FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享ReNews.biz:Enel Green Power North America has started operating a 199MW expansion of the Cimarron Bend wind farm in Kansas, raising overall capacity to 599MW, and also brought online the over 236MW White Cloud project in Missouri.Cimarron Bend in Clark County is now Enel Green Power’s largest renewable energy project in the world.Construction of the Cimarron Bend extension started in the second quarter of 2020, and the 599MW facility is expected to generate a total of more than 2.7 terawatt-hours of electricity a year. Enel will sell the facility’s energy output through a 150MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Evergy, and a 30MW PPA with the Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission.The 236.5MW White Cloud, on which construction began in summer 2019 in Nodaway County, is due to generate around 950 gigawatt-hours of electricity a year. It has a PPA with Associated Electric Cooperative for all the project’s output.The two wind farms bring Enel’s total renewable capacity added in 2020 across the US and Canada to 865MW.The investment in the construction of White Cloud amounts to around $380m, while that of the Cimarron Bend expansion amounts to over $281m.More: Enel wind double adds 436MW in the U.S. Enel Green Power brings 436MW of wind generation online at two sites in U.S. Midwest
Killing two birds with one stone? Keanu Reeves and the Matrix 4 cast celebrated the end of filming with a massive wrap party amid the pandemic by allegedly staging a party scene for the movie.According to German newspaper Bild, the gathering — which was given the code name “Ice cream team event” — took place at Studio Babelsberg in Potsdam, Germany, on Wednesday, November 11, with nearly 200 workers in attendance. The group reportedly enjoyed tattoo stations inside caravans, a pyrotechnics and dance performance, a DJ and a dance floor, several bars and a sushi and dessert station. The publication also published a photo from the bash, which showed the packed venue.Keanu Reeves attends the ‘Too Old to Die Young’ screening in Los Angeles on June 10, 2019. Todd Williamson/JanuaryImages/Shutterstock- Advertisement – Makarewicz also noted that producers “consciously put this shoot with its many participants” on the last day of filming.One month earlier, Grant, 47, was spotted kissing Reeves as she dropped him off at the set of The Matrix 4. Filming was temporarily suspended in California in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic but resumed in Germany, where the couple arrived in June. The Matrix 4 hits theaters in December 2021.Listen to Us Weekly’s Hot Hollywood as each week the editors of Us break down the hottest entertainment news stories! Reeves, 56, and his girlfriend, Alexandra Grant, were spotted at the party and Matrix directors Lana and Lilly Wachowski were also reportedly at the rager.One guest told Bild that precautions were taken before the event. “The mood was exuberant. There was a rapid [COVID-19] test for everyone in advance,” the attendee said. “Everyone had to come with a mask, but many didn’t wear them later.”However, the anonymous partygoer also claimed, “No directorial instructions were given, there was no clapperboard and no one was filming.”- Advertisement – Parties of up to 50 people are allowed in Berlin and the neighboring state of Brandenburg, where the event took place. Gatherings must be registered in advance along with the submission of a “hygiene concept.” Guests must also abide by social distancing rules and wear masks. Bild confirmed with a Potsdam spokesperson that the city was not notified of a gathering.Studio Babelsberg spokeswoman Bianca Makarewicz told Us Weekly that producers said they were filming “a celebration scene, which was filmed in the summer, and this was in connection with that. The hygiene regulations were complied with.”- Advertisement – – Advertisement –
The HFC-Infanta Ride Out Malaria Cycling Tour has been launched last Friday at the head office of HFC Bank Ghana in Accra.HFC Bank Ghana in collaboration with Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation are putting together the tour, aimed at raising funds for building a Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound.The one-week cross country journey will start from September 15 to 23.Twenty professional cyclists from the Velocity and the Gang Chain cycling groups will embark on 688 km journey from Tamale to Accra.The cyclists will start form the location where the CHPS compound is expected to be built in Nyanshegu, a suburb of Tamale, Northern Region.The cyclists would make stopovers at assigned HFC Branches nationwide to raise community awareness and raise funds from staff and customers. The first stop of the tour will be at the Tamale branch of HFC Bank. Subsequently, the cyclists will journey to Techiman Branch and then down to the Kumasi. The team will be expected at the Koforidua branch from Kumasi and the tour will climax at the HFC Bank Head Office in Accra, North Ridge.At each stopover, the Icon Cyclist will present the HFC-Infanta Malaria Prevention Manifesto to the Branch Manager.The Manifesto will be the guiding principles and activities the branches are expected to do to ensure a clean Ghana and prevention of malaria. In addition to the presentation, a mini awareness float and durbar to raise funds will be held.Anthony Joshua, Incoming Acting Managing Director of HFC, said the Bank is a socially responsible corporate institution and a Bank with a heart, adding that as part of their vision, they seek to building successful communities. Anthony Joshua (Right)Board Chairman, Charles Williams Zwennes, added ‘’We have the resource to make a difference in the fight against malaria in Ghana. Let’s restore hope to that pregnant woman who is not sure of her fate because she lacks quality health care. Let’s provide sound sleep to that child who is thinking of how he will battle with mosquito every night, let’s bring joy to that family whose child is dying of Malaria and above all, let’s bring back cleanliness into our community.’’Charles ZwennesSenior member of IMPF, Mrs Ophelia, expressed appreciation to HFC Bank Ghana for the support and called on all present to contribute to the aim to eradicate malaria in Ghana. Also present was the Minister of Health, Hon. Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu, who lauded the initiative, pledging government’s support.Hon. Kingsley Aboagye GyeduAn amount of 50,000 cedis was raised on the night through the auction of polo shirts which will be used by the cyclists. The Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation (IMPF) is a non-profit non-Governmental Organization with membership drawn from Ghanaian women and women from different countries resident in Ghana.Founded in February 2005, IMPF has a single goal of combatting malaria through collaboration with leaders in Malaria research and through educational and social projects across urban and rural Ghana.The First Lady, Madam Rebecca Akufo-Addo is the leader of the foundation.