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Jason Robinson Creating a Buzz in Renewable Energy Market

  Jamaica is set to achieve 30 per cent of its electricity from renewables within two years, putting the country in a good position to achieve...


Blue Elephant Energy Takes Control of 116-MW Carribean Solar Project

Blue Elephant Energy AG (www.blueelephantenergy.com) May 10 (Renewables Now) – German renewables developer Blue Elephant Energy AG (BEE) has acquired a majority stake in the 116-MW...


Renewables to Become The Norm for the Caribbean

A wind farm in Curacao. Caribbean nations such as Jamaica are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and many are embracing...


Energy Boost For Jamaica – Island Set To Pilot Mechanism To Stimulate Affordable, Accessible Renewable Energy

Tamar Nelson (right) receives a certificate for participating in a workshop paving the way for energy performance contracting in Jamaica. Making the presentation is...


Growing Customers Boost CUC Coffers

CUC generator (CNS) UPDATED: A 4% increase in sales along with lower costs and finance charges resulted in a boost in earnings for Grand...


Construction UAE-CREF Inaugurates $50mn Solar Power Projects

The project in the Bahamas, Barbados, and the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will deliver 2.35 MW of clean energy Under the $50 million UAE...


St Joseph’s Infant expanding solar system

ATL technicians install solar PV panels on the roof at St Joseph’s Infant School on Duke Street in dowtown Kingston, in September 2017. St Joseph’s...


Turning the Caribbean Green One Property At a Time

PHOTO: Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda rendering (Photo courtesy Club Med) Over the past year, some of the travel industry’s biggest names have made...


Anguilla’s Frangipani Resort Completes Sustainable Energy Project

Frangipani Beach Resort in Anguilla has installed a solar panel system projected to power 70% of the resort. The panels, which will offset a portion of...


Jamaica to Invest USD 25m on Energy Storage

Jamaica’s power utility, Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) announced it would commission a USD 25 million energy storage facility. The 24.5MW plant will be the first...


Guyana Pushing Green Energy With New Solar Farm

A solar farm in the Mabaruma region of Guyana. (GP)   A one-megawatt solar farm valued at $565M is expected to be constructed in Lethem. he plan for...


New Canadian Renewable Energy Company Archer Cleantech Inc. Secures Contracts in Jamaica and American Samoa

CALGARY, Alberta, April 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire – The oil and gas capital of Canada is now a hub for the greening...


Wigton IPO Aims to Raise $5.5 Billion

Wigton Windfarm near Newport in Manchester (Photo: Observer file)  Wigton Windfarm, the wholly owned subsidiary of Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), hopes to raise...


Wigton Seeks to Raise $5.5 Billion From IPO

PCJ, the operators of Wigton Winfdarm, is offering over 11 billion shares in the IPO. (Photo: Marlon Reid) Wigton Windfarm is seeking to raise...


Gov’t Heightening Renewable Energy Diversification

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams (second left), engages with (from left): Development Bank of Jamaica Managing Director, Milverton Reynolds; Wigton Windfarm...


BWA Employing More Solar Eenrgy

Officials of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) are hoping to slash that entity’s approximately $23 million annual electricity bill with the opening of a major...


$4 Million Solar Project to Cut Power Generation Cost by $350k

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opened a 925- kilowatt solar plant facility at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium on Monday. The facility,...


Paradise Park Solar Farm To Be Ready This Summer

David Delaire, managing director of MPC Renewable Energies (second left) and representatives of DBJ on a site visit at the Paradise Park Solar Park...


St. Kitts & Nevis Sign EC$15M Renewable Energy Programme With EU

St. Kitts and Nevis has signed a Sector Budget Support Programme with the European Union for 5 million euros (EC$15.437M) aimed at supporting the country...


DBJ Invests US$1 Million in MPC Clean Energy

DBJ Managing Director Milverton Reynolds says MPC Clean Energy’s vision is aligned to both the DBJ’s and the Government of Jamaica’s, that is, ensuring...


