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February 19, 2013
CIVIL NUCLEAR
Taiwan opposition wants to scrap new nuclear plant
Taipei (AFP) Feb 19, 2013
Taiwan's main opposition party Tuesday called for a halt to construction of a long-delayed nuclear plant ahead of planned island-wide protests brought about by renewed safety concerns. Debate over the island's fourth nuclear power facility, under construction for nearly 14 years and still not completed, is heating up as parliament prepares to review an additional budget of up to Tw$40 billion ($1.4 billion). "We hope the government will soon decide to stop building the nuclear plant rather than ... read more
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ENERGY TECH

Turkey defies allies to pursue Iraqi Kurd energy ties
Turkey is defying Washington and Baghdad in developing a broad energy partnership with Iraqi Kurds as it pushes to secure affordable oil and gas supplies to fuel its rapid economic growth. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Reactor makers must share accident costs: Greenpeace
Anti-nuclear activists kicked off a global campaign Tuesday to urge governments to force makers of nuclear reactors to shoulder some of the cost of accidents. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Samsung launches new premium 'smart' TVs
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Tuesday launched a range of giant Internet-enabled televisions as part of a strategy to cement its lead in slowing global markets by focusing on premium models. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


INTERNET SPACE

China passes U.S. in smartphone numbers
China has passed the United States as the world's largest market for active smartphone devices, a report by a U.S. research firm says. ... more


DISASTER MANAGEMENT

No health effects from Fukushima: Japan researcher
A Japanese government-backed researcher said Friday no health effects from radiation released by the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant have been seen in people living nearby. ... more
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NANO TECH

Team Creates MRI for the Nanoscale
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reveals details of living tissues, diseased organs and tumors inside the body without x-rays or surgery. What if the same technology could peer down to the level of ... more
BIO FUEL

What green algae are up to in the dark
How green algae produce hydrogen in the dark is reported by biologists at the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum in the "Journal of Biological Chemistry". Hereby, they have uncovered a mechanism for the produc ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances

Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could be available relatively soon

Taking the pulse of mountain formation in the Andes

Lab researcher discovers the green in Greenland

Ancient shark fossil reveals new insights into jaw evolution

Chickens to chili peppers

Researchers question published no-till soil organic carbon sequestration rates

CARBON WORLDS

A war without end with Earth's carbon cycle held in the balance
The greatest battle in Earth's history has been going on for hundreds of millions of years, isn't over yet, and until now no one knew it existed, scientists report in the journal Nature. In on ... more
SOLAR DAILY

SOLON Completes 459 kW Solar Project for Gila Bend Water Treatment Facility
SOLON Corporation has announced it has completed construction of a 459 kilowatt (kW) PV system at the Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Facility for the Town of Gila Bend, Arizona. The system is ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Panasonic Enters Multi Year Development Agreement With Coronal Management
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America announces that it has signed an exclusive multi-year solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions development agreement with Coronal Management LLC. The agreement highligh ... more
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SOLAR DAILY

Independence Solar Completes 300 kW Rooftop Solar Array
Independence Solar and its installation partner, Pat Munger Construction Company, has announced the completion of a 300 kW rooftop solar array for The Safety Zone, a Guildford, CT manufacturer and d ... more
ROBO SPACE

Robots with lift
They can already stand, walk, wriggle under obstacles, and change colors. Now researchers are adding a new skill to the soft robot arsenal: jumping. Using small explosions produced by a mix of ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Arianespace's Vega launcher receives its "upper composite" for this month's launch

Upside-down planet reveals new method for studying binary star systems

45th Space Wing supports third SpaceX Launch for ISS Resupply mission

China issues first assessment on space activities

Robonaut from the ISS gets new legs for Easter

Exoplanets Soon to Gleam in the Eye of NESSI

Russia to Test Launch New Angara Rocket June 25

SOLAR DAILY

Benenson Capital Partners Completes State-of-the-Art Solar Installation
Benenson Capital Partners has completed the installation of state-of-the-art rooftop solar energy equipment and paneling at its six-story, 260,000-square-foot, technologically-advanced 1600 Summer S ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Azure Power commissions the largest solar PV project
Azure Power has commissioned its 35MW plant in village Kathauti, Nagaur, Rajasthan with effect from 12th February 2013, weeks before the deadline. The plant is an expansion of Azure Power's existing ... more
TRADE WARS

British government split on dealing with China: report
A split has emerged in the British government on managing its cooling relations with China, The Sunday Times newspaper said, citing sources. ... more
TRADE WARS
Cities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent

Bulgarians protest high energy costs

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TRADE WARS
Fracking fluid spews from Colo. gas well

Greek PM hails TAP agreement

Construction starts on ED5-PVH Project


TRADE WARS
Spotting the invisible cracks in wind turbines

Global wind energy capacity grows 19 per cent in 2012

New framework for wind energy assessments


TRADE WARS
A cooler way to protect silicon surfaces

Azure Power commissions the largest solar PV project

Benenson Capital Partners Completes State-of-the-Art Solar Installation

INTERNET SPACE

Silicon Valley talent dream tied to immigrant hopes
Silicon Valley's long crusade to break open doors to America for foreigners with key technology skills hinges on a political battle in Washington over broader immigration reform. ... more
TRADE WARS

Myanmar rejects 'white phosphorus' claim report
Myanmar on Saturday dismissed an independent report that alleged security forces used white phosphorus in a crackdown on a copper mine protest last year, which left dozens of people injured. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Northeast China has nuclear power
The first nuclear plant in Northeast China has started operating. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

New tests narrow 'early' Mona Lisa's age
Art experts in Switzerland said they have new evidence that an earlier version of the Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo da Vinci. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

'Russian Facebook' founder flees country after being pushed out

US 'closely watching' for signs of N.Korea nuclear test

Lockheed Martin Team's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Tops 100,000 Testing Miles During EMD Phase

Ukraine relaunches anti-rebel operation after Biden leaves

Ukraine military plane hit by gunfire above rebel-held town

Sikorsky, Army demonstrate optionally piloted Black Hawk

INTERNET SPACE

LG unveils new full-HD smartphone

TRADE WARS

Hong Kong Disneyland turns a profit for first time

INTERNET SPACE

Europe to move against Google over privacy rules

CAR TECH

Bridgestone reports soaring annual profit

ENERGY TECH

Romgaz lands option for Black Sea field

ENERGY TECH

Quantum Dot Harvester Turns Waste Heat Into Electricity At The Nanoscale

SOLAR DAILY

Sign of the times: Saudis go solar

SOLAR DAILY

A cooler way to protect silicon surfaces

CAR TECH

NYC looks at electric vehicle charging

ENERGY TECH

Fracking fluid spews from Colo. gas well

Iraq's oil rift deepens over Exxon move

EU financial transaction tax divides union

Private gold prospecting catching on

Dry ice vacuum cleaner robot bound for Fukushima

Greek PM hails TAP agreement

Argentine inflation up, presaging hardship

'God particle' collider to be upgraded

Artificial atoms allow for magnetic resonance on individual cells

Building a biochemistry lab on a chip

Cell circuits remember their history

Researchers strain to improve electrical material and it's worth it

New framework for wind energy assessments

Global wind energy capacity grows 19 per cent in 2012

Spotting the invisible cracks in wind turbines

Virtual vehicle vibrations

California is the Top State in US for Advanced Biofuel Companies

Herty Advanced Materials Opens First New Pellet Mill

Physicists Extract Photons From Diamond Ring

Construction starts on ED5-PVH Project

China holiday retail sales jump 15%: government

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