renewable energy

SPEAKING at the opening of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, Claire Fitzpatrick, Regional President of bpTT, announced that BP had submitted a bid to the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI) for a commercial scale solar power project with partners Lightsource BP and Royal Dutch Shell.

In 2017, MEEI invited expressions of interest (EOI) for utility scale renewable energy (RE) projects. The EOIs that were received were evaluated and a short list of companies were invited to a request for proposals (RFP) phase, which closed at the end of June this year.

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This week, we at Bourse review the performance of two companies within the Manufacturing Sector – West Indian Tobacco Company Ltd (WCO) and Angostura Holdings Ltd (AHL) – for the nine-month( 9m) period ended September 30, 2019. Both WCO and AHL’s performances benefited from modest revenue growth, combined with measurable cost management. We discuss the performance of both companies and provide an outlook.

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