CEIS Focal Point Office

Mr. Mark Millar
Ministry of Finance,Economic Affairs
and Energy
SP Musson Building, 1st Floor Hinck Street
Bridgetown, Barbados
Work: 246-427-9806
Fax: 246-436-6004

News for Barbados

Barbados’ First Utility-Scale Solar PV Farm

The Barbados Light & Power (PL&P) 10 MW solar PV farm in Trents, St. Lucy is the Island’s first utility-scale solar project. In 2014, the light and power company invited proposals for a solar photovoltaic system of up to 8 megawatts (MW) on an engineering, procurement and construction turnkey basis, for which over...

CDB Explores Blue Economy Strategy to Drive Energy Tansformation in the Caribbean

  (CMC) – Vice President (Operations) at the Barbados based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Monia La Bennett , says the region could transform its energy sector and diversify economic activity by exploring marine renewable energy development. She was speaking to over 80 stakeholders and leaders at the Blue Economy Caribbean event here earlier...

Inaugural CARICOM Energy Personality Award presented to Hannah Olmberg-Soesman

The inaugural CARICOM Energy Personality Award was presented to Ms. Hannah Olmberg-Soesman during the Electric Vehicle Workshop opening ceremony on 20 June in Bridgetown, Barbados.   A Surinamese, Ms. Olmberg-Soesman won from a field of seven persons who were nominated based on their outstanding role in the search for a Caribbean future in...