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Costa Rica Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid Completed By Demand Energy

Costa Rica Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid Completed By Demand Energy

Turnkey energy storage system provider Demand Energy has commissioned a solar-plus-storage microgrid in Costa Rica at a medical manufacturing facility. The company, which has also recently...
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Solar Power Is Becoming The Cheapest Form of New Electricity

Unsubsidized solar power costs are beginning to outperform coal and natural gas and new solar energy projects in emerging markets cost less to build than...
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President Obama and the Caribbean

President Obama and the Caribbean

  Nearly eight years ago the Caribbean welcomed the election of President Obama more exuberantly than many other people did , for like most Caribbean people...
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Key Island Property Equipped With Smartly Interconnected Solar Power Solutions

Key Island Property Equipped With Smartly Interconnected Solar Power Solutions

Another property in the Caribbean twin-island state is now powered by the sun. The clean power provider PV Energy has installed a 51 kWp ground-mounted...
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Costa Rica leads Latin America Renewable-Energy-Producing Countries

The various sources of renewable energy represent an opportunity for Latin America to have its development shared by the entire population, and would particularly favor...
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Latin America Is Set To Become A Leader In Alternative Energy

Latin America Is Set To Become A Leader In Alternative Energy

Beside  the Pan-American Highway, almost 600km (375 miles) north of Santiago, Chile’s capital, lies El Romero, the largest solar-energy plant in Latin America and among...
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Google Hits Renewable Energy Goal In Quest To Pare Pollution

Google Hits Renewable Energy Goal In Quest To Pare Pollution

San Francisco, USA (AP) — Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts...
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WWF Says Renewable Energy Gives Everyone A Share Of Development

The various sources of renewable energy represent an opportunity for Latin America to have its development shared by the entire population, and would particularly favor...
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Latin America And The Caribbean Are Turning To Renewable Energy, Lowering Carbon Emissions

Countless of climate change conferences or talks have been held and they have since encouraged the world to turn to renewable energy sources. The most...
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New China Policy Paper on Latin America and Caribbean: Win-Win Cooperation And ‘Expanding Common Interests’

Coinciding with the conclusion of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tour of Ibero-America, China’s Foreign Ministry yesterday issued a broad-ranging policy paper on Latin America and...
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Commentary: A Rising Sun Over The Antilles: Japan's New Era of Caribbean Investment

Commentary: A Rising Sun Over The Antilles: Japan’s New Era of Caribbean Investment

In July 2014, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe embarked on a historic 11-day tour of five countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, culminating in...
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Peat Eyes Jamaica On His March To Energy Equality

Peat Eyes Jamaica On His March To Energy Equality

On a bus ride through the country Nathaniel Peat talks about his journey from a North London apartment blocks to Necker Island in the BVI (British...
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Oil Majors Said To Be Joining Forces On Renewable Energy Fund

Reuters is reporting that seven leading oil and gas companies will be joining forces to create a renewable energy investment fund for the development and...
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Business News And Intelligence For The Renewable Energy Sector

Business News And Intelligence For The Renewable Energy Sector

China-based renewables major Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology (HKG:2208) said Wednesday it will supply a projected 1,870 MW of its turbines for project developer Viridis...
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Will Homeowners Insurance Cover My Solar Panels?

Will Homeowners Insurance Cover My Solar Panels?

Most covered property losses due to hurricanes are wind related – rather than due to flooding – and many Florida residents might be wondering if...
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How Energy-Efficient Upgrades Can Increase Your Home’s Value

Energy-efficient upgrades can not only shrink your utility bill; they can increase the value of your home. Home buyers are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits...
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Evan Duggan & Din Duggan Regulation: The Electricity Sector - The Future Has Arrived

Evan Duggan & Din Duggan Regulation: The Electricity Sector – The Future Has Arrived

In recent times, an old military term – VUCA – has made its way into the business world’s vernacular. Its applicability to the electricity industry...
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Why Affordable And Clean Energy Matters

Why affordable and clean energy matters? This is a clever and important question, especially for the gem of the Caribbean islands: Curacao. We are in the century...
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Reforming The Energy Sector Of The Bahamas

Prior to the House of Assembly breaking for the summer on Tuesday, August 13, Prime Minister Perry Christie spoke to the matter of reforming the...
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Proposed New Energy strategy For Saint Lucia

Castries, Saint Lucia — A new energy roadmap released on Tuesday reveals a sustainable, reliable, cost-effective, and equitable electricity future for Saint Lucia. The government of...
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Sustaining T&T Through Renewable Energy

Mounting atmospheric carbon dioxide levels is the cause of global warming trends, resulting in sea level rise and climatic changes. It is evident that such...
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World Energy Congress report: Increase In Renewables Has Led To An Unprecedented Change In Energy Supply

Renewables such as solar, wind and hydropower now account for 23% of total global electricity production The energy landscape has changed with most countries achieving a...
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What if Hurricane Matthew Hits Florida’s Nuclear Reactors?

