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The stock market's biggest driver of gains is on pace for its fastest growth since 2009

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Profit growth - which has historically been the biggest driver of stock-market returns - is seeing its fastest rise since 2009.The blended earnings growth rate for the second quarter stands at 85%, according to FactSet.Earnings results are surpassing analyst estimates, with 88% of companies reporting positive earnings and revenue beats.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Corporate earnings growth, which has historically been t...
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How Donald Bren’s $100 million gift powers Caltech space electricity idea

A solar panel in a lab of the Space Solar Power Project at Caltech. Donald Bren donated $100 million to this project. (Courtesy: Caltech) Sketch of solar array from the Space Solar Power Project at Caltech. Donald Bren donated $100 million to this project. (Courtesy: Caltech) Microscopic closeup of technology used in Caltech’s Solar Space Power Project. Donald Bren has given $100 million-plus to fund the research. (Courtesy: Caltech) A look at how thin the solar panels are for Caltech’s S...
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$100M gift from Irvine Co.’s Bren powers Caltech space electricity idea

A solar panel in a lab of the Space Solar Power Project at Caltech. Donald Bren donated $100 million to this project. (Courtesy: Caltech) Sketch of solar array from the Space Solar Power Project at Caltech. Donald Bren donated $100 million to this project. (Courtesy: Caltech) A look at how thin the solar panels are for Caltech’s Solar Space Power Project. Donald Bren has given $100 million-plus to fund Caltech’s research. (Courtesy: Caltech) Microscopic closeup of technology used in Calte...
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A Tesla Megapack caught fire at the Victorian Big Battery facility in Australia

Saqib Shah Contributor Saqib Shah is a contributing writer at Engadget. More posts by this contributor Facebook’s next product will be its long-awaited Ray-Ban smart glasses A magnetic helmet shrunk a deadly tumor in its first test A 13-tonne Tesla Megapack caught fire on Friday morning at a battery storage facility in south-east Australia. The blaze occurred during testing at between 10 and 10.15am local time, according to Victor...
Tags: Energy, TC, Facebook, Column, Australia, Tech, Tesla, Green Power, Sydney, Solar, Victoria, South Australia, Battery, Engadget, Ray Ban, Geelong Victoria

How Elon Musk transformed his cousins' solar panel company into Tesla Energy, which faces lawsuits from both angry shareholders and consumers

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Christophe Gateau: picture alliance via Getty Images In 2016 Tesla's SolarCity, a solar panel company founded by Elon Musk's cousins. In an ongoing lawsuit some shareholders say the acquisition was a bailout. SolarCity was turned into Tesla Energy, which has had to contend with lawsuits and solar panel fires. See more stories on Insider's business page. Five years ago Tesla bought SolarCity, the biggest installer of residential solar panels in the US. In a ...
Tags: Amazon, Energy, Transportation, Elon Musk, California, US, Trends, Tesla, Walmart, Features, Pennsylvania, Solar Panels, Solarcity, Delaware, Cto, Musk

The U.S.’s First-Ever Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Ban Is Even More Important Than It Seems

A refinery community in Washington passed a ban on constructing new fossil fuel infrastructure, becoming the first county in the U.S. to enact such a policy. It’s a policy exactly in line with what science has shown is necessary to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.Read more...
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Cozy Futurism – False Choices Without Substance

There is a new meme called “Cozy Futurism” which is pretending that there a choice between colonizing Mars and fixing Earth-based poverty, inequality and homelessness. I think they are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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'World's Most Powerful' Tidal Turbine Starts Cranking Out Energy

When you hear the word “turbine,” in conversation, chances are good you’re picturing the same sort of giant windmill-esque apparatuses jutting out of the ground, turning wind into good, clean, fuel. But there’s a new kind of turbine on the block—tidal turbines, that jut out from the ocean and let the water’s currents…Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Environment, Sustainable Development, Andrew Scott, Tidal Power, Energy Technology, Marine Energy, European Marine Energy Centre, Energy Conversion, Tidal Stream Generator, Tidal Farm, Ocean Power In New Zealand

Summer 2021 | M&A Report In The Energy Industry Sector

The report below gives a good overview of the Spring 2021 M&A activity in the Energy Industry Sector. Global investment in energy is set to rebound by nearly 10% in 2021 to USD 1.9 trillion, reversing most of last year’s drop caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, but spending on clean energy transitions needs to accelerate much more rapidly to meet climate goals, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency. With energy investment returning to pre-crisis levels, its composition is ...
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Scottish government refuses to publish details about Queen’s secret lobbying

