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Energy Minister Says Transformation Taking Place

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams (at mike), addresses the closing ceremony for the Fourth Ministerial Meeting of the Energy & Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. James, on February 28.     Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, says...

Nuclear Industry’s Response to Covid-19 Outbreak

  The electricity demand curve has taken a new shape in regions affecgted by COVID-19 pandemic       he novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis has led to a slowdown of the economic growth of countries across the world. The global pandemic has called for considerable measures to be taken in every aspect of life worldwide....

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...