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January 24, 2013
ENERGY NEWS
Keeping the lights on with renewables
Abu Dhabi, UAE (SPX) Jan 24, 2013
DNV will open a new Strategic Research Unit at DNV KEMA's global headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands, which will focus exclusively on the further development of smart grids and super grids. Smart grids and super grids are key elements and a prerequisite to integrate large-scale renewable energy in the future energy system. The opening of the Strategic Research Unit was announced by Bjorn Haugland, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of DNV and member of the Supervisory Board of DNV KEMA, during a p ... read more
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To live is to move. You strike to swat that irritable mosquito, which skilfully evades the hand of death. How did that happen? Who moved your hand, and what saved the mosquito? Enter the Molecular M ... more
ENERGY TECH

Strainstall provides advanced tension monitoring solution for pipe-laying vessel
MAATS Tech Ltd is a specialist ship design organization with expertise in the provision of turnkey carousel systems and associated equipment that are installed in special purpose vessels used for la ... more
TECH SPACE

Novel sensor provides bigger picture
Duke University engineers have developed a novel sensor that is more efficient, versatile and cheaper for potential use in such applications as airport security scanners and collision avoidance syst ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Lower Energy Costs Have Moved Into Prospect Park Residences
American DG Energy is now operating a 100kW combined heat and power (CHP) system with convenience back-up power at Prospect Park Residences in Brooklyn, NY. The revenue value of the agreement is $1. ... more


ENERGY TECH

Taiwan activists head for Japan-controlled isles
A boatload of Taiwanese activists protected by the island's coastguard was Thursday heading for Japanese-held islands at the centre of a bitter international wrangle involving Tokyo, Beijing and Taipei. ... more
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Apple hails results but outlook knocks stock price
Apple shares slid about 10 percent Wednesday after the tech giant posted record profits and sales of its iPhones and iPads but offered a disappointing forecast for the coming months. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Construction of Bangladesh N-plant from October
Bangladesh will start building its first nuclear power plant by October this year after signing a loan deal with Russia to fund the construction, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced Wednesday. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Algerian energy sector faces risky future
Algeria is strategically important to Europe as a source of natural gas and expanding its energy potential is vital to compensate for declining supplies from the North Sea. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Bulgaria to hold referendum on new nuclear plant
Polls indicate that Bulgarians will on Sunday vote "yes" to a second nuclear power plant in a referendum, in a closely watched contest between the government and the opposition ahead of elections in July. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Nebraska approves controversial Keystone pipeline
The controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key hurdle Tuesday after the governor of the US state of Nebraska approved a new route that avoids an environmentally sensitive area. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan watchdog says reactors must be terror proof
Japan's new nuclear regulator said Wednesday it was going to require power companies to make reactors terror proof as well as quake resistant, as the body set out to prove it was a watchdog with teeth. ... more
TRADE WARS

Japan logs record trade deficit in 2012
Japan on Thursday logged a record trade deficit for 2012 as exports were hit by a bitter diplomatic spat with its biggest market China and plunging demand in debt-wracked Europe. ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Google 2012 revenue hits $50 billion, profits up
Google reported Tuesday that its profit climbed and its annual revenue hit an unprecedented high last year as it evolved to stay in tune with people using smartphones and tablets. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Tiny silicon particles a hydrogen source
Super-tiny particles of silicon react with water to produce hydrogen - a source of energy for fuel cells - almost instantaneously, U.S. researchers say. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Outside View: Don't limit LNG free trade
A new special interest group, America's Energy Advantage, is advocating restrictions on LNG exports in an effort to manipulate prices, thereby allowing AEA member companies to enjoy outsized gains on the sale and export of their products. ... more
ENERGY TECH
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ENERGY NEWS

China coal plant shut by health chiefs
Chinese authorities have halted production at a huge $2.7 billion coal-to-chemicals plant for breaching environmental regulations, media said Wednesday as pollution levels rose again in Beijing. ... more
TRADE WARS

China manufacturing growth hits two-year high
China's manufacturing activity expanded in January at its fastest pace in two years, HSBC said Thursday, the latest sign of recovery in the world's second biggest economy. ... more
TECH SPACE

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer
A Dutch architect has designed a house "with no beginning or end" to be built using the world's largest 3D printer, harnessing technology that may one day be used to print houses on the moon. ... more
BIO FUEL

Wind in the willows boosts biofuel production
Willow trees cultivated for green energy can yield up to five times more biofuel if they grow diagonally, compared with those that are allowed to grow naturally up towards the sky. This effect had b ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US must 'destroy' jihadists in Iraq, Syria: ex-general

Israeli strikes kill senior Hamas commanders in Gaza

Lebanon army arrests Arab-Israeli infiltrator: security

Military Sealift command contracts logistics services

Justice elusive for Syria chemical attack victims: HRW

Iran denies linking Iraq role to Western sanctions

British arbitration tribunal backs up Raytheon

SOLAR DAILY

Leading New Jersey Commercial Property Owner Taps Rooftops to Go Solar

TIME AND SPACE

Penn Physicists Help Show Math Behind Growth of 'Coffee Rings'

SOLAR DAILY

Shaner Industries' Steel Foundations Support Large Solar Dish Assemblies

ENERGY TECH

Analysis of fracking wastewater yields some surprises

SOLAR DAILY

One Million Solar Home Systems By Grameen Shakti

SOLAR DAILY

A new world record for solar cell efficiency

SOLAR DAILY

Dow Corning and Crystal Solar to collaborate on silicon based materials for solar applications

ENERGY TECH

China's Delicate Dance with North American Energy Interests

POLITICAL ECONOMY

BoJ meeting expected to usher in fresh easing measures

INTERNET SPACE

America archives its billions of tweets

Philippines takes China to UN over sea row

Rumors of multiple iPhones from Apple

Britain says it is looking at sale of stake in Urenco

Kim Dotcom apologises for Mega bugs

Controversial Keystone pipeline passes another hurdle

Microsoft in talks on Dell buyout: reports

Wen urges 'healthy' economy as China slows

Ecology minister rushes back to France over gas leak

Airlines turn profit from EU freeze on carbon tax: environmentalists

Swiss Make Major Breakthrough In Highly Efficient Thin Film Solar

UGA researchers invent new material for warm-white LEDs

Trina Solar supplies 61MW of solar PV modules for Green Tower project

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits Renmatix for commissioning of plant to sugar BioFlex Conversion Unit

Standard Energy Solutions Expands to Provide Comprehensive Home Solar, Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Services

Emerson to apply Ovation technology at first US commercial scale solar power facility

Tri City Christian first Vista school to implement solar energy

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