Power shutoffs are surging as American households currently owe energy companies nearly $20 billion — 67% higher than the average year.
The Wall Street bank's economists expect China's economy to grow 7.8% in 2021, down from a prior forecast of 8.2% expansion.
Over 1 million are without power after Hurricane Ida made landfall on August 29. The Category 4 storm was one of the most intense to ever hit the US.
The storm could be the first hurricane to slam New England in 30 years and early estimates predict at least $1 billion in damages as it pushes from New York to Maine.
Stokes has acted in a number of TV series since 2006, including "Power," "Law & Order: SVU," "Boardwalk Empire," and "Blue Bloods."
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said the nuclear power plant outage was due to a "technical fault" and would be resolved "in a few days."
Organizational psychologist Adam Grant says leaders are often bad judges of character even though they think they are great.
Some Texans were billed $US1,000 a day for electricity last week, The Dallas Morning News reported. Some state residents have their home and office bills tied to wholesale electricity prices. The wholesale price of electricity surged 10,000% as demand increased and supply fell offline. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
Some Texas customers are seeing the eye-popping, five-figure power bills because their plans are tied to the wholesale market rate for electricity.
Millions of Texans lost power this week as extreme winter weather shut down power plants. The event was not unprecedented, as Texas power plants have been disrupted by cold weather before. Following disruptions in 2011, federal regulators again warned Texas to winterize its power plants. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
The state of Texas is currently getting pummelled by unusually cold winter storms. Millions have been left without power, heat, or safe drinking water, as burst pipes are also flooding homes. Texans have been sharing the accounts of their experiences online with photos and videos. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
In August, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas mocked California’s “failed energy policies” on Twitter. His post resurfaced on Tuesday as over 3 million Texans were without electricity during a winter storm. Texas’ state-run power grid failed because of the weather-related strains on its resources. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
Over 3 million Texans were without power on Tuesday as a winter storm brought record-low temperatures to huge swaths of the US.
Emilia Lahti is an educator, speaker, and author of the upcoming book “Gentle Power: A Revolution in How We Lead, Think, and Succeed.” She writes that gentle power is a skill more leaders should embrace during crises and periods of unrest or economic uncertainty, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Power […]
US News and World Report ranked countries to determine which ones are the most powerful. The US stays in first place this year, but other countries have changed positions amid rising global instability and political changes. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The US, Russia, and China remain the […]
Starz drama series “Power” has a fandom so dedicated that viewers have made it one of the most engaged-with shows across platforms. David Muehl, VP of digital marketing for the network, attributed the drama’s popularity on social media to a combination of creative campaigns and earned media from fans. The […]
SGC-250, more affectionately known as “Big Carl” is now working on the UK’s first nuclear power plant in 30 years, the Hinkley Point C. Big Carl was transported from Belgium on over 250 trucks and can carry about 3,000 tons at a time. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. SGC-250, more […]
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