Scientists and policymakers participated in a forum at The University of the West Indies (UWI), entitled “100 per cent Clean, the Why and How of Jamaica's Transition from Imported Fossil Fuels to Natural Resources.”
From geothermal to solar energy, Dominica has managed to secure itself as a leading nation in the renewable sector.
The CARICOM Secretariat said that the Credit Risk Abatement Facility (CRAF) seeks to facilitate ease of access to credit for SMEs within the Caribbean's energy sector.
More than 40 businesses and 26 Caribbean countries have joined together in support of a $1bn project to create the world's first 'climate smart zone' and help fast track low carbon development across the region.
Burdened by a costly dependence on imported fuel for energy, many Caribbean islands are considering boosting the number of electric vehicles on their roads.
If there is a silver lining to the trauma of a blanket power outage amid a humanitarian crisis, it is the growing urgency of bolstering the electricity grid with renewable energy.
Smartcool Systems Inc. announced that the company has completed installations at 10 businesses in Jamaica.
The deal will expand the use of energy-saving street lamps; as well as, improve the efficiency of the power system in the City of Georgetown and the surrounding areas.
Government plans to revitalize its utility sector with greater inclusion of renewable energy including solar and wind power.
The Inter-American Development Bank reports that climate financing increases more than 20 percent from the previous year by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks.
CEOs and energy leaders from Caribbean utilities recently met for the CARILEC Chief Executive Officers and Leadership Conference.
Across the Caribbean, three innovative finance approaches may play a role in rebuilding infrastructure to be more efficient and resilient by embracing clean energy technologies.
A loan of $64 million was awarded. The facility will deliver electricity to JPS at a price of $85/MWh over 20 years.
Puerto Rico is pursuing large-scale solar as a part of its reconstruction of its energy infrastructure.
This loan is intended to invest in the energy sector, particularly in the construction of micro-grids and prioritizing renewable technologies.
Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited has commenced work on a new 37-megawatt solar energy plant, slated for completion by late 2018 or early 2019.