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Santiago (Chile) Adding 200 Electric Buses In 2019

Thursday, August 01, 2019

by Kyle Field 183 more BYD electric buses are coming to Santiago, Chile, later this summer according to the Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt. The new buses will join the 100 electric buses that BYD and local partner Enel brought into the capital last December. The new BYD buses will arrive in August […]

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

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Paradise Park, the seed asset for MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund has started energy production, making it a revenue-generating facility. Investors of the 51 MWp solar PV park in Westmoreland also include MPC Capital’s investment platform for renewable energies in the CARICOM region, Neoen and EREC-Co Invest. At the time of production start, Paradise Park […]

Saint Lucia Hosts Caribbean Forum On Energy, Transportation & Resilience

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Press Release:– Saint Lucia is hosting to the Caribbean Forum on Energy, Transportation and Resilience scheduled for June 26-27, 2019. The event is being organized by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour of Saint Lucia in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) under the umbrella of the Energy and Climate Partnership […]

BYD delivers the first fleet of electric buses to Argentina

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

A fleet of 12 BYD K9 electric buses bound for the city of Mendoza, Argentina, arrived at the port of San Antonio in Chile on May 20. These electric buses represent the first fleet of its kind in Argentina, signifying a major milestone in the electrification of public transportation in the South American country. This […]

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

Friday, May 24, 2019

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. An initial USD 17.2 million will be deployed over 10 years, with further plans for the fund’s future. The Clean Technology Fund, a trust run by […]

RELEASE: Electric Bus Adoption Is Critical for Sustainable Cities – Here’s How to Get There

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Shenzhen, China, operates the largest 100% electric bus fleet in the world. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr LEIPZIG, Germany (May 21, 2019) — The adoption of electric buses, mainly by municipal governments, has accelerated in recent years, increasing more than 80-fold between 2011 and 2017. But cities still have a long way to go. Investment […]