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Turks and Caicos Islands


FortisTCI Boss Tells Regional Firms to Use More Renewable Energy

  AS CARIBBEAN utility leaders, we can and we must integrate more renewable energy solutions in our delivery of service.”   Eddinton Powell, president and CEO of FortisTCI, urged fellow utilities heads across the region to use more eco-friendly sources of power, during an annual meeting.   As acting chair of the Caribbean Electric Utilities...

Abundant Renewable Energy Resources ‘Untapped’

The Turks and Caicos Islands has one of the highest reported greenhouse gas emissions in the Caribbean due to its reliance on fossil fuels.  Almost all of its abundant renewable energy resources, such as solar and wind power, remain untapped. This is according to a report prepared by the National Renewable...

The Deadly Impact of Climate Change on the Caribbean

December 1, .2015         This week sees the opening of the UN Climate Change Conference in Le Bourget, France with US President Barack Obama taking centre stage in seeking an agreement among 150 world leaders to reduce carbon emissions and roll back the tide of climate warming....

Dom Rep Braces For Deadly Tropical Storm

August 28, 2015       SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AFP) — The Dominican Republican braced for a direct blast from Tropical Storm Erika Friday, issuing its highest alert after reports the storm killed at least 20 people on the small island of Dominica.  “The latest trajectory models indicate that...