Senator Darcy Boyce. (FP)
Minister with responsibility for Energy, Senator Darcy Boyce is confident Barbados can save hundreds of millions of dollars in energy costs within five years.
After the service, Boyce told Nation Online how this was going to be possible.
“We can’t judge from where we are now but from what is in the works. Government is working to improve the energy efficiency of its buildings to generate electricity; the Barbados Light and Power is working on wind and solar farms and a lot of business and people are applying for licences to generate power,” he said.
Boyce said there were also a focus on LED bulbs and saving energy in the transportation sector.
“There is a whole range of things happening we can focus on in the next couple years . . . [you] will see a swelling of activity in the next three to four years,” he said.
During his sermon church rector, reverend Austin Carrington advised the congregation to be good stewards of the gifts given by God by utilizing their talents for the good of all. (CA)