Russia, US Mulling Joint Mission to Venus. Russia's space program and NASA are working together on a mission to Venus that would investigate some of the scorching-hot planet's biggest mysteries, including, perhaps, whether it harbors life.
An international team of scientists tasked with fleshing out the main goals of the mission, which is known as Venera-D, is wrapping up its work and will deliver its final report to NASA and the Russian Academy of Sciences' Space Research Institute by the end of the month, said David Senske, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. "Is this the mission that's going to fly? No, but we're getting there," Senske, the U.S. co-chair of this "joint science-definition team," told Space.com last month at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, in San Francisco. Transformation Often Begins With a Single Conversation - The Rockefeller Foundation. Topics: Arts and Culture, Gender Equity Throughout my career, I’ve been fortunate to be in rooms with high-level leaders where critical issues are being discussed.
Often, I feel a mixture of emotions. First, incredibly inspired by the dynamic ideas that are being shared and eager to do my part to help. But also, a feeling that something, or someone, is missing from the dialogue—key voices, experiences and backgrounds that could make solutions so much stronger and more inclusive. Transformation Often Begins With a Single Conversation - The Rockefeller Foundation.
LIBYA FOCUS SECTORS. Overnewser - Nature (@natureovernewz) Turkmenistan preparing to hold oil & gas road show in London. Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 2 By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: State Agency for Management and Use of Hydrocarbon Resources under the president of Turkmenistan plans to hold oil & gas road show in London Sept.29-30, the source close to the organization of the event told Trend.
The discussions will be held on the prospects for development, organizational and legal framework for investments in Turkmenistan’s oil and gas sector with a special focus on cooperation in the offshore Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea. Moreover, it is expected that the international conference will also play a role of an effective platform for discussing various forms of cooperation in this sphere.
Accusations, Fears over Lithuania’s Reputation and other energy projects sizzle after Chevron pullout. What is one’s bitter disappointment is another’s sheer joy, and little between.
Chevron’s decision to retreat from a tender for a license to explore hydrocarbon resources in Lithuania’s 1800 square kilometer Silute-Taurage prospect has triggered a flurry of as much acrimonious as joyful emotions in the Baltic country. But fears the pullout could considerably damage the country’s striving for energy independent and security and reputation largely prevail. To address them, Lithuania’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has hurried to suggest that his country “might” consider a revision of the laws regulating shale gas exploration in the country. HELABA + ERNLB + FMS 2013.
30 April 2013 Munich – BayernLB and Unicredit have played a leading role in financing the construction and operation of the Gross Dölln solar power plant in the north German state of Brandenburg.
The two banks arranged and structured approximately EUR 150 million in debt financing for the project which has a total value of nearly EUR 200 million. Other banks participating in this club deal are HSH Nordbank AG, Landesbank Hessen-Türingen and NIBC Bank N.V. KfW, the German national development bank, provided the funding for the project for 18 years through its "renewable energy" programme. Spread out over an area of nearly 200 hectares (approximately 500 acres) and with a capacity of 128 megawatts, Gross Dölln is the second-largest open-field solar power plant in Europe. AGENDA Dec 2013 - 2014 Monaco.
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SparkSpread - Real time energy financing and trading news. Beam me down, Scotty: Space-based solar power finally comes of age. Solar power has the potential to solve all of humankind’s energy problems.
The amount of solar energy that reaches the surface of the Earth, per year, is somewhere in the region of 8,000 times higher than our current power requirements. Oleg Ostapenko replaced as the head of Roskosmos Vladimir Popovkin. Still about four hours ago press secretary of the head of Roskosmos Vladimir Popovkin Anna Vedishchev.
Before Roskosmos headed, and it called information on Popovkin’s future dismissal by hearings and said that “administration of Roskosmos didn’t receive any orders in this respect”, – transfers RIA Novosti news agency. Meanwhile, the source of agency in space branch reported that “Ostapenko will arrive to agency where at 18.30 Moscow time it will be presented to employees” in the evening. Petróleo y Gas - Project Profile. El bloque costa adentro Fell, en el cual la empresa GeoPark posee una participación operativa del 100%, abarca 1.780km2.
Actualmente GeoPark está realizando programas de perforación en la zona, y durante el... Ver más >> El bloque Isla Negra abarca 555,4km2 y es parte de un Contrato Especial de Operación Petrolera (CEOP) celebrado entre ENAP y GeoPark, en el cual GeoPark posee un 60% de propiedad... Ver más >>
Libya TImes. Website. LFB post meetign. Derrick Noe, CFO of Suzlon subsidiary REpower Systems SE, puts in his papers. In a surprise development, the chief finance officer of REpower Systems SE, the key German subsidiary of debt laden Suzlon Energy has resigned. About three weeks ago the Indian parent headquartered in Pune had announced the exit of its group CFO, Robin Banerjee. “CFO Derrick Noe resigns from the executive board of directors of REpower Systems SE,” said a terse statement on its web site. Analysts have been concerned over Suzlon’s ability to pay its restructured debt. Suzlon is trying to divest some assets to raise cash flow to be able to meet upcoming loan repayments. » Stem Cell Spray Gun Heals Burns Ebongeek.
AYBIL. Sunpower-signs-15-megawatt-supply-agreement-with-mahindra-126759008. SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp.
(NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) announced today that Mahindra EPC Services Pvt Ltd has ordered 15 megawatts of SunPower solar panels and SunPower® T0 Tracker technology for delivery by the end of this year. The solar panels will be used by Mahindra for building multiple grid-connected solar power plants in India in the Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat regions. "SunPower offers bankable technology solutions and guaranteed performance," said Parag Shah, Cleantech head of Mahindra.
"As a result, we are confident that the solar plants we build will reliably maximize our return on investment while generating clean, renewable power for India. " InvestorsAlly. BOEMRE reviews safety of offshore energy.