The Brazilian Government has formed a special congressional committee to analyse the Federal Bill PL 9463/18, which proposes the privatisation of the country’s state-owned energy company Eletrobras.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has signed an agreement with ENGIE to supply 144 of its 2.5-116 wind turbines for the Umburanas Wind Farm Complex in Bahia, Brazil.
Whitefish Energy has announced that it has repaired sufficient major transmission lines to enable the restoration of power to over 500,000 people, including in the San Juan metro area.
Millions of Puerto Rico residents are without power, drinkable water is scarce, roads have been washed away, and a dam is in danger of collapse following the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Brazil’s Government has cancelled the construction of 25 wind farms and solar parks in the country after companies behind the projects requested to return construction licenses for a fee.
Siemens has secured orders to supply four turnkey industrial power plants in Argentina.
Iberdrola and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) have signed an agreement for two M501J gas turbines, a steam turbine, a spare gas turbine rotor, and a long-term service agreement for the El Carmen combined cycle power plant, located in Nuevo León, Mexico.
The State Grid Corporation of China, the world’s largest utility company, has announced that it has concluded a deal for a 54.64 per cent stake in Brazil’s largest power distributor CPFL Energia.