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Funding Opportunities for Green Projects in the Caribbean


Sources of financing for projects in the Caribbean can take the form of loans, grants, guarantees and investments. Institutions from which potential developers of green projects can access funding may be country-specific, regional or international in scope.

This page will provide information important to potential investors such as project financing criteria, the financing amount, repayment terms, cost of financing, prospective projects of interest/ types of projects eligible and contact information.

The Funding Opportunities for Green Projects in the Caribbean is sponsored by the Caribbean Energy Information System (CEIS) – http://www.ceis-caribenergy.org- the network in the Caribbean for energy information encompassing over 18 member states.

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Registration is now open for a Solar Energy and Fuel Cells course which will run from March 19 – 23, 2018 at the Wigton Renewable...

Cahill Energy to Invest $240 Million in Barbados Clean Energy Plant

Cahill Energy signs historic agreement with the Barbados Government to build and operate a revolutionary Waste to Energy plant utilising the most innovative technology available...

Caribbean Development Bank – Reducing Poverty Through Sustainable Social & Economic Development

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has stepped up its drive to encourage public and private sector investments in sustainable energy – energy efficiency and renewable...

Caribbean Development Bank : Sixteen Regional Professionals Earn Certified Energy Manager Designation

Sixteen men and women from around the Caribbean Region are now designated certified energy professionals, having participated in the Regional Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Training...


CDB President Addresses Caribbean Economic Issues

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean countries recorded “modest” economic growth last year even as the region recorded its fourth consecutive year of economic recovery following the global...

CDB Steps up Renewable Energy Drive

CDB Steps up Renewable Energy Drive

Bridgetown, Barbados—The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has stepped up its drive to encourage public and private sector investments in sustainable energy—energy efficiency and renewable energy...

College Powers Barbados Course

College Powers Barbados Course

Ron Common, president of Sault College.     Ron Common helped flip the switch on a new renewable energy course at a post-secondary institution in Barbados.   The Sault College...

Earth Today | USAID, CDB Partner To Deliver Energy Management Training

Earth Today | USAID, CDB Partner To Deliver Energy Management Training

the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Programme (CARCEP), together with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), recently launched the Caribbean Energy...

Energy Management Training For Saint Lucian SMEs

Micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the St Lucian manufacturing sector will receive free training in energy management from October 4th and 5th,...

Energy Stakeholders to Begin Drafting TAPSEC Operational Plan 🗓

Date:   April 24-26, 2018  Venue:  Dominican Republic   Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Work on drafting an operational plan for the Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean...

Exclusive Interview | IRENA | Renewable Energy Project Finance

Exclusive Interview | IRENA | Renewable Energy Project Finance

  Exclusive interview with Seleha Lockwood, Programme Manager, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), an African Utility Week event partner.   “Accessing funding for replicable, scalable and transformative renewable...

Get Your Energy Project Funded!

    Energy Project Renewable energy comes generally from such natural sources as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, and geothermal heat. Energy project financing includes solar (pv, or photovoltaics)...

Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI)

1. Green Loan Energy saving and solar powered appliances and devices as well as solar and wind projects will be among those that will benefit from...

How Crowdfunding Can Scale Up Renewable Energy Resources

When discussing the scale of the energy challenge around the world, some huge numbers come up. Getting a steady supply of electricity that is secure,...

IDB Approves US$50 Million Energy Efficiency Finance Facility

  The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved US$50 million for the launch of the Energy Efficiency Finance Facility, which aims to finance companies investing in energy...

IDB Boosts Latin Renewables Drive

Image: sxc.hu     The Inter-American Development Bank and the Japan International Cooperation Agency are extending a scheme to back renewable energy schemes in Central America and the...

IDB Financing Supports the Largest Rooftop PV System in Latin America

Sample picture of a large rooftop PV array A USD 5 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will enable Corporación Industrial del Norte, SA...

IRENA receiving project funding applications until 12 January

Mobilizing finance is one of the greatest challenges for scaling up renewable energy. Providing financial support to projects that are innovative, replicable and broaden energy...

JAMAICA ||Scotiabank offers single-digit loans for renewable energy

    Scotia Jamaica has created a new loan facility for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and homeowners wishing to purchase renewable energy systems. The loan offer, at...

Jamaicans Urged To Conserve Energy Even As Costs Trend Down

Jamaicans Urged To Conserve Energy Even As Costs Trend Down

Kingston,  Jamaica (JIS) – Jamaicans are being encouraged to continue practising energy-conservation and efficiency methods, even as the cost of electricity continues to trend downwards. This...

