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Dominican TSO Iintroduces Wind and Solar Forecast System

Image by: Blue Elephant Energy AG (www.blueelephantenergy.com)   February 7 (Renewables Now) – The transmission system operator (TSO) of the Dominican Republic, OC-SENI, on Thursday officially inaugurated the...


Gov’t Signs MOU For Solar Technician Training

  From left: Acting President of HLSCC Dr Richard Georges, government legislator Carvin Malone, and co-Founder of Power52 Inc, Ray Lewis.   Premier Andrew Fahie has described the...


The Dominican Republic Has a Huge New Solar Park

  The Dominican Republic has officially debuted a major new solar energy park in the country.    The new Solar Canoa park, set in Canoa in the western...


Caribbean Business And Finance Report

The 600kW Solar PV Battery Hybrid Power Plant on Union Island in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.     News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 117, 2020:...


Government Committed To Shifting From Heavy Fuels To Renewables

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams (right), engages with farmers (from left) Troylan Daley, Damian Morgan and Syllon Cummings, during a tour...


St Kitts & Nevis to launch Caribbean’s Largest Solar Energy Project

Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris   St Kitts and Nevis has accelerated its efforts to reduce the islands carbon footprint and is poised to be a regional...


JPS leads Caribbean Energy Market with HESS …system Deemed one of the Largest Commissioned in the World

JPS’s HESS now fully powered up! Minister Fayval Williams cuts a ribbon to officially commssion JPS’s hybrid energy storage system located at it’s Hunt’s Bay...


$170m Vehicle To ‘Surpass’ Caribbean Renewable Lead

Bahamian investment will ultimately be sought in a $170m special purpose vehicle (SPV) that aims to “surpass” the government’s timeline for this nation to become...


Latin America and the Caribbean Announce Ambitious New Renewables Target

  Latin America and the Caribbean holds tremendous renewable energy promise. IRENA’s recent ‘Future of Solar Photovoltaic’ report highlighted that the region’s solar energy capacity alone...


Gov’t Urged to Incentivise Homeowners’ Move to Renewable Energy Sources -Robust Policy Framework Needed, Energy Body Says

   Dr Cletus Bertin (stlucianewsonline photo)   As Guyana’s private sector calls for the implementation of power purchasing agreement (PPA) legislation here that would cater to individual...


MPC Capital signs MOU With the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

David Delaire, managing director at MPC Renewable Energies   MPC Capital and the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to...


Cubans will Be Able To Generate Their Own Electricity and Sell Surplus

    Cubans will be able to buy stuff that uses renewable energy sources, produces energy for self-use and market their excess to the island’s National Electric...


Renewable Enegy Statistics Workshop Brings Curtain Down on Caricom Energy Month

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) — The final activity to mark CARICOM Energy Month will be held in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Caribbean Renewable Energy Statistics...


Photovoltaic Training Park Opens in Havana’s CUJAE University

The park is part of the Microelectronics Research Center of the Jose Antonio Echeverria Technological University (CUJAE) in Havana. (Photo taken from cubdebate.cu).   An experimental photovoltaic park was...


Company Wants More Jamaicans to Access Solar Power

Jason Robinson (second left), CEO, Solar Buzz Jamaica, discussed the benefits of the Luci inflatable solar lantern with Sasha-Gay Wilson, (left), branch manager, VMBS Spanish...


AES Dominicana Donates First Smart Solar Sunflower in DR

  The AES Dominicana Foundation donated to the Juan Bosch City Renewable Energy Theme Park, the first smart sunflower in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean...


Renewable Energy Boosting Jamaica’s Development

David Delaire (right), managing director, MPC Capital AG greets Milverton Reynolds (left), managing director, Development Bank of Jamaica, with Jermaine Deans, deputy general manager, JN...


Wigton Training Lab courses Awarded City and Guilds Status

  Students taking the Solar Photovoltaic Course at the Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab participate in a practical exercise. (Photo contribution)   KINGSTON, Jamaica — Wigton Renewable Energy...


SOARING WITH SOLAR

                            An example of the Derillion Modular Solar Float     Jamaica’s quest to achieve 50...


