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January 04, 2013
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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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

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

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


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


Suntech Solar Modules Shine in Desert Simulation Test
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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

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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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the telecommunications network
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Germany Helps Ukraine Develop Biofuel Production
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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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GSSAP reaches initial operational capability

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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

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

MidAmerican Solar Acquires World's Largest Solar Development from SunPower
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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

US salvage team boards grounded Alaska oil rig

India to auction coal blocks

Lebanon opens bidding for East Med gas

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

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US holiday season online spending climbs
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India's Infosys plans to cut up to 5,000 jobs: report
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Steve Jobs bio film set for April release
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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Russia denies US claim that four Syria-bound missiles crashed in Iran

Pentagon chief warns of Russian casualties in Syria

Suspected Saudi-led air strike kills 28 at Yemen wedding

USAF expands OIR mission in Turkey

U.S. Air Force expands drone training at Holloman


China house prices rise in December


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'Green' issues weigh increasingly on sport


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India to auction coal blocks


China developer 'copies' star architect's design


Italian luxury brand Ferragamo boosts China stake


New nuclear reactors for Japan?


Lebanon opens bidding for East Med gas

China property tycoon blames government for prices

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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

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China Sunergy Begins Manufacturing in Turkey

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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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