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Plus Power Secures $100 Million Tax Equity Financing for Merchant Battery Storage Project in ERCOT

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Plus Power™ announced the completion of approximately $98 million in tax equity investment for its 200 MW / 400 MWh Ebony Energy Storage facility in Comal County, Texas. The investment from Greenprint Capital Management, a market leader in structured, renewable energy tax credit partnerships, will help the project stabilize ERCOT's power system during dynamic summer demand and cold winter storms while helping to integrate more renewable energy into the grid.

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  • "Plus Power is a first mover among owner/operators of standalone battery energy storage facilities from coast to coast," said Peter DeFazio, managing director of Greenprint.
  • "Plus Power is grateful for Greenpoint's partnership in bringing Ebony online and expanding our portfolio in Texas," said Josh Goldstein, chief financial officer at Plus Power.
  • This includes over $400 million in tax equity financing and $700 million for a single standalone project, the largest to date.
  • By summer 2024, Plus Power will have four operating storage plants in the ERCOT market, totaling 800 MW/ 1575 MWh.

Winning Writers Announces the Winners of the Ninth Annual North Street Book Prize

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Winning Writers is pleased to announce the results from its ninth annual North Street Book Prize .

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  • NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Winning Writers is pleased to announce the results from its ninth annual North Street Book Prize .
  • Fearing that both families would be horrified, the lovers carry on an affair whose secrecy intensifies their lust but strains their relationship.
  • In addition to the North Street Book Prize, Winning Writers also sponsors the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest, the Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest, and the Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest (no fee).
  • Winning Writers has also been named one of the "101 Best Websites for Writers" (Writer's Digest, 2023).

KUBRA to Elevate NorthStar’s Billing, Payment, and Customer Communications Experience Through Strategic Solution Implementation

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

KUBRA’s suite of cutting-edge customer experience management solutions is now complemented by NorthStar’s end-to-end (CIS) solutions, fostering a strategic partnership.

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  • KUBRA’s suite of cutting-edge customer experience management solutions is now complemented by NorthStar’s end-to-end (CIS) solutions, fostering a strategic partnership.
  • This collaboration enables NorthStar to further enhance its utility customer experience with the seamless integration of six innovative tools: KUBRA iMail™, KUBRA EZ-PAY®, KUBRA MyHQ™, KUBRA Notifi®, Storm Center™, and IncidentWatch™.
  • The result is NorthStar can elevate its customer experience by delivering streamlined billing, payment, and customer communications solutions for a more convenient, intuitive user experience.
  • Together, we’ll be able to further elevate the customer experience and meet evolving preferences,” said Jerry Rahon, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at NorthStar.

Integro Bank's February CEO Club Event Provides Small Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs an Opportunity to Learn About Cultivating Partnerships and Winning RFPs

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

PHOENIX, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Integro Bank is honored to announce a special CEO Club event.

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  • PHOENIX, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Integro Bank is honored to announce a special CEO Club event.
  • Williams will emphasize the importance of consistency, branding, and taking the leap, in the world of business ownership.
  • His journey, fraught with risks and triumphs, will serve as a roadmap for prospective entrepreneurs navigating their path to success.
  • The Integro CEO Club offers small business owners a chance to share best practices, attend educational mentoring sessions, and improve their ability to grow their businesses.

SecurityScorecard Continues Leadership of the Security Ratings Market, New Solutions Drive Massive Growth Leading Into 2024

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Expanding on 2023 success, SecurityScorecard launched solutions in adjacent markets, including threat intelligence and external attack surface management.

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  • Expanding on 2023 success, SecurityScorecard launched solutions in adjacent markets, including threat intelligence and external attack surface management.
  • With the new SEC cybersecurity disclosure requirements, security ratings and third-party cyber risk management have become a must-have for all public companies to communicate risk.
  • 2023 highlights of SecurityScorecard innovation include:
    First security ratings’ GPT-4 integration: SecurityScorecard’s integration with OpenAI’s GPT-4 represents the first security ratings platform implementation of natural language processing capabilities with which users can directly interact.
  • Our core security ratings business is very strong, and we’ve transformed security ratings from a standalone use case to a comprehensive platform solution.

