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A spokesperson for Dong Energy, the single biggest investor in UK offshore wind, said: “We will await clarity over the implications of the vote to leave the European Union. However, we don’t believe that UK energy policy is dependent on EU membership.” … [Read more...] about Siemens freezes new UK wind power investment following Brexit vote
Power Africa has been very successful. It is related to (US) legislation called Electrify Africa, which was passed a few years ago by partisan support in the Congress. It is partly a donor program, with some money behind it, but it is mostly about facilitation and matchmaking between even third countries, but between US companies and Africa grid operators or energy companies or regulators or ministries of energy, helping them build up their infrastructure for energy so that there is electricity production. Power Africa's track record so far has been really remarkable. It has not been by pressure. It has been by making the right introductions, by helping African governments put the right framework in place so that these policies are bankable. It's private investment and it's a private success story, which is always going to be more viable and more sustainable than what any of us might do in terms of loans or in terms of cooperation. Why aren't we satisfied? There are millions and … [Read more...] about What is the US up to in Africa?
Will Wright, partner at KPMG and joint administrator, said: “For over a hundred years, Beales has been a stalwart of the high street in market towns up and down the UK, but like countless similar retailers, has found trading in recent times to be incredibly tough. … [Read more...] about Department store chain Beales goes into administration with 23 shops and 1,052 jobs at risk
They will need to pay the estimated £30,000 a month upkeep bills at the Windsor home - but will be allowed to keep funding from Charles' person income from the Duchy of Cornwall and are now free to cash in on commercial ventures. … [Read more...] about Prince Harry arrives in Canada to start new life with Meghan Markle and baby Archie after hammering out Megxit