Growing presence of geothermal in the Eastern Caribbean

The islands of the Eastern Caribbean are renowned for their natural beauty and rich culture. But the volcanic origin of these islands has not only created breathtaking scenery, it could soon provide the solution to the region’s quest for clean,…

Ormat adds 15 MW of geothermal capacity

Ormat Technologies recently said it agreed to acquire part of a geothermal power plant and exploration options in Guadeloupe Island in the Caribbean. The company said it will gradually purchase 85 percent of Geothermie Bouillante SA (GB) for approximately $56…

Guadeloupe urged to tap into its geothermal potential

There remains great and untapped geothermal potential in Guadeloupe, French territory in the Caribbean, which could help fuel electricity supply at less then half the cost of current fossil fuel based electricity generation. The long-term energy program for Guadeloupe a…

Boosting Caribbean competitiveness by strengthening regional partnerships

A regional organization says the European Union (EU) plans to boost Caribbean competitiveness by strengthening regional partnerships. On Saturday, the Guadeloupe-based STC INTERREG Caraïbes said that INTERREG V Caribbean, a multimillion dollar EU-funded programme to strengthen regional partnerships, will be…