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Meet the Woman Revolutionizing Renewable Energy in The Caribbean

Today I interview Hannah Olmberg-Soesman, winner of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Energy Personality Award. Olmberg-Soesman received the inaugural award for her exceptional contribution to a sustainable energy future in the region. A dynamic entrepreneur with a background in social work and a master degree in law, Hannah Olmberg-Soesman has managed to bring...

Suriname To Host Its First MW-Sized PV Projects

Three solar plants will be built in the South American country under the framework of a broader project to expand the grid capabilities of local power utility EBS.   The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced that it has partnered with the government of Suriname to finance a project aimed at expanding...

Electricity System Upgrade And Expansion Project Launched in Suriname

PARAMARIBO, Suriname — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), and the government of Suriname have partnered to deliver a more reliable, efficient and sustainable electricity supply in that country. The electricity system upgrade and expansion project, which will be implemented by utility company, NV EnergieBedrijven Suriname (EBS), was launched on Monday,...

Suriname Foreign Minister Concludes Indonesia Visit

BALI, Indonesia — Ahead of the Bali Democracy Forum, which took place on December 8 to 9, the foreign minister of Suriname, Niermala Badrising, on her first visit to Indonesia, held a bilateral meeting with her Indonesian counterpart, Retno Marsudi. During the meeting, the two ministers discussed the preparation of...

Caribbean Islands Share Climate Change Adaptation Plans

senatorsimonstiell20161012cRepresentatives from 11 Caribbean countries and development agency partners will meet in Grenada’s capital of St George’s this week to discuss strategies to prepare for the impact of climate change. Grenada held the final consultation for its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) on Tuesday, October 11, and...