Daily Archives: 03/17/2022

CANADA: COVID: Testing requirement for fully vaccinated travelers to be lifted

Paula Newton, CNN • Published 17th March 2022

Toronto Pearson International Airport

Ottawa (CNN) — Canada announced it will lift its Covid-19 pre-entry test requirement for fully vaccinated travelers beginning April 1, saying Thursday that the pandemic was entering a “transition phase.”
The requirement will be dropped for air, land and water ports of entry.
However, the announcement came with a warning that travel restrictions may need to be reimposed.

Guyana: Hope Wind Farm Project Will Provide 10% Of GPL needs

US$45M Hope Wind Farm Project – Power for 7,000 homes

ByOilNOW – March 17, 2022
Guyana is now closer to launching its first major initiative in renewable energy. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted approval for construction of the US$45M Hope Wind Farm Project. This represents the first substantial utility-scale renewable energy initiative to be implemented in the new oil producing South American country.

According to project documents, the 25.2MW wind farm will generate over 80GWh per year, to be delivered to the Guyana Power and Light (GPL)’s grid according to the terms of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and Grid Interconnection Agreement. This wind energy therefore represents over 10% of GPL’s gross total electricity generation, enough to supply 7000 homes with power.          Continue reading

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