Statkraft stalls hydro and wind projects due to coronavirus

Statkraft stalls hydro and wind projects due to coronavirus

Norwegian energy company Statkraft has put three construction projects on hold due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Jamaica studies possibility of adding pumped storage hydropower

Jamaica considers adding pumped storage hydropower

Jamaica is studying the implementation of a pumped storage hydroelectric and water system project to guarantee supply amid projected shortfalls.
Report finds industry’s high-emitters lack climate pace and ambition

Industry’s high-emitters ‘lack climate pace and ambition’

A new report examined the ‘carbon performance’ of 238 energy, industrial and transport companies and found only 43 have emissions trajectories in line with the Paris Agreement of limiting climate change to 2°C.
IEA chief warns coronavirus must not stall climate efforts

IEA chief warns coronavirus must not stall climate efforts

The Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, Dr Fatih Birol, has urged governments to not lose sight of climate change challenges as they tackle the impact of the coronavirus.

Guyana Power and Light select Wärtsilä for 46 MW dual-fuel plant

Wärtsilä and Guyana Power and Light Inc. have signed an EPC contract for a 46.5 MW dual-fuel power plant at the Garden of Eden Generating Complex.

Atlas Casablanca, Anglo American sign Brazil’s largest solar PPA

A renewable energy company in Latin America, Atlas Renewable Energy, along with global mining company Anglo American have signed the largest solar energy purchase and sale contract in Brazil.

Heineken Mexico goes green with Enel PPA

The 10-year agreement will provide HEINEKEN with 28.8 GWh of solar and wind energy each year, for operations at its beer plant in Meoqui, Chihuahua.

Wärtsilä signs 15-year O&M agreement for El Salvador power plant

Technology group Wärtsilä has signed a long-term operation & maintenance (O&M) agreement with Energía del Pacífico for a 378 MW power plant in El Salvador
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ANEEL adds five hydroelectric projects to those approved in most recent...

Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL), Brazil’s power sector regulator, approved 283.45 MW of projects from the A-6 tender on October 18, 2019.

Brazil and South Africa to collaborate in bioenergy

The Embassy of Brazil in South Africa is set to host a high-level Policy Forum to highlight opportunities in Bioenergy, Bioelectricity and Biofuels.

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