Michigan’s Clean Energy Goals Less Ambitious Than Reported

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Andy Balaskovitz for Midwest Energy News:Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s statewide 30 percent clean energy goal by 2025 wouldn’t necessarily expand renewable energy at all — a realization that was slow to reach the public, according to emails released earlier this month in relation to the Flint water crisis.As first reported by ClimateWire last week, a policy brief prepared for the governor’s office suggests that the media had been misreporting Snyder’s energy plan by saying a 30 percent clean energy goal could be met with a combination of renewables and energy efficiency.“If asked: the media has finally figured out that the 30% goal by 2025 language from your energy message that made it into legislation doesn’t actually involve building any more renewables,” according to the email.Full article: Flint emails shed light on Michigan governor’s energy strategy Michigan’s Clean Energy Goals Less Ambitious Than Reportedlast_img read more

Laser focus your IT strategy

first_imgPlanning an IT strategy for any organization is challenging, but credit unions face additional complexities from regulatory and security requirements. And because CUs typically have limited IT staff to address desktop support, server hardware, applications, physical connectivity and other technical requirements, managers must search for new ways to address business needs while still being efficient and within budget. How can you balance your internal IT staff resources with the technical and business requirements of your financial institution?To be successful, your IT strategy must be laser focused. With the plethora of technologies that exist and the additional ones that are released each day, it is easy for an IT organization to get engrossed with the tactical aspects of technology before defining business requirements. Especially when limited resources and budget constraints exist, expending time and effort on extraneous projects cannot be afforded. While some define their focus for the coming year based on available technology, successful financial institutions align the technical strategy based on their predefined business strategy. continue reading » 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Cold storage

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Rent and tenant board told to do their work or resign

first_imgLocalNews Rent and tenant board told to do their work or resign by: – March 21, 2012 Share Sharing is caring! Tweet Sharecenter_img Share 40 Views   4 comments Prime Minister Skerrit. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has lashed out at land lords in Dominica, who he says are taking advantage of their tenants.Prime Minister Skerrit told Government in Focus radio program recently, that tenants are paying for homes with less than adequate living facilities.He says the members of the Rent and Tenancy Boards are not conducting their duties properly.“I am sending a public message to the rent and tenant board that they have to do their work. There are too many people in this country who are being taken advantage of by land lords. People are living in less than adequate housing with no running water, no lights, poor washrooms, pipes are burst and landlords are refusing to fix it, leaking roofs, sinking floors and people are paying a lot of money for these homes. I don’t think it is right to have persons living in these conditions”.Skerrit said if members of the board wish to have their services discontinued, they should resign. “They have to do their work and protect the people of this country. Too many of these landlords are knocking two pieces of plywood’s together and renting that for 500 a month. It is not fair to the people. It is not fair to the single mothers who are working hard to make ends meet,” he said.The prime minister said he is willing to find someone who is willing to do the job of the rent and the tenancy board because they “are obviously not doing their work”.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

ORVC Weekly Report (January 28 – February 2)

first_imgORVC Weekly Report (January 28 – February 2)Players of the Week.Boys Basketball: Joel Norman – MilanORVC Report(January 28-February 2)2019Courtesy of ORVC Recorder Travis Calvert.last_img

Glo-CAF awards: Gyan makes Top Five

first_imgAsamoah Gyan of Ghana and Al-Ain in the United Arab Emirates has been named in CAF’s five-man shortlist for the 2014 African Footballer of the Year.The Black Stars top scorer faces stiff competition from reigning king Yaya Toure, in-form Borrusia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon and also on the list are Super Eagles captain Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa.Gyan had a successful 2014 campaign after netting two goals at the World Cup finals in Brazil to become Africa’s top scorer in the tournament with six goals.He overtook Cameroon legend Roger Milla who has five goals under his belt.Gyan also won the UAE Arabian Gulf League goal king and the Asian Champions League top scorer award.In the African Player of the Year (Based in Africa) category, Ghana winger Solomon Asante missed out on the shortlist.Algeria duo Akram Djahnit   and El Hedi Belamieri of ES Setif,  Firmin Mubel Ndombe  of  Congo and AS Vita, Fakhereddine Ben Youssef  of Tunisia and CS Sfaxien and late Senso Meyiwa of South Africa and Orlando Pirates made the cut. For the Woman Player of the Year gong, Nigeria stars Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie will battle Annette Ngo Ndom of Cameroon, Portia Modise of  South Africa and Zenatha Coleman of Namibia.The Youth Player of the Year has Oshoala and Uchechi Sunday from Nigeria, Fabrice Ondoa of Cameroon and Kader Bidimbou of Congo Brazaville as nominees.For Most promising Talent Award, the shortlisted players are Clinton N’jie of Cameroon and Olympic Lyon, Mubele Ndombe of Congo DR and AS VIta, Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon and FC Porto and Yacini Brahimi of Algeria and also FC PortoFlorent Mbenge, Kherireddine Madoui of Algeria, Rigo Gervais of Cote D’Ivoire, Stephen Keshi of Nigeria and Vahid Halilhdzich of Bosnia and Algeria were nominated for Coach of the Year.Other nominees are the trio of Nigeria, Algeria and Libya listed for National Team of the Year, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria and Nigeria U-20 for Women’s National Team of the Year and Club of the Year with Al-Ahly of Egypt, AS Vita of Congo, ES Setif of Algeria and Sewe Sports of  Cote d’Ivoire as nominees. The winners will be decided by votes from the head coaches and technical directors of the national associations affiliated to CAF.The Glo-CAF Awards Gala night will take place on Thursday January 8, 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria.last_img read more