The centrepiece of the plan includes an offshore wind farm west of Dockyard and expansion of rooftop and utility-scale solar.
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.
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.”
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.
Government plans to revitalize its utility sector with greater inclusion of renewable energy including solar and wind power.
GreenTech Solar has won a contract to provide 10MW of renewable power to Antigua and Barbuda by retroactively fitting government buildings, hospitals, schools and car parks.
Two renewable energy project developers in the Dominican Republic advanced financing plans this week, securing debt for solar and wind-powered projects on the Caribbean island.
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre is looking for ways to boost the region’s access to the Green Climate Fund.
Climate change is a profoundly unpredictable process which makes it difficult for weather models to correctly identify which renewable energy infrastructure should be built where. Some technologies are hoping to change that.
A leading economist is warning that a better financing model is needed if the local renewable energy sector is to thrive in the Caribbean.
ImpactPPA announces today their newest renewable energy power generation project for one of Jamaica’s largest law firms, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon. The project will be managed on ImpactPPA’s blockchain financing platform, bringing together an innovative form of energy generation and energy financing.
The Jamaican Government's plan to divest its holdings in public companies via the stock market and is now making headway with the selection of a broker to arrange the listing of renewable energy company Wigton Windfarm Ltd.
The Caribbean Development Bank has announced that it will provide USD$16 million in funding to DOMLEC to assist with the restoration of electricity generation services.
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 to centralized grids will mean that many of…
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 project will evaluate the viability of installing an…