March 1, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Solar power – a first small step

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I am a little surprised at some of the hoopla regarding the new 5 megawatt (MW) solar project that broke ground last Monday (9) in Bodden Town. 5 megawatts is small but a small step in the right direction is better than a large step in the wrong one. It has taken a long time […]

Cayman Islands utility company and government regulatory authority provide additional CORE generation

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The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) and Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) have completed additional revisions to the Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) programme which has been in place since February 2011. CUC and the ERA have agreed to an additional 2 Megawatts (MW) of available CORE capacity effective May 1st 2016. With this revision to the programme, […]

IRENA announces loans for projects in Africa and the Caribbean

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By Robin Whitlock The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has announced $46 million in concessional loans for renewable energy projects in developing countries. The loans will fund a wind and solar project in Antigua and Barbuda, a solar project in Burkina Faso, a solar and wind project in […]

Enel Green Power starts construction of new solar power plant in Brazil

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Rome, December 28th, 2015 – Enel Green Power (‘EGP’) has started construction of Ituverava solar power plant in the state of Bahia, in north-eastern Brazil. Once completed, Ituverava will have a total installed capacity of 254 MW, making it EGP’s largest solar power plant currently under construction. ‘With the construction of Ituverava Enel Green Power […]