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Renewable Energy Sources in Cuba

Energy is essential for the functioning and development of any country. In recent months, the Cuban government has emphasized the need for more energy awareness to reduce consumption, after national energy consumption skyrocketed above forecasted amounts. Over consumption, a problem under normal conditions becomes even more of a problem in the...

Formal Launch of Saint Lucia’s Photovoltaic Project

The formal launch of the Saint Lucia Banana Industry Trust‘s (BIT) Photovoltaic Project took place on Thursday 13th  August 2009. The event was held at the headquarters of the National Trust at Pigeon Island, one of the beneficiary sites of the project. This project is among several sustainable development focused...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines — Multi-Sector Energy Stakeholder Consultation

On Friday July 31st, 2009 at the Methodist Hall Church in Kingstown, Senior Government officials of St. Vincent and the Grenadines convened with OAS representatives and Partners a multi-sector stakeholder consultation to present the Cabinet-approved National Energy Policy (NEP). The Government was represented by Minister Dr. Jerrol Thompson (Ministry of Telecommunications,...

Trinidad lagging behind Caricom partners in cleaner energy

The Trinidad & Tobago government’s initiative to develop a Renewable Energy (RE) policy and strategy is likely to receive widespread support throughout Trinidad and Tobago. For years now, there has been a kind of romanticism about the importance of moving towards the use of renewable energy in Trinidad and Tobago. The voices...