NorthRenew Energy's Mesquite Sky Wind Project Commences Construction

LCG, January 21, 2021-–NorthRenew Energy (“NorthRenew”) announced today that Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) achieved construction commencement on the Mesquite Sky Wind Project, f/k/a Baird North Wind Project (“Mesquite Sky”), initially developed by NorthRenew and sold to Clearway in 2019. Following the sale in 2019, NorthRenew continued to assist Clearway with final development and pre-construction services.

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Minnesota Power Announces Vision for 100 Percent Carbon-Free Energy by 2050

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CP&L-Florida Progress Merger to Close Thursday

CP&L, Sets Closing Date for Florida Progress Takeover
LCG, Nov. 27, 2000--CP&L Energy Inc. said in a its acquisition of Florida Progress Corp. is scheduled to close on Thursday, pending receipt of regulatory approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Public Utility Holding Company Act.

The company said in its statement "Florida Progress shareholders will receive $54 in cash or CP&L Energy common stock, plus one Contingent Value Obligation related to cash flows from certain synthetic fuel plants, for each share of FPC stock. Florida Progress shareholders have the right to elect cash or CP&L Energy common stock having a value of $54, subject to proration if the elections exceed 65 percent in cash or 35 percent in stock."

Florida Progress shareholders have until 5:00 p.m. New York time tomorrow to make up their minds, the company said.

CP&L claims the combination will create one of the nation's 10 largest energy companies based on a generating capacity of more than 19,000 megawatts and 2.8 million customers in the Carolinas and Florida.

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