January 15, 2022 archive

Major solar power projects planned in Arkansas and Louisiana

  Funding for two major solar power projects in Arkansas and Louisiana has been secured by Lightsource bp. The company, headquartered in London closed on a $533 million financing package to build the Conway Solar project near Happy, Arkansas and another $533 million multi-project financing package for the Ventress Solar project near Baton Rouge, Louisiana …

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Kansas City Southern merger opposed by Canadian rail operation

  The planned merger of Kansas City Southern with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is being challenged by Canadian National Railway Co. Canadian Nation has filed an official notice with the Surface Transportation Board seeking to condition any approval of the merger with Canadian Pacific on divesting a stretch of KC Southern rail from Kansas City to …

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Former legislator files challenge to bond securitization used by utilities

  Former Oklahoma City State Rep. Mike Reynolds has gone to the Oklahoma Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the securitization process used by utilities in spreading their February winter storm costs over decades. He filed a formal protest against the recent request by the Oklahoma Development Finance Authority for the Supreme Court’s approval of …

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