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The Charging Station - Issue No. 7
Let’s get to this week’s most interesting energy news.
$80 Billion - The cost of a coast-to-coast super grid according to a National Energy Laboratory study that was pulled back by the DoE for further study. (E&E News)
40% - The estimated overlap in costs between offshore wind and oil and gas infrastructure construction and maintenance, a key driver in getting the O&G majors to invest in wind. (Axios)
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Perceived Risk and Market Size - If you are building consumer products in critical sectors like energy, the customer’s perceived risk must be significantly lower than the value your startup creates.
How Chevron chooses inclusion in an industry that struggles with diversity - When someone thinks of women in the workforce — the energy industry might not come to mind. Find out why Chevron is out to change that. (HR Dive)
Tracking the Forces that are Threatening the World’s Hottest Economies - The New Economy Drivers and Disruptors Report captures the forces shaping the pattern of winners and losers in the global economy. (Bloomberg)
David Rubenstein on Profit, Purpose & Climate - The co-founder and Executive Chairman of one of the largest private investment groups in the world discusses the new corporate reality. (IMF)
This Week’s Non-Energy Related Read
Adam Neumann and the Art of Failing Up - WeWork’s CEO found a kindred spirt with an open checkbook. Now he’s walking away from the failed IPO with $1B. (New York Times)
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