CLIMATE CHANGE

* The Madrid Energy Virtual Conference, one of the most important events of 2020, is almost here.

ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. One of the most important events of the year is just around the corner. The Madrid Energy Conference is a Europe – Latin America energy platform focused on the energy transition and the discussion will cover the vast cross-regional opportunities at the intersection of infrastructure, renewables, natural gas, regulation and finance. Brought to you by industry leaders; Institute of Americas, IPD Latin America & Global Event Partners and adjusting to the ongoing restrictions derived from Covid-19, this year’s Madrid Energy Conference will be convened in a virtual format across an entire week. But the goals and objectives remain unchanged: to address the way that energy is generated, distributed and consumed and the investment needed in Latin America to drive the energy transition. Click here to know more https://www.iamericas.org/programs/energy-sustainability/the-madrid-energy-conference/


Abengoa highlights the role of storage in a conference about the future of solar thermal energy

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ACCIONA donates wind turbine blade to Madrid to celebrate COP25 climate summit

José Luis Martínez-Almeida, mayor of Madrid, unveiled a wind blade turbine, donated by ACCIONA, in central Madrid to commemorate the beginning of the COP25 Climate Summit, being held in the Spanish capital. The unit will be on exhibit throughout the duration of the summit. Located on Madrid’s central Paseo de la Castellana avenue, it symbolizes the revival of the city’s commitment to the fight against the ongoing climate emergency.

During the unveiling, a group of artists with disabilities, coordinated by Spain’s Fundación Once, decorated the blade with messages of encouragement against global warming. At the same time, the general public was also invited to ink their messages in favor of a better planet. At the event, Martínez-Almeida was the first to leave his commemorative “graffiti” on the blade, signing: “COP25. Madrid stands for a climate agreement”.

Record USD105 Million of Funding Approved by ADFD Under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

GO ECO GREEN21. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate – The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) today confirmed the allocation of approximately USD 105 million for eight renewable energy projects in developing countries in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.

The announcement marks a record level of funding for any cycle since the facility was launched and will provide funding for projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cuba, the Maldives, Nepal, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Read More

Brazilian energy giant Neoenergia debuts on the São Paulo stock exchange

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GO ECO GREEN21. Brazilian energy giant Neoenergia debuts on the São Paulo stock exchange. Neoenergia* operates in 18 states and manages 13.9 million supply points in a concession area covering 840,000 km2. The company serves more than 34 million people and, since 1 July 2019, it has been the main private electricity company listed on the B3 in São Paulo with a capitalisation of around 19 billion Brazilian reais. Read More.