Lelantos Holdings to Acquire Eco Management Systems and Announces New Board of Directors Appointment

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

“Eco” or “Eco Management” is a full-service commercial and residential solar contractor (“EPC”), that is licensed in Arizona, California, Illinois, and Texas, with its primary corporate headquarters located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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  • “Eco” or “Eco Management” is a full-service commercial and residential solar contractor (“EPC”), that is licensed in Arizona, California, Illinois, and Texas, with its primary corporate headquarters located in Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Lelantos executed a memorandum of understanding with Eco to acquire 50% of their company and is currently finalizing the formal binding agreements to actuate the acquisition.
  • The Company has structured plans to fully acquire Eco after the successful completion of milestones that the Company and Eco have mutually agreed upon.
  • In fact, Sean is directly responsible for curating the relationship with Eco Management that has led to its acquisition by the Company.

Kiosk Industry News February 2024

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Monday, February 12, 2024

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Feb. 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kiosk Association's mission is to inform and educate on self-service.

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  • WESTMINSTER, Colo., Feb. 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kiosk Association's mission is to inform and educate on self-service.
  • If you follow accessibility guidelines and encourage ADA and would like to be recognized, contact us at [email protected]
    This month it is healthcare and HIMSS 2024.
  • We'll have 7 demos including Storm Interface, ImageHOLDERs, Vispero JAWS, Dolphin Screen Reader, Entropy (ECS) kiosk, Olea Kiosks, Kiosk Innovations + latest telehealth by RedyRef.
  • You may want to allocate budget for retrofits…
    Featured: Elevating restaurant finances - in-depth ROI review of three different restaurant kiosk deployments and their return on investment numbers (and dollars) including cost savings, employee costs and income.

East Coast Game Conference (ECGC) Takes a Break in 2024, Evolving into a New Community-Built Conference in Late 2025

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Monday, February 12, 2024

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The East Coast Game Conference (ECGC), the premier gathering of video game professionals on the East Coast, has announced that it will not be taking place in 2024.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The East Coast Game Conference (ECGC), the premier gathering of video game professionals on the East Coast, has announced that it will not be taking place in 2024.
  • However, this move marks a pivotal moment for the conference as its organizers partner with the community to evolve ECGC into a new and exciting event slated for late 2025.
  • The conference routinely hosts prominent and local game developers, such as Epic Games, Insomniac Games, Funcom, Red Storm Entertainment, and Squanch Games.
  • With its rich history spanning numerous successful editions, ECGC has consistently delivered engaging programs tailored to the needs of video game developers.

Dr. Bami Bastani is nominated as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sivers Semiconductors AB and is appointed Executive Chairman of Sivers Semiconductors Inc.

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Monday, February 12, 2024

KISTA, Sweden, Feb. 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Sivers Semiconductors AB (STO: SIVE) today announced that its subsidiary, Sivers Semiconductors Inc., has appointed Dr. Bami Bastani as US Executive Chairman and has been nominated as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sivers Semiconductors AB.

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  • KISTA, Sweden, Feb. 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Sivers Semiconductors AB (STO: SIVE) today announced that its subsidiary, Sivers Semiconductors Inc., has appointed Dr. Bami Bastani as US Executive Chairman and has been nominated as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sivers Semiconductors AB.
  • Dr. Bastani joined Sivers' team as Strategic Advisor to the Board and the Management team in August 2023.
  • Prior to GlobalFoundries, Dr. Bastani held President, CEO, and Board member positions at Meru Networks, Trident Microsystems, and ANADIGICS.
  • The Nomination Committee sees Bami Bastani as an important resource in leading the Board of Directors as the Chairman.

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Southwest Airlines Co. - LUV

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV).

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  • Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV).
  • The Company estimated the cost of the meltdown at up to $825 million.
  • KSF’s investigation is focusing on whether Southwest’s officers and/or directors breached their fiduciary duties to its shareholders or otherwise violated state or federal laws.
  • About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
    KSF, whose partners include former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., is one of the nation’s premier boutique securities litigation law firms.