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Giant Tesla Batteries Keep British Lights on for First Time

Neon lights. Building. Advertising

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 Six huge batteries from Elon Musk’s company Tesla are now helping to keep the lights on in Britain. By Rachel Morison for Bloomberg – A project using giant Tesla Inc. batteries was used to help balance supply and demand in Britain’s electricity market for the first time this week. The plant is made up of six Tesla megapack batteries …

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Crude oil or cooking oil? For some U.S. refiners, it’s now a choice

Deep fat fryer

REUTERS, AUGUST 27, 2020 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Refiners have always produced fuel using crude oil. Now some are using grease. A slump in demand for gasoline since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic has several refining companies accelerating their plans to retrofit facilities to produce so-called renewable diesel made from, among other things, used cooking oil from fast-food restaurants. …

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Let’s Hire Laid-Off Oil and Gas Workers to Fight Climate Change – Michael Bloomberg

Abandoned oil well.

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 3, 2020 Two tough policy challenges. One elegant solution. By Michael R. Bloomberg – As Congress debates how to address the economic calamity we are facing, we have an unprecedented opportunity to put people to work addressing the climate crisis — and we should start by hiring laid-off oil and gas workers to help lead the way. The fact …

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