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Caribbean tourism sector launches hotel energy efficiency programme

The Caribbean tourism sector has taken a major step towards energy efficiency within the hotel industry. The region’s public and private sector tourism groupings, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) – through its environmental arm, the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) – have launched a...

PURSUING ENERGY POTENTIAL AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Grenada’s Minister of Finance speaks strongly concerning Grenada’s pursuit of Energy Poverty Reduction, Petroleum Exploration, Relief , Energy Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Energy Education and Sensitization, Use of Renewable Energy and the Sustainable Use of Energy regardless of its source....

Sustainable energy framework coming for Barbados

A Sustainable Energy Framework for Barbados (SEFB) is on the cards to promote and support sustainable energy and energy conservation programmes, and to provide alternatives to minimise the dependency on fossil fuels. Word of this came from Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Investment, Telecommunications and Energy, Senator Darcy...

Suriname project delivers clean water through the use of renewable energy

The small South American nation of Suriname may only have three Rotary clubs, but Rotarians there have made a big impact with projects to improve access to clean water. Illegal mining has caused mercury contamination in many rivers and streams in Suriname, affecting the lives of thousands. Focusing on the indigenous communities...

Government Looks at Renewable Energy

Energy Minister Conrad Enill yesterday launched the Government's Renewable Energy Initiative, a move aimed at increasing the amount of energy generated from renewable energy sources....