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IFC invests $288m in Brazil’s thermal power project

IFC is providing a $288 million 15-year loan to UTE GNA I Geração de Energia for the development of a LNG-to-power facility in Porto de Açu, Brazil.
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Green industrial parks critical for China, says report

The World Bank has issued a report aimed at helping the government to accelerate the greening of Chinese industrial parks.

World Bank elects new President

The Executive Directors of the World Bank have unanimously selected a new President of the World Bank Group for a five-year term.


2019 Edison Award

Lifesaving technology solution wins 2019 Edison Award

American-based Arrow Electronics and nonprofit We Care Solar have won the 2019 Edison Award for Social Innovation for its joint development of Solar Suitcase 3.0.
dysfunctional municipalities

Steps to overcome trade barriers into new markets

The South African Capital Equipment Export Council gives insights into trade barriers that local businesses will encounter through export opportunities.
energy storage market

7% growth for industrial battery charges on the cards for 2019

More than 1.3 million industrial battery chargers were sold in 2018, according to a recent market research intelligence study.

IRENA Director-General to work tirelessly for energy transition

The new IRENA Director-General has pledged to work tirelessly with all stakeholders to support the transition to a sustainable energy future.

Financial solutions for buying power equipment

Governments across Africa are aware that low access rates and lack of reliable electricity present a challenge to rapid economic development.

Association looks into strategies to advance hydropower sector

The International Hydropower Association’s Activity and Strategy Report for 2018-2019, which traces hydropower progress is now available online.

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