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Gov’t Heightening Renewable Energy Diversification

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams (second left), engages with (from left): Development Bank of Jamaica Managing Director, Milverton Reynolds; Wigton Windfarm Limited Managing Director, Earl Barrett; and Chairman, Oliver Holmes, during Mayberry Investments Limited’s monthly Investor Forum at The Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston on Wednesday...

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...