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LUCELEC Welcomes Stakeholder Interest in Renewable Energy

LUCELEC Welcomes Stakeholder Interest in Renewable Energy

PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) welcomes the interest of the St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA) in seeking to...


OECS Partners With IRENA On Two Key Sustainable Energy Initiatives

CASTRIES – The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission has partnered with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on two key sustainable energy initiatives, the...


Nevis Pursuing Only Geothermal As A Renewable Energy Source At This Point, Says Premier

Nevis Pursuing Only Geothermal As A Renewable Energy Source At This Point, Says Premier

In pursuit of its sustainable energy programme, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will not actively pursue other areas of renewable energy but will to concentrate...


The Five Trends Driving the Latin America & Caribbean Geothermal Market

The Five Trends Driving the Latin America & Caribbean Geothermal Market

In an article published today, New Energy Events, the organizers of the GEOLAC, geothermal congress for Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC), highlight key trends...


Geothermal Developers on Nevis Pleased With Local Workers’ Performances

Geothermal developers in Nevis say they are seeking to expand the local workforce in Phase II of the Geothermal Development Project when work commences at...


Geothermal Test Well Confirms Sustainable Reservoir of Geothermal Energy on Nevis

Geothermal Test Well Confirms Sustainable Reservoir of Geothermal Energy on Nevis

A team from the United States of America (USA) based GeothermEX contracted by the Nevis Renewable Energy International (NREI) to determine the status of the...


Montserrat's  Geothermal Energy "Gold Mine"?

Montserrat’s Geothermal Energy “Gold Mine”?

Thermal Energy Partners of Texas suggests that Montserrat’s accessible geothermal energy resource is potentially 100 million watts.   Geothermal energy for Montserrat is not just for the...


The European Union (EU) has announced the formalisation of an EU grant contribution to the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Programme for the Eastern Caribbean

The European Union (EU) has announced the formalisation of an EU grant contribution to the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Programme for the Eastern Caribbean

The announcement was made in New York three days ago by the Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica and the President of the...


Grenada Receives Grant for Geothermal Energy Development 22 Mar, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of USD231,630 to the Government of Grenada to build its capacity...


CARIBBEAN: OECS Commission Releases Findings of Geothermal Energy Survey

CARIBBEAN: OECS Commission Releases Findings of Geothermal Energy Survey

Financing and government policy have been identified as the major challenges to the development of geothermal energy in the Eastern Caribbean.   That’s one of the findings...


St Maarten PM wants Joint Geothermal Project

St Maarten PM wants Joint Geothermal Project

Miami Beach, Florida-The Prime Minister of St Maarten has called for “joint development” of geothermal energy in the Caribbean, as many states look for ways...


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...


Montserrat Geothermal Energy Project Moving Forward

Montserrat Geothermal Energy Project Moving Forward

Montserrat’s geothermal energy exploration project is moving forward. Preparations have begun for the drilling of what will be the island’s third geothermal well. Montserrat is dredging Port...


Minister Liburd: Federation Seeing Benefits From Host A Number Of Regional Renewable Energy Workshops

Minister Liburd: Federation Seeing Benefits From Host A Number Of Regional Renewable Energy Workshops

Minister of Energy the Hon. Ian Liburd is pushing regional conferences and training workshops in renewable energy to benefit St. Kitts and Nevis. He believes these...


Gov’t’s Plan For Geothermal Energy Draws Concerns

Gov’t’s Plan For Geothermal Energy Draws Concerns

The government of Antigua & Barbuda’s newly announced intentions to pursue geothermal energy in Antigua has caught the attention of a prominent regional environmentalist, who...


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....


Costa Rica Is Now Running Completely On Renewable Energy

Costa Rica Is Now Running Completely On Renewable Energy

Costa Rica is running without having to burn a single fossil fuel, and it’s been doing so for 75 straight days. Thanks to some heavy rainfall...


Geothermal Development Update, And Fibre Optic Plans Approved

Geothermal Development Update, And Fibre Optic Plans Approved

When Her Excellency the Governor during her press confdrence earlier today mentioned, “…we have some good things happening here and we can and in my...


St. Kitts and Nevis Making Substantial Advances On The Energy Front

St. Kitts and Nevis Making Substantial Advances On The Energy Front

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 20, 2016 (SKNIS): The Honourable Ian Patches Liburd, Minister with responsibility for Energy, gave an update on a number of projects...


CARICOM, OECS and GIZ to host regional forum on Geothermal Energy

CARICOM, OECS and GIZ to host regional forum on Geothermal Energy

Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 05, 2016 (SKNIS):  A regional forum on geothermal energy, in partnership with the Caricom Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, the Organization of Eastern...