List of Agencies/ Programs Involved in Funding Energy Interventions in Sixteen (16) Countries in the Caribbean

*    Agence Française de Développement (AFD) *    Amelot Holdings *    Barbados Light & Power Company (BPLC) *    Belize Aquaculture Limited (BAL) *    Belize Sugar Industry...

MIF partners with Nordic Development Fund to finance a pioneer green microfinance initiative

Program to boost access to clean energy, energy efficiency technology and adaptation products to micro, small and medium-sized companies in Latin America and the Caribbean The...

Professional Certificate in Green Energy Management Online

  The CertificateTo obtain the certificate complete five courses online: Introduction to Renewable Energy; Converting to Renewable Energy; Energy Efficiency, Evaluation, and Design; Energy Auditing: The Metrics...

Remarks by Vice President Biden on the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Prime Minister, it’s a pleasure to be with you.  And, Fred, the Atlantic Council has done an incredible job, and you’re...

Renewable Energy Loan with Capital & Credit

Renewable Energy Loan Read presentation:[download id=”226″] Put the power in your hands: Access a Renewable Energy Loan and reduce your reliance on the national power supply, while...

Solar powered cyber cafe commissioned

Solar powered cyber cafe commissioned 🗺

The Ministry of Science Energy and Technology has commissioned its first solar powered community computer laboratory.   Located in Sterling Castle, St Andrew, the facility enables community...

Standards for Solar Heaters and Other Appliances Coming for the Caribbean

Standards for Solar Heaters and Other Appliances Coming for the Caribbean

Standards for solar water heaters and a number of energy-related appliances are coming to the Caribbean.  Key to this development will be policymakers, standards and energy...

Taylor Wessing advises Cahill Energy on proposed waste-to-energy plant on Barbados

Taylor Wessing has advised Cahill Energy on its historic agreement with the Barbados government to build and operate a waste-to-energy plant on the island. The...

Thesan: Local Lenders Key to Latin America Success

Thesan: Local Lenders Key to Latin America Success

One of Ecuador’s top solar developers has shunned European lenders in favour of a bank “committed to the development of Latin America.” Foreign developers need not...

UAE Provides Loans For Renewable Energy Projects In Caribbean, Africa

SAN JUAN – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announced Sunday $46 million in concessional loans for...

US launches $20 million incentive for Caribbean, Central America

The U.S.’ $20 million financing facility is aimed at encouraging investment in clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Central America.  RedSolLAC The White House has...

USAID Offers Solar Project Financing Training

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) conducted a solar photovoltaic workshop in Kingston at the beginning of the month to help local organisations...

Wigton Could Stimulate Renewables Revolution

 Hands-on training is a key element of Wigton courses. Here (frome left) Renford Smith, Marcus Grant and Alan Searchwell connect the electrical components of a...

Wigton Lab To Provide Training In Renewable Energy

Wigton Lab To Provide Training In Renewable Energy

Training  in renewable energy has taken another step, with the opening of the Wigton Renewable Energy Laboratory, in Rose Hill, Manchester. The resource centre, which was...

Wigton training lab offers renewable energy course for executives

Wigton training lab offers renewable energy course for executives 🗺

WIGTON Windfarm will hold a renewable energy workshop for senior energy industry executives at its renewable energy training lab in Rose Hill, Manchester, this Friday.   The...

Wigton Wind Farm Offering Renewable Energy Training Course

Wigton Wind Farm Offering Renewable Energy Training Course

Registration is now open for Wigton Wind Farm Limited’s upcoming training course in photovoltaic system design, from June 18 to 22.   The week-long course, to be...

[Barbados] || Barbados Light & Power Company Limited (BL&P)

1. Renewable Energy Rider In February of 2010 the Fair Trading Commission approved the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited’s (BL&P’s) implementation of an experimental renewable...

[Caribbean] || Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

1.    Financing Energy Projects- Private Sector No special window of funds •    Guiding principles for intervention – Additionality – Catalytic Role – Partnerships • Other screening considerations – Size of the project –...

[Caribbean] || Caribbean Renewable Energy Technical Assistance Facility (CRETAF)

1. Caribbean Renewable Energy Technical Assistance Facility (CRETAF) CRETAF is a US $1.6 million initiative to provide early-stage, high risk financing for qualified projects. CRETAF...




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