Civil servants decline to release letters thought to detail why monarch wanted to exempt her land from green energy initiativeThe Scottish government is refusing to publish details about the Queen’s secret lobbying of ministers because it would undermine “the appearance of political neutrality” that the monarch adopts in public.Civil servants made the startling admission when they refused to release private letters from the Queen’s Scottish lawyer that are thought to detail why she wanted to ame...
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Statewide Flex Alert issued amid soaring temperatures, spike in California’s energy demand

A statewide Flex Alert encouraging residents to voluntarily conserve electricity from 4 p.m to 9 p.m. Wednesday amid soaring temperatures in parts of California has been issued by the California Independent System Operator. Hot summer weather forecast for interior sections of Northern California were specifically cited, but parts of Southern California also are likely to see higher-than-usual temperatures through the week, according to the National Weather Service. Related Articles ...
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Coal on a drive to delay its demise

The just transition that is currently being executed is a balance between energy security and climate change, according to one analyst The post Coal on a drive to delay its demise appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Environment, G20, South Africa, Coal, Fossil Fuels, Carbon Emissions, Clean Energy, Mpumalanga, International Energy Agency, Eskom, Cosatu, Sasol, Coal Industry, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

New Zealand rated best place to survive global societal collapse

Study citing ‘perilous state’ of industrial civilisation ranks temperate islands top for resilienceNew Zealand, Iceland, the UK, Tasmania and Ireland are the places best suited to survive a global collapse of society, according to a study.The researchers said human civilisation was “in a perilous state” due to the highly interconnected and energy-intensive society that had developed and the environmental damage this had caused. Continue reading...
Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Ireland, Conservation, Fossil Fuels, Global Economy, Globalisation, Population, New Zealand, Energy Efficiency, Biodiversity, Sustainable Development Goals, Extreme Weather

Renewables industry blasts ‘unacceptable’ Australian energy market rules it says will prolong coal plants

But federal energy minister Angus Taylor says proposed rules needed to ‘protect consumers from high prices and reliability risks’New energy market rules intended to ensure the lights remain on while ageing coal generators exit the market have triggered a backlash from Australia’s renewables sector.Guardian Australia has seen a draft of new rules that have been proposed to federal and state energy ministers by the Energy Security Board (ESB). The overhaul includes imposing a strategic reserve acr...
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‘We have to pay the price’: Oslo’s plan to turn oil wealth into climate leadership

The mayor of the Norwegian capital argues that the ‘moral’ duty to cut emissions from burning waste can be met by carbon captureThe city of Oslo was built on wealth generated by the North Sea, which for decades has produced billions of barrels of oil and gas. But Oslo now hopes to lead Norway’s transformation from one of the world’s largest exporters of fossil fuels to a global green pioneer.For Raymond Johansen, Oslo’s governing mayor, helping to lead global efforts to tackle the climate crisis...
Tags: Energy, Europe, Climate Change, Environment, World news, Cities, Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Recycling, Norway, Waste, North Sea, Oslo, Carbon capture and storage (CCS, Raymond Johansen Oslo

Americans are Shopping Under the Influence, New Tools to Help You Monitor Cash Flow, Get Paid Faster, and Sell Your Unused Domains

Things Small Business Owners Need to Know 1—Reimagining “Open” for Business Wells Fargo expanded its existing efforts to support diverse- and women-owned small businesses by naming graphic designer and illustrator Sophia Yeshi as the bank’s first-ever artist-in-residence. For her first project as the Wells Fargo Artist in Residence, Yeshi reimagined the “Open” sign as a bold statement to symbolize the perseverance of millions of small business owners through the unprecedented challenges of the...
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Tesla’s solar and energy storage business rakes in $810M, finally exceeds cost of revenue

Tesla’s primary source of revenue comes from the sale of its electric vehicles, but its latest quarterly earnings report showed growth in its energy storage and solar business. The demand picture will get even sunnier for the division if the company can access enough chips for its energy storage products, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Tesla on Monday reported $801 million in revenue from its energy generation and storage business — which includes three main products: solar, its Powerwall sto...
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Tesla's solar division asks employees to scour social media for complaints about both the company and Elon Musk, trying to get customers to delete their posts, former employees say

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Joe Skipper/Reuters Tesla Energy has a dedicated team to hunt for complaints on social media, two former employees said. In addition to resolving issues, the team tries to get customers to delete their posts, they said. One former employee said nine people hunted for complaints directed specifically at Elon Musk. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla's solar-power unit, Tesla Energy, asks a team of more than 20 employees to scour social media and r...
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10 Wind Energy Stock Photos That Make Me Extremely Uncomfortable

