Chess BP relief well closes in, eye on weather

LONDON/MIAMI (Reuters) - BP's relief well is closing in to start a permanent kill of the blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well this week, unless an approaching weather system disrupts the timing, the top U.S. oil spill response chief said on Monday. Source


Chess Bulgaria’s Health Ministry Claims No Presence of Deadly Mosquitoes

The Bulgarian Health Ministry has not detected any deadly mosquitoes, carriers of the West Nile virus, and has not registered any cases of this infection. The ministry explained Monday that the deadly mosquitoes are the same in looks and biting as the regular mosq


Chess Romania’s Export Grows by 26% in 2010 H1

Romanian export increased by 25.8% in the first half of 2010 year-on-year reaching EUR 17.1 B, according to data of Romania's National Institute of Statistics. ... Source


Chess BP relief well advancing, eye on weather

MIAMI (Reuters) - BP's relief well is closing in slowly on the below-seabed shaft of the blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well and is expected to intercept it and commence the "bottom kill" operation before the end of this week, the U.S. government's oil spill response


Chess Enel Green Power adds 24 MW wind farm in France

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's biggest renewable energy company, Enel Green Power, has started operating a new wind farm with a 24 megawatt capacity in France, boosting its total wind power generation capacity there to 92 MW, it said on Monday. Source


Chess China to unveil $739 billion "new energy" plan soon: report

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will soon publish a plan for what it called "newly developing energy industries" that will involve 5 trillion yuan ($739 billion) in investment through 2020, the China Securities Journal reported on Monday. Source


Chess Solarfun plans to more than double US shipments in 2011

(Reuters) - Chinese photovoltaic cell maker Solarfun Power Holdings Co Ltd plans to more than double its shipments to the United States in 2011, as it expands its presence in North America. Source


Chess Indonesia may let palm oil growers collect CO2 credits

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia may propose palm oil plantations be eligible to earn carbon credits under a U.N.-backed scheme aimed at preserving forests, a forestry ministry official said on Monday. Source


Chess UK needs clear energy policy soon: industry

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will meet its targets for a low-carbon economy only if the new government provides clarity on energy policy within six months, so companies can make the right investment choices, a leading UK business lobby said. Source


Chess Bulgarian Hospitals Angry about State Funding Cuts

A new drastic cut of state funding leaves hospitals with money, covering only the salaries of the staff, while the rest should be paid by the patients. A few days ago, heads of hospitals have been asked to sign annexes to their individual contracts with the Nation


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