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Barbados To Improve Energy Security And Diversify Mix With US$34 Million IDB Loan

Brigdetown, Barbados– A new project financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will aid Barbados in transitioning to a cleaner energy future, meeting its current natural gas demands, and contributing to the creation of a regional liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply chain. A US$34 million IDB loan will enhance Barbados’ energy...

CDB Approves US$65 Million For Electricity Systems Upgrade In Suriname

Bridgetown, Barbados — The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of US$65 million to the government of Suriname. The financing will upgrade and expand sections of the country’s transmission, sub-transmission and distribution networks, which will enable NV Energie Bedrijven Suriname (EBS), to deliver...

US$135m IDB Loan For B’dos Energy Security

Barbados is moving to improve its energy security and diversify the island’s energy mix with a US$34 million Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan. The project will aid Barbados in transitioning to a cleaner energy future, meeting its current natural gas demands, and contributing to the creation of a regional Liquefied Natural...

International Climate Change Body Embarks On First Caribbean Visit

uwi-regional-headquarters-700x373The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the international body for assessing the science related to climate change, is this week embarking on its first-ever Caribbean visit with a two-day outreach event here. In welcoming participants at Wednesday’s opening ceremony at the University of the West...