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CUC Boss Says Future of Power is Solar

                                              Solar Farm in Bodden Town    (CNS): Whether solar panels in the Cayman Islands should be mainly located on rooftops or on land farms to meet the proposed energy...

Renewable Energy Offers Huge Jobs Potential For Post-COVID Cayman

  A genuine commitment to renewable energy could help drive a green jobs revolution as Cayman seeks to kickstart the economy in the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, industry leaders believe. The country’s National Energy Plan already sets a target that 70% of our power supply should come from renewables by 2037. But...

FinDev Canada Invests in Renewable Energy Projects, Totaling 270 MW, Across Latin America and the Caribbean

Montreal — FinDev Canada announced a loan of USD 15 million to leading Latin American and Caribbean financial institution, CIFI (Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A.). The loan will help to facilitate green growth lending opportunities in these regions, contributing to renewable energy projects, job growth, and market development.   It will...

Earth Today | ‘Region Can Sustain Improvements’

  A helicopter flies over the village of High Rock after delivering emergency supplies in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian In High Rock, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Tuesday, September 10, 2019   The Caribbean can, with effort and a show of commitment, build on the ‘green’ gains from COVID-19, including improved air and water...

Caribbean Ripe for DER and Microgrid Development but Needs Financial Boost

The Caribbean is ripe for microgrid development because of the challenges of hurricanes and COVID-19, but financial constraints are getting in the way. The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is proposing some solutions.   By Filip Fuxa/Shutterstock.com This year’s hurricane season is expected to be worse than usual, while the islans are still coming...