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Renewed Leadership for Renewables and Climate-Smart Infrastructure

CEOs and energy leaders from Caribbean utilities recently met in Barbados for the CARILEC Chief Executive Officers and Leadership Conference, co-hosted with the Barbados Light and Power Company Limited (BLPC).   This year’s conference was attended by a record-setting 180 utility CEOs and energy leaders under the theme: Leadership in an Age of Disruption –...

Earth Today | USAID, CDB Partner To Deliver Energy Management Training

the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Programme (CARCEP), together with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), recently launched the Caribbean Energy Manager (CEM) Training and Capacity Building Programme in Bridgetown, Barbados.   The training – delivered by the Jamaica Society of Energy Engineers, led by its president, Owen...

Local Firm Inks $20M Renewable Energy Deal with Antigua and Barbuda GOV’T

Local firm GreenTech Solar signs a contract with the government of Antigua and Barbuda to deliver a 10 MW solar, wind, and energy storage system.   GreenTech’s James Whittaker posed for photographs with Antigua and Barbuda’s Environment Minister Molwyn Joseph after a signing ceremony Tuesday.   Worth more than $20 million US, the deal...

Think the Gulf’s Only Energy Export is Oil? Think Again

When Majid Al-Suwaidi landed in Aruba in 2016, the United Arab Emirates consulate general to New York may have seemed as unlikely a guest as any to the tiny Caribbean island. His home nation and Aruba are separated by more than 12,000 kilometers (roughly 7,500 miles) as the crow flies....

Can The Caribbean Really Begin To Lead The World On Climate Resiliency?

Can the Caribbean begin to lead the world after Hurricanes Irma and Maria?   Former US President Bill Clinton thinks it can happen on climate resiliency. His comments come as he formally launched his Clinton Global Initiative Post-Disaster Recovery Action Network for the Caribbean at the University of Miami Tuesday.   The initiative, coming...