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Nevis to Benefit From Participation in Geothermal Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean, NIA Official Says

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — A multitude of opportunities for Nevis to develop the island’s geothermal energy were presented during the Fifth Geothermal Congress for Latin America...


Nevis Pursuing Only Geothermal As A Renewable Energy Source At This Point, Says Premier

Nevis Pursuing Only Geothermal As A Renewable Energy Source At This Point, Says Premier

In pursuit of its sustainable energy programme, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will not actively pursue other areas of renewable energy but will to concentrate...


St. Kitts RLB International Airport Authorities Successfully Test Emergency Response Plan

St. Kitts RLB International Airport Authorities Successfully Test Emergency Response Plan

 Airport authorities could be meeting as early as this week to tweak their emergency response plan after it was tested during the weekend.   St. Christopher Air...


Geothermal Developers on Nevis Pleased With Local Workers’ Performances

Geothermal developers in Nevis say they are seeking to expand the local workforce in Phase II of the Geothermal Development Project when work commences at...


Nevis Geothermal Resource Ranks in Top Six Reservoirs in The World

Nevis’ geothermal resource is being characterized as one of the top six geothermal reservoirs in the world. Thermal Energy Partner’s Big-Data Analytics approach (that determined Nevis as...


Nevis’ Geothermal Resource Considered Among the Best in the World

The official results are in and the Nevis’ geothermal resource is now being characterized as one of the top six geothermal reservoirs in the world. The implications...


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...


Montserrat's  Geothermal Energy "Gold Mine"?

Montserrat’s Geothermal Energy “Gold Mine”?

Thermal Energy Partners of Texas suggests that Montserrat’s accessible geothermal energy resource is potentially 100 million watts.   Geothermal energy for Montserrat is not just for the...


St. Kitts and Nevis to Benefit From Electric School Bus

St. Kitts and Nevis to Benefit From Electric School Bus

 A new initiative is set to be implemented, which will see the energy and transportation sectors in St. Kitts and Nevis transformed, as the result...


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...


CDB Approves Funding to Support Geothermal Development in St. Kitts and Nevis

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved the use of US$325,500 by CDB for the benefit of the government of St....


Dominica’s Geothermal Dream About to Become Reality

Dominica says it plans to establish a small geothermal plant despite a few “hiccups’’ with investors. Credit: Charles Jong     ROSEAU, Dominica, Sep 6 2017 (IPS) – The...


CDB Finances Street Lighting Project In St Kitts-Nevis

Bridgetown, Barbados — The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a US$5.79 million street lighting retrofitting project for St Kitts...


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...


St Maarten PM wants Joint Geothermal Project

St Maarten PM wants Joint Geothermal Project

Miami Beach, Florida-The Prime Minister of St Maarten has called for “joint development” of geothermal energy in the Caribbean, as many states look for ways...


Montserrat Geothermal Energy Project Moving Forward

Montserrat Geothermal Energy Project Moving Forward

Montserrat’s geothermal energy exploration project is moving forward. Preparations have begun for the drilling of what will be the island’s third geothermal well. Montserrat is dredging Port...


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...


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...


Caribbean Islands Receive Training On Climate-Friendly Cooling

Caribbean Islands Receive Training On Climate-Friendly Cooling

Over 50 policymakers and financial and private sector representatives from 15 Caribbean islands came together in St Kitts & Nevis from 12-15 September to receive...


Island Nations' Leading Role In Renewable Energy

Island Nations’ Leading Role In Renewable Energy

Island communities are innovative and can make the most of scarce resources while having a global impact. Many people don’t yet realise that renewables are winning...


Minister Liburd: Federation Seeing Benefits From Host A Number Of Regional Renewable Energy Workshops

Minister Liburd: Federation Seeing Benefits From Host A Number Of Regional Renewable Energy Workshops

Minister of Energy the Hon. Ian Liburd is pushing regional conferences and training workshops in renewable energy to benefit St. Kitts and Nevis. He believes these...


Minister Liburd: More Must Be Done To Lower Energy Cost For Cooling Equipment

Minister Liburd: More Must Be Done To Lower Energy Cost For Cooling Equipment

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Minister of Energy  the Hon. Ian ‘Patches’ Liburd is calling on regional energy stakeholders to find new ways to lower the...


CARIBBEAN: CARILEC To Horde Renewable Energy Conference In St.Kitts

CARIBBEAN: CARILEC To Horde Renewable Energy Conference In St.Kitts

Press Release – The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation(CARILEC) prepares to horde a 2016 CARILEC Renewable Energy Conference Trade-show, in St. Kitts.   The Conference is co-hosted by St....


SKELEC Believes Renewable Energy Is The Wave Of The Future

SKELEC Believes Renewable Energy Is The Wave Of The Future

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 19, 2016 (SKNIS):  The thrust in renewable energy in St. Kitts and Nevis has been progressing and the St. Kitts Electricity...


Campers Given Demonstration Of Renewable Energy Functions

Campers Given Demonstration Of Renewable Energy Functions

Basseterre, St Kitts – As the Federation makes attempts to shift from such a heavy dependency on fossil fuel to renewable energy, the younger generation...


Operation Future’s 4th Summer Camp Focuses On Renewable Energy

Operation Future’s 4th Summer Camp Focuses On Renewable Energy

Basseterre, St. Kitts – For  more than 120 children from across the island, the upcoming two weeks would be packed with fun, excitement, learning and...


St. Kitts and Nevis Making Substantial Advances On The Energy Front

St. Kitts and Nevis Making Substantial Advances On The Energy Front

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 20, 2016 (SKNIS): The Honourable Ian Patches Liburd, Minister with responsibility for Energy, gave an update on a number of projects...


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...


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...


Geothermal Forum Underway

(ZIZ News) — Officials from the CARICOM Secretariat and the OECS Commission are partnering with the government of St. Kitts and Nevis to host a...


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,...


Harris Heads Delegation To Washington

Dr Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Basseterre – Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris will be joining his colleagues from the Caribbean and...


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...


St Kitts Geothermal Exploration Fndings To Be Released Soon

Basseterre, St Kitts (WINN) — The findings of the geothermal exploration in St Kitts are expected to be revealed in the very near future, says...


Special Unit to play critical role in renewable energy development

Special Unit to play critical role in renewable energy development

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE Government of National Unity is pushing moving steam ahead to bolster the energy sector, as considering is given to the...


Geothermal To Bring Many Positive Benefits to Nevis, Says Deputy Premier

Geothermal To Bring Many Positive Benefits to Nevis, Says Deputy Premier

Basseterre, St Kitts (SKNIS) — In January 2018, Nevis is expected to take a huge step in claiming the title as the “Greenest Place on...


Nevis Envisages Selling Power to Antigua & Barbuda

Nevis Envisages Selling Power to Antigua & Barbuda

As the neighbouring island of Nevis gets closer to going green through the use of geothermal energy, the authorities on the island said there will...





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