Jul 30, 2020

Any progress on Congress’ push for new economic relief bill?

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Democrats and Republicans appear no closer to reaching a deal on a COVID-19 relief bill. What does Fed Chair Jerome Powell think about that? Strong second-quarter earnings expected for Amazon. What utility PG&E can expect from a deal with Tesla.

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Another strong quarter expected for Amazon amid the pandemic

Jul 30, 2020
And that's despite the company spending billions of dollars hiring new workers and beefing up safety measures.
The e-commerce, streaming video and cloud-services tech behemoth had a strong first quarter, and the same is expected for the spring results.
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What might PG&E — and its customers — get from partnering with Tesla?

Jul 30, 2020
They've broken ground on a battery facility that could help the utility meet state energy storage requirements.
The more efficient storage facility should make it cheaper for PG&E to produce energy, which should, eventually, trickle down to ratepayers.
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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director