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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...


Transition towards renewable energy

IT’S “OUT with the old, in with the new” for Trinidad and Tobago, as the country moves ahead with efforts to restore its infrastructure. At...


T&T’s Largest Conglomerate Invests In Costa Rica Windpark

T&T’s Largest Conglomerate Invests In Costa Rica Windpark

MPC Capital’s investment platform for renewable energies in the CARICOM region, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund, and Trinidad and Tobago’s largest conglomerate ANSA McAL Limited...


T&T Company Charges Ahead With Renewable Solutions

With utility rates set to increase in Trinidad and Tobago, one company is providing a viable option for homeowners through the use of renewable energy.   Local company Davis...


T&T Company Charges Ahead With Renewable Solutions

With utility rates set to increase in Trinidad and Tobago, one company is providing a viable option for homeowners through the use of renewable energy.   Local company Davis...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


CARIBBEAN: Reaching for Renewables: The Way Forward For Trinidad And Tobago (commentary)

CARIBBEAN: Reaching for Renewables: The Way Forward For Trinidad And Tobago (commentary)

The Caribbean region stands to lose an estimated $US22 billion annually by the year 2050 due to climate-related natural disasters if climate change is allowed...


Sustaining T&T Through Renewable Energy

Mounting atmospheric carbon dioxide levels is the cause of global warming trends, resulting in sea level rise and climatic changes. It is evident that such...


Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Trained at Boot Camps

Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Trained at Boot Camps

Some 163 clean energy entrepreneurs have been trained at three boot camps hosted by the Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre (CCIC).   The programme, which offers mentorship and...


Dominica is CARICOM Forerunner in Renewable Energy Use, Latest ECLAC Report Reveals

Port of Spain, Trinidad — With renewables accounting for 28 percent of electricity generation, Dominica is the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member that consumes the largest...


Renewable Energy Conference At Point Lisas

T&T is pursuing a domestic target of generating ten per cent of its electricity from renewable energy resources by 2021. However, in spite of excellent preconditions...


Rowley Commits To Renewable Energy

Low oil prices should not compromise Caricom’s pursuits for increased energy security that will benefit all citizens, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has said. “Despite our...


Caribbean Countries Urged to Fully Develop Energy Sector

Caribbean Countries Urged to Fully Develop Energy Sector

Washington, United States (CMC) — Caribbean countries have been told that reducing energy costs will help the region improve growth and strengthen competitiveness. But at the...


Energy Supply A Concern For The Caribbean

Comprehensive Energy Security Policy Mooted MIRAMAR – The importance of reliable and consistent energy supply in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states was emphasized during the deliberations...


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...


T&T Energy Data Inadequate

Improved industry data is essential for T&T’s energy sector to become more globally competitive, says David Borde, managing director of PetroCom Technologies Limited. He said...


Barbados Accepted Into International Atomic Energy Agency

Barbados Accepted Into International Atomic Energy Agency

Bridgetown,  Barbados, Wednesday January 20, 2016 – Minister of Health John Boyce has announced that Barbados has been accepted as a member of the International...


Reaching For Renewables

Reaching For Renewables

Port of Spain, Trinidad, Dec 04 2015 – The Caribbean region stands to lose an estimated $US22 billion annually by the year 2050 due to...


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...


About RE4TT – Renewable Energy

  Green Globe   RE4TT” is a project developed by a team of Renewable Energy young professionals of CleanTech Limited. The purpose of this project is to promote...




13 Opportunities for the New Caribbean

13 Opportunities for the New Caribbean

We recently took a look at 12 challenges that face the Caribbean Small Island Developing States.   These challenges are crucial for the future of the Caribbean....


Oil War in the Americas

When Vice President Joe Biden convened the Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington on January 26, the Caribbean emerged from its diplomatic slumber as an...


Mona Wins IDB Women In Energy Contest

Mona Wins IDB Women In Energy Contest

Entrance to the University of the West Indies,        Mona campus (file photo) The University of the West Indies’ Mona campus bested its sister...


Israelis to Harvest Americas Waves

Israelis to Harvest Americas Waves

  Israel-based wave energy developer Wave Electricity Renewable Power Ocean has agreed a partnership with Seedsowers Investors and Developers Co in the Americas and the Caribbean.   Seedsowers...


US$1b energy fund for Caricom

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar      Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has proposed a US$1 billion “Caribbean Energy Thematic Fund” for Caricom member states to address regional energy security.   Speaking...


Major Investment Conference in TT

AS Government seeks to take steps to protect Trinidad and Tobago’s economy from the negative implications of falling global oil prices and seeks new opportunities...


Caribbean Export Identifies Market Opportunities

Pamela Coke-Hamilton, executive director of Caribbean Export Development Agency   Caribbean Export Development Agency says exports from the Cariforum region are still concentrated in a few products...


WILD COOT: Oil vs solar energy

While I may still be disappointed about Republic Bank taking over the Barbados National Bank, I seem to recall it was offered to them on...


Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean – energy security for the future

Renewable Energy has created a world of opportunity for society to seek out alternative, environmentally responsible modes of generating energy. It challenges us to apply the...


Wind Resource Assessment Programme (WRAP)

The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT) approved the conduct of a National Wind Resource Assessment Programme (WRAP) for Trinidad and Tobago....


Multiple Renewable Energy Options for CARICOM

 Multiple renewable energy options exist in all Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States, the obvious one being solar.   All are medium to high in terms of solar...


Fossil Fuels Under Assault

Fossil fuels are under assault, Planning Minister Bhoendradatt Tewarie said in response to e-mailed Guardian queries about PetroCaribe October 29. Tewarie said “it is very...


Energy cost greatest deterrent to growth in Caribbean – Simpson Miller

                                             Prime Minister Portia...


Caribbean and Europe Generate Dynamic Cooperation

POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe – European Cooperation Day was commemorated in the Caribbean last month under the theme of “Sharing borders to grow closer”.   The special day, commemorated...


Arthur Lok Jack: T&T Catching up on Renewable Energy

Chairman of the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, Arthur Lok Jack, left, speaks with president of the National Gas Company, Indar Maharaj and...





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