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First Solar To Grid In Ragged Island makes ’60 Minutes’ Appearance

  Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. (BPL) Director of Grid Solutions & Support Services Burlington Strachan reported that BPL teams have completed the work to tie in the solar field, and on Friday the first commissioning tests were done on the solar field, with power being sent to the grid...

Jamaica Poised for Energy Revolution, Says Williams

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams addressing the opening ceremony of the fourth staging of the Ministerial Meeting of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) at the Montego Bay Convention Centre last week (Photos: Phillip Lemonte)   Montego Bay, St James — Citing investment projections of more...

Renewable Energy Accounts For 18% of Country’s Demand

  Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Fayval Williams, makes her contribution to a panel discussion at the fourth Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Meeting, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James on Thursday, February 27. (Photo: JIS)      Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams...

Banks DIH – A Move in the Right Direction

Banks DIH    Ulric Trotz is the Deputy Director & Science Adviser, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, Belmopan, Belize   Recently one of our daily newspapers carried the headline, “Banks DIH interested in auto sales, energy sector”. My knee jerk reaction to this announcement was to be concerned that this decision might have been...

Profits Roll in for CUC as Sales and Customers Grow

  (CNS): Grand Cayman’s monopoly power provider, Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC), enjoyed another profitable year in 2019, driven by a surge in the number of customers and rising temperatures causing increasing use of air-conditioning. CUC sales increased by 6% to over 30,500 customer, and it now supplies the largest number in...