Monthly Archives: November 2015

ADB grants loan for economic development in Cape Verde

30/11/2015 source “Inforpress” The African Development Bank (ADB) granted a loan of 15 million Euros to Cape Verde to finance the first phase of the Program to Support the Economic Growth (PACE, I), said the entity in a statement released last Friday. “The PACE-I is the first of two operations, as a programmatic budget support,…

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The Climate Summit starts with the hope for a global agreement

30/11/2015 source “El Economista” About 200 countries meet from this Monday on in Paris to reach an agreement that, at least, set the goal of limiting to 2 degrees the increase in global temperature of the planet by end of the century, according to the recommendations of the UN Climate Change Experts Framework, to prevent…

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Announced studies for new hydroelectric power in Paraguay

29/11/2015 source “Prensa Latina” The Paraguayan press reported today that the feasibility studies to build another hydro-electric plant in Paraguay will begin in early 2016. Guillermo Krauch, office director at the National Electricity Administration (ANDE), explained that the public institution will be in charge of bidding for works on the Ypané river, on the border…

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EU announces aid to Mozambique by 2020

27/11/2015 source “MacauHub” The European Union said last Thursday that will support Mozambique with 734 million Euros by 2020, under an agreement signed in Brussels. The amount was granted under the new national indicative program for the next five years and is intended to several areas, focusing on two – good governance and rural development.…

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ACS and Brookfield joint in Brazil to get electrical lines for 750 million Euros

23/11/2015 sources “Cinco Días” and “Expansión” The two branches of ACS Industrial, COBRA and Control y Montajes Industriales (CYMI), in consortium with the Canadian fund Brookfield, were awarded a grant of transmission lines in Brazil for more than 750 million Euros, according to a statement of the group. The agreement signed regulates the joint investment…

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Renewable energy is already 15.4% of energy consumption in Spain

20/11/2015 source “Expansión” Renewable energy doubled its contribution to final energy consumption in Spain between 2004 and 2013, reaching already 15.4%, according to the Institute of Economic Studies (IEE). On the other hand, the largest proportion of renewable energy consumption correspond Sweden (52.1%), Latvia (37.1%), Finland (36.8%) and Austria (32.6%). Denmark is around 27%, while…

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Awarded to ACS the work of a highway in Australia for 2,875 million Euros

20/11/2015 source “El País” The Spanish construction company ACS, through its Dragados and Leighton Contractors subsidiaries, has signed with Sydney Motorway Corporation a contract for the design and construction of the new M5 motorway in Sydney (Australia), a project budgeted at 4,300 million Australian Dollars (about 2,875 million Euros), according to information released today by…

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Gamesa launches a new wind turbine for medium winds

18/112015 source “Expansión” The Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa has presented today (November 18) at the fair European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), which is taking place in Paris between 17 and 20 November, the first unit of its G132-3.3 MW model. This turbine is the only in the market aimed at medium winds that combines…

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Abengoa will build two power lines in Argentina

18/11/2015 source “Expansión” They were awarded to the Spanish company Abengoa the engineering and construction of two new transmission lines in Argentina, two projects budgeted at 49 million Dollars (about 46 million Euros). The first project awarded involves the construction of a line of 38 kilometers in the province of Jujuy, and the construction of…

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