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CARICOM Supplies Guyana Power and Light with Surplus of Solar Energy

By |2022-01-14T17:29:43-04:00January 14th, 2022|Regional|

CARICOM will produce solar-generated electricity soon after Guyana commissioned a 400-kilowatt solar photovoltaic power generation plant and battery power conditioning system on their compound in Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown. The Japanese government funded the USD 7 million project consisting of 1,500 solar panels, servers, batteries, a carport, and space for educational/recreational activities. CARICOM expects the facility

IDB Invest strengthens Uruguay’s national power system with renewable energy production

By |2021-09-14T15:42:09-04:00September 14th, 2021|Regional|

IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, has provided a $67 million financial package for Tealov S.R.L (Tealov), a Uruguayan special purpose company (SPV) sponsored by Invenergy Renewables Global LLC (Invenergy) to develop the Cardal Transmission Project in Uruguay. The financial package includes a $11.5 million loan and a $55.5 million B-bond, acquired in

U.S. Ambassador hails U.S.-Antiguan partnership on new power plant project

By |2021-07-30T14:00:30-04:00July 30th, 2021|Regional|

The United States Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda and the Eastern Caribbean, Linda Taglialatela hailed the collaboration of American company Eagle LNG and Antiguan companies Antigua Power Company (APC) and the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) in what will be the island’s first power plant integrating natural gas infrastructure and power generation. Source The post

ECLAC: Caribbean has right conditions to become renewable energy hub

By |2021-07-05T17:09:15-04:00July 5th, 2021|Regional|

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says the region has all the right conditions to become a renewable energy hub with great potential in green hydrogen. “Several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have advantages for entering this market because their electricity matrices are relatively clean or are in the

Colombia to launch road map to develop hydrogen as fuel

By |2021-07-02T10:22:05-04:00July 2nd, 2021|Regional|

Colombia will launch plans in September to develop the production and use of hydrogen as a long-term clean energy source, the Minister of Mines and Energy said on Tuesday, while voicing hope this year’s oil and gas auction will be successful.   Source The post Colombia to launch road map to develop hydrogen as fuel

NeoEnergia and Brazil’s Pernambuco state government

By |2021-06-15T11:47:57-04:00June 15th, 2021|Regional|

Neoenergia and Brazil’s Pernambuco State Government signed today (6/10) a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build cooperation for the development of a pilot project for green hydrogen production at the Suape Port – Complexo Industrial Portuário Governador Eraldo Gueiros. The initiative expects to find opportunities to enable demand for the product and prepare Suape Port

Brazil’s Elera to invest US$790M in renewables

By |2021-06-09T11:31:36-04:00June 9th, 2021|Regional|

 Elera Renováveis plans to invest almost 4bn reais (US$790mn) in Brazilian hydro, solar and wind power projects in 2021-22, a company spokesperson announced.   Source The post Brazil’s Elera to invest US$790M in renewables appeared first on New Energy Events.

Chile inaugurates Latin America’s first thermosolar plant

By |2021-06-09T11:26:15-04:00June 9th, 2021|Regional|

Chile on Tuesday inaugurated Latin America’s first-ever thermosolar energy plant, a vast complex dubbed Cerro Dominador in the Atacama desert that gives a boost to the country’s quest for carbon-neutrality by 2050. Source The post Chile inaugurates Latin America’s first thermosolar plant appeared first on New Energy Events.

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