The devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma and Maria on energy systems in Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the Caribbean highlight an energy security problem that has been lurking for decades. Massive damage […]
Renewable Energy Caribbean
Launched in 2014, Renewable Energy Caribbean serves as a dedicated resource for RE industry news, analysis and project developments in the Caribbean. Renewable energy is quickly advancing in the Caribbean, a region with enormous potential across the sector, and yet there remain few web-based portals and journals that cater specifically for this market.
We hope this site will be a valuable resource for both private and public sector audiences.
Belize will see the Caribbean’s first Energy Efficiency Financing Facility. The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) and the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) will be partnering to launch the Facility for investments […]
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) supporting the development of an offshore windfarm in Jamaica. The feasibility study for the […]
Urgent investment into infrastructure more resilient to climate change is needed to allow Caribbean island nations to achieve their clean energy, sustainable development plans, a high-level meeting of representatives from Caribbean governments, […]
More than 100 climate scientists, researchers and negotiators from across the Caribbean and the world will gather at the Hilton Hotel in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad from October 9 to 12, 2017, to highlight […]
New award announced celebrating the best renewable energy projects from across the Caribbean. The CREF project awards will honour excellence in project execution and will be unveiled at this year’s CREF 2017 in collaboration […]
The developing renewable energy industry in St. Kitts and Nevis is largely thought of by consumers as a way to save money, but Bertill Browne, director of the Energy Unit in the […]
There remains great and untapped geothermal potential in Guadeloupe, French territory in the Caribbean, which could help fuel electricity supply at less then half the cost of current fossil fuel based electricity […]
The Freundel Stuart administration has entered another phase of its Public Sector Smart Energy Programme (PSSEP) in Barbados, hoping to save the country between $32 million and $42 million over the next […]
The question of how scaling up public investment could affect fiscal and debt sustainability is key for numerous countries needing to fill infrastructure gaps and build resilience. A new paper by the […]