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reuters.com - Britain plans to trial automatic switching for consumer energy bills
Britain plans to trial automatic switching for consumer energy bills
Reuters

Trials of automatic switching could take place in 2024 Energy price cap could be extended beyond 2023 LONDON, July 23 (Reuters) - The British government said on Friday it plans to trial automatic switching for consumers on expensive default energy…

businessinsider.com - Isobel Asher Hamilton - Tesla Powerwall owners in CA can feed energy back into grid
Tesla Powerwall owners in CA can feed energy back into grid
Business Insider

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…

bloomberg.com - Rachel Morison - Centrica Drops as U.K. Price Cap on Energy Bills to Be Extended
Centrica Drops as U.K. Price Cap on Energy Bills to Be Extended
Bloomberg

Government to trial automatic supplier switching from 2024 The price cap saves households as much as 100 pounds a year Centrica Plc, the U.K.'s biggest energy supplier, fell to a seven-month low after the government announced plans to extend its…

theglobeandmail.com - The Editorial Board - The Green Party has discovered an inexhaustible source of self-destructive energy
The Green Party has discovered an inexhaustible source of self-destructive energy
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. Robert Conquest, the British historian of the Soviet Union, once enumerated a few clever, informal laws of politics. You may recognize his widely quoted Third Law, which states: “The simplest way to explain…

standard.co.uk - August Graham - Government signals extension to cap on energy bills
Government signals extension to cap on energy bills
Evening Standard

T he Government has set out proposals for a shake-up in the energy market which it promises will save customers money. New legislation is being planned to keep the energy price cap in place beyond 2023 “if needed”, it said. The price…

rte.ie - Brian Finn - Floating wind turbines key to long term energy targets
Floating wind turbines key to long term energy targets
RTÉ

A new report from Wind Energy Ireland has concluded that floating wind energy turbines are key to delivering Ireland's longer term clean energy targets. Most offshore wind farms are built using 'fixed-bottom' turbines, where the base of the turbine…

heritage.org - Katie Tubb - Congress, Don't Let Liberals Shoehorn Harmful Energy Policies Into Budget and Infrastructure Bills
Congress, Don't Let Liberals Shoehorn Harmful Energy Policies Into Budget and Infrastructure Bills
The Heritage Foundation

President Joe Biden has made it the policy of his administration to decarbonize the electricity sector fully by 2035 and to reach economy-wide net zero emissions by 2050. The trouble is, it's very hard for a president to unilaterally require…

eenews.net - Industry looks to shape Democrats' clean energy plans
Industry looks to shape Democrats' clean energy plans
E&E News

Democrats are facing headwinds from industry in their push to enact a number of major climate change policies through the process of budget reconciliation. Electric utilities and the oil and natural gas industry are raising potential issues with…

medium.com - sara roversi - Nutrition for all: feeding the planet, energy for life
Nutrition for all: feeding the planet, energy for life
Medium

2015 represented a pivotal year for the global community, starting from food and Italy. It was back in 2015, when the second-to-last World Exposition in Milan, dedicated to food in all its dimensions under the topic “Feeding the Planet…

independent.co.uk - August Graham - Government signals extension to cap on energy bills
Government signals extension to cap on energy bills
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice The Government has set out proposals for a shake-up in the energy market…

thehill.com - Sharon Udasin and Saul Elbein - Equilibrium/ Sustainability - Presented by NextEra Energy - Olympics medals made of mashed up smartphones
Equilibrium/ Sustainability - Presented by NextEra Energy - Olympics medals made of mashed up smartphones
TheHill

Today is Thursday. Welcome to Equilibrium, a newsletter that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. The Olympics might look a little different this year - and not just…

independent.ie - Charlie Weston - Third energy price rise this year prompts fears of crisis in market
Third energy price rise this year prompts fears of crisis in market
The Irish Independent

ENERGY supplier Pinergy has announced a third electricity price rise this year. Experts said there was now a crisis in the Irish energy market. The latest Pinergy rise will add €188 to the annual bill of the average householder. Taken…

houstonchronicle.com - Shelby Webb - Renewable energy and oil wage battle for power in Texas land rights case
Renewable energy and oil wage battle for power in Texas land rights case
Houston Chronicle

The process seemed straightforward in 2015: Landowner Gary Drgac agreed to lease hundreds of acres of his land in Pecos County to Austin-based Midway Solar so the company could put up a large array of its energy producing panels. It turned out to…

noaa.gov - Earth from Orbit: Satellites and Solar Energy | NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)
Earth from Orbit: Satellites and Solar Energy | NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sometimes when looking at satellite imagery, you can see areas of light that gleam or sparkle with an unusual brightness. This effect is known as sunglint, and occurs when sunlight is reflected off the surface of Earth at the same angle that the…

pcmag.com - Nathaniel Mott - Tesla Pilots 'Virtual Power Plant' Using Powerwall Owners' Spare Energy
Tesla Pilots 'Virtual Power Plant' Using Powerwall Owners' Spare Energy
PCMag

Tesla has introduced a beta program called Virtual Power Plant (VPP) to encourage owners of its Powerwall home batteries to contribute some of their excess energy to California's power grid. Powerwall is a home battery that allows its owners to…

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