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BVIEC Goes ‘Green’

BVIEC goes ‘Green.’ Photo: Internet Source ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has announced that it is now in a position to ‘Go Green.’ As such, the company is inviting residents of the Virgin Islands (VI), “wishing to install distributed generation renewable energy systems” to obtain applications...

BWA Employing More Solar Eenrgy

Officials of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) are hoping to slash that entity’s approximately $23 million annual electricity bill with the opening of a major photovoltaic farm at the Bowmanston pumping station in St John. In addition to the 500-kilowatt system in that parish, the US$350 million project consists of a...

UAE Inaugurates Three Major Projects Under $50m Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund

E Prime Minister Hubert Minnis Inaugurating Solar Facility at National Stadium. The three projects will deliver 2.35MW of solar and 637 kWh of battery storage capacity. three climate-resilient solar power projects in the Bahamas, Barbados, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are being inaugurated this week under the $50m UAE-Caribbean...

REdiscover: SKELEC’s First Solar PV Farm (St. Kitts)

The St. Kitts Electricity Company (SKELEC), the sole electric power company on the beautiful island of St. Kitts, owns and operates the twin islands’ second largest solar photovoltaic (PV) farm. The plant, rated at approximate 0.5 megawatts (MW), is located on roughly 100m by 183m of land on the outskirts of...

$4 Million Solar Project to Cut Power Generation Cost by $350k

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opened a 925- kilowatt solar plant facility at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium on Monday. The facility, the largest of its kind in The Bahamas, is expected to replace the equivalent of 310,000 gallons of diesel annually, and will also serve as a...