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Solar Farms Must Make Money as Well as Electricity

Last week I was invited for a tour of Bodden Town Solar Farm by CIFMA (Cayman Island Facilities Management Association) and joined some 25 of their members who were as curious as I was to see what a solar farm actually looks like. The facility, which was built by US...

Montserrat Announces First Utility-scale Solar Project

Today, the Ministry of Communications, Works, Labour and Energy (MCWLE) and Montserrat Utilities Limited (MUL) officially announce the first utility-scale renewable energy project – a rooftop solar project built across several structures in Brades, located on the north side of Montserrat. The solar photovoltaic (PV) project is the first phase of...

Construction UAE-CREF Inaugurates $50mn Solar Power Projects

The project in the Bahamas, Barbados, and the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will deliver 2.35 MW of clean energy Under the $50 million UAE – Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund (UAE-CREF), the largest renewable energy initiative of its kind in the region- three solar power projects have been inaugurated in...

Jamaica in Good Position to Achieve Revised Renewable Energy Target

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, speaking at the launch of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona ‘Society for Future Policy Leaders’ held recently on the university campus PHOTO: Adrian Walker Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, has indicated that...

St Joseph’s Infant expanding solar system

ATL technicians install solar PV panels on the roof at St Joseph’s Infant School on Duke Street in dowtown Kingston, in September 2017. St Joseph’s Infant School is no stranger to renewable energy initiatives and the institution is yet again raising the bar. The Duke Street-based school won a 3KW photo-voltaic (PV)...