Month: June 2021

Following the release of the groundbreaking Los Angeles 100% Renewable Energy Study (LA100), the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will again team up with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) on a comprehensive, community-driven effort to achieve a just and equitable 100% carbon-free future for all communities in
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(Bloomberg) — Oil closed higher with OPEC+ ministers divided ahead of a key meeting later this week on production policy. Futures in New York managed to eke out a small advance after switching between gains and losses on Tuesday. While OPEC+ members such as Russia have considered backing an increase in output, Saudi Arabia has
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Originally published on RMI.org.By Christian Roselund  People pay a lot of attention when the power goes out, but we tend to not notice when the grid remains stable — even under trying conditions. On June 17 and 18, record heat in California led the state’s grid operator to call on residents to reduce electricity usage through issuing
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Saudi Arabia’s oil giant Aramco is stepping up efforts to promote initiatives in hydrogen technology and investments to reduce carbon emissions, after a harrowing investor smackdown for Big Oil.  “Hydrogen is real,” Aramco Chief Technology Officer Ahmad Al Khowaiter told CNBC in an interview Sunday, after a day of presentations from Aramco executives and industry
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Wilmington Trust’s Meghan Shue is opening her playbook for the year’s second half — which starts Thursday. Her strategy includes an overexposure to cyclicals, and she favors financials, energy, commodities, materials and industrials. “We see the economic recovery continuing and being a tailwind for stocks,” the firm’s head of investment strategy told CNBC’s “Trading Nation”
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Based on page views, Rigzone’s downstream readers showed particularly strong interest last week in a report about pending workforce reductions. Keep reading to learn more about the anticipated job cuts, along with other popular recent downstream-related articles on Rigzone. Exxon Prepares to Cull White Collar USA Jobs Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) could reduce its U.S.
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Hero Cycles has just delivered its first batch of Indian-produced electric bicycles to Germany. Now the company says to expect the figures to grow. Hero Cycles is a massive bicycle manufacturer owned by Hero Motors, the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world. The Indian manufacturer’s electric bicycle division has now set its sights on Europe
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British designer Thomas Heatherwick is designing Google’s new buildings in California and London. Getty In 2012, British designer Thomas Heatherwick found himself having dinner with Google co-founder Larry Page at the billionaire’s house in California. Page wanted to discuss the future of Google’s sprawling headquarters in Mountain View, as well as some of the company’s
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Article courtesy of NREL, the U.S. Department of Energy. This year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded 16 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) awards through its Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). The $5 million funded by DOE — roughly a third of the available TCF budget allocated to the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable
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