Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB) announced that it’s filing a court motion to suspend all hearing and briefing deadlines for PREPA’s Restructuring Support Agreement. This agreement, intended to resolve the electric utitlity’s debt, would require a status report by May 15, 2020. See the full press release here.
Jamaica has started studying the potential for pumped hydro storage on its electric grid to supply the grid with energy in times of need, as announced by Prime Minister Holness. The project envisions pulling water from the Middlesex aquifer in St Ann parish and pumping the water to reservoirs at higher elevations. The water would […]
Startup company Lilac Solutions secured US$20 million in funding from Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg, and Bill Gates for a lithium-extraction project in California’s Salton Sea geothermal area—one of the richest potential sources of geothermal energy in the world. If successful, an improved extraction technology would transform the site into a combined energy and lithium source. […]