evolv1 Sets a New Benchmark for Green Building Innovation

The Cora Group has has been awarded Zero Carbon Building - Design certification by theCanada Green Building Council® (CaGBC) for evolv1. A new commercial multi-tenant office building now in construction, evolv1 is one of 16 projects across Canada to be selected by the CaGBC to participate in a two-year pilot of its new Zero Carbon Building Standard. It is also the first building to earn the Zero Carbon Building - Design certification.

Iberdrola Signs $400 Million Loan for Wind Farms

Ten banks, with Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) acting as administrator, have signed a $400 million loan agreement with Iberdrola Mexico, the first green loan in that country by a company in Latin America. The loan has a five-year term, which can be extended for another two years. BBVA Bancomer is acting as global coordinator and green agent bank.

Anglo American Platinum to Install Primus Power Energy Storage System 

Anglo American Platinum will be installing eight of Primus Power’s EnergyPod® battery systems  at their Amandelbult mine, in the Limpopo province, South Africa. The energy storage project at Amandelbult deepens the ongoing partnership between the companies. Having first invested in Primus Power through the Platinum Group Metals Development Fund (PGMDF) in 2014, Anglo American Platinum is both a strategic investor in Primus and a supplier of the platinum group metals (PGMs) used as a catalyst on the titanium electrodes inside the EnergyPod.

REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA: Este año la capacidad instalada de energías renovables prácticamente se triplicará

El director ejecutivo de la Comisión Nacional de Energía (CNE), Ángel Canó, aseguró que en 2018 el Gobierno tiene como metas sumar 233 MW eólicos y 128 MW fotovoltaicos, 361 MW en total, a la capacidad instalada renovable, que actualmente es de 195 MW, lo que significa el 5% de las fuentes de energía conectadas al Sistema Eléctrico Nacional Intercontectado (Seni).