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Exclusive Interview | IRENA | Renewable Energy Project Finance

Exclusive Interview | IRENA | Renewable Energy Project Finance

  Exclusive interview with Seleha Lockwood, Programme Manager, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), an African Utility Week event partner.   “Accessing funding for replicable, scalable and transformative renewable...


Cuba introduces Net Metering for solar, Renewables

Cuba introduces Net Metering for solar, Renewables

According to local association, Cubasolar, the Cuban government introduced Law No. 345 at the end of March. The new rules will come into force after...


China Delivers Aid Funds to Cuba Worth US$36M For Development

HAVANA, March 16 (Xinhua) — China officially handed over aid funds equivalent to 36 million U.S. dollars to Cuba on Friday, to support Cuban development...


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...


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...


Cuban vice President Discuss Ways To Expand Cooperation With IAEA Chief

Cuba’s first Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday met with Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), exploring ways to further...


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...


China and Cuba Sign Nearly 30 Deals, Including On Green Energy

China and Cuba Sign Nearly 30 Deals, Including On Green Energy

At the weekend, China and Cuba signed nearly 30 agreements to boost economic ties between the two countries, including a range of deals on green...


Cuba Seeks Investors To Boost Clean, Renewable Energy

Cuba is set to hold its first Energy & Infrastructure Summit in an effort to boost clean and renewable energy sources and cut down on...


Solar Energy Used by Radio Jaruco Station

Solar Energy Used by Radio Jaruco Station

The renewable energy is part of the broadcasting of the local municipal Radio Jaruco station, which is located to the north east part of Mayabeque...


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...


Hive Energy to develop a New PV Project in Cuba

Hive Energy to develop a New PV Project in Cuba

Hive Energy is set to become the first British company to net a major PV project contract in Cuba. As part of the deal, Hive...


British Solar Company Lights the Way for Utility-Scale Solar in Cuba

London, United Kingdom – Hive Energy has become the first British company to secure a major solar project contract in Cuba. The contract to deliver...


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...


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...


Renewable Energy, A Must

A project to build the largest wind farm in the country is advancing in Las Tunas Jesús Menénedéz, Las Tunas (Granma) – Promoting the use of...


Cuba and Germany to Work Together in Renewable Energy

Cuba and Germany to Work Together in Renewable Energy

The interest in promoting investment and cooperation in renewable energy with Cuba was expressed on Friday in this capital by Sigmar Gabriel, Deputy Foreign Minister...


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...


Trinidad and Tobago’s Sacha Cosmetics is Caribbean Exporter of the Year

Trinidad and Tobago’s Sacha Cosmetics is Caribbean Exporter of the Year

    MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Sacha Cosmetics, a well-known beauty brand founded in 1979 in the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is the winner...


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...


Energy Policy: The U.S. Opportunity in Cuba

Since President Obama said he would try to undo the 50-year-old economic lockdown on Cuba, many have speculated on how it could galvanize industries from...




Cuba Calls for Concrete Actions in Nuclear Disarmament

Cuba Calls for Concrete Actions in Nuclear Disarmament

Geneva, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, stressed here today the need to take concrete actions to achieve “the world free of...


Petrocaribe Makes Millionaire Social Investments in the Region

Petrocaribe Makes Millionaire Social Investments in the Region

  The Venezuelan government is not thinking about discontinuing energy and social aid   An energy alternative will be difficult in the Caribbean insofar as Petrocaribe involves a...


Foreign Professionals Attend Cuban Scientific Meeting on Nuclear Energy

Foreign Professionals Attend Cuban Scientific Meeting on Nuclear Energy

HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 5 (acn) Experts of international organizations are taking part in a scientific meeting at Cuba’s Agency of Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies...


US works to Ease Caribbean Dependence on Venezuelan Oil

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, backdropped by a painting of independence hero Simon Bolivar, speaks during a press conference at Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela.     MIAMI, United States...


Gamesa Enters Jamaican Market –

Wind Turbine Manufacturer Signs Turnkey Contract for the Construction of a 24 MW Wind Farm.     Gamesa has signed a contract with Wigton Windfarm Limited – a...


Developing Countries Benefit From IRENA & ADFD Loan

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announced Sunday $57 million worth of concessional loans for five separate...


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...


Will Rollout of green technologies get a boost at Lima climate summit?

  The ongoing climate negotiations in Lima, Peru for 12 days is expected to provide an early insight into what may be expected from the agreement...


Cuba Seeks to Enhance Renewable Energy Capabilities

Cuba seeks to enhance it’s alternative energy sector (Photo: Reuters)   The Cuban Government has announced that is seeks to generate 24 percent of its electricity from...


Las Tunas Wind Farm, Cuba

Project spotlight, wind Power      Works are advancing according to schedule on the wind park to be built for Energoimport’s project in Cuba’s Las Tunas province. The renewable energy...


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...


Workshop to Discuss Biogas Production in Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean

Biogas production is reputed to lead to less waste, less water contamination and less green house gas (GHG) emissions. In order to discuss and share...


NICARAGUA: AMBASSADOR CAMPBELL PROMOTES RENEWABLE ENERGY IN WASHINGTON

The first International Programs Round Table Series of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) focused on “Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean:...


After offshore oil failure, Cuba shifts energy focus

    Cuba has shifted its focus away from offshore oil, concentrating on renewable energy and improving output from onshore wells due to a lack of interest...


New Solar Panel Station in Western Cuba

The setting up of a solar farm in the outskirts of the western city of Pinar del Rio confirms the will of the Cuban government...





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