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EBRD, Meridiam, and Hassan Allam Utilities Forge Partnership to Boost Renewable Energy in Egypt

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Meridiam, and Hassan Allam Utilities have partnered to advance renewable energy in Egypt, supporting the country's green energy transition. This collaboration aims to enhance private sector participation in the power sector and aligns with Egypt’s decarbonization goals. It is a key component of Egypt’s 10 GW renewables program under the EBRD-led Nexus on Water, Food, and Energy (NWFE) initiative, launched at COP27. The partnership focuses on expediting renewable energy projects, adhering to high environmental and social standards, and is expected to attract significant foreign investment, fostering sustainable growth.

April 11, 2024
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April 19, 2024
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Solar Energy: Key to Renewable Energy Transition in Mexico

Discover how Mexico is steering its energy future towards sustainability with solar energy leading the way. With a projection of 11,300 megawatts by 2030 and a robust industry supported by a strategic geographic position, solar energy emerges as the key to driving renewable energy transition in the country.
April 18, 2024

Chile's Biofactory at La Farfana: Turning Waste into Renewable Energy

Discover the groundbreaking work happening at Chile's La Farfana Biofactory, where wastewater is transformed into renewable energy. Led by Regional Energy Seremi Iván Morán, alongside Aguas Andinas and Metrogas executives, this initiative produces 12 million cubic meters of biomethane annually, powering over 100,000 households. La Farfana Biofactory not only addresses energy needs but also significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions, aligning with Chile's sustainability goals. Recognized for its innovation, this project highlights the power of collaboration and innovation in advancing renewable energy solutions.
April 18, 2024
3 min

Colombia Adjusts Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy During El Niño Drought

Facing an El Niño-driven drought, Colombia has issued Resolution 40132 to maximize the use of renewable energy and mitigate a severe power shortage.
April 18, 2024
3 minutes

Cuba and Vietnam: Advancing towards a Sustainable Future with Renewable Energy

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel announces favorable conditions for Vietnamese companies on the island, with a special focus on renewable energies. Could this collaboration chart a new course towards sustainability for both countries?
April 17, 2024
3 minutes

Chile Launches Largest Solar Battery Storage Facility in Latin America

Chile has inaugurated the BESS Coya in Antofagasta, Latin America's largest solar battery storage system, with a capacity of 139 MW and 638 MWh. Developed by Engie Chile, this facility is set to reduce carbon emissions by over 65,000 tons annually and can power around 100,000 homes. President Gabriel Boric and Engie Group CEO Catherine MacGregor emphasized the project's significance in advancing Chile's commitment to renewable energy and addressing global climate challenges. BESS Coya represents a major step in Chile's journey towards a sustainable energy future.
April 19, 2024
4 minutes

Solar Energy: Key to Renewable Energy Transition in Mexico

Discover how Mexico is steering its energy future towards sustainability with solar energy leading the way. With a projection of 11,300 megawatts by 2030 and a robust industry supported by a strategic geographic position, solar energy emerges as the key to driving renewable energy transition in the country.
April 18, 2024

Chile's Biofactory at La Farfana: Turning Waste into Renewable Energy

Discover the groundbreaking work happening at Chile's La Farfana Biofactory, where wastewater is transformed into renewable energy. Led by Regional Energy Seremi Iván Morán, alongside Aguas Andinas and Metrogas executives, this initiative produces 12 million cubic meters of biomethane annually, powering over 100,000 households. La Farfana Biofactory not only addresses energy needs but also significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions, aligning with Chile's sustainability goals. Recognized for its innovation, this project highlights the power of collaboration and innovation in advancing renewable energy solutions.
April 18, 2024
3 min

Colombia Adjusts Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy During El Niño Drought

Facing an El Niño-driven drought, Colombia has issued Resolution 40132 to maximize the use of renewable energy and mitigate a severe power shortage.
April 17, 2024
3 minutes

Chile Launches Largest Solar Battery Storage Facility in Latin America

Chile has inaugurated the BESS Coya in Antofagasta, Latin America's largest solar battery storage system, with a capacity of 139 MW and 638 MWh. Developed by Engie Chile, this facility is set to reduce carbon emissions by over 65,000 tons annually and can power around 100,000 homes. President Gabriel Boric and Engie Group CEO Catherine MacGregor emphasized the project's significance in advancing Chile's commitment to renewable energy and addressing global climate challenges. BESS Coya represents a major step in Chile's journey towards a sustainable energy future.
April 12, 2024
2 min

AGM Calls for Financial Backing of Geothermal Energy Initiatives

The Mexican Geothermal Association advocates for oil-funded incentives to expand geothermal energy, currently underutilized in Mexico's energy portfolio.
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.