The microgrid will be supplied to WEB Aruba N.V., a utility that controls a large portion of the island’s power. Technology and software is designed to better integrate high levels of renewable power while also delivering storage backup and load shedding capabilities.
Although mired in significant delays compared to other Latin American countries, Paraguay is now preparing to issue its first legislation to support solar and wind power.
The installation will be located in the state of Pernambuco and will be also used to test different PV components.
The island country in the eastern Caribbean is preparing to host a 3 MW solar PV plant, its first utility-scale renewable energy project.
While the grid operator Enatrel conducts a feasibility study for solar distributed generation projects, the president Daniel Ortega urges the Parliament to approve the reform of the energy system which will introduce net metering for PV.
The photovoltaic plant “Uribe Solar” was officially commissioned by the vice-minister of national property Jorge Maldonado and the minister of energy Andrés Rebolledo.
The government of Atlántico Department, on Colombia’s Caribbean Coastline, has announced plans for an initiative to support the region’s dairy producers, by financing PV systems to power milk cooling tanks.
The French energy utility has snapped up a controlling share of the Pirapora II solar project from Chinese firm Canadian Solar. Plant is due to be commissioned in the first half of 2018.