Hurricane Matthew has already caused devastation in Haiti and elsewhere in the Caribbean. Tracking this dangerous storm’s path, which Bloomberg reported as a “$15 billion threat,”...
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Solar Power On Brink Of Huge Boom, Social Research Indicates

Solar Power On Brink Of Huge Boom, Social Research Indicates

Solar power stands at the precipice of explosive growth, according to Brewster McCracken, CEO of Pecan Street, a research institute located in Austin, Texas, that...
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Winds of Change Slow To Reach Caribbean's Renewable Energy Landscape

Winds of Change Slow To Reach Caribbean’s Renewable Energy Landscape

For an area of the world known for its bright sunshine and breezes, the Caribbean produces surprisingly little renewable energy. Expensive imported diesel or fuel...
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ANGLEC Turns To Sun For Greater Power

ANGLEC Turns To Sun For Greater Power

Rather than purchase additional generating equipment and costly fuel, the Anguilla Electricity Company (ANGLEC) has opted to use the energy of the sun to generate...
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Solar Energy And Antigua & Barbuda

Crude oil was first pumped from the ground in Sichuan, China, 2,500 years ago. Since then, we have progressively built an addiction to oil for...
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Island Nations' Leading Role In Renewable Energy

Island Nations’ Leading Role In Renewable Energy

Island communities are innovative and can make the most of scarce resources while having a global impact. Many people don’t yet realise that renewables are winning...
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New Renewables Outpacing Rising Electricity Demand For The First Time

For the first time ever, investment in new renewables was more than enough to cover rising global electricity demand in 2015. That’s according to the first World...
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Oriana Solar Power Plant in Isabela Begins Producing Energy

Oriana Solar Power Plant in Isabela Begins Producing Energy

Isabela, Puerto Rico – Oriana Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Sonnedix Group, in partnership with Yarotek, announced it has commenced energization of the Oriana Solar Farm, a...
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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,...
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Breaking Down Barriers to Renewable Energy Development in the Caribbean

Most Caribbean islands began generating electricity for municipal use around the 1930s through the establishment of public utility companies. But it wasn’t until the U.S....
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#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...
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Free Energy Within Reach Of UAE Residents

Free Energy Within Reach Of UAE Residents

Dubai: When German expatriate Johannes Waimer saw an oil drum in the Bahamas, he never thought that he could re-imagine it and design it into...
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The Bright Outlook for Renewable Energy in Latin America

In Latin America, mergers and acquisitions in the renewable energy sector have practically doubled over the past year. No other region in the world has...
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Clean Energy Getting Cheaper

Clean energy is nearly as inexpensive as coal and gas Jon Fingas From engadget One of the biggest obstacles to adopting solar or wind power is simply...
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Spectrolab Produces Higher Efficiency Space Solar Cell

  Boeing subsidiary Spectrolab has begun manufacturing a higher-efficiency space solar cell providing new opportunities for the aerospace industry to develop lighter and less expensive spacecraft. The...
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GCPP & Accompong Believe Renewable Energy Is The Future For Africa And The Caribbean

The guest of honour and keynote speaker was Accompong’s Minister of Finance and Founding Governor of the Central Solar Reserve Bank of Accompong, Hon. Timothy...
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From Design To Implementation: How a Solar Mounting Supplier Is Going Rail-less

From Design To Implementation: How a Solar Mounting Supplier Is Going Rail-less

Solar racking systems have evolved from bulky systems to simple designs, with fewer and fewer parts. More designs are rail-less, too, a concept that has...
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Workshop Agrees On Movement On Energy Efficiency Building Codes, Standards

Workshop Agrees On Movement On Energy Efficiency Building Codes, Standards

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States have agreed to develop strategies that promote buy-in and early adoption of the establishment of a Regional Energy Efficiency Building...
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