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Long Duration Meets Refrigeration: Managing Demand with Thermal Energy Storage

By |2020-10-23T20:09:39+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Regional|

This food supply sector, also referred to as the “cold chain,” is designated as critical infrastructure and is of vital importance—particularly during the type of public health emergency the world has faced over the past several months, and will continue to face until the pandemic is under control. Commercial and industrial (C&I) refrigerated facilities have

Funding the Next Generation of Efficient, Electric, Grid-Interactive Communities

By |2020-10-23T20:09:39+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Regional|

U.S. homes and commercial buildings consume roughly two-fifths of the country’s overall energy and three-fourths of all electricity. The Department of Energy’s $65 million funding for “connected communities” projects that was announced last week is focused on all three parts of this equation. It builds on scores of projects across the country combining high efficiency, electrification and distributed energy resources such

Southern California water district to optimize four solar installations by adding battery storage

By |2020-10-23T20:09:36+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Regional|

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is preparing to build four new battery energy storage systems that will boost the district’s energy resilience and cut operational costs by optimizing solar power and reducing peak load at its facilities. The agency’s board of directors Tuesday voted to authorize $2.2 million to design the battery systems

UTILITIES: NextEra announces record renewables, world’s largest battery

By |2020-10-23T19:12:05+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Regional|

The world's largest renewable energy developer says it has more projects in the works than it has connected to the grid — including plans for the biggest-ever stand-alone battery storage system. Renewable energy giant NextEra Energy Inc.'s competitive wholesale power unit has inked deals for more than 15,000 megawatts of wind, solar and storage projects,

Renewables Could Drive Recovery in Latin America

By |2020-10-21T13:30:16+00:00October 21st, 2020|Regional|

Fiona Clouder, the UK COP26 (Conference of the Parties) regional ambassador for Latin America and the Caribbean, said the region’s recovery needs to focus on clean and sustainable power, led by renewable energy. The webcast, co-hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency and the Latin America Energy Organization, and titled “Accelerating Latin America’s Energy Transformation:

Severe Weather Warning update – Oct. 16

By |2020-10-16T16:34:19+00:00October 16th, 2020|Regional|

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10:00AM EDT UNTIL 12:00 PM FRIDAY 16THOCTOBER, 2020. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE ISLAND OF GRAND BAHAMA AND IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLAND OF ABACO ALONG WITH THEIR ADJACENT WATERS...

Cuban Nationals apprehended in Bahamian Waters

By |2020-10-16T16:34:18+00:00October 16th, 2020|Regional|

At total of thirteen Cuban Nationals were transported to the capital aboard Defence Force patrol craft HMBS LEON LIVINGSTONE SMITH after they were apprehended by a United States Coast Guard (USCG) cutter in the southwest Bahamas. Nine Cuban nationals were discovered on Cay Sal and another four were discovered near Anguilla Cay by USCG Cutter

BREEF Hosts Virtual Eco-Schools Bahamas Workshop

By |2020-10-16T16:34:18+00:00October 16th, 2020|Regional|

Under the theme “Lessons from Hurricane Dorian and COVID-19: Building a resilient Eco-Schools Bahamas Programme,” the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) held its annual and first ever Virtual Eco-Schools Bahamas Coordinators Workshop. The Eco-Schools Bahamas Programme is part of Eco-Schools Global which is the largest sustainable schools programme in the world supporting student environmental

Closure of Road Traffic Department

By |2020-10-16T16:34:17+00:00October 16th, 2020|Regional|

The Cabinet Office announces for general information the temporary closure of the Road Traffic Department, Ministry of Transport and Local Government’s stadium location. The Road Traffic Department will be closed on Friday 16 October 2020 and Monday 19 October 2020 to facilitate the appropriate cleaning and sanitizing following exposure to a COVID-19 case... 

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