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Tue, 03 Aug 2021 16:45:16 UTC

NY Green Bank raises $314 million to meet demand for clean energy project financing

The transaction with Bank of America is the largest ever conducted by a green bank in the United States.… read more
Tue, 03 Aug 2021 13:57:06 UTC

What’s in Congress’ infrastructure bill for renewable energy

Advocates called the bipartisan infrastructure bill a “down payment” on President Biden's climate and clean energy ambitions.… read more
Tue, 03 Aug 2021 09:45:00 UTC

Argentine province of Córdoba makes isolation at hotels compulsory for travelers who test positive on arrival

Córdoba's Patient Zero has been hospitalized with pneumonia Health authorities in the Argentine province of Córdoba have ruled that all travelers who test positive for the Delta variant of the coronavirus are to isolate at hotels, following a recent local outbreak.

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Tue, 03 Aug 2021 09:39:00 UTC

Nicaraguan President to seek reelection with most opponents jailed

 Ortega and Murillo will run again November 7 After arresting most opposition leaders who could challenge him, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega announced Monday that he will run for a new term in office in the November 7 elections.

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Tue, 03 Aug 2021 09:35:00 UTC

Brazil's Electoral Court wants Bolsonaro investigated for spreading fake news against ballot boxes

The proceedings might result in Bolsonaro's ban from running in 2022 Brazil's Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) has asked the Supreme Federal Tribunal (STF) to launch a probe against President Jair Bolsonaro for his remarks regarding the reliability of the electronic voting system.

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Tue, 03 Aug 2021 08:59:00 UTC

IMF okays SDRs for countries beleaguered under the covid-19 pandemic

The new allowances “will help the most vulnerable member countries,” Georgieva said The International Monetary Funda's (IMF) Board of Directors Monday approved the disbursement of SDRs for a total amount of US $ 650,000 million as a relief measure amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tue, 03 Aug 2021 07:04:00 UTC

African swine fever in the Dominican Republic; Army called in to eliminate thousands of pigs

More than 15,000 pig farmers send to the slaughterhouse about 100,000 pigs per month in the Dominican Republic Alert in the Americas after the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory confirmed African swine fever (ASF) in samples collected from pigs in the Dominican Republic. ASF has forced China to cull millions of pigs since there is no vaccine to prevent the disease which is also highly contagious.

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Tue, 03 Aug 2021 06:21:00 UTC

Brazil's Azul signs a one billion dollars deal with German manufacturer for 220 VTOL taxi aircraft

Azul currently has 160 aircraft, operates 200 routes with 700 daily flights to a hundred destinations, and is the airline with most flights and which flies to the largest number of Brazilian cities. Azul, Brazil's third-largest airline announced on Monday a one billion dollars accord with German manufacturer Lilium for the purchase of 220 of VTOL electric aircraft scheduled to begin operating in 2025.

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Mon, 02 Aug 2021 22:01:00 UTC

Vaccination mandatory in Argentine province of Jujuy

Unvaccinated provincial civil servants will face sanctions if not jabbed, Morales warned. The Argentine province of Jujuy is making vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory for all civil servants effective Monday.

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Mon, 02 Aug 2021 17:41:11 UTC

August sizzle: POWERGEN+, POWERGRID webcasts hot on decentralized energy, T&D

From T&D to on-site power and distributed energy, the webcasts take the temperature of the state of power transmission and generation at its most advanced stages.… read more
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 17:27:56 UTC

NextEra wing selling $290M solar-storage project to AES Indiana

The Indiana subsidiary of AES Corp. will acquire and oversee building of a 250-MW solar and 180-MWh energy storage facility in that state.… read more
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 15:57:35 UTC

South Carolina’s Past Failures and New Policies Contribute to a Brighter Future for Solar and Battery Storage

South Carolina now stands among the more proactive Southern states in clean energy policy. But it wasn’t always that way.… read more
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 15:35:04 UTC

Given detailed analysis, grids can host the most solar

Originally published at Electricity customers are lining up to generate their own clean, affordable solar energy, but to get it to them, solar developers must navigate the impediments of a congested and outdated electricity grid. For this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Yochi Zakai, an attorney with Shute, Mahaly, […]… read more
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 14:50:25 UTC

Utility giant NextEra adds 1.8 GW of renewables, storage to backlog

NextEra Energy added 1.8 gigawatts of renewables and storage to its backlog in the second quarter of 2021, the company reported last week.… read more
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 14:18:57 UTC

Biden administration advances offshore wind energy plans in California, North Carolina

The Biden administration – through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) – is advancing the process to bring offshore wind energy development to California and North Carolina.… read more
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