS Global Services (SCS) has evaluated a new modular methodology for measuring the carbon sequestration ability of soil under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), a leading greenhouse gas (GHG) acco ... more
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Russian Aerospace Defense Forces Again Dismiss Satellite Explosion Rumors

Dry Conditions and Lightning Strikes Make for a Long California Fire Season

UCI team is first to capture motion of single molecule in real time

NANO TECH

Oh, Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree
As Twelfth Night approaches and the Christmas decorations start to look increasingly congruous as the last crumbs of cake are swept away and the remnants of the turkey have finally been consumed, th ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Canadian Solar Purchases 24 MW from SunEdison
Canadian Solar Inc has completed the purchase of a majority interest in two utility-scale solar power projects in Ontario with a total capacity of approximately 24 MW DC. Subject to certain co ... more
SOLAR DAILY

MidAmerican Solar Acquires World's Largest Solar Development from SunPower
MidAmerican Solar has announced MidAmerican Solar's acquisition from SunPower of the 579-megawatt Antelope Valley Solar Projects (AVSP), two co-located projects in Kern and Los Angeles Counties in C ... more
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N. African states eye major energy drive

'Green' issues weigh increasingly on sport

Mortenson Renewable Energy Groups Wraps Up Record-Breaking Year


SOLAR DAILY
US salvage team boards grounded Alaska oil rig

India to auction coal blocks

Lebanon opens bidding for East Med gas


SOLAR DAILY
GE and International Consortium Buys 32 Wind Farms in France

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

DTE Energy announces commercial operation of Thumb Wind Park


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

Delaware made solar panels used for large Ultrachem PV installation

AE-AMD Renewable Energy And Tenesol Begin Work On Two Solar Projects In South Africa

SOLAR DAILY

Arista Power Announces Launch Of Community Solar Purchasing Program
Arista Power report that the Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) has partnered with Arista Power to launch a new community solar purchasing initiative, called "Solarize Genesee." ... more
TRADE WARS

US holiday season online spending climbs
Industry tracker comScore on Thursday reported that US shoppers spent a total of $42.3 billion online during the year-end holiday season - a 14 percent jump from the same period in 2011. ... more
TRADE WARS

India's Infosys plans to cut up to 5,000 jobs: report
India's second-largest software outsourcer Infosys is planning to cut up to 5,000 jobs, a report said Friday, as it seeks to reduce costs in a tough business environment. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Steve Jobs bio film set for April release
The first film based on the life of legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be released in April, according to a distribution deal for "jOBS" announced on Thursday. ... 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

POLITICAL ECONOMY

China house prices rise in December

TECH SPACE

Corning to debut tougher Gorilla Glass

INTERNET SPACE

Remote island hopes for Internet hookup

ENERGY NEWS

'Green' issues weigh increasingly on sport

INTERNET SPACE

Google, Apple gain in US smartphone market: survey

ENERGY TECH

India to auction coal blocks

TRADE WARS

China developer 'copies' star architect's design

TRADE WARS

Italian luxury brand Ferragamo boosts China stake

CIVIL NUCLEAR

New nuclear reactors for Japan?

ENERGY TECH

Lebanon opens bidding for East Med gas

China property tycoon blames government for prices

Ubuntu operating system coming to phones

Turkey says will decide soon on nuclear plant contract

Outside View: Unemployment likely to go up

Venezuela intent on freezing out Paraguay

US salvage team boards grounded Alaska oil rig

Amazon fends off Apple claim to "Appstore" name

WPP expands digital market in S. America

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

JinkoSolar to Jointly Invest and Develop 200 MW PV Project with Jinchuan Group in Gansu Province

Alexander and Baldwin And KIUC Announce Completion Of Port Allen Solar Facility On Kaua'i

China Sunergy Begins Manufacturing in Turkey

Avis locks up Zipcar for $500 million

Microsoft slams Google on 'proper' YouTube app

Taiwan, China airlines team up on lucrative routes

LG begins sales of next-generation TV

Macau gambling revenue hits record $38 bn in 2012

AE-AMD Renewable Energy And Tenesol Begin Work On Two Solar Projects In South Africa

Fireproofing inadequate at Japan nuclear reactors

Positive China signal as official PMI shows growth

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