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New Finance Fund For Energy SMEs

Stakeholders from the Caribbean energy sector are meeting this week to discuss key issues affecting the industry, including sustainable financing, renewables and energy efficiency.   The CARICOM Secretariat is...


New $50m Power Plant For Andros

A Bahamian-led consortium is bidding to develop a $40-$50m biomass-fuelled power plant in North Andros through a proposal featuring a tie-up with BAMSI.   Tribune Business can...


Regulator Accuses Bpl Of ‘Compromising Renewables’

Regulators fear Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) may have “compromised the introduction of sustainable renewable energy in the shortest possible time” by breaching the Electricity...


Think the Gulf's Only Energy Export is Oil? Think Again

Think the Gulf’s Only Energy Export is Oil? Think Again

When Majid Al-Suwaidi landed in Aruba in 2016, the United Arab Emirates consulate general to New York may have seemed as unlikely a guest as...


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...


Call for a New Approach to Developing Climate Adaptation Strategies in the Caribbean

Call for a New Approach to Developing Climate Adaptation Strategies in the Caribbean

Dominated by coastal communities, climate change impacts such as sea level rise (SLR), is projected to cost the Caribbean region US$187 billion by 2080.   A 1-metre...


Macron Pledges 700 Million Euros For New Solar Projects

      French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he delivers a speech during a meeting with the French community resident in India at the French embassy in...


Minister Pledges New Nassau Power Plant

The  Government is planning to soon launch a bidding process to construct a “state of the art” power plant for New Providence, which will also...


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...


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...


Energy Provider ‘Out Of Its Depth’

Energy Provider ‘Out Of Its Depth’ 🗺

Democratic National Alliance Deputy Leader Chris Mortimer yesterday criticised Bahamas Power and Light for the recent wave of power outages, charging that the electricity provider...


SIDS DOCK Holds First Executive Council Meeting In New York

SIDS DOCK Holds First Executive Council Meeting In New York

NEW YORK, USA — The SIDS DOCK executive council held its first meeting on Thursday, 16 June 2016, chaired by Dr Vince Henderson, ambassador extraordinary...


Minister Liburd Says Energy Sector Still Decide CARICOM’S Future

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 01, 2016 (SKNIS): Minister of Public Infrastructure, Post, Urban Development and Transport, Honourable Ian Patches Liburd, told energy stakeholders that the...


Gov’T Urged: ‘Set Tone’ On Renewable Energy

The Government has been urged to “set the tone” for the renewable energy sector, with one provider warning the Bahamas is “way behind the eight...


DNA Leader Raises Concerns Over Landfill Developments

DNA Leader Raises Concerns Over Landfill Developments

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader Branville McCartney has raised concerns with operations at the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS), suggesting that “political corruption” had...


Supergreen Solutions: Solar Investment Buys Lower Electricity Bills

In my experience, Bahamians are becoming increasingly interested in solar power. However, many are unsure whether they can afford it. The good news is that...


11% Power Bill Fall If Renewable Energy Goal Met

The Bahamas could reduce its national electricity bill by 11 per cent through hitting the renewable targets set in its National Energy Policy (NEP), an...


STEMBoard Partners With DHL Express To Create Solar Grand Challenge

STEMBoard Partners With DHL Express To Create Solar Grand Challenge

Nassau, Bahamas – STEMBoard, the global engineering solutions company co-founded by Bahamian-American engineer Aisha Bowe, is proud to announce The DHL Express Solar Grand Challenge...


Private Sector Wants Renewables Re-Start ‘As Quick As Possible’

The private sector is seeking an urgent meeting with Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) and its new operator in a bid to re-start the Renewable...


Tax Credit Extension Is Good News For Homeowners, Clean Energy Industry

Piedmont, SD, December 20, 2015 –(PR.com)– When Congress voted Friday to extend the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit for solar, wind and other clean energy...


Gb Power Seeks ‘Unique’ Energy Storage Solution

Grand Bahama Power Company is planning to launch a tender for energy storage technology that is “maybe unique to the world”, in a move that...


Renewable Energy Fury At Suspension: Gov’T ‘Not Turning Our Back’ On Sector

The Government yesterday pledged it was “not turning our back” on renewable energy, with senior officials describing the suspension of its much touted self-generation initiative...


Renewable Energy Fury At Suspension: Gov’T ‘Not Turning Our Back’ On Sector

The Government yesterday pledged it was “not turning our back” on renewable energy, with senior officials describing the suspension of its much touted self-generation initiative...


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...


Cuba Offers Opportunity for U.S. Energy Companies. But When?

The power flickered off four times in the 2 ½ hours that Darren Hammell waited at Cuba’s Santa Clara airport for his return flight to...


Princeton Power Energizes Microgrids in Cuba, Haiti, and the Caribbean

Princeton Power Systems— a specialist in the design and manufacturing of technology products and embedded software for energy management, microgrid operations, and electric vehicle charging...


Princeton Power’s Solar Microgrids Provide Economic and Health Benefits to Developing Island Nations

PRINCETON, NJ, Apr 23, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Princeton Power Systems — a leading global designer and manufacturer of technology products and embedded software...




The Bahamas Boosting Solar

The Government of the the Bahamas has announced it will be developing more than 20 MW of solar power generation across its outer islands, also...


Potpourri of Policy and Pricing in Caribbean PV Markets Read more

A new White Paper released today, prepared by GTM Research and Meister Consultants Group, outlines the wide range of system costs and policies amongst the...


Gov’t Renewable Energy Plan Launched

Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis advised the House of Assembly yesterday that the amendment to the Electricity Act became effective last Friday and it now...


GenPro Energy Solutions Partners with Government Organizations in the Bahamas on Energy Efficiency Projects

GenPro Energy Solutions, based out of Piedmont, SD, has been awarded contracts for energy efficiency projects with the Bahamas Electricity Corporation and the Bahamas Telecommunications...


CDB Advancing Energy Sustainability in the Region

  CDB President Dr Warren Smith Bridgetown, Barbados (TDN) The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has made energy security a cross-cutting theme in its new Strategic Plan 2015 to 2019...


Gov't Energy Renewable Energy Plant Launched

Gov’t Energy Renewable Energy Plant Launched

Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis advised the House of Assembly yesterday that the amendment to the Electricity Act became effective last Friday and it now...


CDB Steps up Renewable Energy Drive

CDB Steps up Renewable Energy Drive

Bridgetown, Barbados—The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has stepped up its drive to encourage public and private sector investments in sustainable energy—energy efficiency and renewable energy...


The Bahamas’ New Motto: “Sand, Surf and Solar”

  The Bahamas is focusing on renewable energy as it tries to preserve gains in tourism. Credit: Kenton X. Chance/IPS   ABU DHABI, Jan 21 2015 (IPS) – When...


Bahamas’ New Solar Push

  Bahamas Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett   The Bahamas is planning a major new green push.   The 700-island archipelago is set to launch a wide solar energy project, according...


Caribbean Export Identifies Market Opportunities

Pamela Coke-Hamilton, executive director of Caribbean Export Development Agency   Caribbean Export Development Agency says exports from the Cariforum region are still concentrated in a few products...


Bahamas seeks future in the sun with Carbon War Room

Caribbean nation signs up to Richard Branson-backed programme to accelerate clean energy development in the region The Bahamas has become the latest recruit to Richard Branson’s...


Bahamas Joins Branson’s Caribbean Clean Energy Initiative

The Bahamas plans to cut fuel imports by as much as 5 percent by building several small solar panel fields after signing on to billionaire Richard...





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