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Caribbean Energy Consumers to Benefit From New Initiative

  GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Caribbean energy services consumers are to benefit from a new initiative being spearheaded by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Development Fund (CDF)...


New Finance Fund For Energy SMEs

Stakeholders from the Caribbean energy sector are meeting this week to discuss key issues affecting the industry, including sustainable financing, renewables and energy efficiency.   The CARICOM Secretariat is...


PCJ and GEF Trust Fund to Invest in Energy-Efficient Projects

PCJ and GEF Trust Fund to Invest in Energy-Efficient Projects 🗺

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Trust Fund are jointly investing in energy-efficient and renewable energy interventions in six...


Banks Are Challenged Over Renewable Energy Lending

A Chamber executive has challenged Bahamian commercial banks to explain their reluctance to finance renewable installations, as homes and businesses continue to “bleed energy”.   Debby Deal,...


Glenmuir past student wins $4-m PCJ scholarship

Glenmuir past student wins $4-m PCJ scholarship 🗺

SHANROY Dennis, a 23-year-old past student of the Glenmuir High School in Clarendon, is the inaugural recipient of the $4-million Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ)...


Jamaica taking a bold and visionary step — Edens

Jamaica taking a bold and visionary step — Edens 🗺

Chairman and founder of New Fortress Energy, Wesley Edens, has applauded the Jamaican authorities for taking what he believes is a bold and visionary step...


Energy efficiency and conservation a priority, says Dr Wheatley

Energy efficiency and conservation a priority, says Dr Wheatley 🗺

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr Andrew Wheatley, says energy efficiency and conservation is a priority of the Government in...


Earth Today | Green Climate Fund an option for investment in clean energy technology

Earth Today | Green Climate Fund an option for investment in clean energy technology 🗺

IT MAY be possible to satisfy the recent call from respected climate scientist Professor Anthony Chen for developed countries, with historical responsibility for greenhouse gas...


Gov’t Signs US$15-Million Loan for Energy Efficiency Programme

Gov’t Signs US$15-Million Loan for Energy Efficiency Programme 🗺

The Government of Jamaica has signed a US$15-million loan agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the implementation of the Energy Management and...


Gov't signs loan agreement for energy management programme

Gov’t signs loan agreement for energy management programme 🗺

THE Government has signed a loan agreement for US$15 million with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to assist with the cost of rolling out the...


CDB Approves Funding to Support Geothermal Development in St. Kitts and Nevis

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved the use of US$325,500 by CDB for the benefit of the government of St....


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PCJ exploring offshore wind farm 🗺

Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has got foreign backing for a prefeasibility study on the prospect of setting up another wind farm, but one that...


#InnovationMonth: Crowdfunding And Solar Energy, Powering The World With Tech

Born and raised in Cape Town, The Sun Exchange is a crowd-investing platform built specifically to close the funding gap for solar energy in the...


Banks To Offer Loans For Solar Energy

Some local banks are planning to offer low-cost loan plans enabling individuals to finance home-based solar-energy systems, potentially exceeding limits to Caribbean Utility Company’s Consumer...


CDB Board Approves Energy-Saving Project In Antigua-Barbuda

Bridgetown, Barbados — The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funding for a project that will replace approximately 14,400 high...


Suriname improves governance and strengthens its energy sector with IDB loan

Project to support the development of an institutional and regulatory policy framework to enhance the nation’s energy sector and its government institutions. Suriname will increase the efficiency,...


Budget Highlights 2016 – Energy

Tags: budget highlights 2016, energy, hydro power Construction of 4 mini-hydro power stations at Kamaira, Kumu, Tumatumari and Tiger Hill. Rehabilitation and operation of Moco Moco Hydropower...


Mercurius Capital Plans $300 Million Fund For Caribbean Solar Power Projects

Singapore-based investment firm Mercurius Capital is set to explore opportunities in the untapped solar power market of the Caribbean and is planning to launch a...


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)...


US-launches-20-Million-Incentive-for-Caribbean–Central-America_

The financing facility is one of a slew of initiatives initiated by the Obama administration to increase cooperation and advance clean energy development in the...




CDB Advancing Energy Sustainability in the Region

  CDB President Dr Warren Smith Bridgetown, Barbados (TDN) The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has made energy security a cross-cutting theme in its new Strategic Plan 2015 to 2019...


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...


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...


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...


Global Environment Facility (GEF)

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a global partnership among 178 countries, international institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector to address global environmental...


Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

The IDB, established in 1959 to support the process of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean, is the main source of...





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