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Friday, February 28, 2020

It’s Time to “Accelerate the Pace for Renewable Energy Action” in the Region

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica—Countries from across the Americas today wrapped up two days of intense discussions on topics as diverse as regional energy integration, energy poverty, and the role of natural gas at a time when renewable energy sources such as solar and wind are playing a bigger role in electric power generation in the region. Other topics on the table included electric mobility, energy efficiency, gender and energy, and bioenergy.
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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

First Face-to-Face Meeting of the Energy Efficiency Technical Group takes place in El Salvador

The first Face-to-Face Meeting of the Energy Efficiency Technical Group (GTEE) of the Central American Integration System (SICA) under the project “Enchancing Energy Efficiency Lighting Standards in Central America”, will take place on November 6 and 7, 2019 at SICA, San Salvador.
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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Chile Cancels Hosting Arrangement for Santiago Climate Change Conference

The President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, has announced the Government of Chile’s decision not to host the UN Climate Change Conference, “taking into consideration the difficult circumstances in the country.” The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) was originally scheduled to take place from 2-13 December 2019, in Santiago, Chile.
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

ECPA Ministerial Dialogue Series

In preparation for the IV Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Ministerial that will convene in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on February 27-28, 2020, the OAS will convene a series of Ministerial dialogues.
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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Santiago (Chile) Adding 200 Electric Buses In 2019

183 more BYD electric buses are coming to Santiago, Chile, later this summer according to the Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt.
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Thursday, July 11, 2019

MPC Capital’s solar PV plant Paradise Park starts energy production

Paradise park is a key investment for MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund which listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on January 14.
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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Saint Lucia Hosts Caribbean Forum On Energy, Transportation & Resilience

The forum will facilitate future investments in modern, resilient and sustainable energy and transportation infrastructure and pave the way for the development of sustainable and smart cities in the region.
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

BYD delivers the first fleet of electric buses to Argentina

A fleet of 12 BYD K9 pure electric buses bound for the city of Mendoza, Argentina, arrived at the port of San Antonio in Chile on May 20.
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Friday, May 24, 2019

Fund for Haiti’s clean energy transition through mini-grids and solar

The Off Grid Electricity Fund was created by Haiti and the World Bank to encourage clean energy and support various schemes including small-scale electricity grids and solar PV installation.
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Another 100% solar town for the Argentine province of Jujuy

It is the third project of its kind in the Southern cone country. This time it is the town of El Angosto, near Santa Catalina, which will be equipped with an autonomous photovoltaic power plant and a storage system.

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