On the Blogs: ‘I Have No Idea Who Would Put Their Money Here’

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Think Progress:The Navajo Generating Station is facing a future familiar to many coal-fired power plants, struggling to compete with smaller, more nimble natural gas-fired generators, wind farms, and solar arrays.“You know the old saying, ‘You make money if you buy low and sell high’? They’re buying high and selling lower,” said David Schlissel, director of resource planning analysis at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).If the Navajo Generating Station shuts down, locals will lose some 800 jobs, both at the plant and in the nearby Kayenta mine, which supplies coal to the generating station. Facing unemployment rates upwards of 40 percent, the Navajo and Hopi tribes are eager to protect those jobs, to say nothing of the revenue the operation provides.“The Navajo Nation is so dependent on the jobs and the revenue for their budget. It’s really sad because, looking forward, it just doesn’t seem to be a sustainable economic enterprise,” Schlissel said. “I have no idea who would put their money here.”More: Embattled Navajo coal plant is a preview of what’s ahead as coal declines across the U.S. On the Blogs: ‘I Have No Idea Who Would Put Their Money Here’last_img read more

Ballr nets Asian DFS partnership with Juventus FC

first_img LiveScore celebrates streaming service launch with Serie A partnership June 17, 2020 LiveScore adds new leagues to streaming offering August 12, 2020 Submit Share Marek Suchar: “As esports betting grows, we will no longer speak about it as one sport” June 18, 2020 Share StumbleUpon Asian-focused live fantasy sports operator Ballr, has confirmed that it has reached a commercial agreement with Italian Serie A champions Juventus FC, becoming the Turin football club’s official ‘Regional Games Partner for Asia’.  The regional marketing deal, will see the Ballr brand promoted throughout Juventus’ Asian assets and initiatives, including the ‘Bianconeri’ future tours of Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.The ‘mobile first’ dfs operator, boosts its football partnership portfolio which currently includes Manchester City and Spain’s La Liga.Ballr’s live fantasy sports game allows users to play against each other in real time during matches, choosing soccer players to earn points based on performance levels.Sam Jones, Founder & Chief Executive of Ballr, commented on the Juventus partnership: “Our mission at Ballr is to connect the world during live sports events.“Serie A remains one of the most watched leagues in world football. We are thrilled to have joined forces with Juventus. Not only are Juve one of the top clubs on the planet, they have been crowned Italian champions for the last five years running and are the pre-eminent brand in Italian sport.” Related Articleslast_img read more