Largest Commercial Rooftop Solar PV System in Cayman Begins Installation

This week Cayman Solar began installing what will be the single largest rooftop solar PV system in The Cayman Islands. Cayman Solar is the latest company to rise in the Caribbean Solar Energy Market and is currently installing the largest…

New Pilot Solar Project on Turks and Caicos

Turks and Caicos-based Fortis TCI Ltd., owner of the islands' electric utility, recently installed a 35.25kW solar photovoltaic system on the company's headquarters in Providenciales. The pilot project aims to serve as a model for solar development in Turks and Caicos where financial…

Financing Green Projects In Barbados

Many recent studies have shown Barbados to be a challenging environment for renewable energy and green technology financing. The country dropped 5 spots in the Climatescope 2013 ranking although the 2014 Electric Light and Power Act tries to stem the tide. In a push…

Renewable Energy in the Caribbean: Current Trends and Lessons from History

Island regions are largely dependent on imported oil for power generation. Local governments support renewable sources to limit exposure to volatile oil markets, but barriers hinder the development of a strong renewable energy sector. In an article in Energy Policy, Rebekah Shirley and Daniel Kammen…