Friday, November 16, 2018

Guyana solar plan melts icy relationship with Norway over forest and energy

At a ministerial meeting on the fringes of a forest conference in Oslo, Guyana laid out a plan for rapid expansion of solar power as a key clean energy source. The tiny South American nation hopes to resolve a seven-year dispute with Norway over the release of USD 180 million promised to Guyana for keeping its deforestation rate at a low level.


Raphael Trotman, Guyana's Minister of Natural Resources
Photo: Government of Guyana

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