The first utility-scale wind farm in North Carolina is now fully operational even though the state’s top politicians wanted President Donald Trump to nix the $ 400 million project because they said it’s a national security threat.
Avangrid Renewables today announced the wind farm, sporting 104 turbines that are 50-stories tall, is now generating 670 megawatt hours (MWh), enough electricity for 61,000 homes. The wind farm is located in the northern part of the state and was built out across farm lands.
“Our board, with the assistance of independent advisors, determined that this transaction, upon closing, will deliver immediate, significant and certain cash value to our stockholders,” said Graham Weston, co-founder and chairman of Rackspace, in a statement. “We are also excited that this transaction will provide Rackspace with more flexibility to manage the business for long-term growth and enhance our product offerings.”
Every day I get literally dozens of pitches from companies who are selling or using cloud services. But this one stuck out.
The subject line was “Cloud technology merging with marijuana could mean big changes.” The pitch: an online cannabis website is taking advantage of cloud computing services.
eCann, Inc. is a platform that empowers people to seamlessly and legally transact the business of Cannabis. With a portfolio of over 1,500 of the very best Cannabis related domain assets, eCann creates, brands, and brings to market revolutionary Cannabis-focused technology enterprises. Their businesses range from lifestyle/media to digital marketplaces, to ecommerce and industrial technology. eCann, Inc.’s goal is to build the largest, all encompassing, and most ubiquitous Cannabis platform in the world; to help all Cannabis businesses create a digital presence and thrive by implementing cutting edge marketing practices, analytics, and infrastructure. Their use of the cloud has allowed them to have an edge over other companies that are stuck using paper.