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The push for a four-day workweek has gained traction during the coronavirus pandemic, even grabbing the attention of Congress, but a shorter workweek may be difficult to implement on Wall Street. The finance sector has “always been a culture of heavy hours and working a lot,” said Jason Snipe, founder and CIO of Odyssey Capital
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Climate change has the odd effect of making many of us inordinately excited about appliances we never used to care about. Suddenly, all the background machines, which have up to now been unconsciously powering our lives, have taken on outsized importance. Some of them have the potential to provide the essential services we depend on
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Earlier this week CleanTechnica hosted a webinar with several industry experts on the topic of accelerating quality solar development and origination. The live event was moderated by CleanTechnica’s founder and former CEO, Scott Cooney, who chatted with our panelists, Tony Chen, VP Sales at HST; Kelly Snyder, Senior Director of Origination at EDPR North America;
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In this article SRG-IT ENEL-IT The CEO of Italian infrastructure giant Snam on Friday outlined a vision for the future of hydrogen, saying the “beauty” of it was that it could be easily stored and transported. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe,” Marco Alverà spoke about how current systems would be used to facilitate the
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High winds, a beaming sun, a remote landscape — the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) Flatirons Campus might be a familiar environment to military servicemembers. Here at “Fort Renewable,” down a dirt road from the main research campus, military Quonset huts are dispersed among energy assets like solar photovoltaics and battery storage. Compared to a
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In this article SGRE-ES Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images Low-carbon hydrogen isn’t “cost competitive with other energy supplies in most applications and locations” and the situation is unlikely to change unless there’s “significant support to bridge the price gap,” according to the World Energy Council. Published Tuesday, the analysis – which was put
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A tidal turbine weighing 680 metric tons and dubbed “the world’s most powerful” has started grid-connected power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, an archipelago located north of mainland Scotland. The news marks another major step forward for the U.K.’s nascent marine energy sector.  In an announcement Wednesday, Scottish engineering firm Orbital
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