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Nuclear Information Technology Forum 2013 Concluded with Great Success

Nuclear Information Technology (China) Forum 2013 successfully ended up at Aug. 9th in Shanghai Marriot. More than 210 nuclear IT experts in and abroad joined in this international nuclear IT conference. Focused on the development plan of nuclear IT industry, latest R&D progress of nuclear self-reliance software and valuable experience exchange of leading nuclear companies’ information technology develo ...

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Sembcorp Spending $62.7m on Wastewater Facilities in China

In a release, Sembcorp announced the expansion of its water business in China’s Liaoning province with two new wastewater treatment projects in industrial parks in Panjin city. The first plant is to start operations by 2015. The first of the agreements will be a joint venture agreement to build, own and operate a new RMB 117.3 million (approximately S$24.3 million) industrial wastewater treatment plant to s ...

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Siemens’ 575MW Offshore HVDC Converter Station

Siemens has successfully installed a massive new high voltage DC converter station in the North Sea that will play a crucial role in supply wind energy to more than 500,000 German homes. The HelWin1 offshore platform will be used to convert the alternating current (AC) power generated by two wind farms, Nordsee Ost and Meerwind, into low-loss direct current (DC) for transmission onto the mainland. Transmitt ...

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Tepco Faces 132 Olympic Pools Worth of Radioactive Water

Tokyo Electric Power Co.  has accumulated the largest pool of radioactive water in the history of nuclear accidents. The utility must now decide what to do with it: dump in the ocean, evaporate into the air, or both. The more than 330,000 metric tons of water with varying levels of toxicity is stored in pits, basements and hundreds of tanks at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant. The government said this we ...

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Carnegie Wave Energy Secures Support for Desalination Plant

Carnegie Wave Energy's shares are set to continue their recent strong run after it signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Water Corporation of Western Australia to support its wave powered desalination pilot plant. The company's shares have more than doubled in just the past two-months. Water Corporation currently produces 45 billion litres of fresh drinking water a year from its existing seawater desalina ...

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Canadian Solar to Build Solar Plant in Indonesia

A Canadian company, Canadian Solar Inc signed a memorandum of understanding with PT Swadaya Prima Utama to build solar power plant in Indonesia. "It is a great momentum because Indonesia also wants solutions for renewable energy," President Director of Swadaya Prima Utama, M Syafrie Syarief said in Jakarta recently. Production of solar module plant will be suffice renewable energy in Indonesia. The plant wi ...

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IDE’s Desalination Units Chosen to Expand Desalination Plant in Asia

Desalination units to meet increased water capacity needs with lowest energy consumption KADIMA, Israel, August 27, 2013 – IDE Technologies Ltd. today announced that a large private sector company has ordered Multi-Effect Distillation (MED) desalination units to increase the capacity of a desalination plant in Asia. Chosen for its reliability, high efficiency and track record of success, IDE’s MED solution ...

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LNG is Crucial to Meet India’s Demand

Opinion: By SUDHA MAHALINGAM A decade ago, three Indian companies — Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) — independently announced substantial gas discoveries in the Krishna-Godavari Basin in the Bay of Bengal. For a fuel-starved country, these discoveries were harbingers of hope and optimism. While crude imports would continue ...

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PetroVietnam Gets $141M Loan For $1.7B Power Plant Project

Vietnam Oil and Gas Group has secured an agreement with a consortium of four global banks for a $141 million syndicated loan to help finance construction of its $1.67 billion coal-fired power plant project, the state-owned energy company said Thursday. The oil and gas company, known as PetroVietnam, said in a brief statement that it has signed an agreement for the syndicated loan with Citibank NA, the Japan ...

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Indian Government Clears 36 Projects Worth Rs.1.9 Lakh-crore

The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh-headed Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) has cleared 36 projects worth Rs 1.9 lakh-crore which were stuck across five key infrastructure sectors of power, roads, ports, cement and petroleum. The development would benefit Reliance Power, GMR, Lanco, Essar Power and Jindal Power, among others. The decision covers 28 projects in the power sector alone,   languishing for wa ...

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