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Puerto Rico citizens’ groups challenge utility plan for 500 MW of temporary generation

At least two renewable energy firms decided not to bid on the utility’s procurement, which calls for generation equipment with a 90% capacity factor. A former chairman of the Puerto Rico Energy Bureau also comments on the plan, and shares his vision of Puerto Rico reaching 100% renewables by 2030. sonnen As Puerto Rico’s electric utility PREPA awaits a decision ...

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£40m added to resilience funds as Government bids to help businesses survive

The Scottish Govenrment is making a further £40 million available to help businesses survive the coronavirus crisis (PA) Financial schemes aimed at helping businesses survive the Covid-19 crisis have been topped up with an additional £40 million of Scottish Government cash. Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop said £30 million is being injected into the Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund to help small ...

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MyGovWatch.com Offers Free Call Center & Contact Tracing RFP Leads

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. — Are you a debt collection company or call center with underutilized staff due to restrictions related to the Coronavirus pandemic?  The skills your employees already have match the current, immediate need governments at all levels now have for contact tracers. As the nation moves towards re-opening and recovering from the pandemic, contact tracing efforts will be key in ...

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Falmouth Wind Turbines “No Rush” As Millions Blow Away

Town Spending Money Like Kids In A Candy Store Spending Money On Old Loud Gear Driven Wind Turbines  Annual revenue from the operation of both wind turbines is estimated at one million lost because town officials followed the failed state land based wind turbine agenda. The Town of Falmouth owns two 1.65 megawatt V-82 wind turbines currently installed at the ...

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Council bids for $32.8m funding

The West Coast Regional Council has put in a bid for $32.8million from the Government’s economic recovery infrastructure fund for flood protection work. The projects include $19.8million for a long-term solution for Franz Josef Glacier, $8million for a flood warning system and stopbanks for Westport, $2.58million to extend Greymouth’s floodwall and $2.5million for an extension of the Hokitika seawall and ...

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Urgent call for prefab hospital still undecided one month later

As government lifts COVID-19 restrictions, medical professionals question its need as bids run into millions. A rushed call last month for a prefabricated hospital that gave potential bidders a 72-hour deadline for submissions remains undecided a month later, even as the government starts to lift COVID-19 restrictions. If procured now, the temporary hospital may never be installed, leading medical sources ...

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Government agenda for week of May 5

This week in government WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS In response to the existing state of emergency, this meeting will be conducted with a virtual component allowing for commissioner and staff participation via remote video conference. The meeting will be available for public viewing via streaming at “WashCo Commissioners” on YouTube.com. Tuesday, May 5 Agenda • 10 a.m.: Open session      — Call ...

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VMware ‘pauses’ distribution review due to Covid-19 outbreak

Decision to delay impacts global, regional and local distributors VMware VMware has paused plans to overhaul distribution at local, regional and global levels as Covid-19 continues to impact the channel in 2020. Channel Asia can confirm that the technology giant has temporarily postponed the process in response to the pandemic, in a move designed to “minimise disruption and best support” customers and partners. ...

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California utility SCE awards 770MW of battery contracts to help replace ageing natural gas plants

A hybrid project announced in 2017, combining battery energy storage with gas turbines by GE, in SCE’s service area, thought to be a world first. Contracts have been awarded to 770MW of battery energy storage project proposals by Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the US state of California’s three major investor-owned utilities (IOUs). The projects will help solve reliability issues ...

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Legals for May, 4 2020

NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF IDAHO, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KOOTENAI In the Matter of the Estate of: JUDITH C. LAMPERT A/K/A JUDY C. LAMPERT, Deceased. CASE NO. CV 28-20-2612 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named Decedent. All ...

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MGM Resorts Continues with Osaka IR bid in Japan

IN SUMMARY:MGM sole player for the Osaka IR bid in Japan, company moves forward as plannedRFP delays are expected due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, MGM is preparedMGM China – revenue decline observed for Q1 after strong start in January MGM Resorts CEO Bill Hornbuckle noted that the company is proceeding as planned for its Osaka IR bid in Japan. ...

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Dominion opens 1.25-GW wind, solar, storage tender in Virginia

Whitehouse Solar, Louisa County, Virginia. May 4 (Renewables Now) – US utility Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) is seeking to contract up to 1 GW of solar and wind power and up to 250 MW of battery storage in Virginia in what it says is its largest renewables solicitation in a calendar year. Dominion Energy Virginia has launched a Request for ...

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Without Keytruda, 30 deaths a week in NZ from cancer – Lung Foundation

RNZ revealed Pharmac had withdrawn its request for proposals (RFP) for companies to pitch prices for Keytruda. Pharmac’s decision to backtrack on funding Keytruda is a major blow for equality in New Zealand’s health system, a leading oncologist says. Lung cancer is the most fatal cancer in New Zealand, taking about 1800 lives a year, but immunotherapy drugs like Keytruda ...

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County expected to leave fate of airport management in County Executive’s hands

Wilmington Airport NEW CASTLE – New Castle County Council will consider a resolution at its May 12 meeting to send a notice of non-renewal to the Delaware River and Bay Authority and let County Executive Matt Meyer determine next steps for management of the Wilmington (New Castle) Airport. The recommendation to terminate the current 30-year lease and issue an RFP came ...

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Lakelands Station progress as Request for Proposal process begins

 Mandurah MLA David Templeman and Transport minister Rita Saffioti welcome Lakelands Station progress.  A Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the new METRONET Lakelands Station has begun. Contractors are invited to submit an RFP in a competitive early contract involvement process which will lead to a design and construct contract for the new METRONET station, including a bus interchange and ...

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GBTA endorses postponement of 2020 Hotel RFP amid coronavirus pandemic

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the business travel industry, announced that it will endorse the postponement of the 2020 Hotel RFP until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on the travel industry. This decision comes after several weeks of discussions among GBTA’s US and European accommodations committees, top travel buyers, suppliers, and more than 50 ...

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NorthWestern awaits bids in community renewables RfP in Montana

The Musselshell wind farm in Montana. May 4 (Renewables Now) – US utility NorthWestern Energy (NYSE:NWE) has issued a request for proposals (RfP) for renewable power generation from community-owned projects in Montana. Getting a certain percentage of power from community renewable energy parks is a requirement under the Montana Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). NorthWestern Energy, officially known as NorthWestern Corp, ...

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Suncity Group, Clairvest answer Wakayama’s RFP

Suncity launches Japanese website, unveils Wakayama IR concept Wakayama has announced that two companies have responded to the prefecture’s RFP assessment call, which ran from late March to the end of April as part of the IR bid process. The applicants were Suncity Group Holdings Japan Co Ltd, the Japanese arm of Hong Kong’s Suncity Group, and Clairvest Neem Ventures which ...

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Rockford’s ATC soap opera is Dysfunction 101

By Isaac GuerreroRockford Register Star If you thought the saga of the would-be Advanced Technology Center couldn’t possibly endure any more confusing and cringeworthy plot twists, well, you were wrong. The ATC is a missing link in the region’s higher education toolbox, a dynamic career and technical education training center that, as envisioned, would sustain the region’s advanced manufacturing workforce for ...

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