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The National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters Announces New Slate of Directors and Management

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Friday, September 23, 2022

GALVESTON, Texas, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- At NAPIA's annual meeting in Galveston, Texas, NAPIA's membership enjoyed industry networking and superior continuing education seminars at the beach. Another elite list of Public Adjusters was voted into NAPIA's long (71 year) history of exceptional leadership. Now Past President Anita L. Taff, CPAU proudly handed the reins to her successor Clay Morrison, CPPA, CPAU & President of Morrison & Morrison, Inc. With decades of service to policyholders nationwide in conjunction with holding positions in NAPIA & TAPIA's leadership including President of TAPIA, Clay Morrison is a tried-and-true industry leader.

Key Points: 
  • Another elite list of Public Adjusters was voted into NAPIA's long (71 year) history of exceptional leadership.
  • NAPIA is also pleased to announce the retention of The Solution, an association management team, to support the NAPIA leadership in accomplishing their hefty goals and to run the day-to-day management of the Association.
  • The Association offers public adjusters networking events with continuing education recognized by state insurance departments across the nation, representation by experts in legal, legislative, and regulatory matters, a "Find a Public Adjuster" referral service, marketing opportunities, access to cost-saving benefits, and more.
  • Members of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters are held to the highest standard of professional conduct and ethics.

Guidehouse Insights Estimates North American Power Purchase Agreement Market Will Grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 16% Through 2031

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Guidehouse Insights analyzes annual corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) deals in terms of power capacity (MW) and project deployment spending. The report focuses on the key market trends in five world regions—North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa—and identifies the top 5 markets across those world regions.

Key Points: 
  • Falling renewable energy (RE) technology costs, increasing consumer tariffs, and stringent climate goals have led to the emergence of the power purchase agreement (PPA) market.
  • "The PPA concept developed when private and public institutions began bypassing the utility companies to purchase energy directly from independent power producers," says Rohith Unni, research analyst with Guidehouse Insights.
  • Guidehouse Insights, the dedicated market intelligence arm of Guidehouse, provides research, data, and benchmarking services for today's rapidly changing and highly regulated industries.
  • Neither Guidehouse Insights nor Guidehouse undertakes any obligation to update any of the information contained in this press release or the report.

California Privacy Protection Agency Releases Letter Opposing H.R. 8152, the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

The California Privacy Protection Agency has sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy opposing H.R.

Key Points: 
  • The California Privacy Protection Agency has sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy opposing H.R.
  • 8152, the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA).
  • On July 28, 2022, the CPPA Board voted unanimously to oppose ADPPA and any other bill that seeks to preempt the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
  • The CPPA, created and funded in 2020 by the California voters, is the first data protection authority in the United States, and has as its the sole focus the protection of California residents privacy rights.

Northland Power Announces Signing of Corporate Power Purchase Agreement for Hai Long 2B and 3 Offshore Wind Project

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Monday, July 11, 2022

TORONTO, July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northland Power Inc. (Northland or the Company) (TSX: NPI) is pleased to announce the signing of a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) for production from its Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan secured under auction.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northland Power Inc. (Northland or the Company) (TSX: NPI) is pleased to announce the signing of a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) for production from its Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan secured under auction.
  • Hai Long consists of three offshore wind sites being developed as a single project with a combined gross capacity of 1,044 MW.
  • In addition to Hai Long 2B and 3, the project includes Hai Long 2A (300 MW).
  • Hai Long 2A entered a separate 20-year power PPA with Taipower in 2019 under a Feed-in-Tariff allocation.

Charwood Energy: Charwood Energy’s Registration Document has been approved by the French securities regulator (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) as part of a planned IPO on Euronext Growth® Paris

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

These rapid growth prospects are central to our planned IPO, based on which we expect to achieve revenue of 100 million by 2027.

