CEIS Focal Point Office

Mr. Mark Millar
Ministry of Finance,Economic Affairs
and Energy
SP Musson Building, 1st Floor Hinck Street
Bridgetown, Barbados
Work: 246-427-9806
Fax: 246-436-6004

News for Barbados

IDB lends further support to CDB’s Investment in Regional Energy Security

Bridgetown, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Monday said it is partnering with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in providing more than US$85 million to increase the region’s energy security through geothermal energy development. The CDB said it has approved acceptance of further financing under the Sustainable Energy...

Barbados’ First Utility-Scale Solar PV Farm

The Barbados Light & Power (PL&P) 10 MW solar PV farm in Trents, St. Lucy is the Island’s first utility-scale solar project. In 2014, the light and power company invited proposals for a solar photovoltaic system of up to 8 megawatts (MW) on an engineering, procurement and construction turnkey basis, for which over...

CDB Explores Blue Economy Strategy to Drive Energy Tansformation in the Caribbean

  (CMC) – Vice President (Operations) at the Barbados based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Monia La Bennett , says the region could transform its energy sector and diversify economic activity by exploring marine renewable energy development. She was speaking to over 80 stakeholders and leaders at the Blue Economy Caribbean event here earlier...