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Is Beacon Power About to Follow Solyndra into Redundancy

Oct 31, 2011 at 17:05 | Benzinga

According to the Boston Business Journal, Beacon Power (NASDAQ: BCON) may be about to go the same way as Solyndra despite receiving government funding. This represents another government-backed alternative energy…

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Construction Begins in Pakistan on the World’s Highest Dam

Oct 22, 2011 at 09:19 | Charles Kennedy

Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has inaugurated construction of the country’s Diamer-Bhasha dam, the world’s highest, calling it the “lifeline” of Pakistan. The $12 billion facility is located…

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Korea, France to Hold Seminar on Nuclear Power Promotion

Oct 22, 2011 at 09:18 | Joao Peixe

Seeking to quell legislators’ unease about nuclear power in the wake of Japan’s 11 March Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, on 21 October the Korea Nuclear Energy Promotion Agency will co-host with…

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Iran to Ship Natural Gas to China Across Pakistan

Oct 22, 2011 at 09:17 | Joao Peixe

Senior Iranian Oil Ministry officials have announced that they have reached agreement with the Pakistani government about shipping Iranian natural gas across Pakistan via pipelines to China. National Iranian Gas…

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Iraqi Oil Ministry Signs Natural Gas Contract with South Korea's KOGAS

Oct 22, 2011 at 09:15 | Charles Kennedy

After nearly a year of protracted negotiations, the Iraqi Oil Ministry has concluded a contract with South Korea’s KOGAS company for the Akkas natural gas field in Anbar province. On…

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Nigerian Activists Plan Worldwide Protest Over Electricity Shortages

Oct 22, 2011 at 09:14 | Charles Kennedy

The Nigerian Million March Project has announced its intention to organize peaceful marches in major cities around the world to call attention to the Nigerian government's failure to provide sufficient…

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Mexico’s Pemex to Drill for Oil in Deep Waters of Gulf of Mexico

Oct 20, 2011 at 18:54 | Charles Kennedy

Mexico’s state owned Petroleos Mexicanos, also known as Pemex, intends to explore deep waters exploration in the Gulf of Mexico  In February 2012 Petroleos Mexicanos will begin drilling…

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Ethiopian Court Sequesters Chinese Sinohydro Corp. Funds

Oct 20, 2011 at 18:52 | Joao Peixe

Libya Oil Ethiopia Ltd., claiming unpaid money for fuel provided, has won a judgment from Ethiopia’s Federal High Court Eight Civil Bench to freeze $134,000 of China’s Sinohydro Corp. assets…

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U.K. MOX Plant Closure to Cost Japanese Utilities Billions

Oct 20, 2011 at 18:50 | Charles Kennedy

The closure of a plutonium-uranium mixed oxide, or MOX, fuel plant in Britain is set to cost Japan’s nuclear power industry billions of yen in revenue, according to industry insiders.

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China's Sinohydro Corp. Soars in Stock Market IPO Debut

Oct 20, 2011 at 18:49 | Joao Peixe

China’s Sinohydro Corp. is a Chinese state-owned hydropower engineering and construction company and the world's largest hydroelectric company. On 18 October Sinohydro Corp. shares surged as much as 38…

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