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‘Green, affordable’ and Suited Exactly for the V.I.

By Stephen Cheslik   July 30, 2015     What started as an idea at a college in the Netherlands has finally become a reality an ocean away in the British Virgin Islands. Elemental Water Makers, founded by Sid Vollebregt and Reinoud Feenstra, has just completed the world’s first commercial...

DEM Calls For Better Disaster Preparedness

DEM1  In the wake of the series of earthquakes that shook the island today, a senior disaster management official has called for a higher level of awareness and better preparedness. During a hastily called press conference just after noon, Acting Director of the Department of Emergency...

News Analysis: China, Caribbean See Great Potential In Green Energy Cooperation

KINGSTON, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — Well positioned to promote and exploit green energy, the Caribbean countries have moved to restructure their energy matrix, hoping to gradually replace fossil fuels with renewable ones. This transition offers numerous opportunities for regional cooperation with Chinese companies, which can bring their strengths to the table,...