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The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator

The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator

More than 40 businesses and 26 Caribbean countries have joined together in support of a $1bn project to create the world’s first ‘climate smart zone’...


PAHO Provides An Energy Benchmarking Tool to Public Healthcare Facilities

PAHO Provides An Energy Benchmarking Tool to Public Healthcare Facilities

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Ministry of Health will soon reap tangible saving from energy consumption techniques at its health facilities via an Energy Benchmarking...


PAHO provides an Energy Benchmarking Tool to public healthcare facilities

PAHO provides an Energy Benchmarking Tool to public healthcare facilities

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Ministry of Health will soon reap tangible saving from energy consumption techniques at its health facilities via an Energy Benchmarking...


Earth Today | USAID, CDB Partner To Deliver Energy Management Training

Earth Today | USAID, CDB Partner To Deliver Energy Management Training

the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Programme (CARCEP), together with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), recently launched the Caribbean Energy...


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...


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...


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...


Vacancy – Training Assistant

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Training Assistant, in the Ministry of the Public Service, Energy and Public Utilities.  Appication...


JCCCP Supports Study on Biogas and Renewable Energy from Biomass and Organic Waste in Belize

Waste to Energy has great potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly and to produce valuable assets. Capturing greenhouse gases like methane on the one...


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...


Dangriga Officially Inaugurates Solar Street Lamps

Dangriga Officially Inaugurates Solar Street Lamps

Residents of the Culture Capital will notice that there are some strange looking lamp posts in the Alejo Beni Park and other areas of the...


Climate Change Focused Innovators

Climate Change Focused Innovators

Climate Change may be the number one national security threat to low-lying Belize. Data shows that over the past 40 years there has been a...


Hon Paul Lewis Received Repeated Applause as Montserrat's Energy Policy Forefront at EU-Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference

Hon Paul Lewis Received Repeated Applause as Montserrat’s Energy Policy Forefront at EU-Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference

Delegates at the conference were treated to a presentation delivered by Minister Lewis, as part of a Ministerial panel, that gave more insight into Montserrat’s...


Caribbean Countries To Make Climate-Friendly Cooling Bankable

Caribbean Countries To Make Climate-Friendly Cooling Bankable

More than 50 policy-makers, bankers and project developers from the Region, gathered in St. Kitts and Nevis September 12-15, to discuss and enhance their knowledge...


Ministry of Energy, Science & Technology and Public Utilities Strategic Plan 2012-2017 Launch

The Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology and Public Utilities has embarked on articulating its strategic plan to enhance its planning for a Sustainable Energy...


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...


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...


5C’s Energy Advisor To Speak At Future Energy Forum

5C’s Energy Advisor To Speak At Future Energy Forum

Dr. Al Binger, Energy Science Advisor, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre SIDS DOCK Coordinator is one of the key speakers at the Future Energy Forum....


Engineering Students Receive Hands-on Learning in Belize

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Improving quality of life and refining engineering skills, Mount Union engineering students implemented a sustainable energy infrastructure project on their spring break...




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...


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...


With Austrian funding, UNIDO to help establish Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

VIENNA, 19 December 2014 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), the operational unit of Austrian Development Cooperation,...


Energy cost greatest deterrent to growth in Caribbean – Simpson Miller

                                             Prime Minister Portia...


Latin America and Caribbean region primed for solar development

Hot Markets on spot to intall 9 GW Solar PV  within 5 Year,  according to NPD  Solarbuzz Report.    Solar photovoltaic technology is poised to play a substantial...


A Stunning Development In Samoa

  Deputy Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo. (somoagovt.ws)   Over 150 delegates and members of the international development community from more than 45 countries...


Energy efficiency and renewable energy in the Caribbean

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Dependence on imported fossil fuels within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has created significant macroeconomic challenges for fuel...


$350 Mil, 30 Megawatt Facility from Cohune Nuts

   Rudolph Castillo, an economist and former corporate manager at the Belize Bank, told Amandala today that he has partnered with EKOL, an energy corporation in...


PUC reads bids from 22 interested companies for more power supply

  Belize’s energy demand is growing, and within just a few years, in-country supplies will be strained if new sources of power are not added to...


Capitalizing on Solar Energy

  The Ministry of Energy, Science & Technology and Public Utilities along with the Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust is holding a week long training course...


Belize Sugar Cane Farmers get tough on B.S.I.

  We have been reporting that there is unease in the sugar industry because the Belize Sugar Industries has closed the door on discussions with the...


The First Steps Of Solar Power

  Earlier we told you about how BSI is using Bagasse as a renewable source to generate electricity. Well, the Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology,...


The Gaia Riverlodge in Belize is Now Run Entirely on Hydropower

  GAÏA Riverlodge, located in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve of Belize, has long been a top eco-conscious resort (it was formerly the Five Sisters...


Ministry of Science Looks at Renewable Energy

  With the world’s oil resources depleting day by day, the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology and Public Utilities is preparing for the future and the...


Belize Needs To Catch Up Technologically For Cheaper Energy Rates

  How we consume energy is the focus of a workshop that the Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology is conducting along with support from the...


Belize Natural Energy Captures International Award

  Over the weekend Love News told you that the Belize Natural Energy Limited, BNE, had been shortlisted for the Get Energy Global Education Training in...


Defending Paradise: Caribbean Governments, Global Corporations, and Partners Commit $64 million and Immediate Action to Protect the Environment and Accelerate Renewable Energy

  In a joint effort to safeguard and bolster the Caribbean region’s tourism-dependent economy, fifteen Caribbean governments and seventeen corporations met on Necker Island, home of...


Talking Renewable Energy In The South

  In February, the Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology and Public Utilities held a private sector forum in Belize City. They’re pushing an agenda of...


Cohune Nut Renewable Energy Stove Project

Interesting review from Belize Listserve engineer Peter Singfield from Corozal in northern Belize describes prototype development that could benefit from the millions of tons of...





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