Tag Archive: Energy

Oct 03

Vincitori e vinti del Risiko energetico globale

Molte delle recenti e meno recenti crisi geopolitiche traggono origine da fattori energetici, quali l’approvvigionamento, i prezzi, la distribuzione etc. Madalina Sisu Vicari, del Centro di Studi delle Relazioni Internazionali di Liegi ci aggiorna sulla situazione.   Madalina Vicari: Regole, Vincitori e Perdenti del Risiko energetico globale La prospettiva del Falco sul mondo di oggi …

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Apr 18

Cold fusion: news from US military contractors

Lockheed Martin declares development of a new nuclear fusion reactor “like no other”. The US defense contractor says that the reactor is no bigger than a shipping container, but could power 80,000 homes. The defense company estimates that just 25 pounds of fuel could run the reactor for an entire year, non-stop, and generate a …

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Apr 21

Greece in the arms of Russia and China

Following the “suggestion” from rhe Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schauble who said the Greeks are free to pursue deals with Russia and China as they rush to avoid an impending bankruptcy, the Greek Government is to sign an agreement with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, after the many deals China closed in logistics and industry …

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Jan 22

Europe: Horizon 2020 Calls for SMEs’ Innovation

Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps The aim of the call is to facilitate the interaction of potential investors with innovative SMEs and small midcaps participating in FP7 or Horizon 2020, together with preparing firms and entrepreneurs to negotiate more effectively with such investors. In a complementary manner, investors will be trained to better …

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Jan 12

Finite resources in a finite World

Gail Tverberg tries to answer why a finite World may be a problem… read more about the economic implications of finite resources.

Dec 05

Europe: Calls

Audiovisual MEDIA 2007 — Development, distribution, promotion and training Support for the transnational distribution of European films. The ‘automatic’ scheme 2013 aims to: encourage and support the wider transnational distribution of recent European films by providing funds to distributors, based upon their performance on the market, for further reinvestment in new non-national European films; encourage …

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Mar 12

First gas extraction from methane hydrate

A Japanese energy explorer said on Tuesday it extracted gas from offshore methane hydrate deposits for the first time in the world, as part of an attempt to achieve commercial production within six years. (Reuters) Methan hydrate is an interesting source of energy, due to its high energy density: one cubic meter of combustible ice …

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