Revolution Lighting chosen for Caribbean recovery efforts

GB Energie LED, a minority, woman-owned business committed to sourcing sustainable energy solutions, announced it has signed a partnership agreement with IMPACT Construction, LLC, a minority-owned construction company located in the Virgin Islands that provides start-to-finish solutions for building and…

New funds from CDB to advance grid modernization & energy storage

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a US$350,000 grant to assist utilities and relevant stakeholders across the region to develop, plan and design energy storage and grid modernisation solutions, which could accelerate the Caribbean’s shift to clean energy. The…

Caribbean Regional Energy Efficiency Pilot Financing Facility

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 in Energy Efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy. The…

Caribbean Nations Turn to Renewable Energy

The Caribbean faces several challenges to its energy sector, which harm the region’s people and potential for economic growth. The Caribbean power generation sector receives 87 percent of its energy production from imported fossil fuels, despite the availability of solar,…

Funds secured for new Jamaica’s new LED streetlight system

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funding of US$25 million to replace existing streetlights in Jamaica with high efficiency light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. The funds are being provided to the Jamaica Public Service Company…

Energy efficiency upgrades saves Jamaican business $.5 million monthly

Chase Ramson’s decision to go green has been blessing the food and household product distribution company with another kind of green — just over half a million dollars in savings per month. Two years ago, the company installed a 60 kW…