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Photovoltaic System Powers Hinterland Fruit-Cheese Factory

A 1500-Watt photovoltaic (solar) system was installed at the fruit cheese factory in the Amerindian Village of Orealla, which is some 67 kilometers up the Corentyne River in the Berbice region of Guyana. The system, which was installed in February 2009, will power the lighting and all the electrical...

Four Hinterland Villages Get Solar Electricity

During the first half of 2008, homes in the hinterland villages of Capoey, Muritaro, Kurukubaru and Yarakita were provided with electricity from Solar Home Systems. A 125-watt solar electricity (photovoltaic) system was installed in each home to provide lighting, and power to play a radio or CD player for information...

T&T CONSIDERING SOLAR, WIND ENERGY

Energy Minister Conrad Enill has said that investments in renewable energy technologies-such as solar and wind power were being considered following concerns that local non-renewable energy reserves were diminishing....

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...