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Dorothy Osborne, 76, and Vivienne Kidd, 56, clean up after a sudden storm around the Grandmont neighborhood of Detroit on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

Summer storms, electric vehicles, aging factories can cause power shortages – Detroit Free Press

Summer heat and storms came early this week to southeastern Michigan, and Michigan’s post-COVID-19 economy is heating up. In a mild taste of what is due this summer, more than 28,000 DTE customers in metro Detroit lost power Wednesday afternoon after a brief but stormy rainstorm. Link the likelihood of more damaging storms in the …

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The pros and cons of plug-in hybrids and your guide to buying one - MarketWatch

The pros and cons of plug-in hybrids and your guide to buying one – MarketWatch

A lesser-known electric vehicle option – the plug-in hybrid – combines the best of gas and electric vehicles. PHEVs operate like electric vehicles around town and gasoline-powered vehicles on road trips. This guide will explore the basics of PHEVs. We’ll cover the pros and cons, the best way to ship hybrid plugins, and everything you …

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It's hard to have a rational debate about the feasibility of action on climate change: Dutton - The Epoch Times

It’s hard to have a rational debate about the feasibility of action on climate change: Dutton – The Epoch Times

Opposition leader Peter Dutton said Australians need to be more realistic about reshaping the entire power grid to reach net zero. “It’s hard to have a rational conversation about it with people because you screamed for being a retarded person,” he told 2GB Radio on June 2. “The truth is, if a city like Sydney …

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Argonne helps prepare communities for dams – EurekAlert

Climate extremes and outdated dam infrastructure make dam emergency action plans more important than ever. There are more than 90,000 dams registered in the US National Dams Inventory across the country. But we rarely hear about them until the worst happens: one of them fails. In 2020, record rainfall caused two ancient dams along the …

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Tasmania can power itself on hydro - but the electric bill isn't immune to price hikes - ABC News

Tasmania can power itself on hydro – but the electric bill isn’t immune to price hikes – ABC News

Tasmanians have been told to prepare for the biggest increase in electricity prices in a decade as spiraling wholesale electricity costs take their toll on the island nation. Energy consultant Mark White expects an orderly price hike of more than 10 per cent to be announced later this month, and is calling for state government …

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Australians 'panicked' as energy prices soar, consumer advocates say - ABC News

Australians ‘panicked’ as energy prices soar, consumer advocates say – ABC News

Robert Meggs likes to keep a close eye on how much electricity his family uses. the main points: Human rights advocates say growing numbers of consumers are facing an “unprecedented” energy price hike. Regulators intervened in the domestic gas market after prices rose 50 times higher than usual New Energy Secretary Chris Bowen has warned …

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Who is paying to keep India's offshore wind ambitions afloat?  - BQ Prime

Who is paying to keep India’s offshore wind ambitions afloat? – BQ Prime

Seven years. Two goals. However, there is no project in sight. This is the story of India’s ambitions in offshore wind. It has been more than half a decade since the country announced a policy to build large wind turbines to produce electricity in the open sea. Nobody took off. The country has planned 5 …

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“Practical and Practical Demystifying Good Supervision”: Q&A with East Fork Varieties “Mason Walker - Cannabis Opening Times”

“Practical and Practical Demystifying Good Supervision”: Q&A with East Fork Varieties “Mason Walker – Cannabis Opening Times”

Among the standards that include agriculture and personnel management, growers and breeders of hemp and hemp in southern Oregon East Fork Varieties It prioritizes environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG), says co-owner and CEO Mason Walker. “We are a human-centric organization — very small — 25 employees, independently owned,” Walker says of the management portion, …

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Additional power subsidy for summer months in Oman welcomed

An extra welcome to energy subsidies for the summer months in Oman – The Times of Oman

Muscat: People in Oman welcomed the decision to provide an additional 15% of electricity subsidy during the summer months to customers with two or fewer accounts. Today, Tuesday, May 31, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq issued directives to provide support during the period from May to August, during his meeting with the Council of …

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SSE Airtricity raises gas prices by 42.7% - The Irish News - The Irish News

SSE Airtricity raises gas prices by 42.7% – The Irish News – The Irish News

SSE Airtricity is increasing gas tariffs in Greater Belfast by 42.7% effective July 1, which means nearly 187,000 homes will have higher bills. The announcement comes on the same day that a 33% electricity price increase went into effect. Read more: SSE reports big jump in profits…but bills still go up The Consumer Council says …

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