renewable energy plants

Enel closes 660 million euros renewable energy deal

Enel has sold three operational renewable energy plants in Brazil to a Chinese energy firm.
Brazil

Iberdola launches Brazilian hydro plant to serve 1 million people

Iberdrola, through its Brazilian affiliate Neoenergia, officially opened the Baixo Iguaçu hydroelectric power plant, a 350-MW facility with an investment of more than €500 million.
seychelles

Utility to access grid data 240 times faster than before

In Mexico, energy company IENOVA has installed a new technology at its solar facility in Pima to ease the integration of renewable energy into the main grid network.
SEPA Puerto Rico

SEPA on the passing of Puerto Rico’s Energy Public Policy Act

Governor Ricardo Rosselló has signed the Puerto Rico Energy Public Policy Act into law. The new legislation lays the groundwork for the island’s transition to 100 percent clean energy by 2050.
floating solar

Chile tests floating solar power island

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A floating island of solar panels is being tested in Chile as a way to generate clean energy...
venezuela

Venezuela: Grid failure and effects. Is it US sanctions or lack...

Amid the political tension in Venezuela, intensified power shortages experienced over the past weeks are adding more chaos and unrest in the South American country.
RGE Sul

Brazilian utility enters 2nd phase of grid modernisation initiative

RGE Sul is expanding rollout of an IoT network supplied by Itron in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Siprotec 5 siemens

Engie kickstarts energy storage study in Chile

Utility firm ENGIE Energia has kickstarted an energy storage pilot in Arica, Argentina.
Transantiago

ENGIE to power 100 e-buses under new Santiago deal

ENGIE has signed an agreement with public transport operator Transantiago to electrify the public transport system in Santiago.
electrification

Ed’s Note: Does electrification really change anything?

The Economist at the beginning of February, published a story entitled Electricity does not change poor lives as much as was thought in which...

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