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Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

12 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas made a massive error that resulted in $16 billion in overcharges last month when millions of residents were left without power after a...
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Texas watchdog says grid operator made $16-billion error

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   2 articles

A firm hired to monitor Texas' power markets says the region's grid manager overpriced electricity over two days during last month's energy crisis, resulting in $16 billion in...
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How to turn America green: A chat with energy expert Daniel Dicker

7 hours ago   |   America Blog

Self-professed “liberal” energy expert Daniel Dicker - author of the book, “Turning Oil Green: A Market-Based Path to Renewables” - joins us to talk about how to turn American...
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ERCOT overcharged power companies $16 billion for electricity during winter freeze, firm says

9 hours ago   |   ABC

Because ERCOT failed to bring prices back down on time, companies had to buy power in the market at inflated prices.
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Extreme-scale computing and AI forecast a promising future for fusion power

9 hours ago   |   Science Daily

New computer simulation forecasts a surprisingly optimistic heat load for future fusion facilities designed to harvest on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars to...
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Longtime Tesla investor Ron Baron dumps nearly 2 million shares

Longtime Tesla investor Ron Baron dumps nearly 2 million shares

10 hours ago   |   New York Post

Billionaire Tesla bull Ron Baron recently sold about a quarter of his company's stake in the electric-car maker - but not, he claims, because he thinks the stock is too pricey...
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Granholm: DOE's big clean energy spending to come with strings attached

Granholm: DOE's big clean energy spending to come with strings attached

11 hours ago   |   Politico

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said the tens of billions of dollars in funding the agency is looking to pour into the clean energy sector will likely come with strings...
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Porsche launched a pair of $10,000 electric bikes to match its $91,000 Taycan Cross Turismo EV - see both

Porsche launched a pair of $10,000 electric bikes to match its $91,000 Taycan Cross Turismo EV - see both

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Alongside Thursday's Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EV launch, Porsche gave us two other electrified offerings: a pair of e-bikes that complement the...
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'Falling through cracks': Vaccine bypasses some older adults across US

'Falling through cracks': Vaccine bypasses some older adults across US

13 hours ago   |   WGN TV

To sign up for a vaccine appointment in the Chicago area visit wgntv.com/vaccine PORTLAND, Ore. - Jean Andrade, an 88-year-old who lives alone, has been waiting for her...
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Europe's Electric Car Sales Will Beat 1 Million In 2021, But Growth Will Slow Later; Report

13 hours ago   |   Forbes

Europe's electric car sales will beat 1 million in 2021, but growth will slow later, and watch out for the sales impact when massive government subsidies stop.
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Lightning top Blackhawks on Killorn's horn-beating OT goal

Lightning top Blackhawks on Killorn's horn-beating OT goal

CHICAGO - Alex Killorn scored 4:59 into overtime, with the puck barely over the line at the horn, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night... Read more ...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-102 on Thursday night and snap a... Read more ...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Read more ...

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH - Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault pointed to his team's three-game set in Pittsburgh as a potential turning point. A chance to figure out just where the... Read more ...

Creighton athletic director announces Greg McDermott has been suspended...

Creighton athletic director announces Greg McDermott has been suspended 'from all team activities'

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has been suspended from all team activities, according to a statement from Creighton's athletic director. Read more ...

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

BOSTON - Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, outlasting the short-handed Toronto Raptors 132-125 on Thursday night. Read more ...

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

Dr. Mark Rupp says the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are all "tremendously effective" against COVID-19. Read more ...

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50 victory over rival Michigan State on... Read more ...

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

WACO, Texas - Jared Butler scored 22 points and No. 3 Baylor, fresh off clinching its first Big 12 title on the road two days earlier, beat No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70 on... Read more ...

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first known instance of an... Read more ...