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Germany’s gas may run out. UK energy price cap in focus as cost of living soars. Salvaging the Iran nuclear deal. Chipmakers flash warning signs. Here’s what people are talking about. 

Germany is still struggling to get enough fuel to get through the coming winter. Even if natural gas inventories can meet the country’s target of being 95% full by November, that would only cover about two and a half months of demand if Russia cuts off supplies completely, according to the country’s energy regulator. Stockpiles are currently 77% full, which is two weeks ahead of schedule. And Sweden is relying on an old oil-fired power plant to keep the lights on as a dearth of wind generation and nuclear outages send prices to a record.