Gas prices approaching $5 a gallon are displayed in front of a Shell gas station on October 05, 2021 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Gas prices have steadily climbed higher this year, and Americans are now paying the most at the pump in seven years. The national average for a gallon
Amber Rudd, the former cabinet minister, is joining a new special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that will float in London and target a merger in the renewable energy sector. Sky News has learnt that Ms Rudd, who served as secretary of state for energy and climate change between May 2015 and July 2016, is to
Spiralling gas bills could soar further under government plans to impose new charges to pay for eco-friendly heating, it has been reported. The move to introduce a levy on the fossil fuel is contained in a new strategy due to be published ahead of next month’s COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, according to The Times.
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is in for a ride. The valuation of his space exploration company has reportedly skyrocketed to over $100 billion (Rs. 75,30,000 crores) following a secondary-share sale last week. SpaceX investors sold up to $755 million (Rs. 5,685 crores) in privately held stock at the price of $560 (Rs. 42,171) a share,
A phone service to help protect women as they walk home is reportedly being backed by Home Secretary Priti Patel. The proposed service would allow people to use an app or dial/text 888 to trigger GPS tracking. It would give an expected journey time, with automatic alerts sent to emergency contacts such as friends and
Tyson Fury channelled wrestling legend The Undertaker as he and Deontay Wilder both weighed in at their career heaviest ahead of their fight in Las Vegas on Saturday. For the second time this week there was no face-off between the boxers, but Fury promised his extra weight meant “total obliteration of a dosser. Total annihilation”.
Officials in Texas have won a federal appeal to temporarily reinstate its controversial abortion law – just one day after clinics across the US state resumed services for the first time since early September. Earlier this week, the Biden administration had successfully blocked the law, known as Senate Bill 8, but the 5th US Court
7:32 AM ET When Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Mackenzie Dern made her full transition into mixed martial arts in 2016, the sheer potential of it was intoxicating. Granted, so many things need to go right for any prospect to fully realize his or her potential, but in the case of Dern, her submission grappling is
Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., center, arrives at U.S. district court in Oakland, California, on Friday, May 21, 2021. Nina Riggio | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple filed a notice of appeal in the Epic Games case and is asking for a stay on the injunction that lets developers add in-app links
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In this article @NG.1 The Point of Ayr Gas Terminal in Talacre, Wales, on September 20, 2021. Christopher Furlong | Getty Images A global energy crunch is sending natural gas prices soaring in the U.K., Europe and Asia hitting record highs. However, experts say the stratospheric prices seen in Europe are unlikely to carry over
Thrasio, an early leader in the big business of Amazon aggregators, had a booth at the popular Prosper Show for Amazon sellers in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 14, 2021. Katie Schoolov Thrasio, the top U.S. aggregator of Amazon third-party sellers, was racing to the public markets to fuel its rapid expansion. But the company
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a new National Community Solar Partnership (NCSP) target: to enable community solar systems to power the equivalent of five million households by 2025 and create $1 billion in energy bill savings. Reaching these milestones will help achieve the Biden-Harris Administration’s goals of achieving 100% clean electricity
We met an elderly man amongst the long stalks of sorghum in a valley – and a village – that local people called Alatti. He wore a sun-bleached jacket with a ‘Coca-Cola’ patch on the front and the back. I asked him his name and he said: “Ahmed. My name is Ahmed Seid.” He took
Funding for more than 9.5 million pothole repairs this year has been cut from council budgets, new analysis has found. The Local Government Association (LGA) said overall capital funding from the Department for Transport to councils in England for local road maintenance in 2021/22 is £1.39bn, down from £1.78bn the previous year. That £399m reduction
9:42 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Irad Ortiz Jr. rode his 3,000th career winner Thursday in the fifth race at Belmont Park. The 29-year-old jockey from Puerto Rico rode Saratoga Kisses to an 8 1/4-length victory for trainer and co-owner Rudy Rodriguez. Ortiz is 15th on the career earnings list, totaling over $220