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Gonzales: Govt Approach to Climate Change Runs Deep

In this 2019 file photo a representative of the Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) demonstrates how to charge a Hyundai Ioniq electric car. Charging ports for public use were installed on the compound on Wrightson Road, Port of Spain. PHOTO BY JEFF MAYERS – Jeff Mayers   Minister of Public Utilities Marvin Gonzales...

Caribbean Clean Energy: A Reality Check

A powerhouse line-up of women leaders, representing islands across the Caribbean and Hawaii, gave their perspectives on a broad scope of Caribbean clean energy topics including how Covid has impacted the energy transition, the impact on project pipelines and how policymakers and multilaterals are responding. This discussion took place during...

Realising Renewable Grid’s Potential

    Growing the share of renewables on the grid is an essential step in the path towards a carbon-free energy system. But as the share of renewables grows, so do issues with grid integration. Intermittent renewables not only pose challenges in matching supply to demand, but also replace spinning reserves that...

IRENA and CDF to Accelerate Energy Transition in the Caribbean

  The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) have partnered to speed up the vitality transition within the Caribbean.   IRENA and CDF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help a transition from fossil-fuel dependency to a extra resilient and sustainable low carbon financial improvement mannequin within...

Guyana’s Government Pledges to Cut Energy Costs by 50 Percent

    The Guyana government on Wednesday said it intends to reduce the cost of energy in the country by 50 per cent over the next five years.   Prime Minister retired Brigadier, Mark Phillips, in a virtual address to the roundtable discussion organised by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Latin American...