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July 11, 2024
3 minutes

Argentina's Strategic Push to Become a Top Lithium Exporter by 2025: The Role of RIGI and Key Projects

Argentina aims to become a leading lithium exporter by 2025, leveraging the Large Investments Incentives Regime (RIGI) to attract investments and accelerate project development. Key projects, including Cauchari Olaroz, Centenario Ratones, Tres Quebradas, Sal de Oro, and Mariana, are set to boost production. Despite a drop in lithium export values, export quantities have increased significantly. The adoption of sustainable technologies like Direct Lithium Extraction reflects Argentina's commitment to environmentally friendly practices, positioning it as a potential global leader in the lithium market.
July 10, 2024
3 min

Nigeria Boosts Rural Electrification with 1,265 MW Renewable Energy Initiative

Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Agency partners with five developers to implement 1,265 MW of decentralised renewable energy projects, aiming to improve electricity access for rural and peri-urban communities.
July 10, 2024
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bp to Develop Green Hydrogen Project in Egypt

BP, in partnership with Masdar, Hassan Allam Utilities, and Infinity Power, has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to advance a green hydrogen project in Egypt. This multi-phase initiative aims to produce green hydrogen and its derivatives at scale, marking a significant milestone in Egypt’s energy transition. The consortium also signed a Framework Agreement with the Egyptian government to assess the project's feasibility. This collaboration is expected to support Egypt’s clean energy goals and position the country as a key player in the global green hydrogen market.
July 10, 2024
3 min

Bekaert's 10-year PPA with Romanian Wind Farm: A Giant Leap in Renewable Energy Commitment

N.V. Bekaert has secured a major 10-year virtual Power Purchase Agreement (vPPA) with First Looks Solutions S.R.L., for 100 GWh of Renewable Energy annually from the Vifor wind farm in Romania. This agreement promotes Bekaert's sustainability strategy and will reduce their carbon footprint by over 41,000 tonnes of CO2 per year. Scheduled to be operational by the end of 2025, the Vifor wind farm is on track to be one of largest European onshore wind projects.
July 7, 2024

Wärtsilä and ONE Renew Maintenance Agreement for Power Plants in Morocco

Wärtsilä has renewed a five-year maintenance agreement with Morocco's Office National de l'Électricité et de l'eau potable (ONE) for two power plants in Tan Tan and Dakhla, generating a combined 169.5 MW. The agreement includes spare parts, major overhauls, and technical support to optimize the plants' performance and cost-efficiency. These plants are crucial for balancing Morocco's renewable energy production. Wärtsilä's services will ensure their efficient operation, supporting Morocco's energy transition. The renewed agreement highlights Wärtsilä's commitment to sustainable energy and enhancing power generation in Morocco.
July 7, 2024

Scatec and Yara Clean Ammonia Forge Agreement for Renewable Ammonia Production in Egypt

In a significant advancement for the renewable energy sector, Scatec, a prominent renewable energy company, has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with Yara Clean Ammonia for the sale of renewable ammonia from Egypt. This agreement is a critical step toward advancing green energy initiatives in the region. Additionally, Scatec has signed a letter of intent with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to secure long-term project financing.
July 8, 2024
2 min

Colombia's Solar Power Reaches 1.2 GW Milestone

Discover how Colombia's latest solar projects are powering its journey to 6 GW of renewable energy by 2026!
June 27, 2024
3 min

83% of Mexicans Demand a Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

Mexicans show overwhelming support for swift action on climate change, according to a new UN report.
June 25, 2024
2 min

Enel Colombia Launches Operations at La Loma and Fundación Solar Parks

Enel Colombia has launched commercial operations of its major solar parks, La Loma and Fundación, boosting Colombia's renewable energy capacity.
June 21, 2024
2 min

Unveiling Green Innovation: Iberdrola México Fuels Millfoods' New Guanajuato Plant with 100% Renewable Energy

Millfoods' cutting-edge corn processing plant in Guanajuato now runs on 100% renewable energy, thanks to a pioneering partnership with Iberdrola México.
May 23, 2024
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Colombia Supports Resolution to Enable Electricity Transactions Among Andean Community Countries

Colombia supports a resolution to facilitate electricity transactions among Andean Community countries, aiming for regional energy integration by 2026. The initiative highlights cooperation and a commitment to secure, resilient electrical systems.
May 23, 2024
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Colombia's Ecopetrol Sets Sights on Pioneering Offshore Wind Auction

Ecopetrol, Colombia's largest oil producer, is considering participation in the country's first offshore wind auction as part of a shift towards renewable energy under President Gustavo Petro's leadership.
July 10, 2024
3 min

Nigeria Boosts Rural Electrification with 1,265 MW Renewable Energy Initiative

Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Agency partners with five developers to implement 1,265 MW of decentralised renewable energy projects, aiming to improve electricity access for rural and peri-urban communities.
May 8, 2024
2 minutes

GEI Power and YEO Team Up for Zambia's First 60MWp Solar Plant with Energy Storage

GEI Power and YEO's partnership in developing Zambia's inaugural solar-battery power plant, valued at $65 million and with a capacity of 60MWp, marks a significant stride towards sustainable energy and economic empowerment in the nation.
April 8, 2024
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Namibia Embarks on a Historic Green Industrialisation Campaign with the Launch of the Hyphen Project

On April 6, 2024, President Nangolo Mbumba launched the Hyphen project in Namibia, introducing 10 meteorological masts (MetMasts) equipped with cutting-edge technology to measure environmental data like wind, temperature, and solar irradiation. Some masts also feature LiDAR for monitoring bat and bird activity. This initiative marks a significant step in Namibia’s commitment to green industrialisation and positions the country as a leader in sustainable development in Africa.
March 19, 2024
2 minutes

World Bank's $100 Million Grant Kickstarts Zambia's Ambitious Renewable Energy Expansion Under NEAT Program

The World Bank's $100 million grant to Zambia under the National Energy Advancement and Transformation Program aims to enhance the country's electricity sector's sustainability, reliability, and resilience by diversifying its energy mix with an increased focus on renewable resources by 2033.