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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American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) CEO Nirad Tewarie told the Express that the private sector organisation welcomes the announcement and does not have any issue with the date that has been chosen.

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