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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...


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...


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...


BVIEC Goes ‘Green’

BVIEC goes ‘Green’ ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has announced that it is now in a position to ‘Go...


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...


REdiscover: SKELEC’s First Solar PV Farm (St. Kitts)

The St. Kitts Electricity Company (SKELEC), the sole electric power company on the beautiful island of St. Kitts, owns and operates the twin islands’ second largest...


$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,...


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...


St. Vincent School To Use 100% Renewable Electricity By May

An academic institution in St. Vincent and the Grenadines that focuses heavily on sustainable living will have 100 per cent of its electricity generated by...


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...




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...


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...




Renewable Energy Capacity in the Caribbean 2008 – 2018

FOREWORD Caribbean countries have made steady progress over the past decade toward reducing their dependence on imported fossil fuels. This is an...


CUC to Move Away From Diesel Energy 30-year Plan Calls for Shift to Natural Gas, Renewable Sources

Cayman’s power provider, the Caribbean Utilities Company, announced this week that the Utility Regulation and Competition Office has accepted its Integrated Resource Plan, a 125-page...


BMR Energy Acquires 5-MW Solar Plant in Cayman Islands

A view of George Town, capital of the Cayman Islands BMR Energy, a developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean...


CDB-Funded Street Lighting Project to Save $2.2 M Each Year

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — An energy-efficient street lighting project funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projected to save St. Kitts and Nevis over US...


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 Clean Energy Seeks USD 50m in IPO

Wind farm in Costa Rica. Author: Christian Haugen. Licence: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic. Wind farm in Costa Rica. Author: Christian Haugen. Licence: Creative...


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...


DBJ Has Provided Over $3 Billion for Energy Projects

Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) Managing Director, Milverton Reynolds (left), converses with JN Fund Managers Deputy General Manager, Jermaine Deans, during Tuesday’s (November 13)...


Jamaica on Track to Achieve 30 Percent Energy From Renewables

PHOTO: YHOMO HUTCHINSONPrime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (centre), presents winner of the Jamaica Solar Challenge, Ryan Bent, with a trophy for composing...


New Power Plant Moving Jamaica Closer To Energy Security

New Power Plant Moving Jamaica Closer To Energy Security

  The construction of a new combined energy plant in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine, is poised to help improve Jamaica’s energy security. At the same...


Bustamante Hospital To Save Millions With Solar Energy

  Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton (left), and Executive Chairman of the Guardsman Group, Kenneth Benjamin (2nd right), shake hands to symbolise the formal handover...


The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator

The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator

More than 40 businesses and 26 Caribbean countries have joined together in support of a $1bn project to create the world’s first ‘climate smart zone’...


Anguilla Electricity Company Limited – Request for Proposal:

Reconstruction of Anglec Photovoltaic Generating Plant   44315a3f4161df3719a49a85c98288c2   Read...


Atomic Energy Agency has Advanced Jamaica’s Nuclear Technology Capacity – PIOJ Head

Atomic Energy Agency has Advanced Jamaica’s Nuclear Technology Capacity – PIOJ Head

The Planning Institute of Jamaica’s (PIOJ) Director General, Dr. Wayne Henry, says the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been pivotal in advancing the country’s...


F&S Solar Commissions Caribbean’s Largest PV Plant

With a capacity of 58 MW, the Caribbean’s largest PV plant has been commissioned in the Dominican Republic. The site was developed, planned and built...


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...


Guyana Secures Financing for 100 MW Solar Project

The $80 million scheme is expected to be financed by the Inter-American Development Bank, with the support of the Norwegian government. The funds concerned were...


Japan Gifts Guyana US$17.8m for Renewable Energy -Further US$1.3m Going To Street Lamps

Japan Gifts Guyana US$17.8m for Renewable Energy -Further US$1.3m Going To Street Lamps

The Government of Guyana yesterday clinched a deal with Japan for US$17.8m in renewable energy for the city.Tokyo, in an agreement which had been announced...


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...


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Wigton Wind Farm Offering Renewable Energy Training Course

Wigton Wind Farm Offering Renewable Energy Training Course

Registration is now open for Wigton Wind Farm Limited’s upcoming training course in photovoltaic system design, from June 18 to 22.   The week-long course, to be...


Financing for Photovoltaic Park in Jamaica Successfully Completed

Financing for Photovoltaic Park in Jamaica Successfully Completed

The financing for a 51 MWp photovoltaic park in Jamaica has been completed.   Proparco, France’s development bank, and FMO, the Dutch development bank, will provide the...


Neoen Begins Work on 51 MW PV Project in Jamaica

Neoen Begins Work on 51 MW PV Project in Jamaica

A loan of $64 million was awarded by French development bank Proparco and Dutch peer FMO. The facility will deliver electricity to the Jamaica Public...





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