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Wigton Training Lab courses Awarded City and Guilds Status

  Students taking the Solar Photovoltaic Course at the Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab participate in a practical exercise. (Photo contribution)   KINGSTON, Jamaica — Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab, which is the capacity building and talent development arm of Wigton Windfarm Limited, has been awarded City and Guilds Assured Status for its...

SOARING WITH SOLAR

                            An example of the Derillion Modular Solar Float     Jamaica’s quest to achieve 50 per cent of its electricity from renewables by 2030 is set to get a US$60-million boost with the setting up of the first utility-scale floating...

Dominica Geothermal Project Successfully Reopens Production Well for Necessary Tests

  Dominica geothermal project site, Caribbean (source: Nixon George, Quick Link Productions via Dominica GDC)   In preparation for necessary tests, Dominica Geothermal Development Company – developer of a 7 MW geothermal power project on Dominica in the Caribbean – has successfully reopened the planned production well for the project.   In a release shared...

How Barbuda is Moving Toward Green

    Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017, Barbuda’s beach-filled paradise is about to become mostly green.   CARICOM Development Fund and other partners are joining the United Arab Emirates to develop a sustainable green power network for Barbuda.   The UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund will collaborate with CDF to restore power to...

PM Modi Announces $14 Million Grant for Developmental Projects in Caribbean

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the India-CARICOM leaders’ meeting in New York on Wednesday     Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (local time) chaired a meeting with the member states of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. During the meet,...