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

Inaugural CARICOM Energy Personality Award presented to Hannah Olmberg-Soesman

The inaugural CARICOM Energy Personality Award was presented to Ms. Hannah Olmberg-Soesman during the Electric Vehicle Workshop opening ceremony on 20 June in Bridgetown, Barbados.   A Surinamese, Ms. Olmberg-Soesman won from a field of seven persons who were nominated based on their outstanding role in the search for a Caribbean future in...

Barbados Water Authority Going Green

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has embarked on a renewable energy project, funded by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to transform its operations and significantly reduce its energy costs.    The announcement was made yesterday morning during a press briefing at the BWA Headquarters in the Pine attended by the Minister of Water...

Barbados to Open Onergy Market to IPPs

Starting from early 2018, the Caribbean island will grant licences for IPPs in an effort to have more solar and renewables.   The government of Barbados is planning to open its national grid to independent power producers, with licenses being awarded at the start of 2018.   This was disclosed by Boyce, the Minister...