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How to meet the demand of EV infrastructure and maintain a stable grid

Andrew Tang is vice president of energy storage and optimization at Wärtsilä Energy, which provides solutions for renewable energy integration and EV charging infrastructure development. As electric vehicles (EVs) become the new standard, charging infrastructure will become a commonplace detail blending into the landscape, available in a host of places from a range of providers:…

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Senators demand cryptocurrency regulation guidance from SEC Chair Gary Gensler

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler testifies at a U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on systemic risk and market oversight on Capitol Hill in Washington May 22, 2012.Jonathan Ernst | ReutersWASHINGTON — Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler on Tuesday assured lawmakers that Wall Street’s top regulator is working overtime to create…

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OPEC+ raises 2022 oil demand growth forecast

LONDON — The OPEC+ group of oil producers has made an upward revision to its 2022 oil demand forecast ahead of a meeting on Wednesday as the group faces pressure from the United States to raise output more quicker to help to support the global economy.Two OPEC+ sources said the group’s experts have revised its…

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Smartwatch demand surged 47 percent this spring

The smartwatch market doesn’t appear to be cooling down any time soon — if anything, it’s heating up. Strategy Analytics estimates smartwatch shipments grew by a whopping 47 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2021, with 18.1 million of the wearables shipping this spring. Demand (at least from retailers) has returned to “pre-pandemic levels,”…

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Back By Popular Demand – Pizza Hut Detroit-Style Returns Nationwide

Just in time for NFL Kickoff, Pizza Hut is bringing back its fan-favorite Detroit-Style pizza – now available to customize with up to five toppings Plano, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Detroit-Style pizza is BACK at Pizza Hut for a limited time. Beginning today, Hut Rewards® members get early access to indulge in its cravable, caramelized-crust, glory –…

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Marchers Demand Return of Dutch Music Festivals

Leonie der Verkleij, a freelancer who works in hospitality services at events, was among those marching in Amsterdam.“The festival industry feels like an unwanted child,” she said. “It feels like all sectors are important except ours.”Amsterdam municipality appealed mid-afternoon for no more people to join the march as it was too crowded.The Dutch government has…

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Demand for COVID antibody drugs soars in hard-hit states

People infected with COVID-19 were captured in a photo this week lying on the floor in pain while waiting for antibody infusions at a treatment site set up inside the library in Jacksonville, Florida. The image has become a vivid illustration of the huge demand for the once-neglected COVID-19 drugs in the states hit hardest…

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Demand for air conditioning is set to surge by 2050

Income growth, more than rising temperatures, is behind the boomWHEN JOE BIDEN was a newly elected senator, he asked James Eastland, his fellow in Congress, to tell him the most significant thing that occurred during his long time in the chamber. “Air conditioning,” Mr Eastland replied. Summer in Washington is stifling, so in the past…

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Republicans Demand Obama Celebrate His 60th Birthday in Solitary Confinement

When the news emerged this week that Barack Obama was throwing himself a giant 60th birthday party on Martha’s Vineyard with a guest list reportedly approaching 500, it didn’t look great. Was it as bad as Donald Trump holding numerous super-spreader events sans masks or social distancing, at a time when vaccines weren’t available? Obviously…

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IR35 reforms: TUC demand for government ban on umbrella companies raises eyebrows

The Trades Union Congress has raised eyebrows within the contracting community by calling for a ban on umbrella companies to help stamp out malpractice By Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 02 Aug 2021 14:59 The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has come under fire for proposing that the government ban umbrella companies as a means…