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Germany aims to delay solar incentive cuts: sources

January 29, 2010 7:29 am | by Reuters | Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen wants to delay some of the proposed cuts for solar power incentives, government sources told Reuters on Friday, a move that is unlikely to alter the gloomy outlook for the industry.

Obama seeks more nuclear loan guarantees

January 29, 2010 7:29 am | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama plans to propose a tripling of government loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors to more than $54 billion, an administration official said on Friday, a move sure to win over some Republican lawmakers who want more nuclear power to be part of...

R.I.P., 3-1-1

January 29, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology ) Remember 2005, when you could still board a plane with shampoo in your bag, toothpaste in your purse, a can of soda in your hand? Do those fluid memories hurt right down to your denture cream?

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Advances in cancer detection research by Virginia Tech engineer featured in British magazine

January 29, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Virginia Tech ) An assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Virginia Tech helped engineer microsystems for the detection of water-borne pathogens using a technique called dielectrophoresis, which separates and identifies cells and microparticles suspended in a medium based...

Virtual USA

January 29, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology ) Natural disasters -- like toddlers with crayons -- leave a mess all over the map, spilling across federal, state, and local lines. To clean up, different agencies and jurisdictions must come together and share what they know.

German biodiesel plants face closure on low sales

January 29, 2010 6:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's biodiesel industry expects to operate at around 50 percent of capacity in 2010 as taxes are making the green fuel too expensive for motorists, a biofuels industry leader said on Friday.

Obama: Nuclear Power Part of our Energy Future

January 29, 2010 6:24 am | Comments

A nuclear revival seems imminent, and not just because the president says so - the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory commission has received applications to build 26 new reactors and has a few more pending.

Geitner Touts Tax Incentives for Green Manufacturers

January 29, 2010 6:18 am | Comments

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced an additional $5 billion in tax credits for manufacturers that produce energy-efficient products. 

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Injured Brothers Settle Paper Mill Blast Lawsuit

January 29, 2010 6:08 am | by HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press Writer | Comments

Two brothers injured in when a 12-story recovery boiler blew up at an International Paper Co. mill in Mississippi have agreed to settle their federal lawsuit.

Refinery to Use Advanced Emission Controls

January 29, 2010 5:58 am | Comments

North West Upgrading's heavy oil refining technology will be used to increase the purity and reduce the volume of carbon dioxide produced during the refinement process at Canadian Natural Resources' new plant.

Investigators: Three Accidents at DuPont Plant Were Unrelated

January 29, 2010 5:37 am | Comments

Three recent chemical leaks at a DuPont plant, one of which killed a worker, don't appear to be related, according to federal investigators.

China's green tech revolution

January 29, 2010 5:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

By Leonora Walet, Asia Green Investment Correspondent - Analysis

Natural gas supplies could be augmented with methane hydrate

January 29, 2010 5:27 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( National Academy of Sciences ) Naturally occurring methane hydrate may represent an enormous source of methane, the main component of natural gas, and could ultimately augment conventional natural gas supplies.

Honeywell Reports 2009 Full-Year Sales of $30.9 Billion; Earnings Per Share of $2.85

January 29, 2010 3:26 am | by Honeywell International | Comments

• Fourth Quarter Sales of $8.1 Billion and EPS of $0.91 • Record Cash Flow from Operations of $3.9 Billion and Free Cash Flow of $3.3 Billion in 2009 • Company Reaffirms 2010 Full-Year Financial Guidance MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., January 29, 2010 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced...

Carbon trade mustn't be victim of bank reform: HSBC

January 29, 2010 12:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Emissions trading should not be in the firing line of new banking regulations, said Stephen Green, group chairman of HSBC on Friday.

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