Buying renewable energy should be easy — here’s one way to make it less complex – Microsoft on the Issues

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iStock photo on Microsoft’s blog.

My favorite tech company is at it again, leading the industry into renewables. What this blog post is about is that the idea of weather and price risks that is common to most energy markets has a solution that involves insurance risks and essentially hedging, like what airlines do for fuel prices.

An average US major Boeing 757-200 flies 1,252 mi (2,015 km) stages 11.3 block hours per day and costs $2,550 per block hour: $923 of ownership, $590 of maintenance, $548 of fuel and $489 of crew; or $13.34 per 186 seats per block hour (“Airline,” 2018).

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Rural West Texas EMS Providers to Try Out a Telehealth Backpack

This makes sense to me. As I say on all of these types of stories, Medicare/Medicaid must pay for this to go anywhere.

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