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Energy drive for Barbados

Barbados needs to make more effective use of solar energy. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart noted that while Barbados had been a leader in this area, there has been somewhat of a lag and efforts must be made to “quicken the pace again”, giving more attention to renewable energy. Prime Minister Stuart...

Caribbean tourism sector launches hotel energy efficiency programme

The Caribbean tourism sector has taken a major step towards energy efficiency within the hotel industry. The region’s public and private sector tourism groupings, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) – through its environmental arm, the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) – have launched a...

Sustainable energy framework coming for Barbados

A Sustainable Energy Framework for Barbados (SEFB) is on the cards to promote and support sustainable energy and energy conservation programmes, and to provide alternatives to minimise the dependency on fossil fuels. Word of this came from Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Investment, Telecommunications and Energy, Senator Darcy...