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Jason Robinson Creating a Buzz in Renewable Energy Market

  Jamaica is set to achieve 30 per cent of its electricity from renewables within two years, putting the country in a good position to achieve the revised target of having 50 per cent of energy use being generated from renewable sources by 2030.   These strides made in the local energy sector...

Blue Elephant Energy Takes Control of 116-MW Carribean Solar Project

Blue Elephant Energy AG (www.blueelephantenergy.com) May 10 (Renewables Now) – German renewables developer Blue Elephant Energy AG (BEE) has acquired a majority stake in the 116-MW Montecristi solar project in the Dominican Republic, its legal adviser Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) informed on Thursday.   The vendor was F&S solar concept GmbH, a German...

Renewables to Become The Norm for the Caribbean

A wind farm in Curacao. Caribbean nations such as Jamaica are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and many are embracing renewable energy. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS KINGSTON, Jamaica, (IPS) – Jamaica and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are embracing renewable energy as part of their plans...

Energy Boost For Jamaica – Island Set To Pilot Mechanism To Stimulate Affordable, Accessible Renewable Energy

Tamar Nelson (right) receives a certificate for participating in a workshop paving the way for energy performance contracting in Jamaica. Making the presentation is UNDP programmmes specialist Richard Kelly. Looking on is workshop trainer Jacob Kurian from Grue and Hornstrup consulting firm. Contributed The innovative energy performance contracting (EPC) mechanism...

Growing Customers Boost CUC Coffers

CUC generator (CNS) UPDATED: A 4% increase in sales along with lower costs and finance charges resulted in a boost in earnings for Grand Cayman’s monopoly power provider during the first quarter of this year. In the first report of 2019 CUC recorded net earnings of $4.5 million, an increase...