Imagine you’re searching for a photo or illustration about everyone’s favorite topic: renewable energy. How can you best convey the possibilities and challenges of the clean energy transition and the promise of wind energy? Could it be... with a shirtless man holding a tiny wind turbine?Read more...
Tags: Energy, Shutterstock, Science, Articles, Infrastructure, Wind Power, Wind Farm, Electrical Engineering, Human Interest, Wind turbine, Energy Conversion, Small Wind Turbine, Feels Mad, Hunky Man

Hitting global climate target could create 8m energy jobs, study says

Researchers suggest net increase would mostly occur in renewables sector, with decline in fossil fuelsIf some politicians are to be believed, taking sweeping action to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement would be calamitous for energy sector jobs. But a study suggests that honouring the global climate target would, in fact, increase net jobs by about 8 million by 2050.The study – in which researchers created a global dataset of the footprint of energy jobs in 50 countries including maj...
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Tesla is letting California solar customers with Powerwalls feed their energy back into the grid to help prevent blackouts

Reuters/Patrick Fallon Tesla said Californian Powerwall owners could sign up to its "virtual power plant" beta. Participants will feed electricity generated by the solar systems on their homes back into the grid. Tesla said it won't make money off the project. It's designed to prevent blackouts during high demand. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla will let Californian owners of its Powerwall battery feed electricity back into the power grid during periods of h...
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UB Stratford develops new facility slated for Net Zero

Stratford, CT UB Stratford I, LLC (UB Stratford) recently constructed a new self-storage facility utilizing nearly $400,000 in energy efficiency incentives to save an estimated $40,350 in annual energy costs. Energy engineers from AVANGRID, Inc. subsidiary United Illuminating (UI...
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Maine’s New Law Will Finally Make Companies Pay for Recycling

Maine is forcing polluters to clean up their act—by making them pay to recycle their waste. On Tuesday, Gov. Janet Mills a groundbreaking new law that makes the state the first in the country to shift the burden from consumers to producers for the waste they create, in hopes that it will help the state recycle more of…Read more...
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The Strange Case of the Climate Scientists Fighting a Wind Farm

On the edge of the Aegean Sea lies Antikythera, a bone-dry, windswept rock of 8.5 square miles (22 square kilometers) and 22 inhabitants. Despite appearances, this unforgiving land holds immense ecological importance. Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Environment, Articles, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Wind Power, Wind Farm, Biden, Wind Turbines, Aegean Sea, Antikythera, Wind turbine, Stav Dimitropoulos, S E, Offshore Wind Power

Lancaster, Japanese city team up for historic hydrogen pact

Lancaster has teamed up for a historic “sister city” agreement with Namie, Japan, in which the two cities agree to use hydrogen as their green energy strategy. Lancaster Mayor Rex Parris and his counterpart, Kazuhiro Yoshida, signed the “Smart Sister Cities” agreement on Monday in an online event that took place simultaneously in Japan and the United States, and was attended by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-California, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, and Yukari Hino, director of hydrogen and fuel cell strateg...
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John Kerry: world leaders must step up to avoid worst impacts of climate crisis

US envoy uses landmark speech in London to make impassioned plea for unified global effortThe world still has a chance of staving off the worst impacts of climate breakdown but only if governments step up in the next few months with stronger commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the US envoy for climate change has said.John Kerry, appointed by Joe Biden to spearhead the US’s international efforts to tackle the crisis, urged all large economies to come forward with new plans to cut emi...
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‘Reckless’: G20 states subsidised fossil fuels by $3tn since 2015, says report

Support for coal, oil and gas remains high despite pledges to tackle climate crisisThe G20 countries have provided more than $3.3tn (£2.4tn) in subsidies for fossil fuels since the Paris climate agreement was sealed in 2015, a report shows, despite many committing to tackle the crisis.This backing for coal, oil and gas is “​​reckless” in the face of the escalating climate emergency, according to the report’s authors, and urgent action is needed to phase out the support. The $3.3tn could have bui...
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10 things before the opening bell

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, sign up here for Insider Investing, our weekly markets analysis newsletter.Let's get into it.1. Global equities are looking at bit steadier after the Dow's biggest one-day fall this year. As virus variants continue to threaten the global economic recovery, investors are getting nervous. See the rest of the numbers here.2. Oil hit a seven-month low. Prices suff...
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10 Things in Politics: COVID recovery now on shaky ground

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The Dow had its worst day of the year amid renewed COVID-19 fears3 GOP lawmakers named to the Capitol riot committee voted against certifying election resultsInside the push to help Trump find a new social-media homeWhat we're watching today: Jeff Bezos has said he isn't just one of the "rich guys on a j...
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Another Year, Another Large Wildfire Started by PGE

PG&E equipment started the Dixie Fire in the Feather River Canyon. The fire has burned 40,500 acres and is 15% contained. In California Public Utilities Commission documents filed by PG&E,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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