UK households paid to use electricity during Covid-19 lockdown

This article caught my attention as soon as I read the title. I thought it was a bit bizzare because I have always heard everyone say " Do not waste electrcity" and here it says that households were paid to use electricty. Thousands of British homes were paid to use electricity during the day,...Read more

Jain - COVID19 Impacts Infrastructure - 2020

The article talks about the losses incurred by Phillip Capital in the wake and persistence of the COVID19 outbreak, especially when it comes to construction and infrastructure.Read more

A global view of how consumer behavior is changing amid COVID-19

This article by McKinsey & Company is useful in engaging insight for global consumer/demand. Much like we can see in Energy Fables consumer products and services are deeply connected with income, vulnerability, comfort, and capitalism. By engaging with this report, we see the change in...Read more

Packham - Helping the Vulnerable COVID19 - 2020

The piece here talks about social solidarity in times of crisis, like the one experienced during a pandemic, and lists ways in which people can help each other through the pandemic.Read more

TOI Staff - Accelerating Infrastructure - 2020

Taking advantage of lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, countries like Israel are funding road repairs and transportation upgrades to both keep a sector of the economy alive and complete outstanding infrastructure projects.Read more

Schipani - Saving Energy in Pandemics - 2020

The article above talks about several ways households can strategically reduce energy bills whilst working remotely and practicing self-quarantine and social distancing.Read more

Williams - Broadcasting Essential COVID19 - 2020

A review of the measures that have been taken in response to COVID-19 and how such responses have contributed to residents searching for news in their local areas. Given the rise in unemployment during this pandemic, the article notes how local broadcasting is becoming more of an interest for...Read more

COVID-19 is changing residential electricity demand

It is really interesting to see that as our daily life patterns are changing with COVID-19, our energy profiles are shifting too and this article will help you understand more about this. Overall, due to the lockdown, energy demands have decreased in commercial buildings and increased in the...Read more

Day - Sustainable Infrastructure Coronavirus - 2020

This article comments on the impact of coronavirus on the construction field and which projects are taking precedence over others. Precedence is now being given to specific building construction over continuing projects on power and renewable energy.Read more

Branigin - Black Communities Frontline COVID19 - 2020

This article comments on the nature of segregation in our cities and how it plays out during the COVID-19 pandemic. The news article cares to note how policies have made it possible for Black and minority communities to be situated in neighborhoods that increase the likelihood of chronic disease...Read more

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