Hilton, NCB Group Partner For New Cayman Curio Hotel

Seven Mile Beach is just north of George Town, where the new hotel will be located. Photo credit: jarnocan / CC BY SA-2.0 Hilton...


Gov’t to craft Electric Motor Vehicle Policy

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Fayval Williams (centre), engages with Petrojam General Manager, Winston Watson (left), and Jamaica Promotions Corporation President (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards,...


Jamaican Entrepreneurs Featured in Forbes Magazine

Some Jamaican entrepreneurs, leaders and personalities involved in the island’s sustainability and renewable energy movement were recently featured in the internationally renowned business magazine, Forbes. The...


Wigton Renewable Energy Training

Wigton Renewable Energy Training 🗓

Date: March 25, 2019 – March 29, 2019 Venue: Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab, Rose Hill, Manchester,...




OFREG Gives CUC Boost Towards Renewable Energy Future

Caribbean Utilities Company got the thumbs up for more power on Wednesday (13 February). CUC said local utilities regulator OfReg was releasing an additional megawatt for...


Solar Buzz Uses Source Technology to Make Water From Sunlight, Air

From left: Dr. Masao Ashtine, Lecturer-Renewable Energy Systems, University of the West Indies; Nate DeFlavio, Business Development Manager – Caribbean Islands, Zero Mass Water;...


New Hydro Panel Water System Donated to UHWI

The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) expects to benefit greatly from a new hydro panel water system donated to the Children’s Ward of...


6 Renewable Energy Entrepreneurs Lighting Up Jamaica

Jamaica is ideally suited for using renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The islands are bathed in sunlight with strong winds, providing many...


Carron Hall High School Gets Biodigester

Technical Officer, Scientific Research Council (SRC), Jodi Dunn (left); Principal, Carron Hall High School, Mr. Carlinton Johnson and Executive Director, SRC, Dr. Cliff Riley,...


First Caribbean Students Graduate from IAEA School of Radiation Emergency Management

Students use a hand-held radiation survey instrument during the ‘Disaster City’ scenario to detect the levels of ionizing radiation in the area. (Photo: Texas...


Saint Lucia Gov’t to Implement Renewable Energy Project in 2019

(SNO) — The government will be implementing a renewable energy project this year which it says will save taxpayers a significant amount of money. The project will...


BMR Energy Buys 5-MW Cayman Islands Solar Farm

Bodden Town Solar Farm. Photo: Business Wire January 10 (Renewables Now) – BMR Energy, the Virgin Group unit that develops and operates clean energy...


Dominica to Begin Construction of Geothermal Plant in 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Dominica Government says it intends to start construction of a geothermal energy power plant by the third quarter of 2019. Energy...


Wigton Debt Successfully Refinanced

Nigel Clarke (second right), minister of finance and the public service, discusses Wigton Windfarm refinancing with (from left) Milverton Reynolds, managing director, Development Bank...


IDB lends further support to CDB’s Investment in Regional Energy Security

Bridgetown, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Monday said it is partnering with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in providing more than...


Growth & Jobs | Jamaica Leads The Caribbean In Renewable Energy

Wigton Windfarm has six per cent of the Jamaica’s installed electricity generating capacity Jamaica is now developing its renewable-energy potential at a leading pace...


MPC Caribbean seeks to Raise US$50 Million in Jamaica, Trinidad

MPC Caribbean Clean Energy invests in renewable projects across the Caribbean. MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Limited, which invests in renewable projects across the Caribbean...


PM Holness Signs Energy Cooperation Framework with US Treasury Department

Prime Minister Andrew Holness and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin today signed an Energy Framework to foster cooperation on energy and infrastructure...


Barbados’ First Utility-Scale Solar PV Farm

The Barbados Light & Power (PL&P) 10 MW solar PV farm in Trents, St. Lucy is the Island’s first utility-scale solar project. In 2014, the light and power...





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