Disclosed on April 8, 2021, OMERS Infrastructure signed an agreement to sell its 49% minority interest in a 596MW portfolio of four wind assets located in Illinois, Texas, Oregon, and Minnesota (Vento II), at a purchase price of approximately US$ 196.5 million to Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc. The assets have PPAs with investment grade off-takers [...]
Avelacom, the low latency connectivity, IT infrastructure and data solutions provider for global financial markets, is delighted to announce that it has won this year's "Best Infrastructure Provider to the Sell Side" award from WatersTechnology. Avelacom was selected by judges for its network infrastructure expansion and development of new unique routes, in more markets, leading to better market data access and trading, along with improved latency and resiliency of network connections.
Australia's largest and oldest dairy farm has been hit with claims of animal welfare abuse and overstocking of cattle leading to effluent overflow that is damaging waterways.
On April 7, 2021, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), manager of Norway Government Pension Fund Global, made its first unlisted renewable infrastructure investment by purchasing a 50 percent interest in the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm located in the Netherlands. Europe is a major player in offshore wind power. The price for the [...]
Congressional Democrats are debating how they should raise taxes to finance President Biden's infrastructure plan, with minor disagreements emerging in the early stages.The White House has proposed raising the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to...
A national investment fund could concentrate on infrastructure and technology and redress much of the major opposition and obstacles to President Joe Biden's plan.
'the Biggest Proposal We've Seen In A Long Time': How Biden's $2.3T Infrastructure Plan Will Invest In America's Housing
One part of Biden's infrastructure plan would attempt to 'turn vacant homes into places where people want to live. ': When President Joe Biden unveiled his infrastructure package -- nicknamed the American Jobs Plan -- he didn't just lift the curtain on a proposal to improve the nation's roads and expand broadband access. The package, if passed, would also represent one of the largest investments in housing the country has seen in many years.