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Anegada Renewable Project Could Cost up to $6M, BVIEC Evaluating 5 Bidders

General Manager for the BVI Electricity Corporation, Leroy Abraham   Based on bids submitted by five companies, the estimated cost to undertake the Anegada Hybrid Renewable Energy & Battery Storage System Project ranges between $4.6 million to $6 million.   This is according to information from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), which has begun the evaluation...

60 Minutes Segment “Incredible Exposure” for the Microgrid Movement Globally

A recent segment of “60 Minutes” about the Rocky Mountain Institute’s (RMI) work in the Bahamas was “incredible exposure” for the microgrid movement globally. RMI solar installation in The Bahamas, photo courtesy RMI “We were in the living rooms of over 9 million viewers that Sunday evening. It was incredible exposure for the Bahamas...

Lifespan Water Goes Green

100 kVA (volt-ampere) grid-tied solar farm saving local bottled water company, Lifespan.     With the issue of single-use plastic and pollution evermore present in the public consciousness, local businesses are starting to make adjustments to safeguard the environment.   Bottled water company Lifespan has taken up the mantle of going green by adopting environmentally...

Caribbean’s Sustainable Energy Needs Reach US$11bn

    Sustainable energy opportunities could yield the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) US$16bn in net economic benefits over 20 years but require investment of US$11bn over 10 years.   So reads a study from IDB that looks at sustainable energy pathways for 13 of the bloc’s 20 member countries.   Of the US$16bn, the bulk would come from higher...

Saint Lucia Secures Grant Funding for Renewable Energy Project

Minister for Infrastructure, Ports, Energy & Labour, Stephenson King On Saturday January 12, Saint Lucia`s Energy Minister Hon. Stephenson King delivered remarks at United Arab Emirates (UAE)- Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund 3rd Cycle Launch, a special event at the 9th Session of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency...