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February 15, 2013
WIND DAILY
New framework for wind energy assessments
London, UK (SPX) Feb 15, 2013
The new framework document, developed over two years in collaboration with leading consultants and developers, will lead to more transparency and advancements in the quantification of project losses and uncertainties says DNV KEMA. Various entities in the Renewable UK Wind Resource Working Group have come together to propose that the wind industry adopt a common framework for discussing both energy losses and uncertainties around energy assessments. Ruben Menezes, project manager for the fra ... read more
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WIND DAILY

Global wind energy capacity grows 19 per cent in 2012
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) recently released its 2012 market statistics, showing continued expansion of the market, with global installed wind energy capacity increasing by 19 per cent in ... more
WIND DAILY

Spotting the invisible cracks in wind turbines
Physicists have now developed a new method for analysing the elastic characteristics of mechanical structures subjected to disturbances, akin to the turbulences affecting wind turbines. These result ... more
CAR TECH

Virtual vehicle vibrations
"Sit up straight in your chair!" That command given by countless parents to their children may one day be delivered by vehicle designers to a robot that is actually a computerized model of a long-di ... more
ENERGY DAILY


BIO FUEL

California is the Top State in US for Advanced Biofuel Companies
California is home to nearly 30 advanced biofuel companies, but dozens of other states from coast to coast also are beginning to realize the economic benefits of this emerging industry, according to ... more


BIO FUEL

Herty Advanced Materials Opens First New Pellet Mill
Georgia Southern University's Herty Advanced Materials Development Center has opened the first fully-integrated pilot pellet mill in the United States. The new production line, located in Savannah, ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Physicists Extract Photons From Diamond Ring
Physicists in the US are the first to make an integrated device that extracts photons from a tiny piece of diamond before the light is sent through a waveguide to the outside world. The photon ... more
ENERGY TECH

Construction starts on ED5-PVH Project
Western gave the green light to start work on a transmission line and substation to connect the renewable-rich zone south of Phoenix, Ariz., with the Palo Verde market hub, a major electrical tradin ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

ENERGY TECH

Low-carbon hybrid energy critical to China's energy solutions
A low-carbon solution to high-carbon energy resources such as coal is proposed by their high efficient integration with either nuclear or renewable energy, which may figure out the strategic solutio ... more
ENERGY NEWS

Cities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent
Cities around the world can significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by implementing aggressive but practical policy changes, says a new study by University of Toronto Civil Engineering P ... more
ENERGY TECH

New wave of unrest imperils Mideast energy
The consequences of the January takeover of an Algerian natural gas complex by Islamist militants could be far-reaching because it endangers supply, the International Energy Agency warns. ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Zuckerberg owns nearly a third of Facebook: US regulators
Mark Zuckerberg's stake in Facebook has climbed to nearly 30 percent since the leading social network made its dismal stock market debut, according to a filing Wednesday with US regulators. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Android and Apple extend smartphone dominance
Android-powered smartphones and Apple's rival iPhone have extended their near duopoly with a whopping 91 percent of the global market in the fourth quarter, a survey showed Thursday. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
China launches first mission to moon and back

Two families of comets found around nearby star

Organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

NASA uses ultra-black nano-coating for solar coronagraph

Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October

TRADE WARS

Global gold demand falls in 2012: WGC report
Global demand for gold fell last year in its first tumble since 2009 as demand in leading market India slid, narrowing the gap with second-biggest buyer China, the World Gold Council said Thursday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Roof collapses at Chernobyl nuclear plant: Ukraine
A section of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine has collapsed under the weight of snow but there were no injuries or any increase in radiation from the reactor that exploded in 1986, the country's emergency agency said Wednesday. ... more
CHIP TECH

New materials may be computer breakthrough
"Superfast" materials that shuttle information at the speed of light in quantum computers and other electronic devices are on the horizon, U.S. researchers say. ... more
CHIP TECH
Cities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent

Genscape Announces Strategic Partnership with Murex to Create Supply of QAP-A RINS

Bulgarians protest high energy costs


CHIP TECH
Venezuela devalues again amid downturn

Shell India plans floating LNG plant

New batteries can recharge in 10 minutes


CHIP TECH
Spotting the invisible cracks in wind turbines

Gone with the wind: French scheme targets farting cows

Global wind energy capacity grows 19 per cent in 2012


CHIP TECH
Astrum Solar Teams with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions

Trina Solar Ranked No. 1 in Australia

Panasonic Teams With Power-One For Solar Inverters

INTERNET SPACE

Global mobile phone sales decline
Global sales of mobile phones declined in 2012 compared with the previous year, a U.S. research firm has reported. ... more
ENERGY TECH

IEA to improve Chinese oil demand stats
The International Energy Agency says it will change its method of calculating China's oil demand. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Queensland approves shale development
The Queensland, Australia, government has approved the development of the oil shale sector under strict environmental conditions. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Recession-hit Japanese economy shrinks again
Japan's economy shrank for a third quarter at the end of 2012, data showed Thursday, leaving it mired in recession owing to weak export demand, but analysts and the central bank eyed a rosier outlook. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

ENERGY TECH

Can Leak Detection End the Pipeline Impasse

ROBO SPACE

Insect drives robot to track down smells

SOLAR DAILY

Trina Solar Ranked No. 1 in Australia

ENERGY TECH

Cheap, strong lithium-ion battery developed at USC

SOLAR DAILY

Panasonic Teams With Power-One For Solar Inverters

CARBON WORLDS

Carbon sponge could soak up coal emissions

ROBO SPACE

Humans and robots work better together following cross-training

SOLAR DAILY

New world record efficiency for thin film silicon solar cells

SOLAR DAILY

New Material Promises Better Solar Cells

ENERGY TECH

Russia to tap global LNG market

Aubrey McClendon and the Destruction of the Natural Gas Market

Shell India plans floating LNG plant

Giving transplanted cells a nanotech checkup

Gone with the wind: French scheme targets farting cows

US greenlights CNOOC takeover of Nexen

Foundation Helps Promote New Robotics Teams Worldwide

Astrum Solar Teams with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions

Increasing Power Generation from Municipal Solid Waste in Brazil

Daimler India Sets Up Solar Power Plant To Meet Purchase Obligation

Obama wagers second term capital on bold reform drive

ORNL scientists solve mercury mystery

Bulgarians protest high energy costs

Recycled computers offer hope to Romania's needy

Locus Energy Launches Two New Major Platform Components

New batteries can recharge in 10 minutes

Newly discovered plant structure may lead to improved biofuel processing

Apple still has 'magic,' innovation, says CEO Cook

Yahoo! chief Mayer wants Bing to deliver

Amazon seeks relaxation of India e-commerce rules

India IT exports picking up steam

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