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UK Start-up Eyes global Floating Solar Market

UK Start-up Eyes global Floating Solar Market

A start-up is launching a pontoon manufacturing facility in the UK with a capacity equivalent of 12MW.   AqvaFloat has commissioned the facility in Whitehaven, Cumbria with...
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Caribbean Eyes Untapped Potential of World’s Largest Climate Fund

Caribbean Eyes Untapped Potential of World’s Largest Climate Fund

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) also known as the 5Cs, is looking for ways to boost the region’s access to the Green Climate...
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Can The Caribbean Really Begin To Lead The World On Climate Resiliency?

Can The Caribbean Really Begin To Lead The World On Climate Resiliency?

Can the Caribbean begin to lead the world after Hurricanes Irma and Maria?   Former US President Bill Clinton thinks it can happen on climate resiliency. His...
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Young Entrepreneur is Developing Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Housing in Belize

Young Entrepreneur is Developing Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Housing in Belize

Will Mitchell, a leading real estate expert in Belize is pleased to announce the development of Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Housing on Belize’s largest island Ambergris...
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JPS Committed To Keeping Customers Happy - Power Company Intends To Remain Energy Partner Of Choice

JPS Committed To Keeping Customers Happy – Power Company Intends To Remain Energy Partner Of Choice

Based on a decades-old value chain, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), until recent years, only sold kilowatt hours to Jamaican residential and commercial customers who...
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Solar Energy Cooking Challenge – 40 Days of Sunshine

To commemorate his 40th trip around the Sun, GoSun’s founder, Patrick Sherwin, has been traveling the USA, eating only solar cooked food for 40 days. Since February 16th...
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Is Large-Scale Hydropower Sustainable?: Taking a Specific Look into Latin America

A brief overview of large-scale hydropower and its impacts Over 65% of the world’s electricity is generated by burning fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and...
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Oil And Gas Discoveries In Caricom Change The Board Game

In an online search last Friday, March 16, I came upon an article announcing that significant oil and gas deposits had been found offshore Grenada....
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Don’t Bet On A Decline In Chinese Solar PV Production

Donald Trump’s protectionist stand on solar panels has been projected to cause job losses in the United States. In fact, the US Solar Energy Industries Association...
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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,...
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Guyana Has To Invest Oil Revenues In Renewable Energy

“The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil” –...
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Waste-To-Energy Plant Under Construction In Haiti

Waste-To-Energy Plant Under Construction In Haiti

(lak-eye veht) is a Haitian owned and operated startup dedicated to leading Haiti’s resource management sector into a strong, sustainable future. The facility will take in mixed...
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In-School Productivity Campaign | The Importance Of Energy Productivity

Jonathan Isaacs   Imagine a significant increase in your electricity bill for six consecutive months. Your natural instinct would be to figure out ways to save energy...
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GPL Operating Below Industry Standard

Guyana, in April 2016, signed the Paris Climate Change Agreement amidst public commitments to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025, but experts have...
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CARICOM Countries To Improve Energy Security Through Future Renewable Projects

CARICOM Countries To Improve Energy Security Through Future Renewable Projects

The cumulative installed capacity of the Caribbean community (CARICOM) and associated countries is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.95%...
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Gov’t Partners With UAE For Solar Car Park

The implementation of a solar car park at the Thomas A. Robinson National stadium will bring The Bahamas one step closer to realizing its goal...
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PCJ Exploring Offshore Wind Farm

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...
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Dominica’s Geothermal Dream About to Become Reality

Dominica says it plans to establish a small geothermal plant despite a few “hiccups’’ with investors. Credit: Charles Jong     ROSEAU, Dominica, Sep 6 2017 (IPS) – The...
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Montserrat's Renewable Energy Delivery On Target With Solar Project Bidders Paying A Visit On Island

Montserrat’s Renewable Energy Delivery On Target With Solar Project Bidders Paying A Visit On Island

In order to transform the economy of Montserrat, energy reliability will have to be one of the key foundations for the island’s economic resurgence. This...
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Solar The New Investment Frontier

Solar The New Investment Frontier

There is  a new investment frontier across the globe. Large investment firms, large real estate companies and venture capitalists are all getting into energy, but...
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Solar the New Investment Frontier

Solar the New Investment Frontier

There is a new investment frontier across the globe. Large investment firms, large real estate companies and venture capitalists are all getting into energy, but...
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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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