NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans has announced the mobilization of the Mass Feeding Program, a cost-sharing collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency totaling $18 million to fulfill a basic human need as part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This first-of-its-kind program will provide meals to a range of vulnerable residents, including high-risk health adults, ...

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SWEPCO gets Louisiana’s nod for 810 MW wind buy, plans 200-MW solar RfP

The Trent Mesa wind farm in Texas. Photo: Business Wire. The Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) has approved Southwestern Electric Power Co’s (SWEPCO’s) plan to buy into a 1,485-MW wind project portfolio in Oklahoma that will supply electricity to the utility’s clients in several states. The subsidiary of utility American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) wants to acquire 54.5% stakes ...

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Grants available for community organizations who are helping

Louisiana Healthcare Connections announced today a new grant program focused on supporting community-based organizations in addressing the social and healthcare needs of families and individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Recovery Grants Program is a new addition to the health plan’s Community Health Grants program, which has awarded more than $150,000 to organizations statewide since its launch in 2018. The ...

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