Ocean thermal energy plant power moves a step closer in Cayman

Plans for a floating power plant that will harness solar energy stored in Cayman’s coastal waters are moving forward following the completion of an environmental impact study. The owners of OTEC Cayman Ltd., told the Cayman Compass their consultants have…

Pilot ocean thermal energy project in Virgin Islands

Ocean Thermal Energy Corp (OTE) announcedthat the first draft of the master plan for a renewables-powered EcoVillage in the US Virgin Islands has been completed. Pennsylvania-based OTE designs and develops deep-water hydrothermal clean energy systems that generate renewable power through…

Hybrid systems may hold key for clean energy

A new report from Oregon State University states that renewable energy could see a significant leap forward with improved storage technologies or more efforts to "match" hybrid forms of clean energy systems that provide an overall more steady flow of electricity. Historically, a major…

Jamaica Aims to Lead RE in the Caribbean

Jamaica Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell says that it can, predicting that, by the middle of next year, Jamaica will be the leading country in the region in the gross production of renewable energy. The country is already one of the…

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…