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BMW Backs Away From M Next, Will Offer 1006 HP Electric M5 In 2023

BMW M5The company’s focus has now switched to developing a battery electric version of the next generation 5 Series sedan which will carry the iconic M5 label

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US Coast Guard clears way for New England offshore wind build out

Projects totalling 7GW move toward construction after ruling that proposed turbine layout will not impact fishing vessels

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Women leaders in the energy sector increased in 2019 but more work must be done

Advocacy group POWERful Women, in partnership with PwC, this week published the latest ‘state of the nation’ report on gender balance in the UK energy industry. The 2020 annual board statistics show progress in the number of women occupying board and executive board seats – now 21% and 13% – representing a noticeable shift from…

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Energy investment to drop 20% in 2020: A turning point toward greening the grid?

Artist's rendering of Tesla Megapack grid storage installationGlobal energy investment was predicted to be at its highest in six years, according to the International Energy Agency. But in its annual World Energy Investment report out last Friday, the energy authority has dramatically changed its trendlines. The IEA anticipates that total energy investment is anticipated to drop by 20%—nearly $400…

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Solar hydrogen production: Splitting water with UV is now at almost 100% quantum efficiency

Scientists have successfully split water into hydrogen and oxygen using light and meticulously designed catalysts, and they did so at the maximum efficiency meaning there was almost no loss and undesired side reactions. This latest breakthrough in solar hydrogen production makes the likelihood of scalable, economically viable hydrogen production more than likely, paving the way for humanity to make the switch to clean energy.

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U.S. natural gas storage capacity remained relatively unchanged in 2019

Underground natural gas storage capacity in the Lower 48 states has remained relatively flat since 2012. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) measures working natural gas storage capacity in two ways: design capacity and demonstrated peak capacity. Both measures of capacity were relatively unchanged in 2019; design capacity declined 0.4% and demonstrated peak capacity increased 0.1% compared with 2018. For the sixth year in a row, no new storage fields were completed.

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Oil falls below $40 on doubts early OPEC+ meeting will go ahead this week

In April, OPEC+ agreed to cut oil production by a record 9.7 million barrels per day (b/d), approximately 10% of global output.

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6 Ways to Support the Black Community and Be a Better White and NBPOC Ally

“He won the lottery by being born Big hand slapped a white male American Do no wrong so clean cut, Dirty his hands it comes right off Policeman, policeman, policeman Police stopped my brother again…” I sing this verse from Pearl Jam’s W.M.A song from 1993 as I watch a white cop kneel on George…

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Is CBD Skin Care Worth It? Industry Experts Weigh In

CBD has a ton of health benefits. From treating anxiety to helping to cure insomnia, this “miracle” elixir can really do it all. But does skincare make the list of its magical abilities? Some people think so

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