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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...


Risks in Renewable Energy Projects are Routinely Covered – Energy Consultant

                          Consultant Catherine Allinson   Guyana has a history of regime change impacting renewable energy projects—...


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:...


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...


$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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


Solar-plus-storage to Cover 25% of Electricity Demand of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Image: mickfromsvg   The government of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis has awarded Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché with a 20-year PPA for a large-scale solar-plus-storage plant.   The company...


Solar-storage Combo Makes Waves in Caribbean

  Leclanche has been awarded a contract to supply what will be the largest solar-plus-storage project in the Caribbean islands.   The 35.6MW solar plant and 44.2 megawatt...


Renewables: A focus of the UAE and the Caribbean

The floating storage regasification unit Golar Freeze that arrived at the New Fortress Energy LNG Regasification Terminal in Old Harbour last December   One of the challenges encountered...


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...





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