IEM in the News
THE WEEKLY JOURNAL – Consortium of Canadian and U.S. firms nabs $1.5 billion contract.
THE NEW YORK TIMES – Puerto Rico officials said Monday that a consortium of Canadian and U.S. firms will take over the transmission and distribution system of the island’s public power company in a long-awaited announcement involving one of the largest public utilities in a U.S. jurisdiction.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL – The territory’s bankrupt power monopoly signed a 15-year deal with operators including Quanta Services, hoping they can reverse years of mismanagement.
YAHOO FINANCE – Quanta Services (PWR) is set to deliver long-term social and economic benefits to the people of Puerto Rico.
THE BOND BUYER – LUMA says its priority will be to improve the reliability and resilience of electricity on the island.
CARIBBEAN BUSINESS – Fiscal board approves concession contract it calls a ‘critical step towards the transformation of Puerto Rico’s energy system’
FLORIDA HEADLINE NEWS – After months of lockdown in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus, we could almost hear a collective groan in Florida when forecasters predicted an above-average season.
TAMPA BAY TIMES – As pandemic meets hurricanes, seniors must decide whether to leave home.