Tag: economy

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Infinity Recycling’s Leading Impact Fund Closes Above Target, Circularity in Plastics One Step Closer

May 14, 2024

Via: Waste360

Infinity Recycling (“IRC”), a growth capital platform dedicated to investing in circular economy solutions, is delighted to announce the successful final close of its Circular Plastics Fund I SCSp (“CPF”). The final close exceeded the fund’s €150 million target, securing […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Moody’s adopts negative outlook for regulated utility sector, warns on gas prices, economy and cost recovery

November 11, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Moody’s Investors Service on Friday lowered its outlook for the U.S. regulated utility sector to negative, warning that high natural gas prices, inflation and rising interest rates could mean power providers struggle to promptly recover their costs. “The outlook could […]

Basic Services, Public Transport

Interruption to rail service could cost economy $2B per day, report says

September 12, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

A newly released report from the Association of American Railroads (AAR) has found that interruption to the country’s rail service could impact economic output and cost more than $2 billion per day. A shutdown looms as unions continue to negotiate […]

Health & Insurance

Health care to comprise 20% of the US economy by 2025

February 27, 2017

Via: Healthcare Economist

That is the conclusion reacted by CMS’ Office of the Actuary.  As published in a recent Health Affairs article: Under current law, national health expenditures are projected to grow at an average annual rate of 5.6 percent for 2016–25 and represent 19.9 percent […]