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.
A loan of $64 million was awarded. The facility will deliver electricity to JPS at a price of $85/MWh over 20 years.
Puerto Rico is pursuing large-scale solar as a part of its reconstruction of its energy infrastructure.
This loan is intended to invest in the energy sector, particularly in the construction of micro-grids and prioritizing renewable technologies.
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.
Power Ledger is working with factories and regulators to help companies finance microgrid resources such as solar and battery storage using its blockchain technology.
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.
A subsidiary of Taiwanese solar cell and module maker Neo Solar Power Corp has secured long-term financing of US$38 million for its Monte Plata solar project in the Dominican Republic.
A new 3MW Solar Farm in La Tourney, Vieux Fort is now feeding solar energy into Saint Lucia's electricity grid.
The renewable-energy project, which will feature an initial investment of about US$40 million, is expected to be completed within a year. Once operational, the installation will generate enough energy on a yearly basis to supply 10,000 households with electricity.
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.
The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has signed onto a multimillion-dollar deal which will see Lakes Folly, The City become the home of a state-of-the-art solar car port. BWA chairman Dr Atlee Brathwaite signed the US$3.5 million grant at BWA headquarters…
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…
Aldelano Solar will provide off-grid relief to hurricane-devastated Antigua, Barbuda and British Virgin Islands in the form of solar products that can produce drinking water and power. The company has developed a line of products that provide off-grid refrigeration, water…
In the wake of the disasters in the Caribbean brought on by the recent hurricane season, there has been plenty of discussion about how solar generators can be a persuasive solution for cutting costs and increasing security. But when discussing…