Dominica Geothermal Project Successfully Reopens Production Well for Necessary Tests

  Dominica geothermal project site, Caribbean (source: Nixon George, Quick Link Productions via Dominica GDC)   In preparation for necessary tests, Dominica Geothermal Development Company – developer of...


How Barbuda is Moving Toward Green

    Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017, Barbuda’s beach-filled paradise is about to become mostly green.   CARICOM Development Fund and other partners are joining...


PM Modi Announces $14 Million Grant for Developmental Projects in Caribbean

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the India-CARICOM leaders’ meeting in New York on Wednesday     Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (local time) chaired a meeting with...


Alternative Energy Buzz

  JAMPRO is being flooded with requests from international players in the alternative energy sector   The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) is being flooded with requests from...


PM Says Government Is Fully Committed To Investing In Cleaner Energy Sources

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (centre), listens to Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Paradise Park Solar Farm in Westmoreland, Romain Desrousseaux, during...


Jamaica Should Have More Renewable Energy Sources – PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness (left) participates in a plaque-unveiling ceremony at the Paradise Park Solar Farm in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, during an official inauguration ceremony for...


OUR Hails Operations At Paradise Solar Farm

  Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (third left), listens keenly to President of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Company, Emanuel DaRosa (second left), during...


Bidder Chosen For Schools Energy Efficiency Project

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, shares a light moment with Managing Director of the Development Bank of Jamaica, Milverton Reynolds, during...


Solar Warning! Local Providers Urge Caution on the use of Second-hand Panels

  Ken Moore (left) and Dale Nickason, partners in the Jamaican firm Solar Connections. (Photos: Arthur Hall)     SALT LAKE CITY, United States — Jamaicans are being...


Jamaica Lights Up International Energy Expo

United States Ambassador to Jamaica Donald Tapia (left) and Jamaica’s Science, Energy & Technology Minister Fayval Williams speaking with Josh Mossman, sales manager for Texas-based...


Government Re-Establishes Jamaica Energy Council

  Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams (seated, second left), with participants at a Jamaica Energy Council Meeting, on Friday (September 13), at...


Dominican Republic brings Online 34-MW Matafongo Wind Farm

Matafongo wind farm. Image by Presidencia de la Republica Dominicana (www.presidencia.gob.do)   September 13 (Renewables Now) – The 34-MW Matafongo onshore wind farm in the Dominican Republic...


Dominica and Clinton Foundation Spearhead Energy Improvement in Caribbean

The Sustainable and Resilient Energy Plan (S-REP) of Dominica is a detailed proposal addressing energy consumption and production. Developed by the Clinton Foundation and partners,...


MOU Signed to Improve Energy Efficiency at Mico

  MPC Capital and the Mico Foundation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to install a rooftop solar PV facility with a peak capacity of...


Wind Energy Project Management in the Dominican Republic

SÓLIDA Energías Renovables is awarded a new Project Management contract and construction supervision of a wind farm in the Dominican Republic.   The Spanish engineering company will...


Geothermal Drilling Contractor Selected for Nevis Geothermal Project

Nevis Renewable Energy International, INC (NREI) announced today that it has selected Schlumberger Integrated Drilling Services to install the geothermal production and injection wells for...


How Does Lower Solar PV Pricing Impact the Caribbean

  Solar PV wholesale energy pricing is continuing to drop below two cents per kWh in the U.S., Latin America, and other regions.  In the U.S.,...


Dominica Targeting to Reduce Annual Cost for Diesel by 94% with Geothermal Energy

       Dominica (source: wha.unesco.org),  Morne Trois Pitons National Park   In a release shared this week, the Clinton Foundation reports on the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI)...


Mega Solar And Storage Project To Be Built In The Caribbean

The fully-integrated system will comprise a 35.6 MW solar PV plant and a 44.2 MWh lithium?ion battery energy storage system   The largest solar generation plus energy...


Guyana Working Closer With India to Build Solar Energy Capacity

Dr K. J. Srinivasa, the new High Commissioner of India to Guyana, and his wife being welcomed by President David Granger and others yesterday.   President David...


The Game-changers for the Caribbean Blue Economy

The Blue Economy – the sustainable use of oceans for economic growth – is finding its feet in the Caribbean. The region is taking steps towards...





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