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St. Kitts and Nevis to Benefit From Electric School Bus

 A new initiative is set to be implemented, which will see the energy and transportation sectors in St. Kitts and Nevis transformed, as the result of a pilot project using electric school buses.   The project is a partnership between the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Caribbean Community Climate...

The European Union (EU) has announced the formalisation of an EU grant contribution to the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Programme for the Eastern Caribbean

The announcement was made in New York three days ago by the Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica and the President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith. The Geothermal Risk Mitigation Programme will facilitate the development of up to 60 MW of geothermal energy capacity in...

Barbados Water Authority Going Green

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has embarked on a renewable energy project, funded by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to transform its operations and significantly reduce its energy costs.    The announcement was made yesterday morning during a press briefing at the BWA Headquarters in the Pine attended by the Minister of Water...

Gov’t Partners With UAE For Solar Car Park

The implementation of a solar car park at the Thomas A. Robinson National stadium will bring The Bahamas one step closer to realizing its goal of 30 percent renewable energy penetration by 2033. The government and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have ventured into a partnership that will construct a...

Barbados to Open Onergy Market to IPPs

Starting from early 2018, the Caribbean island will grant licences for IPPs in an effort to have more solar and renewables.   The government of Barbados is planning to open its national grid to independent power producers, with licenses being awarded at the start of 2018.   This was disclosed by Boyce, the Minister...