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Central Bank Governor Praises Move Towards Green Economy

  Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes       Barbados Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes believes the move by the Mia Mottley administration to be less dependent on fossil fuels is a step in the right direction Addressing the Bank’s 2019 Biogas Conference at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle, he said the Caribbean was especially vulnerable...

Cuba Promotes Use of Renewable Energies With Ambitious Development Plan

HAVANA, May 17 (Xinhua) — Cuba has implemented an ambitious plan to develop renewable energy sources until 2030, which allowed the island to save almost 33,000 tons of fuel last year and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.   With the aim of transforming its energy model by 2024, the Caribbean nation expects to...

Jason Robinson Creating a Buzz in Renewable Energy Market

  Jamaica is set to achieve 30 per cent of its electricity from renewables within two years, putting the country in a good position to achieve the revised target of having 50 per cent of energy use being generated from renewable sources by 2030.   These strides made in the local energy sector...

Blue Elephant Energy Takes Control of 116-MW Carribean Solar Project

Blue Elephant Energy AG (www.blueelephantenergy.com) May 10 (Renewables Now) – German renewables developer Blue Elephant Energy AG (BEE) has acquired a majority stake in the 116-MW Montecristi solar project in the Dominican Republic, its legal adviser Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) informed on Thursday.   The vendor was F&S solar concept GmbH, a German...

Renewables to Become The Norm for the Caribbean

A wind farm in Curacao. Caribbean nations such as Jamaica are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and many are embracing renewable energy. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS KINGSTON, Jamaica, (IPS) – Jamaica and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are embracing renewable energy as part of their plans...