The Cuban government has ordered its state-run power system to further reduce electricity generation.
Korea East-West Power and Daelim Energy have signed a shareholder agreement on 18 April to jointly invest in a Chilean distributed solar power project.
Puerto Rico has enacted a law that requires the progressive elimination of fossil fuels as a source of power generation.
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has issued a draft integrated resource plan (IRP) that calls for segmenting the island’s electrical grid into eight minigrids, along with myriad microgrids, and installing more energy storage than is currently available in the USA.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed its third contract with Voltalia in Brazil to supply the wind project Ventos da Serra do Mel 2 (VSM2).
Siemens and the marine arm of ST Engineering in Singapore have received an order for a SCC-800 2x1C SeaFloat barge-mounted power plant from Seaboard Corporation subsidiary Transcontinental Capital Corporation (Bermuda), an IPP with operation in Dominican Republic.
A consortium of GE Power and CIE Sociedad Anonima has won a contract from Itaipu Binacional to modernise the Itaipu Dam in Brazil, one of the world’s largest hydropower plants.
GE Power has been chosen by EPC Construtora Quebec, a Brazilian engineering company, to provide its 4.4 MW and 2.2 MW LV5 1500 V inverters and skids for the 14 MW Verde Vale III solar power project in Guanambi, Brazil.
Rolls-Royce has announced that it will supply 265 MTU Onsite Energy 16V 4000 gen-sets for five power plants to be built in Chile designed to support a growing renewable power infrastructure.
Siemens Gamesa has won a contract to supply 471 MW of wind turbines to Neoenergia, Iberdrola’s Brazilian subsidiary.