Daily Archives: August 2, 2009

Space radar techniques for land mapping

Entrepreneurs at ESA’s Business Incubation centre in the Netherlands have used radar technology from the agency’s Envisat remote-sensing satellite to develop a compact, high-resolution radar that can monitor land and buildings from small aircraft. The radar can monitor structures such … Continue reading

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Energy efficiency could save U.S. $600 billion -McKinsey

According to renowned business consultants McKinsey,  United States could save about $600 billion in energy costs by 2020 if it hiked annual efficiency spending about five-fold, business consultants McKinsey and Co said in The United States could save about $600 … Continue reading

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