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Latin America and the Caribbean Announce Ambitious New Renewables Target

  Latin America and the Caribbean holds tremendous renewable energy promise. IRENA’s recent ‘Future of Solar Photovoltaic’ report highlighted that the region’s solar energy capacity alone...


Future of solar photovoltaic

Deployment, investment, technology, grid integration and socio-economic aspects   Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is at the heart of the world’s accelerating shift from climate-damaging fossil fuels...


Small Island Developing States: Renewable Ambition in Pursuit of Climate Change Adaptation

  Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are amongst the most vulnerable countries in the world when it comes to climate change. At the same time, they...


Renewable Energy for Sustainable Tourism

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100% Renewable Power in Jamaica Possible

  Jamaica is in demand as a location for renewable energy investments   I have read Anthony Chen’s Earth Today article on Friday, November 8, 2019 in which...


Director of the Energy Unit: Emphasis on Resilience for CARICOM Energy Month

SKNIS Photo of Energy Unit.   The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is placing an emphasis on resilience for this year’s CARICOM Energy Month, Director of...


Renewable Energy Boosting Jamaica’s Development

David Delaire (right), managing director, MPC Capital AG greets Milverton Reynolds (left), managing director, Development Bank of Jamaica, with Jermaine Deans, deputy general manager, JN...


Solar Energy in Cuba: Current Situation and Future Development 2019

  Abstract: Cuba, a small island in the Caribbean Sea with a total land area of 109.884 km2 and a population of around  11.423 million, has no...




SOARING WITH SOLAR

                            An example of the Derillion Modular Solar Float     Jamaica’s quest to achieve 50...


IDB to champion Caribbean’s Transition to Resilient Renewable Energy

IDB General Manager, Country Department Caribbean Group and Country Representative for Jamaica, Therese Turner-Jones   More than 400 participants, including government officials, power sector executives, electric mobility...




Financing Renewable Energy in Cuba – April 2018

  Financing Renewable Energy in Cuba    –  Research Paper by...


Energy Snapshot Belize

      Belize Energy Transition Initiative  – ...


Energy Snapshot Bahamas

    Bahamas Energy Transition Initiative – ...


Energy Snapshot Antigua and Barbuda

    Antigua & Barbuda Energy Transition...




Energy Snapshot Anguilla

  Anguilla Energy Transition initiative –  Anguilla’s Fact...


Dominica Geothermal Project Successfully Reopens Production Well for Necessary Tests

  Dominica geothermal project site, Caribbean (source: Nixon George, Quick Link Productions via Dominica GDC)   In preparation for necessary tests, Dominica Geothermal Development Company – developer of...


IRENA SUPPORT FOR THE DEPLOYMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN SIDS

Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions(NDCs) in the Caribbean Rodney Bay, St Lucia8 October, 2018   IRENA Suppot for the the Development of Renewable Energy in...


How Barbuda is Moving Toward Green

    Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017, Barbuda’s beach-filled paradise is about to become mostly green.   CARICOM Development Fund and other partners are joining...


PM Modi Announces $14 Million Grant for Developmental Projects in Caribbean

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the India-CARICOM leaders’ meeting in New York on Wednesday     Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (local time) chaired a meeting with...


CARICOM and Guyana Power & Light join the Guyana Solar Challenge

    Solar Head of State (SHOS) and the Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) are pleased to announce the new partnership with Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC), Caribbean...




Solar Warning! Local Providers Urge Caution on the use of Second-hand Panels

  Ken Moore (left) and Dale Nickason, partners in the Jamaican firm Solar Connections. (Photos: Arthur Hall)     SALT LAKE CITY, United States — Jamaicans are being...


Anguilla’s Renewable Energy Integration Project

    Anguilla’s Renewable Energy Integration Report...


Blog – Geothermal desalination: securing water resources for the future

Desert Shore, Salton Sea, California (source: flickr/ shastared, creative commons)     In a blog post published by Jason Fisher on his blog, IsleofRocks30, he shares interesting posts on...


The Game-changers for the Caribbean Blue Economy

The Blue Economy – the sustainable use of oceans for economic growth – is finding its feet in the Caribbean. The region is taking steps towards...


Growth & Jobs Use Renewable Energy To Combat Climate Change – Taylor

  Amid worldwide rising temperatures, caused by climate change, one scientist is advocating for the use of more renewable energy and water-adaptation measures to address the...


Solar-storage Combo Makes Waves in Caribbean

  Leclanche has been awarded a contract to supply what will be the largest solar-plus-storage project in the Caribbean islands.   The 35.6MW solar plant and 44.2 megawatt...


Islamic Bank mission in Guyana to finalize energy projects

CEO of Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) Dr Mahender Sharma     Georgetown, Guyana – A team of six officials from the Islamic Development Bank led by Noureddine Mabrouk...


Green Competition

Barbados has joined over 50 countries in participating in the global green business competition, Climate Launchpad, which highlights innovations in renewable energy, food and agriculture,...


Turks and Caicos Islands Resilient National Energy Transition Strategy

      National Energy Transition Strategy for Turks & Caicos...


20 Overlooked Benefits of Distributed Solar Energy

A study released today provides the most complete list yet of the advantages of solar energy — from carbon sequestration to improvements for pollinator habitat....


Renewables: A focus of the UAE and the Caribbean

The floating storage regasification unit Golar Freeze that arrived at the New Fortress Energy LNG Regasification Terminal in Old Harbour last December   One of the challenges encountered...


Caribbean Must Become Energy Efficient

  The Caribbean must aspire to be energy efficient as the re­gion is one of the world’s largest untapped sources of re­new­able energy, with po­ten­tial in ...


We Must do More to Speed up Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies

  Fossil fuels — oil, gas, coal and their derivatives — pollute the atmosphere and emit the greenhouse gases that are ramping up global heating to...


Cost Decrease for All Renewable Power Technologies Continued in 2018

New IRENA report on costs for renewable power reaffirms renewables as low-cost solution to boost global climate action Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity...


Wasting the wind

Ralph Maraj   PROF Ken Julien, one of the architects of the Point Lisas Industrial Estate, says it was never the intention to export our natural gas...


St Vincent and the Grenadines $27 million geothermal energy project launched

Kingstown, St Vincent — St Vincent and the Grenadines took a major step towards a cleaner and more secure energy future Monday, May 6, launching...





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