Alexandre Silveira, Brazil’s Energy Minister, said that the country aims to pass a regulatory framework for offshore wind and green hydrogen by the end of 2023.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement with Sicredi, a cooperative financial institution operating throughout Brazil, for a €200 million loan to support the installation of solar power on homes, small, and medium-sized businesses.
Eneva, the Brazilian utility, has started commercial operation at its 692.4 MW Futura 1 solar complex in Juazeiro City, in Bahia state, Brazil.
A consortium of Mitsubishi Power Americas and engineering company CONSAG has signed an agreement with Portocem Geração de Energia for the EPC of the Portocem Thermoelectric Power Plant in Brazil.
Enel has announced that two power generation companies that it holds in Peru will be merged. This will create a larger entity valued at $2.31 billion.
GE has won an order for its H-Class gas turbine technology from Eneva, the largest private natural gas operator in Brazil.
The Mexican government has agreed to buy 13 power plants from Iberdrola of Spain in a deal valued at $6 billion. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, President of Mexico, said that the agreement will give state-owned power company Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) majority control over the electricity market.
Enel has agreed to sell its stake in two thermal power generation plants in Argentina to Central Puerto for $102 million.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has signed an MOU with Guacolda Energia, an IPP in Chile, to study the introduction of ammonia co-firing at a coal-fired power plant at one of the company’s plants in the north of the country.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions Services used digital X-ray technology to complement the preventative maintenance in Petrobras’ gas insulated substation (GIS) in the Abreu e Lima Refinery (RNEST) in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.