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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 17:05:28 UTC

Market rules for hybrid interconnections taking shape at MISO

MISO interconnection customers have the option of designating “hybrid” as fuel type when they submit an interconnection request before July 22, 2021, for the 2021 Definitive Planning Phase (DPP) cycle. In addition, there are nearly 5,000 MW of hybrid resources, mostly solar plus storage, waiting to be studied by MISO from the 2019 and 2020 […]… read more
Tue, 22 Jun 2021 16:40:24 UTC

Virgin Money supports SHIL’s acquisition of two small hydro schemes

Virgin Money has completed a deal supporting Scottish Hydro Investment Limited (SHIL) in the acquisition of two operational small hydro schemes from Guinness Asset Management. The £8 million (US$11.1 million) long-term loan provided by Virgin Money will support the acquisition, and upgrade, of the Glen Buck and Munergie hydro schemes, located in the Scottish Highlands. […]… read more
Tue, 22 Jun 2021 15:45:28 UTC

Arkansas co-op adds 4.8-MW/9.6-MWh storage to its solar PV plants

Energy Toolbase today announced that it has commissioned two energy storage systems (ESS) with Today’s Power (TPI), a renewable energy company based in Little Rock, Arkansas that develops, owns, and operates renewable assets. TPI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI), a Little Rock-based utility service cooperative owned by 17 Arkansas […]… read more
Tue, 22 Jun 2021 11:30:00 UTC

Falkland Islands representatives arrive in New York for C-24

Falkland Islands' Chair of the Legislative Assembly, MLA Mark Pollard, and Deputy Chair MLA Leona Roberts have arrived in New York in order to attend the main session of the Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24).

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:56:00 UTC

Peruvian judge allows Keiko Fujimori to stay out of jail, for now

Fujiori will not return for now to prison but will have to if she does not comply with restrictive measures imposed on her Peruvian presidential contender Keiko Fujimori has been allowed to stay out of jail Monday, but the judge's decision bars her from meeting with her closest campaign aides.

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:50:00 UTC

Argentina to take additional measures against Delta coronavirus variant spreading into the country

In the next few hours new control measures will be taken, Carignano said. Photo: EFE/Juan Ignacio Roncoroni Argentine health and migration authorities are analysing additional measured to curb the arrival into the country of the coronavirus Delta variant, which has already been detected in three cases of passengers flying in from abroad.

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:49:00 UTC

Former Brazil President Lula Da Silva acquitted in yet another corruption case

The prosecution did not “convincingly demonstrate” the charges against Lula Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was acquitted due to lack of evidence Monday in one of the corruption cases for which he was being tried, it was announced.

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:45:00 UTC

Bolsonaro lashes out at Brazil media giant Globo for its “journalists who do not help at all” regarding covid-19

“Globo is press shit, press shit,” Bolsonaro said Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Monday lashed out at national media giant Globo for its stance on covid-19, which differs completely from what the Government calls “an early treatment,” a cocktail made up of controversial drugs such as chloroquine.

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:41:00 UTC

Argentina and Mexico recall ambassadors to Nicaragua out of concern for human rights violations

The reason behind Argentina's abstention at the OAS vote against Nicaragua was reportedly a distrust of Almagro The Governments of Mexico and Argentina Monday recalled their respective ambassadors in Managua, where Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is undertaking a dubious campaign towards his reelection by having his political challengers arrested.

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:33:00 UTC

OECD's May report foresees 5.8% growth for 2021

Of the economies surveyed by the OECD, Argentina is the one that ranks last. The world's economy is forecast to grow 5.8% in 2021, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), “Economic prospects: an unusual recovery. Navigating towards the transition,” it has been announced.

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:30:00 UTC

Patagonia university to develop noodles made of algae which shall taste like squid

The University has been allocated funds for the purchase of machinery to launch large-scale production of healthy pasta Argentina's National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco from Comodoro Rivadavia, in the province of Chubut, is undertaking the development of noodles with a 30% substitution of wheat flour for algae which shall taste like squid, it was announced.

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021 06:56:00 UTC

Chevening Scholarships awarded to 19 students from Argentina

Ambassador Kent bid farewell to the group through a virtual meeting, in the aims of wishing a safe and successful trip to the scholarship holders Every year, a number of Chevening Scholarships are awarded to students from Argentina with outstanding academic performance and leadership qualities, allowing them full funding to undertake postgraduate studies in universities in the UK.

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Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:30:37 UTC

Albania launches first tender for wind power

Albania launched its first tender for utility-scale onshore wind power plants today. Projects with a capacity of 10 MW to 75 MW can apply. Several projects will be chosen, according to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Total tendered capacity equals 100 MW, and this may be increased to 150 MW in the […]… read more
Mon, 21 Jun 2021 14:26:59 UTC

Automated EV charging could help the US meet carbon reduction goals

A new study from Sense and Singularity Energy demonstrates the potential for significant carbon reductions from electric vehicle (EV) charging using a combination of smart home automation and location- and time-based carbon emissions data from the power grid. The study found that by automating charging to minimize carbon impact, carbon emissions from EV charging could be […]… read more
Mon, 21 Jun 2021 13:22:47 UTC

Correcting 5 myths about hydropower

What is keeping the U.S. from fully embracing a new generation of hydropower? Explained below are 5 major myths about hydropower.… read more
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