Atlas Renewable Energy Acquires Its First Solar Project In Colombia

Renewable Energy Company, Atlas Renewable Energy has announced that it acquired its first solar project in Colombia. The Shangri-La solar project, located in the Department of Tolima, will generate approximately 403.7 GWh per year and will supply clean energy through a power purchase agreement (PPA) that Atlas has entered into with a leading Colombian company […]

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3500 MW of Wind Addition Possible in Five Developing Countries: GWEC Report

A new report by Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has said that five countries, namely, Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia and Morocco have the capacity to add 3500 MW of wind power in the coming five years if they do so aggressively. The GWEC report held that the five developing countries can add an extra $12.5 […]

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CIF Grants $70 Million To Colombia For Renewable Energy Integration

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has decided to provide a $70 million loan to the South American country of Colombia at a low interest rate to enable the country to transition to clean energy. With this, Colombia will become the first country to benefit from CIF. The fund was created for speedy growth of renewable energy […]

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BYD Wins the Largest Pure-Electric Bus Order outside of China

Electronics, automobiles, new energy, and rail transit hi-tech company, BYD has announced that it has won cumulative orders to supply 1,002-unit pure-electric buses (E-buses) to the capital of Colombia, Bogotá. This is the largest order for pure-electric buses outside of China the firm has received to date, which sets a new record in sales volume […]

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BYD Delivers Huge E-Bus Fleets to Colombia, Japan, and Europe

Hong Kong based BYD has announced that it has delivered over 700 electric buses to three cities in Colmbia, Japan and the Netherlands. e-bus The Bogota City Government and the Bogota City Public Transport Authority (TRANSMILENIO) held a grand launch and delivery ceremony for the first batch of 120 buses. This batch of buses will […]

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Invenergy, EPM Sign Renewable Deal for 400 MW Capacity in Colombia

EPM has signed a strategic agreement with Invenergy to develop and build at least 400 MW of solar and wind projects in Colombia over the next 6 years. Colombian power utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) has announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with US-based Invenergy to develop and build at least 400 […]

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Wind Industry to Invest $1.8 bn in Colombia Over Next 3 Years

In the first RE auction in Colombia, more than 1 GW wind capacity was awarded through PPA deals, which will bring in investments worth $1.8 billion by 2022 In last month’s first renewable energy auction in Colombia, 1.3 GW of renewable energy capacity was awarded through 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) deals, with wind energy […]

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EDP Renewables Gets PPA for 490 MW in Colombia Auctions

EDP Renewables has secured two 15-year PPA at the recent renewable auction organised by the Colombian Government. EDP Renewables (EDPR) a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, has secured two 15-year Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) at the recent renewable auction organised by the Colombian Government. […]

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