The U.K.’s lockdown is making the country’s electricity grid greener—for good

The U.K.’s lockdown is making the country’s electricity grid greener—for good

As the U.K. went into nationwide lockdown this spring, the words “unprecedented” were trotted out to explain everything from pubs being closed to national clap-alongs for health care workers. But for the National Grid, the country’s electricity operator, “unprecedented” meant blowing through one record after another, often years ahead of schedule: max solar capacity in […]

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The new PPP loan forgiveness application is causing lots of confusion. Here’s what to know so far

The new PPP loan forgiveness application is causing lots of confusion. Here’s what to know so far

Small businesses have waited—and waited. On Friday, the Small Business Administration and the Treasury finally released the PPP forgiveness application, an 11-page document with details that answered, and stirred, questions for small businesses and the CPAs and lawyers advising them. “We at least have a worksheet, if you will, to start the process,” notes Eric […]

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‘Unacceptable:’ A new France-U.S. spat erupts over Sanofi’s coronavirus vaccine plans

‘Unacceptable:’ A new France-U.S. spat erupts over Sanofi’s coronavirus vaccine plans

Sanofi Chief Executive Officer Paul Hudson’s suggestion that the U.S. may get the French drugmaker’s coronavirus vaccine first sparked outrage in France, with one government minister calling the prospect “unacceptable.” “For us, it would be unacceptable that there be privileged access for this or that country on a pretext that would be a financial pretext,” […]

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