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Solar Farm to Reduce Volume of Fuel Purchased by LUCELEC by 300,000 Gallons: Official

(SNO) – Saint Lucia’s first solar farm was officially opened yesterday, Thursday, August 9, 2018, at La Tourney, Vieux-Fort, with the various speakers at the ceremony,...


Former US President Bill Clinton to Visit Saint Lucia This Week

Former US President Bill Clinton to Visit Saint Lucia This Week

PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – As part of the Clinton Foundation’s efforts to work with Caribbean islands to empower them to build back better, grow their...


LUCELEC Welcomes Stakeholder Interest in Renewable Energy

LUCELEC Welcomes Stakeholder Interest in Renewable Energy

PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) welcomes the interest of the St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA) in seeking to...


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...


OECS Partners With IRENA On Two Key Sustainable Energy Initiatives

CASTRIES – The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission has partnered with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on two key sustainable energy initiatives, the...


Renewed Leadership for Renewables and Climate-Smart Infrastructure

Renewed Leadership for Renewables and Climate-Smart Infrastructure

CEOs and energy leaders from Caribbean utilities recently met in Barbados for the CARILEC Chief Executive Officers and Leadership Conference, co-hosted with the Barbados Light and Power...


Eastern Caribbean States Want Govt Buildings To Go Solar

Eastern Caribbean States Want Govt Buildings To Go Solar

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with non-profit association Solar Head of State for the development of solar...


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...


SLHTA Wants ‘Greater Role’ in Renewable Energy Development

SLHTA Wants ‘Greater Role’ in Renewable Energy Development

The St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association wants to play a greater role in helping St. Lucia meet its renewable energy targets under the United...


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...


Saint Lucia’s Energy Transition Strategy

Saint Lucia’s Energy Transition Strategy

In 2014, the Government of Saint Lucia announced refined energy targets, setting a renewable energy penetration target of 35 percent, and an energy efficiency target...


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...


LUCELEC 3MW Solar Farm on the Grid

LUCELEC 3MW Solar Farm on the Grid

Press Release:-  The St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) 3MW Solar Farm in La Tourney, Vieux Fort is now feeding solar energy into the island’s electricity...


Saint Lucia`s Development of Wind Energy Remains On Cours

Saint Lucia`s Development of Wind Energy Remains On Cours

The development of the island`s first wind farm earmarked for construction in Anse Cannot Dennery is still on stream.   The Project Developer Mr. Steve DeWolf of...


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...


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...


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...


SLBS to Host CROSQ Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Meeting

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards will host a meeting of stakeholders on the development of a communications strategy and action...


Saint Lucia Geothermal Resource Development Project – Public consultations on the draft ESIA

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – In July 2017, the Government of Saint Lucia contracted Panorama Environmental Inc. to prepare an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)...


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...


Energy Management Training For Saint Lucian SMEs

Micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the St Lucian manufacturing sector will receive free training in energy management from October 4th and 5th,...


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...


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...


Public Consultation on Saint Lucia’s Geothermal Development Project

Public Consultation on Saint Lucia’s Geothermal Development Project

The Government of Saint Lucia (GoSL), after recommencing the exploration of the island’s geothermal resource in recent years, remains committed to the pursuit of successful...


CARIBBEAN: OECS Commission Releases Findings of Geothermal Energy Survey

CARIBBEAN: OECS Commission Releases Findings of Geothermal Energy Survey

Financing and government policy have been identified as the major challenges to the development of geothermal energy in the Eastern Caribbean.   That’s one of the findings...


Projects Launched To Ease Water Shortage In St. Lucia

Projects Launched To Ease Water Shortage In St. Lucia

PRESS RELEASE – Officials from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) were in Saint Lucia earlier this week to launch two milestone projects that will improve...


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...


Saint Lucia Observes Energy Awareness Month 2016

The Renewable Energy Division of the Department of Sustainable Development is hosting the annually observed Energy Awareness Month from November 07th – 30th, 2016. This year...


Advancing the Wind Farm Project In Dennery

Advancing the Wind Farm Project In Dennery

Press Release  – On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, the Government of Saint Lucia led discussions to facilitate the smooth continuation of the multi-million dollar development...


Nonprofit Installs Solar On Leaders’ Homes

Imagine if every presidential mansion in the world were powered by the sun’s energy. That’s the vision of “Solar Head of State,” a nonprofit organization...


Proposed New Energy Strategy For Saint Lucia

Castries, Saint Lucia — A new energy roadmap released on Tuesday reveals a sustainable, reliable, cost-effective, and equitable electricity future for Saint Lucia. The government of...


Jade Mountain Gets Gold For Being Green

Jade Mountain Gets Gold For Being Green

Washington DC, USA  — The US Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that St Lucia’s Jade Mountain resort has become the first hotel in the...


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...


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...


A Landmark Solar Project in St. Lucia

A Landmark Solar Project in St. Lucia

As part of a wider push to generate 35 percent of its energy from green sources by 2020, St. Lucia has completed a landmark project...


Official Launch Of Government House 5.5kW Solar Energy System Takes Place Friday

Official Launch Of Government House 5.5kW Solar Energy System Takes Place Friday

Press Release – Government House located at Morne Fortune is being fitted with a solar photovoltaic (PV) system through the generosity of Solar Head of State....





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