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Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda to Develop Geothermal Energy

 Antigua and Barbuda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thermal Energy Partners for the future production of geothermal energy on the island. Through this public-private partnership, Antigua’s first geothermal project will utilize Organic Rankine Cycle generation with 10 MW …

A Push for Geothermal Energy in the Caribbean

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean has some of the world’s highest energy costs, and that means the need for new sources. High on the list right now in the region is geothermal energy, something that is a major priority …

Nevis Geothermal Project Making Progress

 A new green goal By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The government of Nevis says it expects to take a huge step towards the title as what it’s calling “Greenest Place on Planet Earth” by January 2018. Nevis Deputy Premier Mark Brantley …

LATEST NEWS

 Nevis’ long-dormant geothermal energy plans have new life. A consortium called Nevis Renewable Energy International has signed a power purchase agreement with the Nevis Electricity Company to develop geothermal on the island. The deal provides for 25 years of a …

 Another Caribbean country enters the geothermal fray By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is moving forward with a planned geothermal energy project. The plan is for the country’s National Geothermal Project to start up in 2018, …

 Another green push? By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis is strengthening is geothermal energy initiatives as part of its effort to expand renewable energy sources, the government said this week. St Kitts and Nevis Minister of Energy Ian …

 Above: volcanic activity in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has launched scientific investigations as it looks to determine the possibility of developing geothermal energy on the island, the government said this week. The country’s …

 Above: the Soufriere Hills volcano By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has long been defined by the eruption of the Soufriere Hills volcano, whose 1995 eruption forever changed its future. But today, the island wants to use the teeming energy …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following moves by several nearby Caribbean islands, Grenada is exploring the potential of geothermal energy on the island. Last year, the government signed a “support partnership framework” with the government of …

 Above: the Soufriere volcano in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government said this week that geothermal exploration would begin on the island next year. According to Minister for Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s geothermal energy push is gaining steam. The government has signed an agreement with the government of New Zealand on a partnership aimed at providing “key technical assistance to support geothermal …

 By Ivan BrowneOp-Ed Contributor In the immortal words of Montserratian singer/songwriter, Arrow, the Caribbean is “…feelin’ hot, hot, hot!” And, that’s a good thing. With a little help from Mother Nature, the islands of the Caribbean are learning to harness the …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada says it is targeting investments in green energy, following the signing of an expression of interest with Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room. Under the arrangements, the Carbon War Room would help …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s government said this week that the drilling of its geothermal production wells had been completed. According to Energy Minister Rayburn Blackmoore, the country has finished that phase of the country’s …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the lead of some of its Eastern Caribbean neighbours, St Lucia’s government says it is exploring the development of geothermal energy on the island. As islands like Dominica, Nevis and Montserrat …

 Above: geothermal work in the Roseau Valley By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica says it has moved into the “development phase” of its geothermal project in the Roseau Valley. That will enable the fueling of a potential …

 Above: Nevis Peak By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis Renewable Energy International Company, a consortium of international companies, has been announced as the winning bidder to develop geothermal energy on the island, the Nevis Island Administration announced. The company, which …

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat will soon begin long-term testing at one of its geothermal wells, according to Director of Public Works Ron Beardsley. The process, which he said will take about three weeks, follows the completion …