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World Council for Renewable Energy: Renewable energy against New Nuclear Power

After the occurrences at several nuclear power plants in the past such as the ones at Chernobyl and Three Mile Island, including the recent events in Japan, the representatives of the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE) met to discuss how to further develop the renewable energy sector. However, some of them continue to sustain a further development of the nuclear power, even if it has shown its dramatic consequences.

read more... 22/03/2011

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Putin to help Japan by increasing EU gas delivery

According to the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s recent declarations, Russia is ready to help Japan by boosting EU gas supply and allowing the participation of Japanese companies in production of natural gas in eastern Russia.

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Shell to make a massive investment in China

Royal Dutch Shell is planning to invest a large amount of money on China’s shale gas over the next five years. This involves the drilling of 17 wells in China, including those for tight gas and shale gas.

read more... 22/03/2011

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Daily Energy Overview, March, Monday, 21, 2011

U.S. and Brent crude oil prices decreased by over 1 dollar on Friday in volatile trading following news concerning Libya’s president to accept the U.N. resolution in order to cease the military actions against the rebels. U.S. crude for April delivery shed 75 cents to 100.67 dollars a barrel, trading range being from 100.38 to 103.66 dollars, while the ICE Brent crude for May delivery traded 1.02 dollars down at 113.88 dollars a barrel at 12:47 GMT, registering a tradeing range from 113.07 to 117.29 dollars.

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The largest clean coal fired plant to be built in Indiana, USA

Duke Energy Corporation, one of the top energy companies in the United States, is planning to build the largest clean coal power plant (Edwardsports project) in the world, in Indiana.

read more... 21/03/2011

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