Friday, April 22, 2016

Azerbaijan: USA to Help Develop Renewable Energy

Azerbaijan, U.S. to cooperate for developing alternative energy (AzerNews)

Azerbaijan has a potential 800 megawatts of geothermal energy

At a conference on Energy, Renewable and Sustainability that took place in Baku on April 22, Tom Weirich, senior vice president of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) told local media that the U.S. is ready to support Azerbaijan in developing its alternative energy.

The total potential of alternative and renewable energy sources exceeds 12,000 megawatts in Azerbaijan including 800 megawatts of geothermal energy.

Akim Badalov, the head of the State Company on Alternative and Renewable Energy said an agreement had been made with the U.S. agency for international development (USAID).

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