Join our forum Subscribe to mailing lists
Join a chatroom Join a meeting
Browse the site by category

Caribbean Islands Plug Into Electric Car Revolution

With her foot down to show off the acceleration of the zippy electric car, Joanna Edghill spins around the car park before plugging the vehicle...


Wigton Wind Farm Offering Renewable Energy Training Course

Wigton Wind Farm Offering Renewable Energy Training Course

Registration is now open for Wigton Wind Farm Limited’s upcoming training course in photovoltaic system design, from June 18 to 22.   The week-long course, to be...


IRP To Include Hydropower As Source of Renewable Energy, Says Energy Minister

IRP To Include Hydropower As Source of Renewable Energy, Says Energy Minister

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says a special component of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which will be completed in...


IRP to Include Hydropower as Source of Renewable Energy

IRP to Include Hydropower as Source of Renewable Energy 🗺

  Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says a special component of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which will be completed in...


JPS Boss Targets Renewable Energy Investment Barriers

  JPS President and CEO Emanuel DaRosa    JPS President and CEO Emanuel DaRosa addressing CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank’s Client Appreciation Reception last Thursday at the Jamaica Pegasus...


CARIBBEAN: Reaching for Renewables: The Way Forward For Trinidad And Tobago (commentary)

CARIBBEAN: Reaching for Renewables: The Way Forward For Trinidad And Tobago (commentary)

The Caribbean region stands to lose an estimated $US22 billion annually by the year 2050 due to climate-related natural disasters if climate change is allowed...


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...


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...


Government To Target More Investments In Renewable Energy

Government To Target More Investments In Renewable Energy

Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 14, CMC – The Government of Jamaica has announced plans to facilitate increased investments in renewable energy.  “We will utilise the country’s...


The Future Of Energy Is Now

The Future Of Energy Is Now 🗺

Let us reimagine Jamaica 10 years from now when most of our energy needs are provided by renewables… where more than 70 per cent of...


JPS Partners To Deliver Energy Education

JPS Partners To Deliver Energy Education

The JPS Foundation recently got behind the effort to shape the minds of future scientists, partnering with the Caribbean Scientific Institute (CSI) Jamaica in the...


Cuba Intends to Construct 13 Wind Farms

Cuba Intends to Construct 13 Wind Farms 🗺

July 13 (SeeNews) – Cuba plans to build 13 wind farms, including seven facilities financed with foreign direct investment, local media reported on Saturday, quoting...


THE ISSUE: Energy Complacency Too Risky For Region

In recent weeks oil prices have been increasing. This is something that officials in Barbados and the region would have taken note of considering the...


USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program Helps Green The Grid

USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program Helps Green The Grid

Bridgetown, Barbados — The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) is assisting Caribbean nations to become more energy efficient...


Hydro Storage Cheapest

Hydro Storage Cheapest

By discontinuing the use of fossil fuels in Jamaica we unfortunately lose their inherent energy storage. But we can replace it. Batteries are usually our first...


Guyana To Power Govt Buildings With Renewable Energy

Guyana To Power Govt Buildings With Renewable Energy

Guyana’s President David Granger on Saturday announced a target of ensuring that every government building is powered by renewable energy over the next four years as...


MOU to support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Caribbean

MOU to support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Caribbean

Washington, United States, Friday May 6, 2016 – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the US...


Cuba to Increase Electric Power Generation by 2030

Montevideo, Apr 27.- A change in the electric power matrix will allow Cuba to increase its own energy production from 4 to 24 percent of...


Cuba to Increase Electric Power Generation by 2030

Montevideo, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) A change in the electric power matrix will allow Cuba to increase its own energy production from 4 to 24...


Dominican Republic Inaugurates Its 1st Solar Energy Plant

Dominican Republic Inaugurates Its 1st Solar Energy Plant

President Danilo Medina on Tuesday inaugurated the Dominican Republic’s first solar power plant, a $110 million facility in the eastern town of Monte Plata. The plant...


Jamaica Cited As An Exception To Slow Renewable Energy Thrust Regionally

Jamaica Cited As An Exception To Slow Renewable Energy Thrust Regionally

Jamaica has been cited as one of the few exceptions among Caribbean countries in terms of the perceived slow pace at which the region is...


Caribbean Countries Urged to Fully Develop Energy Sector

Caribbean Countries Urged to Fully Develop Energy Sector

Washington, United States (CMC) — Caribbean countries have been told that reducing energy costs will help the region improve growth and strengthen competitiveness. But at the...


Renewable Energy Entrepreneur Advocates Bigger Targets For Fossil Fuel Reduction

Renewable Energy Entrepreneur Advocates Bigger Targets For Fossil Fuel Reduction

The government of Antigua & Barbuda’s 20% renewable energy penetration target is good, but not good enough. This is according to Chante Codrington, director of Wadadli...


Independent Energy Key To Sustainability

Bermuda must strive towards energy independence if it has any hopes of sustainability, according to a local engineer. Stuart Kriendler, managing director at BE Solar, points...


Energy Supply A Concern For The Caribbean

Comprehensive Energy Security Policy Mooted MIRAMAR – The importance of reliable and consistent energy supply in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states was emphasized during the deliberations...


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...


Stick To Sustainable Practices In Developing Energy Sector, Guyana Tells Region

Stick To Sustainable Practices In Developing Energy Sector, Guyana Tells Region

Guyana’s Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman has challenged Caribbean governments to employ and promote sustainable and environmentally friendly practices in their energy sectors, even...


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...


Scientist Found A New Way For Jamaica & The Caribbean To Harness Undersea Hydro-therm

The dream of energy independence for the Northern Caribbean nations of Jamaica, Cayman, Cuba, Haiti, Bahamas and the Dominican Republic have gotten a huge boost...


Guyana Cancels Hydro Power Project

The Guyana governments has cancelled plans to harness hydroelectric power from the Amaila Falls, saying the project was too expensive. Finance Minister Winston Jordan said at...


JPS Opens Maggotty Hydroelectric Plant Today

JPS Opens Maggotty Hydroelectric Plant Today

Kingston, Jamaica — Minister of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining (STEM) Phillip Paulwell will officially commission the new Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Maggotty hydroelectric power...


Funding to Develop Advanced Hydropower Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy and the Department of the Interior are jointly providing $26.6 million in funding for research and development projects to advance...


Breakthrough’ sustainable hydropower assessment tool launched for Mekong River Basin

An innovative new assessment tool that helps identify, in as little as a week, the most sustainable sites, designs and operation rules for hydropower development...


Cavico announces tunnel breakthrough at Dong Nai 4 hydropower project

Vietnam-based Cavico Corp. announced that its subsidiary, Cavico Hydropower, has broken through the main tunnel at the Dong Nai 4 hydropower project. The tunnel, which Cavico...


APPLICATION: Hydropower-Electricity Generation

DESCRIPTION:  There are many types of turbines used for hydropower, and they are chosen based on their particular application and the height of standing water...


TECHNOLOGY: Hydropower

Hydroelectric (hydropower) systems capture the energy in flowing water and convert it to electricity. Although the potential for small hydroelectric systems depends on the availability...





View My Stats