Xi hands EU huge energy crisis lifeline to end Putin’s threat as solar exports soar | Science | News

China has handed the EU a major lifeline in helping the continent end its reliance on Russia’s natural gas, as Beijing’s exports of solar panels have reached record levels in the past year. Renewable energy sources like solar and wind power have been touted as the key to helping the bloc phase out Russian fossil …

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Bank of England official criticizes government’s mini budget action – as sidelined OBR creates more ‘uncertainty’ | Business News

Another Bank of England official has weighed in to criticize the government’s mini-budget announcement – rebuking the absence of Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) input, detailing how the UK bond market reaction was unique, and reiterating the Bank’s resolve to return inflation to 2 %. Jonathan Haskel, a member of the Bank of England‘s interest …

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Energy crisis: How worried should we be about the lights going out? | Business News

The latest information on the risks facing gas and electricity supplies suggests there is an increased risk of blackouts this winter – but they can be prevented. National Grid’s Electricity System Operator’s (ESO) updated report on the pressures facing power generators revealed contingency plans for three-hour blackouts in areas where gas-fueled power falls short of …

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Amazon Prime Early Access Sale: when is it and what do you need to know

We’ve already had Amazon Prime day – spread over two days in July where Amazon promised discounts of up to 50% – and now three months later, Amazon is to hold another shopping event, dubbed the Prime Early Access Sale. The move comes just after the online retailer hiked prices for Prime membership earlier this …

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Miami prevails in FT-Nikkei ranking by expanding appeal beyond Latin America

For decades, Miami has been known as the US’s gateway to Latin America. But spending even a few hours in the office of Francis Suarez, the city’s 45-year-old mayor, makes it clear the South Florida metropolis has become a magnet for investors from other corners of the globe as well. Seated in the waiting area …

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Encouraging productivity in a hybrid work environment

Annemarie Estess explores the impact of a hybrid work environment and how to encourage productivity for employees working from home CREDIT: This is an edited version of an article that originally appeared on Aspire Back in November 2020 when I asked my coaching clients how they were doing with working from home, they described some …

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Billboards in SPACE could beam ads to Earth at a cost of $ 65M and would require 50 small satellites

Dystopian future? Billboards in SPACE could beam advertisements to Earth – but it would require a ‘constellation’ of 50 small satellites and cost $ 65M A study determined that it would take a constellation of 50 small satellites and cost $ 65 million to beam advertisements to Earth from space The satellites would have large …

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Treasuries Liquidity Problem Exposes Fed to ‘Biggest Nightmare’

(Bloomberg) – The latest bout of global financial volatility has heightened concerns about regulators’ continuing failure to resolve liquidity problems with US Treasuries – the debt that serves as a benchmark for the world. Most Read from Bloomberg It’s getting harder and harder to buy and sell Treasuries in large quantities without those trades moving …

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Wildlife areas highlight borough’s environmental vision. – IN THE C

TWO wild and birdlife areas created next to prime commercial land by North East Lincolnshire Council are examples of how industrial development and nature can thrive side-by-side. As residents are being encouraged to give their views on the review of the borough’s Local Plan, a key planning document which helps shape and guide future development, …

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Energy crisis: Plan for three-hour power blackouts to prioritize heating in event of gas shortages – as EU agrees to cut electricity use | Business News

The country has been put on notice that the chances of gas shortages this winter have risen markedly, prompting a contingency plan to prioritise heating. National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) warned that planned three-hour power blackouts could be imposed in some areas, in the “unlikely” event supplies of gas fall short of demand. It …

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