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Caribbean Energy Consumers to Benefit From New Initiative

  GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Caribbean energy services consumers are to benefit from a new initiative being spearheaded by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Development Fund (CDF)...


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’...


Caribbean Development Bank : Sixteen Regional Professionals Earn Certified Energy Manager Designation

Sixteen men and women from around the Caribbean Region are now designated certified energy professionals, having participated in the Regional Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Training...


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...


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...


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...


4 Caribbean Countries Under Warning or Watch as Tropical Storm Don Forms

4 Caribbean Countries Under Warning or Watch as Tropical Storm Don Forms

A tropical storm warning has been issued for Grenada, while Barbados, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines are under tropical storm watches, following...


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...


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...


CARICOM Spotlights Energy: Citizens Urged To Support Efforts

CARICOM Spotlights Energy: Citizens Urged To Support Efforts

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is this month drawing public attention to the energy realities of the region while helping individuals to identify how to...


New Partnership To Bolster Energy Eficiency In Caribbean Hotel Sector

New Partnership To Bolster Energy Eficiency In Caribbean Hotel Sector

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) on Friday signed a collaboration agreement with the...


USAID, Tourism Association Sign Energy Agreement

San Juan, Puerto Rico (CMC) — The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Programme (CARCEP) has signed a collaborative agreement with...


Saint Lucia Government Embraces Solar

By Erik Johnson Fundraising and Strategy Coordinator, Solar Head of State Small island developing states (SIDS) are some of the most susceptible to the effects of climate...


Saint Lucia, Grenada To Harmonize Energy Policies

Saint Lucia, Grenada To Harmonize Energy Policies

GIS – Minister for Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour, Hon. Stephenson King led a delegation to the 14th Meeting of the Regional Energy Committee in...


Workshop Agrees On Movement On Energy Efficiency Building Codes, Standards

Workshop Agrees On Movement On Energy Efficiency Building Codes, Standards

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States have agreed to develop strategies that promote buy-in and early adoption of the establishment of a Regional Energy Efficiency Building...


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...


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...


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...


CARICOM Signs Energy MOU

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is making steps towards cleaner, more sustainable energy within the region, through a new Memorandum of Understanding signed with three partner...


Turning Point For Energy Security In The Caribbean

Turning Point For Energy Security In The Caribbean

Caribbean countries have quietly started a green revolution and are now leading the way for other small island developing states in the global effort to...


Grenada Renewable Energy Project Targets Rural Households

Grenada Renewable Energy Project Targets Rural Households

St. George’s Grenada (CMC) — Grenada will today launch a renewable energy for rural development project aimed at reducing energy cost for nationals and reducing...


First Wind-Solar Hybrid Streetlight Installed In Caribbean

First Wind-Solar Hybrid Streetlight Installed In Caribbean

The very first renewable hybrid streetlight is to be installed in the Caribbean island country of Grenada by Irish company airsynergy’s wind and solar powered...


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...


Grenada Hosting Inaugural Caribbean Waste To Energy Conference

St. Georges, Grenada (CMC) — A four-day inaugural Caribbean Waste to Energy Conference and Exposition began here on Wednesday with Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell...


Request for Expressions of Interest - Consulting Services for Eastern Caribbean Energy Regulatory

Request for Expressions of Interest – Consulting Services for Eastern Caribbean Energy Regulatory

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT TO REVIEW AND ALIGN ELECTRICITY SECTOR LAWS AND PROCEDURAL FRAMEWORK – ECERA PROJECT...


GRENLEC In Multi-Million Dollar Solar Project

GRENLEC In Multi-Million Dollar Solar Project

St. Georges, Grenada, Nov 4, CMC – The Grenada Electricity Services Limited (GRENLEC), the island’s sole electricity supplier, said it has signed an EC$6.4 million...


Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Project Makes Strides in Barbados and the OECS

Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Project Makes Strides in Barbados and the OECS

As the Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Project (CEELP) draws to a close at year end, the CEELP team continues to support government partners in Barbados...


Wind of Change Sweeps Through Energy Policy in the Caribbean

Aruba in the southern Caribbean has 107,000 people, a lot of wind and sun and, until very recently, one very big problem. Despite the trade...


Cabinet okays draft of Nuclear Power Plant Law

 The cabinet Monday approved the draft of “The Nuclear Power Plant Law, 2015? subject to the vetting of the Law Ministry aimed at construction of the...


“Protect Your Biodiversity”

ST JOHN, Antigua, Mar 26 2015 (IPS): Richard Huber is chief of the Sustainable Communities, Hazard Risk, and Climate Change Section of the Department of Sustainable Development of...




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...


Grenada to Consider Sea Wave Energy Plants

TEL-AVIV, Israel — Blackbird International Corporation (BBRD), a leader in renewable sea wave energy technology, is in the process of arranging a visit to Grenada...


Grenada to Consider Sea Wave Energy Plants

TEL-AVIV, Israel — Blackbird International Corporation (BBRD), a leader in renewable sea wave energy technology, is in the process of arranging a visit to Grenada...


Sweden to Assist four Caribbean Nations With Renewable Energy

Sweden to Assist four Caribbean Nations With Renewable Energy

 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Sweden is providing assistance to four Caribbeancountries as they deal with the impact of climate change.   A Barbados Government statement Wednesday said...


Barbados to receive more Swedish Support for Renewable Energy Initiatives

Barbados’ government said Friday it will receive additional support from Sweden for its green energy initiatives and also could become the site of a regional...





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