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Guyana Secures Financing for 100 MW Solar Project

The $80 million scheme is expected to be financed by the Inter-American Development Bank, with the support of the Norwegian government. The funds concerned were...


Japan Gifts Guyana US$17.8m for Renewable Energy -Further US$1.3m Going To Street Lamps

Japan Gifts Guyana US$17.8m for Renewable Energy -Further US$1.3m Going To Street Lamps

The Government of Guyana yesterday clinched a deal with Japan for US$17.8m in renewable energy for the city.Tokyo, in an agreement which had been announced...


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...


CARICOM Developing Communications Strategy for Sustainable Energy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has launched an initiative aimed at formulating a region-wide communications strategy for sustainable energy.   The Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat...


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...


CARICOM Moving to Phase Out Incandescent Bulbs by September

CARICOM Moving to Phase Out Incandescent Bulbs by September

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are expected to complete the phasing out of the use of incandescent bulbs by September this year, the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat...


Massy Stores Pledges to Reduce Plastic Waste

Massy Stores Pledges to Reduce Plastic Waste

 On World Earth Day (April 22, 2018) Massy Stores announces its further commitment to reducing the distribution of plastic bags at all Massy Stores locations...


Energy Stakeholders to Begin Drafting TAPSEC Operational Plan 🗓

Date:   April 24-26, 2018  Venue:  Dominican Republic   Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Work on drafting an operational plan for the Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean...


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...


Guyana To Benefit From Solar Alliance

President David Granger in front row, far right, at the solar energy summit   NEW DELHI, India — Guyana President David Granger, who is attending the first...


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...


GPL Operating Below Industry Standard

Guyana, in April 2016, signed the Paris Climate Change Agreement amidst public commitments to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025, but experts have...


Education Ministry Donates $2.5M to Robotics Team

      First Lady Mrs Sandra Granger, Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry and the members of the Guyana STEM Robotics team   The Ministry of Education on Thursday donated...


Major New Hotel Project Launches In Grenada

Major New Hotel Project Launches In Grenada

A major new hotel project has officially broken ground in Grenada. The Levera Beach Resort Grenada is set on 375 acres on Grenada’s largely undeveloped northeastern...


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...


Guyana To Strengthen ‘Green Relations’ With China

Guyana To Strengthen ‘Green Relations’ With China

Georgetown, Guyana (CMC) — The Government of Guyana has pledged to work to deepen and strengthen its relation with China, particularly in the pursuit of...


EU-Caribbean Sustainble Energy Conference Next Month

EU-Caribbean Sustainble Energy Conference Next Month

The European Union-Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference will be held 10-11 October, 2016, in Barbados at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Conference Centre. The conference is a joint...


Anna Regina To Benefit From Renewable Energy

The Anna Regina Township is set to benefit from a cost-effective and eco-friendly generating system to replace the age old one distributing electricity in the...


How Solar Works

How Solar Works

Guyana has launched a new energy project that will provide solar energy to some of its rural communities. The Sustainable Business Models for Rural Electrification and...


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...


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...


Energy-Efficiency Strategy Coming For The Caribbean

Energy-Efficiency Strategy Coming For The Caribbean

The Caribbean is, within the next two or so years, to have an energy efficiency strategy that should serve the growth agenda of various islands. To...


PM Harris and Energy Minister discuss country’s geothermal progress

PM Harris and Energy Minister discuss country’s geothermal progress

Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 10th, 2016 (PRESS SEC) – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris and Minister of Energy et al., Honourable Ian Liburd,...


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...


Guyana To Lobby US For Renewable Energy Support

Guyana To Lobby US For Renewable Energy Support

Guyana would be lobbying United States (US) stakeholders to support renewable energy initiatives in this South American country as part of its green initiative, President...


CARICOM Pushes Agenda For Renewable Energy

CARICOM Pushes Agenda For Renewable Energy

Renewable energy objectives set out by Caricom will become the saving grace of members states saddled with high energy cost, says to Niebert Blair, project...


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...


Caribbean Countries Approach Sustainable Energy Practices Jointly

Caribbean Countries Approach Sustainable Energy Practices Jointly

Caribbean countries which are taking steps to apply sustainable energy practices have started the year with a joint approach. Six Commonwealth countries selected to actively participate...


Barbados, Guyana Expand In Energy

Even as energy companies in T&T sector are reporting declines in revenue, Guyana and Barbados are putting measures in place to expand their energy sectors. Energy...


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...


CaPRI to present country report on renewable energy options in Barbados

CO-EXECUTIVE director of The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), Dr Christopher Tufton, will this week travel to Barbados to chair a workshop on Barbados’ country...


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...


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...




How This Caribbean Country is Providing Energy for Remote Communities

How This Caribbean Country is Providing Energy for Remote Communities

  A home fitted with a solar system in Guyana   While Guyana has a population of around 740,000 people, it’s also one of the least densely populated...


CARICOM Special Meetings Focus on CCREEE, Sustainable Energy

 The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) and the Caribbean region’s sustainable energy strategies were at the center stage at two Special...


CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)  —  The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Tuesday strengthened almost 15 years of diplomatic cooperation with the Republic of Austria, when...





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