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Rivers could provide energy for half billion people


April 19th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A new genre of power plants, using only a tenth of the global river flow into the oceans, could meet the energy needs of a half ... Read more...

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‘China to safely develop n-power’ (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China will "safely and effectively" develop nuclear power, Premier Wen Jiabao has said in a report to the top legislature.In his report submitted to the 5th ... Read more...

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UAE funding wind farm in Seychelles


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Victoria (Seychelles), March 1 (IANS/WAM) The foundation stone of a UAE-funded wind farm was laid in this Indian Ocean island nation Thursday.Seychelles President James Alix Michel and representatives of the Abu ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hosts energy summit


January 21st, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE foreign ministry's directorate of energy and climate change has participated at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) here.A pavilion featuring the role of ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host energy summit


January 7th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 6 (IANS/WAM) Participants from nearly 140 countries will attend the 5th edition of the World Future Energy Summit here from Jan 16-19, organisers said.Agenda of the summit ... Read more...

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4,000 students invited to Abu Dhabi energy summit


January 5th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 5 (IANS/WAM) More than 4,000 students have been invited to attend the 2012 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi Jan 16-19, it was announced Thursday.Abu ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host world energy summit in January 2012


December 19th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the 5th annual World Future Energy Summit Jan 16-19.Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao will deliver the keynote address at the meet ... Read more...

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US seeks level playing field for its nuclear firms


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Saying it was still studying India's regulations on civil nuclear liability, the United States has asserted that for it ensuring a level playing field for ... Read more...

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Seaweed can be an unlimited source of biofuel


July 4th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Seaweed may prove a viable future biofuel -- especially if harvested in summer. Researchers found the best month for biofuel harvest was in July when the ... Read more...

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UAE collects feedback ahead of n-plants construction


June 18th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (IANS/WAM) Eighty-five percent of the population in the UAE believes nuclear energy is important to the country, according to a poll commissioned to gauge public opinion ... Read more...

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India-Australia workshop on energy efficiency


April 11th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): A workshop on energy efficiency is being organized by the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) here.The workshop, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra eyes power self-sufficiency in 2012


March 21st, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Maharashtra will achieve self-sufficiency in power supply and will be free of load-shedding by December 2012, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Monday."Currently, the demand for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Youths’ role vital in tackling climate change: UN chief


January 19th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) Involving the youth is vital to tackle the global challenge of climate change, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said."Engaging with the youth of today is a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN chief calls for ‘rule of law’ in Tunisia


January 18th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Tunisia's interim leaders to establish the rule of law in the country and expressed concern over the violence which claimed tens ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sweden’s crown princess to visit UAE


January 15th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 14 (IANS/WAM) Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria will visit the United Arab Emirates to participate in the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi Jan 17-20.The princess will be a ... Read more...

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PM unveils new Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant


January 7th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated the second Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant at Tarapur here, calling it "a significant milestone in India's three-stage indigenous nuclear programme"."I am ... Read more...

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Yechury backs Pachauri on nuclear power


September 13th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) R.K. Pachauri, whose UN panel on climate change has shared the Nobel Peace Prize, Sunday described nuclear power as an important source of India's future energy needs. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Canada wants more talented Indians: Minister


September 9th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) India has emerged as one of the top source countries of immigration to Canada and Ottawa is looking forward to more number of talented Indians who can contribute ... Read more...

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UAE to host World Future Energy Summit in 2011


July 27th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates will host the fourth World Future Energy Summit 2011 (WFES), an annual meeting dedicated to renewable energy. WFES will be held in Abu ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hosts workshop to promote sustainable development


April 6th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The municipality of Abu Dhabi and the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company "Masdar" will work jointly to promote sustainable development, general manager of Abu Dhabi city municipality ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to prepare climate change mitigation model


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 2(IANS) Abu Dhabi will prepare a model for mitigation measures in two weeks so as to reduce carbon emission as per the agreement signed during the UN Conference on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

N-reactors do not cause environmental degradation, says AEC


January 29th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) The nuclear reactors which are being set up across India to fulfil the future energy requirements do not cause any environmental degradation, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Srikumar ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host world energy summit


January 5th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 5 (IANS) Officials of developed and developing countries, including India, will meet here Jan 18 at the World Future Energy Summit 2010, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. Finland's Economic Affairs ... Read more...

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India, Australia to work for comprehensive outcome at Copenhagen Climate Change conference


November 13th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): India and Australia have reiterated their determination and committment to work for comprehensive outcome at Copenhagen Climate Change conference to be held next month.Describing energy security and ... Read more...

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Speculative derivative trade impacting oil prices: ONGC


November 9th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) International oil prices may not stabilise due to a hyperactive derivatives market, which was indulging in speculation to make profits rather than hedging against risk, said the ... Read more...

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World Economic Forum Celebrates 25 Years in India


November 8th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): Marking 25 years of ties with India, the Co-Chairs of the India Economic Summit highlighted India's success as a globally competitive economy and for weathering the current financial ... Read more...

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EU, India to collaborate in atomic energy research


October 10th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 10 (IANS) The European Union (EU) and India will collaborate in atomic energy research, EuAsiaNews reported Saturday. The EU transport, telecommunication and energy ministers, after a meeting in Luxembourg Friday, ... Read more...

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60 countries file nominations for Zayed Future Energy Prize


September 1st, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 1 (IANS) More than 350 nominations from over 60 countries have been received for the Zayed Future Energy Prize awarded by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), WAM news agency ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Computer game aims to solve world’s energy problems


August 18th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): In a rare "thought experiment," scientists will try to find a solution to the world's energy problems with the help of a computer game.The "thought experiment" will be ... Read more...

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Futuristic city near Abu Dhabi will be carbon neutral


July 10th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The futuristic city to come up on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi will meet its entire energy requirements from renewable sources, producing neither carbon dioxide nor waste. Masdar City ... Read more...

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Save environment, switch over to alternative power: Physicist


June 5th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Injudicious use of conventional energy resources has increased the intensity of natural disasters, a top physicist said here Friday. "The intensity of all natural calamities has gone up because ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World’s heaviest material may be future energy source


May 12th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) German scientists have arguably created the world's heaviest material, known as 'ultra-dense deuterium', a 10-cm cube of which would weigh as much as a steam locomotive or 130 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Abu Dhabi, a strong candidate for headquarters of Renewable Energy Agency


April 8th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 8 (ANI): The emirate of Abu Dhabi in the UAE, although an oil producer, is considered to be one of the strong candidates for hosting the headquarters of the International ... Read more...

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Researchers working on fuels from water, sunshine and ‘ice that burns’


November 4th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Researchers are outlining key advances in developing new fuels to help supply a future energy-hungry world. The advances include green gasoline, designer hydrocarbons and "ice that burns". Automobile ... Read more...

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Planets cores may hold secrets of cleaner energy


October 24th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Scientists have gained a deeper insight into the hot, dense matter found at the centre of planets and as a result, has provided further understanding into controlled ... Read more...

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