Key Points: 
  • These rapid growth prospects are central to our planned IPO, based on which we expect to achieve revenue of 100 million by 2027.
  • Charwood Energy, an integrated and independent renewable energy company specialised in tailored biomass energy solutions, had its Registration Document approved by the French securities regulator (Autorit des Marchs Financiers - AMF) under number l.22-026 on 15 June 2022.
  • This approval marks the first step in Charwood Energys planned IPO on the Euronext Growth market in Paris, which remains subject to market conditions and the AMFs approval of the relevant prospectus.
  • Information on Charwood Energys planned IPO on Euronext Growth Paris can be found at:

The National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters is Pleased to Announce the 2022 Annual Meeting Agenda Featuring Keynote Speaker Keni Thomas

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Friday, May 6, 2022

NAPIA was thrilled to select the San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center in Galveston, Texas for this year's Annual Meeting.

Key Points: 
  • NAPIA was thrilled to select the San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center in Galveston, Texas for this year's Annual Meeting.
  • Thomas will be discussing "Effective Communication" as interpreted from his well-known and riveting real-life story.
  • In addition to the keynote speaker, NAPIA's educational sessions will include special guest speaker Christine G. Barlow, CPCU whom will discuss "Components of and Issues in a Claim."
  • Founded in 1951, the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters promotes state licensing, professional education, certification and a high standard of conduct and ethics.

90% of Companies Unprepared for CCPA Compliance, 95% Unprepared for GDPR, Says New Research by CYTRIO

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220426005252/en/
    CYTRIO's State of CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report - as of March 31, 2022.
  • The findings showed that only 11% of companies were fully meeting CCPA requirements, while 89% of companies were either non-compliant or somewhat compliant.
  • From January to March, CYTRIO researched an additional 1,570 companies for CCPA and GDPR DSAR compliance, bringing the total to 6,745 companies to date.
  • This most recent research shows only 10% of companies have deployed an automated CCPA DSAR management solution.

Emtec Announces Renewal of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification and ISO/IEC 27002:2013 Compliance

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Thursday, April 7, 2022

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Emtec, Inc., a global IT consultancy, is pleased to announce the successful renewal of its ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO/IEC 27002:2013 designations following an extensive independent audit by IRCLASS Systems and Solutions. The audits validate that Emtec has complied to all applicable requirements within these frameworks for the effective management of information systems, data assets, and information security operations and controls.

Key Points: 
  • The audits validate that Emtec has complied to all applicable requirements within these frameworks for the effective management of information systems, data assets, and information security operations and controls.
  • "The security of our internal systems and data, and the protection of our client's proprietary information is our utmost priority," said Emtec CEO and President, Sunil Misra.
  • Learn more by visiting Emtec , Emtec Digital , and subsidiary Wave6 .
  • Emtec, Inc., Emtec Digital, Wave6 and ClearCARE are registered trademarks of Emtec, Inc. All rights reserved.

AUO Joins RE100 Initiative and Commits to 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO") today announced that it has become a formal member of RE100 global renewable energy initiative and the first enterprise in the global display manufacturing industry to commit to using 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.

Key Points: 
  • HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO") today announced that it has become a formal member of RE100 global renewable energy initiative and the first enterprise in the global display manufacturing industry to commit to using 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.
  • AUO also strives to reach the 2050 net zero target, aligning with the global trend in the coming future.
  • In addition to joining RE100 to set clear targets for the use of renewable energy, being one of the founding enterprises of the 'Taiwan Climate Partnership,' AUO will also extend our carbon management mechanism to supply chain partners.
  • With regards to the electricity consumptions resulted from indirect emissions, two main strategies, improving energy efficiency and expanding renewable energy usage are adopted.

Toxin Free USA beats ALDI's Motion to Dismiss in False Advertising Case

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The District of Columbia Superior Court rejected the motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Toxin Free USA against supermarket chain ALDI Inc. alleging the company makes deceptive sustainability marketing claims about ALDI's fresh Atlantic salmon products.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The District of Columbia Superior Court rejected the motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Toxin Free USA against supermarket chain ALDI Inc. alleging the company makes deceptive sustainability marketing claims about ALDI's fresh Atlantic salmon products.
  • Toxin Free USA is not asking the court for damages but seeks to end ALDI's unlawful conduct directed at D.C. consumers.
  • "We are pleased to see the court stand up for consumers and reject ALDI's claims that no reasonable consumer would believe its false statements," said Diana Reeves, Toxin Free USA executive director.
  • GMO/Toxin Free USA is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit advocating for a clean, healthy food system and environment and educating consumers about the hazards of GMOs, synthetic pesticides, and other toxins.