The best Caribbean clean energy revealed at the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum.
Given the high cost of fossil fuel-generated electricity and the abundant renewable energy resources, why haven’t Eastern Caribbean countries made more progress in their transition to renewable energy?
The centrepiece of the plan includes an offshore wind farm west of Dockyard and expansion of rooftop and utility-scale solar.
Jamaica joins Solar Head of State coalition to install solar panels on the Office of the Prime Minister in effort to combat climate change.
UAE is proceeding with grants totalling US$34.5 million to fund renewable energy projects in the Caribbean building on $15mn of projects announced last year.
Barbados will install 2.6 MW of solar PV across 16 public Government buildings by the end of 2018.
PV Energy Limited and APUA to finalize their joint project to bring a solar plant and grid-stabilising energy storage facility to Antigua.
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.
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.
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.
CEOs and energy leaders from Caribbean utilities recently met for the CARILEC Chief Executive Officers and Leadership Conference.
A loan of $64 million was awarded. The facility will deliver electricity to JPS at a price of $85/MWh over 20 years.