New York governor says state will solicit another 1GW of offshore wind this year

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享offshoreWIND.biz:The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will issue its second solicitation for at least 1GW of offshore wind capacity in 2020, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo said in his State of the State Address.The second solicitation could potentially yield ”substantially more” than 1GW in new capacity, according to the 2020 State of the State.The second round will be designed to capture the rapidly falling costs of offshore wind energy, the address stated. No further details were shared.The announcement builds on New York’s goal to have 9GW of electricity from offshore wind by 2035.In its first offshore wind solicitation, NYSERDA selected Equinor’s 816MW Empire Wind and the 880MW Sunrise Wind, a project jointly developed by Ørsted and Eversource Energy.In early 2020, NYSERDA, Empire State Development (ESD), and New York Department of Transportation (DOT) will also initiate a competitive process to award USD 200 million in public investments to improve the port infrastructure that will be used for the local offshore wind sector.[Adnan Durakovic]More: New York to seek at least 1GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2020 New York governor says state will solicit another 1GW of offshore wind this yearlast_img read more

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The Pennsylvania Health Department releases COVID-19 update

first_imgFor more coronavirus coverage, click here. The health department reports an additional 962 positive cases, bringing the statewide total to 49,267. They also say there are 26 additional deaths, which brings the total to 2,444. The health department has also provided an update on nursing and personal care homes in the state. They say there are 9,122 cases among residents and 1,194 among employees. That makes a total of 10,316 positive cases at 492 different facilities.  Nearly 1% aged 0-4Nearly 1% aged 5-121% aged 13-18Nearly 6% aged 19-24Nearly 38% aged 25-49Nearly 27% aged 50-64Nearly 27% aged 65 or older For statewide updates on the coronavirus, visit pa.gov. The state reports that 191,374 individuals have tested negative to date. They have provided a breakdown of the individuals who have tested positive. The breakdown is as follows: Pennsylvania residents can sign up for AlertPA, which is a notification system for health, weather, and coronavirus updates. Residents can sign up online at this link. HARRISBURG, Pa. (WBNG) — The Pennsylvania Health Department gave an update on statewide coronavirus numbers on Sunday. Additionally, the health department has given an update on the number of health care workers in the state who have tested positive. They say there are approximately 3,031 health care workers who have tested positive for the virus. last_img read more

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Lyon consider Barcelona director for technical secretary role

first_img Loading… Promoted Content6 TV Shows That Got Better After A Major Character Had LeftThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World6 Major TV Characters We Were Relieved To See Leaving The Show10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Penny7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World? The former French international became embroiled in a row with Lionel Messi, after criticising the role of senior players following the dismissal of Ernesto Valverde. Read Also: Luis Suarez’s return hands Barcelona title advantage Messi firmly rejected Abidal’s claims, but the 40-year old’s standing at the club has been subsequently weakened. Barcelona also have club elections at the end of next season, with no guarantee Abidal will continue in his role. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img According to reports from RMC Sport, reported via Marca, Abidal is the first choice for CEO Jean-Michel Aulas, over of Paul Mitchell, Bruno Cheyrou and Loic Desire. The reports adds Abidal has the support of director, and former Lyon teammate Juninho Pernambucabo. Abidal could be tempted by a return to France, after a controversial few months in Catalonia.Advertisement Ligue 1 club Lyon are considering an approach for Barcelona’s Director of Football Eric Abidal, as their new technical secretary. Current secretary Florian Maurice will leave for Rennes this summer, with Lyon on the hunt for a replacement.last_img read more

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