The US energy company AES Corporation, has entered into agreements to sell its interests in six power plants in Jordan and the United Kingdom for total proceeds of $211 million, as it shifts focus to LNG.In Jordan, AES agreed to sell two operational thermal power plants and one solar plant under construction for a total of 683 MW to Nebras Power Investment Management, a unit of Nebras Power and Mitsui and Co.In the United Kingdom, AES agreed to sell two operational thermal power plants and one operational energy storage facility for a total of 1,419 MW to Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH), the company said in a statement.Andrés Gluski, AES president and CEO, said, “in line with our business strategy, we continue to reduce the number of countries in which we operate and focus our growth efforts in fewer markets, and especially in renewables, energy storage and LNG.”These transactions are expected to close later this year. The sale in Jordan is subject to approvals from project lenders and the sale in the United Kingdom is subject to regulatory approval by the European Commission.In Jordan, AES agreed to sell its 36 percent interest in the 381 MW Amman East gas-fired power plant, the 250 MW IPP4 oil-fired power plant and the 52 MW AM Solar project, which is currently under construction.In the United Kingdom, AES agreed to sell its 100 percent interest in the 708 MW Ballylumford gas-fired power plant and its 99 percent interest in the 701 MW Kilroot coal- and oil-fired power plant, as well as the 10 MW Kilroot Energy Storage facility.
Tomas Hertl is a man of his word.After he tallied two goals in the Sharks’ 5-2 win over the Golden Knights in Game 6 Thursday, the San Jose forward all but promised the series would go to seven games. NHL PLAYOFFS 2019: Sharks’ Logan Couture scores goal, loses teeth in win over Golden Knights“Now we know we need [to win] one more game and come back [to San Jose] for Game 7 and I believe because we’re a better team than them,” Hertl said to NBC Sports California analyst Jamie Baker.Neither the Sharks or Golden Knights would budge on Sunday as San Jose netminder Martin Jones set a franchise-record 58 saves, while Vegas’ Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots.In the second overtime, Hertl netted a shorthanded game-winner 11:17 into the frame, the first shorthanded game-winning goal in a postseason game that required multiple overtimes in league history, per Elias Sports Bureau.THE BIG HERTLThis shorthanded goal ends a 2OT thriller and forces a Game 7 for the #SJSharks and #VegasBornpic.twitter.com/ekFzk4RNvW— Sporting News Canada (@sportingnewsca) April 22, 2019″I saw a little bit of space so I took a couple of steps and tried to shoot it,” Hertl said of his goal. “It was a huge goal and super exciting for us. It feels great.” Vegas, the reigning Western Conference champions, are now set for their first Game 7 in the franchise’s brief history. Tuesday’s tilt will be one of two Game 7 matchups as the Maple Leafs and Bruins will play a series-deciding game.San Jose will need to win a Game 7 for the first time since the team defeated the Predators in the 2016 postseason. Hertl, who has five total goals in the series, is focused on clinching the pivotal win to advance to the next round.”Now we have to finish it,” Hertl said. “It will be a really tough game.”