Geothermal Prospects Across the Caribbean

In recent months, a number of companies have announced plans to develop geothermal energy projects at locations across the Caribbean, including Nevis Island, Dominica and St. Vincent. Why is the Caribbean such a promising region for the development of geothermal…

6 New Large-Scale Solar PV Projects in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico will soon be home to a significantly larger solar photovoltaic infrastructure energy capacity thanks to a number of newly signed agreements between the scenic Caribbean territory and a number of notable renewable energy companies. To be precise, six…

Renewable Energy in the Caribbean: Current Trends and Lessons from History

Island regions are largely dependent on imported oil for power generation. Local governments support renewable sources to limit exposure to volatile oil markets, but barriers hinder the development of a strong renewable energy sector. In an article in Energy Policy, Rebekah Shirley and Daniel Kammen…