PV Energy Limited and APUA to finalize their joint project to bring a solar plant and grid-stabilising energy storage facility to Antigua.
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.
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.
This loan is intended to invest in the energy sector, particularly in the construction of micro-grids and prioritizing renewable technologies.
Work has advanced toward the full operationalisation of the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency by the middle of this year. This was one of the key outcomes of the special meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Energy.
Energy storage will play key a role in the energy transformation. The extent of the growth of battery storage will depend on both the extent of the decrease in battery storage costs and the development of regulatory regimes that reward the services that storage is capable of providing.
In the last few years, the appetite for investing in rural electrification microgrids from commercial investors.
In order to understand Puerto Rico’s process of rewiring, one must also understand its complex history of privatized utilities.
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.
ABB will deliver a microgrid with integrated wind and solar resources, adding to more than 40 other similar projects the company has worked on worldwide already. ABB said it will be a “24.5MW microgrid facility and energy storage system”. It will run on the company’s ABB Ability platform, which it delivers across a range of industries to digitally connect, control and monitor systems and individual components.
A high dependency on imported fossil fuels can increase a country’s vulnerability to poor electricity access, following extreme weather events. With around 87% of energy consumed in the Caribbean region coming from imported fossil fuels, this dependency increases the risk…
Belize will receive a grant from he UAE-Caribbean renewable energy fund for the emPOWER Rural Electrification project (emPOWER Project). The emPOWER Project aims to provide renewable energy solutions to assist Belize in achieving universal energy access. This project plans to install 344…
Scientists in one of Canada’s snowiest cities will help a sunny Caribbean island switch to a green energy grid, leaving fossil fuels in its wake. University of New Brunswick researchers have received $4.3 million from Ottawa and Emera Inc.—the parent…
The Barbados government says independent power producers interested in supplying electricity to the national grid will be able to apply for licences by early next year. Energy Minister Darcy Boyce said that recommendations on licensing systems for these producers should…