Grenada Power Company Puts Up Fight To Keep Licence

Grenada Power Company Puts Up Fight To Keep Licence

St. Georges, Grenada (CMC) — The war of words between the Grenada government and the Grenada Electricity Services Ltd (Grenlec) took another turn Monday with...


Portugal Runs For Four Days Straight On Renewable Energy Alone

Portugal Runs For Four Days Straight On Renewable Energy Alone

Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy...


Eastern Caribbean Countries Pursue Geothermal Energy As Avenue To Sustainable Future

Basseterre, St. Kitts,  (SKNIS): The high cost of energy production in the Eastern Caribbean and the commitment to reduce carbon emissions have forced many countries...


Geothermal Forum Underway

(ZIZ News) — Officials from the CARICOM Secretariat and the OECS Commission are partnering with the government of St. Kitts and Nevis to host a...


PM Harris and Energy Minister discuss country’s geothermal progress

PM Harris and Energy Minister discuss country’s geothermal progress

Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 10th, 2016 (PRESS SEC) – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris and Minister of Energy et al., Honourable Ian Liburd,...


Abundant Renewable Energy Resources ‘Untapped’

The Turks and Caicos Islands has one of the highest reported greenhouse gas emissions in the Caribbean due to its reliance on fossil fuels.  Almost...


LUCELEC Set To Meet With Proposed Geothermal Developer To Utilize Geothermal Energy In St. Lucia

LUCELEC Set To Meet With Proposed Geothermal Developer To Utilize Geothermal Energy In St. Lucia

The recently completed surface exploration studies, designed to better understand the geothermal resource conditions, suggest that the resource exists outside of the Sulphur Springs area...


Government Continues Its Thrust To Introduce Alternative Energy In The Federation

Government Continues Its Thrust To Introduce Alternative Energy In The Federation

Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 01, 2016 (SKNIS): The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will continue to partner with stakeholders in pursuing green pathways, specifically...


Special Unit to play critical role in renewable energy development

Special Unit to play critical role in renewable energy development

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE Government of National Unity is pushing moving steam ahead to bolster the energy sector, as considering is given to the...


Geothermal To Bring Many Positive Benefits to Nevis, Says Deputy Premier

Geothermal To Bring Many Positive Benefits to Nevis, Says Deputy Premier

Basseterre, St Kitts (SKNIS) — In January 2018, Nevis is expected to take a huge step in claiming the title as the “Greenest Place on...


Nevis Envisages Selling Power to Antigua & Barbuda

Nevis Envisages Selling Power to Antigua & Barbuda

As the neighbouring island of Nevis gets closer to going green through the use of geothermal energy, the authorities on the island said there will...


Nevis Has A Date With Geothermal Energy

Nevis Has A Date With Geothermal Energy

Charlestown, Nevis, Jan 25 2016 (IPS) – Legislators on the tiny volcanic island of Nevis in the northern region of the Lesser Antilles say they...


Government Expects Renewable Energy Projects To Take Off In 2016

The development of renewable energy in the federation, specifically geothermal and wind, is being seen as one of the avenues for job creation that the...


DOMINICA

DOMINICA

  Dominica has been nicknamed the “Nature Island of the Caribbean” for its unspoiled natural beauty. It is the youngest island in the Lesser Antilles, still...


St Kitts-Nevis looks to geothermal energy as possible solution to high electricity costs

St Kitts-Nevis looks to geothermal energy as possible solution to high electricity costs

Basseterre, St Kitts (SKNIS) — The government of St Kitts and Nevis is of the view that geothermal energy can be the solution to the...


Nevis geothermal power purchase agreement signed

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (NIA) — On Wednesday, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), the Nevis Electric Company Limited (NEVLEC) and Nevis Renewable Energy International Inc. (NREI signed...


French Company Begins Geothermal Exploration In St. Kitts

French Company Begins Geothermal Exploration In St. Kitts

 Teranov, a French engineering and services company for new and renewable energy based in Guadeloupe, has started geothermal exploration exercises in St. Kitts. Five geoscientists are in...


Caribbean and Europe Generate Dynamic Cooperation

POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe – European Cooperation Day was commemorated in the Caribbean last month under the theme of “Sharing borders to grow closer”.   The special day, commemorated...


Dominica, A Leader In Renewable Energy

Dominica is currently recognized as a leader in its quest to produce renewable energy.   This is according to Hon. Dr. Kenneth Darroux, Minister for the Environment and...


IDB to help El Salvador become regional training center for geothermal energy

An Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) grant for approximately $2 million will help El Salvador establish a geothermal training center for Latin America and the ...





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