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February 05, 2013
TRADE WARS
Walker's World: New currency wars
Paris (UPI) Feb 4, 2013
Ten years ago this week, one British pound bought 1.6 euros. Today it buys 1.15 euros, which means British exports are dramatically cheaper and Britain's imports from Europe (and British vacations in Europe) are very much more expensive. There could hardly be better news for Britain's beleaguered exporters and the shift in exchange rates helps explain why the country's car manufacturing broke all-time export records in 2012, with more than 1 million cars sent overseas out of the 1.5 million mad ... read more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

New Fukushima pictures show wreckage of plant
The shattered remains of a reactor building loom against a lowering sky, smoke or steam pouring from a gaping roof in the days after a huge tsunami smashed into Japan, crushing a nuclear power plant. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Sinopec aims for cleaner fuel
Chinese state-owned oil refiner Sinopec said it is upgrading its desulfurization capabilities to sell cleaner gasoline beginning in 2014. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Centrica makes U-turn on British nuclear plant plan
British energy company Centrica on Monday said it was pulling out of a joint-venture deal to build up to four nuclear power stations in Britain, citing the project's rising costs. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


SOLAR DAILY

Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power
Today, national organizations Earthjustice and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) commended the Hawaiian Electric (HECO) utilities' path-breaking plans to enable more rooftop solar ... more


ENERGY TECH

When Wind Turbine Blades and Solar Panels End Up in Landfills
Richard Gross, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), is deeply troubled by the fact that clean-energy technologies, mea ... more
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WIND DAILY

Hgcapital And Blue Energy Agree UK Wind Farm Investment Deal
HgCapital has sold its 177MW wind portfolio, including the developer RidgeWind, to Blue Energy, the UK-based renewable energy investor and developer, the companies have announced. Blue Energy ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Westinghouse Commits To Czech Steel For AP1000 Plants At Temelin
Westinghouse Electric Company has announced its commitment to source a majority of its steel needs through Czech companies as part of its ongoing localization efforts in preparation for the potentia ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Darwin 2.0

Fresh snow hits northeastern US in killer storm

Global October temperatures record high for month: US

$9.3 bn pledged to help poor nations combat global warming

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

Cut the salt: Green solutions for highway snow and ice control

SOLAR DAILY

Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project
Following the recent announcement of a strategic Teaming Agreement, Envision Solar International and Horizon Energy Group have announced that they had executed a Memorandum of Understanding, dated N ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Volume Production Of Improved Solar Powered Air Conditioner Started
Green Power Resource Management has announced plans to start volume production of its Solar Powered Air Conditioner and Virtual Power Plant in its new manufacturing facility located in Escondido, Ca ... more
CARBON WORLDS

Routes towards defect-free graphene
A new way of growing graphene without the defects that weaken it and prevent electrons from flowing freely within it could open the way to large-scale manufacturing of graphene-based devices with ap ... more
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SOLAR DAILY

Ex-Im Bank Loans Will Help Finance US Solar Exports To Mexico Project
A U.S. solar-module manufacturer and a Mexican company are both benefiting from the support of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). In a recently approved transaction, Ex-Im Ban ... more
SOLAR DAILY

SunEdison and CAP Sign Agreement to Build 100MW Solar PV Plant in Chile
SunEdison has signed an agreement with the Chilean mining and steel group CAP to construct what is expected to be the largest solar photovoltaic power plant in Latin America and one of the largest i ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Russia studies construction of its own orbital station

Rosetta continues into its full science phase

NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge

Researchers Advance 'Quantum Teleportation'

China launches Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite

Swift Probes Exotic Object: Black Hole or Mega Star?

Cosmodrome construction falls behind schedule

CIVIL NUCLEAR

World's First AP1000 Containment Vessel Top Head Ready
Westinghouse Electric Company, its consortium team member The Shaw Group Inc. and China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) announce the successful setting of the AP1000 containment ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Fukushima operator TEPCO projects $1.29 bn year net loss
Fukushima nuclear plant operator TEPCO on Monday slashed its outlook for the fiscal year to March, warning it expected to lose about $1.29 billion or almost three times an earlier estimate. ... more
TRADE WARS

Anglo American Platinum plunges into deep loss
Strike-scarred AngloAmerican Platinum reported Monday that it lurched into huge losses revealing deep damage from a tough 2012 and warned it has to absolutely turn the company around. ... more
TRADE WARS
Obama's energy secretary stepping down

Emission trading schemes limit green consumerism

Latest Ways to Make Your Business Energy Efficient


TRADE WARS
Oil prices rise after upbeat US, China data

When Wind Turbine Blades and Solar Panels End Up in Landfills

Sinopec aims for cleaner fuel


TRADE WARS
Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine

Hgcapital And Blue Energy Agree UK Wind Farm Investment Deal

Japan plans world's largest wind farm


TRADE WARS
Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power

SunEdison and CAP Sign Agreement to Build 100MW Solar PV Plant in Chile

Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project

INTERNET SPACE

Oracle expands capacity with $2 bn Acme deal
Oracle said Monday it was buying Acme Packet for $2.1 billion in cash, helping the business tech group expand its capacity to deliver voice, video and data over IP networks. ... more
AEROSPACE

JAL says nine-month net profit slips, ups year forecast
Japan Airlines said Monday net profit in the nine months to December fell to $1.52 billion, but it lifted its full-year profit forecast by more than 16 percent despite recent Dreamliner woes. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Hungary moves ahead on E.ON purchase
Budapest is moving ahead with its nationalization of German energy company E.ON's gas business in Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced. ... more
TRADE WARS

Japan bookings to China still falling amid island row
Bookings on Japanese package tours to China for February and March are down around 80 percent, tourism industry data showed Monday, as a months-old territorial row dragged on relations. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China policies fuel tensions with US: commission

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

'Concerned' Kerry joins troubled Iran nuclear talks

Syrian team, Putin to discuss relaunching peace talks: source

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight

NATO reports 400 intercepts of Russian aircraft in 2014

CAR TECH

Light yet safe contender for city streets

AEROSPACE

The humble 'virtual chimney' fences that could reduce the impact of airport pollution

TECH SPACE

Penn Research Shows Mechanism Behind Wear at the Atomic Scale

NANO TECH

A new genre of 'intelligent' micro- and nanomotors

BIO FUEL

Alter NRG announces commissioning of biomass gasifier at waste to liquids facility in China

BIO FUEL

Reaping Profits from Landfill Biogas

BIO FUEL

Versalis and Yulex partner to produce guayule-based biorubbers

BIO FUEL

Agricultural Growth in Chinese Desert Offers Opportunities For Economic Value and Better Ecology

BIO FUEL

Corn Cobs Eyed for Bioenergy Production

TECH SPACE

Novel materials shake ship scum

Nuclear safety chief questioned over Fukushima: report

Iran unveils futuristic-looking warplane

Blackberry rolls the dice

Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine

Obama's energy secretary stepping down

Apple is tops in US in mobile phones: surveys

Phosphorus used in Myanmar protest raid: lawyers

Oil prices rise after upbeat US, China data

China's Geely says buys maker of London taxis

Wickr app aims to safeguard online privacy

HP cutting at least 850 jobs in Germany

Daimler puts foot on accelerator in China

Asia manufacturing eases in January

NYU physicists shine a light on particle assembly

Rutgers Physics Professors Find New Order in Quantum Electronic Material

Flat boron by the numbers

New semiconductor research may extend integrated circuit battery life tenfold

NTU research embraces laser and sparks cool affair

Biofuels Blend Right In

100th F-35 On Lockheed Martin's Production Line

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