Solar startup brings renewable energy to Haitian businesses

Despite dealing with natural disasters and energy poverty, Haiti has optimistically made hard commitments to create a renewable energy economy. In September 2017, the Haitian Parliament eliminated import tariffs and duties on solar equipment and the country is positioned well for solar.

Waste-to-energy plant under construction in Haiti

Lakay Vèt (lak-eye veht) is a Haitian owned and operated startup dedicated to leading Haiti’s resource management sector into a strong, sustainable future. The facility will take in mixed waste and produce usable materials that go back into the Haitian economy including: producing…

Energy Security a Key Issue at Recent Trade & Investment Conference

The importance of reliable and consistent energy supply in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states was emphasized during the deliberations at the CARICOM/CUBA/FLORIDA Trade and Investment Conference held February 10-11, 2016 in Miramar, Florida. Director of the Institute of International Relations at the…

CARICOM Countries Reduce Dependency on PetroCaribe

As crude prices plunge, four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member countries are taking steps to reduce their reliance on PetroCaribe, Venezuela’s  oil subsidy. The four countries include Guyana, Haiti, Belize and Jamaica and it is thought more will follow suit, according to…