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February 07, 2013
ENERGY TECH
Japan's TEPCO to buy 800,000 tonnes of LNG from US
Tokyo (AFP) Feb 6, 2013
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power station said Wednesday it plans to buy 800,000 tonnes of light liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually from the United States as it looks to cut its fuel bills. Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) said it had agreed to buy 400,000 tonnes a year from Mitsui & Co trading house, and was in final talks with Mitsubishi Corp trading firm for the same amount. Both will come from the US Cameron liquefaction project to be operated in Louisiana. The power com ... read more
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SOLAR DAILY

China's solar glass a trade issue
In yet another wrinkle in the solar trade war with China, a consortium of European manufacturers filed an anti-dumping complaint with the European Commission against solar glass from China. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

China plans stricter fuel standards after smog
China has announced stricter motor fuel standards in a bid to reduce harmful emissions after smog blanketed much of the country last month - but the measures will not come fully into force for almost five years. ... more
ENERGY TECH

All-Brazilian heavy oil output under way
An all-Brazilian heavy oil operation is under way with every stage of the extraction, output, storage and supply reported to have been conducted with local expertise. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


ENERGY TECH

Lebanon's plans for gas boom falter
Lebanon's dysfunctional government desperately wants to start awarding contracts for natural gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and start a process that could rescue a steadily declining economy. ... more


TRADE WARS

Chinese make record foreign investments in 2012: PwC
Foreign mergers and acquisitions by Chinese investors set a record last year, while domestic purchases marked a pause, a study released on Wednesday by the accounting firm PwC showed on Wednesday. ... more
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TRADE WARS

Trade secrets theft linked to ex-employees: study
A big source of theft of corporate data and trade secrets is former employees of the company, a research report said Wednesday. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

Outside View: Energy realism
In his second inaugural address, U.S. President Barack Obama announced that he's putting climate change at the top of his policy agenda. And with the State of the Union just days away, it's likely that the same lofty rhetoric will feature prominently. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
K computer runs largest ever ensemble simulation of global weather

How honey bees stay cool

Seals forage at offshore wind farms

15-year analysis of blue whales off California finds conflict with shipping lanes

Meat turns up the heat

Radio frequency ID tags on honey bees reveal hive dynamics

Ecological impact of microbial respiration in oxygen-starved oceans

SOLAR DAILY

US challenges India at WTO over solar panel rules
The United States took the first step towards a full-blown trade dispute with India Wednesday on the solar power sector, the World Trade Organisation said. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Iran slams new 'hostile' US sanctions on oil exports
Iran on Wednesday slammed as "hostile" new US sanctions aiming to prevent importers from buying Iranian oil using foreign currencies, saying it will seek to circumvent the measures. ... more
CAR TECH

Japan's Mazda swings back to profit
Japanese car giant Mazda on Wednesday said it swung back to a profit in the nine months to December as it boosted its full-year earnings forecast. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Technip to build pipe at Gannet platform
French engineering company Technip said it was awarded a construction contract by Shell to work in the Gannet field off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Apple hints at solar-powered iPhone
Apple has filed for a patent for a combined touch screen/solar panel that could be used to allow solar charging of its iPhones and iPods, U.S. documents show. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Federal auditors say NASA doesn't have funds for big rocket

Are we alone? Alien pollution might reveal the answer

Russian cargo craft docks with ISS, science satellite fails

'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite

SpaceX Soft Lands Falcon 9 Rocket First Stage

China's biggest moon challenge: returning to earth

Transiting Exoplanet with Longest Known Year

CAR TECH

Japan's Suzuki sees April-December net profit rise 19%
Japan's Suzuki Motor said Thursday its net profit in the nine months to December jumped 19.2 percent to $517.8 million, thanks to strong Asian and domestic sales that offset a slump in Europe. ... more
TRADE WARS

China, India tourists triple Australian visits
Australia's strong dollar has done little to dampen its popularity with Chinese and Indian visitors, with tourist numbers from those countries tripling in the past decade, data showed Wednesday. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Dell buyout highlights PC sector woes: analysts
Dell's plan to take the computer giant private offers an opportunity to return to its start-up roots, but won't solve the fundamental problems facing the company and the PC sector, analysts say. ... more
INTERNET SPACE
China plans stricter fuel standards after smog

Outside View: Energy realism

Obama's energy secretary stepping down


INTERNET SPACE
Iran slams new 'hostile' US sanctions on oil exports

Technip to build pipe at Gannet platform

Lebanon's plans for gas boom falter


INTERNET SPACE
Hgcapital And Blue Energy Agree UK Wind Farm Investment Deal

Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine

Japan plans world's largest wind farm


INTERNET SPACE
Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power

US challenges India at WTO over solar panel rules

Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project

INTERNET SPACE

Tablets gain more ground on PCs: survey
One-third of computers sold worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2012 was a tablet, according to a survey released Wednesday. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Apple sells 25 billionth song at iTunes store
Apple on Wednesday announced that the number of digital songs downloaded from its iTunes Store has topped 25 billion. ... more
TRADE WARS

Google wins Australian sponsored links case
Internet titan Google was cleared Wednesday of allegations it hosted deceptive advertisements, with Australia's highest court saying it was not responsible for companies who diverted users from their competitors' sites. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Zynga shares climb as game maker cuts losses
Zynga, the struggling social games pioneer, showed signs it is getting a grip on spending with an earnings report Tuesday revealing narrowing losses, which sparked an after-hours rally in shares. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinese president wields economic might on LatAm tour

US still mulling Iraq request for militant drone strikes

China anti-terror advice: "fight back" or "run away"

The Great War Redux

France and Britain trade hypocrisy claims over MH17 sanctions

Israel strikes kill dozens in Gaza as toll tops 670

New collaboration between Australian military, universities

CARBON WORLDS

Routes towards defect-free graphene

CAR TECH

Toyota quadruples April-December profit, ups forecast

INTERNET SPACE

Samsung boosts US research, venture fund

INTERNET SPACE

Microsoft, Huawei team for African smartphone push

TRADE WARS

Global ecommerce sales topped $1 tn in 2012: study

CAR TECH

GM says China monthly sales set record in January

INTERNET SPACE

Facebook fatigue prompts breaks from network: study

INTERNET SPACE

Dell unveils private equity buyout worth $24.4 bn

TRADE WARS

Mongolia's proposed law to affect mining

SOLAR DAILY

Suntech Powers Largest Solar PV System in Saudi Arabia

MAGE SOLAR and Paradise Energy provide PV power plant for concrete manufacturer

PROINSO supplies 100kW to several net metering PV projects in Brazil

SunPower and US Bancorp to Finance Residential Solar Lease Projects

REC Supplies 10 MW For Two Solar Power Plant Installations In India

Survey: Strong desire for Windows tablets

Trina Solar to supply 30MW to Gestamp Solar for two projects in South Africa

Walker's World: New currency wars

New Fukushima pictures show wreckage of plant

Sinopec aims for cleaner fuel

Centrica makes U-turn on British nuclear plant plan

Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power

When Wind Turbine Blades and Solar Panels End Up in Landfills

Hgcapital And Blue Energy Agree UK Wind Farm Investment Deal

Westinghouse Commits To Czech Steel For AP1000 Plants At Temelin

Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project

Volume Production Of Improved Solar Powered Air Conditioner Started

Routes towards defect-free graphene

Ex-Im Bank Loans Will Help Finance US Solar Exports To Mexico Project

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

World's First AP1000 Containment Vessel Top Head Ready

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