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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.

MPC Energy Solutions invests in cogeneration in Puerto Rico

By |2021-06-08T19:49:24-04:00June 8th, 2021|Regional|

MPC Energy Solutions N.V. has signed the acquisition of a 3.4 MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) project in Puerto Rico. The project will sell the produced heat and power under a 12-year USD-denominated energy service agreement to an unnamed pharmaceutical company. Source The post MPC Energy Solutions invests in cogeneration in Puerto Rico appeared

World’s largest ‘green hydrogen’ offtake deal signed in California by waste-to-H2 start-up

By |2021-06-08T19:36:18-04:00June 8th, 2021|Regional|

Washington DC-based waste-to-hydrogen company SGH2 Energy will supply 3,850 tonnes of “greener-than-green” H2 annually to two of California’s largest owners and operators of hydrogen refueling stations under a ten-year contract. SGH2 claims the deal, whose financial terms were not released, is the first and only long-term green hydrogen off-take agreement thus far globally. “The world

CIFI and Banverde close $57M credit for a rooftop solar facility in Mexico; increases capital raise to $76M

By |2021-05-26T11:18:49-04:00May 26th, 2021|Regional|

The investment round was led by Corporacion Financiera para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura (CIFI), with capital contributions from co-sponsors WRB Serra Partners and Banverde Activos, leading to a total deployment capacity of US$76 million in the next 3 years. As a result of the financing, Banverde estimates the installation of 80 MW in rooftop solar

Southern Power names suppliers for California battery energy storage project

By |2021-05-06T19:04:15-04:00May 6th, 2021|Regional|

Southern Power awarded Mitsubishi Power Americas and Powin LLC an order for two utility-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) projects totaling 640 MWh. The projects are intended to enhance California’s grid reliability with additional flexible resource capacity for integrating intermittent renewable energy into the grid. The BESS projects are designed for a 20-year life cycle

Enel Green Power NA plans 1.5 GW of new renewables and energy storage capacity

By |2021-05-06T19:04:15-04:00May 6th, 2021|Regional|

The company said it has more than 2.3 GW of renewable generation under construction, and by mid-year will have 606 MW of battery storage capacity under way. Enel Green Power North America said it has started work on five new renewable energy projects in the U.S., including Roseland solar + storage, Blue Jay solar +

San Diego Community Power enters PPA with RAI Energy for 100-MW solar + storage project

By |2021-05-06T19:04:14-04:00May 6th, 2021|Regional|

San Diego Community Power (SDCP), a nonprofit community choice energy program serving five cities in the San Diego region, entered into a PPA with an affiliate of developer RAI Energy International. The project is located in Imperial County, California, and is an integrated 100-MW photovoltaic solar energy project and up to 150-MW/600-MWh of battery energy

US DOI gives green light to 350MW/1,400MWh energy storage project in California

By |2021-05-06T19:04:14-04:00May 6th, 2021|Regional|

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has given the green light to the construction of a utility-scale solar-plus-storage project on public land in California. The DOI announced on Monday (3 May) that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has given final approval to the Crimson Solar Project, a 350MW solar PV array with a

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