Good news from Oxford Business Group
Slim Feriani, the minister of industry and small and medium-sized enterprises, announced in mid-January that the country was seeking to attract $2bn in foreign investment by launching international bids to develop a series of wind and solar power projects over the next three years.
These investments would create 1900 MW of generation capacity by 2022, which, by that time, would account for about 22 percent of installed capacity.
From merinews and Dr. Lalit Kishore
The 5th International Young Scientist Congress (IYSC-2019) with the focal Theme “Alternative Resources and Technology Development” along with a workshop on Research Methodology is going held in Nepal on 8th & 9th May which is being Organized by jointly by India-based International Science Community Association and Mid- Western University, Surkhet, Nepal.
“From young scientist comes the future”
Senate Bill 1121 has been given final approval by the Puerto Rico legislature and is headed to the desk of Governor Ricardo Rosselló. When passed, it will make the island the fifth state-level jurisdiction to establish a 100% zero-carbon and/or renewable energy mandate.
“After the devastation of Hurricane Maria and the disastrous and sluggish energy recovery, the idea that Puerto Rico is able to not only dust itself off, but see a future beyond the short term is remarkable.”
Good news from Utility Dive and HJ Mai
The cost of electricity from batteries has decreased by 76% since 2012, making renewable energy combined with battery storage increasingly competitive with coal and gas generation.
“Energy Storage has been a key factor for many years, Looks like we are making good headway.”