What We Think About the Cleco/Macquarie Purchase
At a special session on March 28th, 2016 the Louisiana Public Service Commission approved the previously rejected Cleco/Macquarie sale. For the full story and to read the statement made by CEO of the Alliance for Affordable Energy, Casey DeMoss, click on the link listed below.
Source: Associated Press/ABC News
At a special session on March 28th, 2016 the Louisiana Public Service Commission approved the previously rejected Cleco/Macquarie sale. For the full story click on the link listed below.
Source: KALB TV
After a special session on Monday, March 28th, the Louisiana Public Service Commission voted to approve the sale of Cleco to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets for $ 4.9 billion. The Alliance for Affordable Energy has steadfastly opposed the sale. Click here to read what Alliance for Affordable Energy's CEO, Casey DeMoss had to say about the approval of the sale.
Source: The Advocate
On March 16th Mayor Landrieu urged the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to address both the causes and the effects of climate change, which he described as an “existential threat” to the city.
Alliance for Affordable Energy’s Casey DeMoss reminded that CPRA & everyone in the audience to recognize the direct connection between carbon emissions from power plants and other industries in the state and the continuing rise in sea level along the coast that is a key cause of coastal land loss. Read more about DeMoss’s insightful perspective about how a Clean Power Plan can help us move into a clean energy future here.
Source: The Times-Picayune/Nola.com
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