Calabash Grenada Resort to Undergo Multimillion-Dollar Upgrade Project

Above: the Calabash Grenada resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Calabash Grenada hotel will soon be undertaking a multimillion-dollar upgrade project, the property announced Monday. The resort will be closing in August and September to “extensively upgrade the resort,” […]


Can Jamaica Lead the Caribbean in Renewable Energy?

Above: a wind farm (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Can Jamaica lead the Caribbean in the development of green energy? Jamaica Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell says that it can, predicting that, by the middle of next year, Jamaica […]


Jamaican Tourism Looks to Get Greener

Above: the Grand Palladium in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is targeting the installation of green energy solution in Jamaica hotels, according to Energy Minister Philip Paulwell. The Minister said the push came against what he called the […]


Puerto Rico Governor Signs Law to Reform Energy Utility

Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signs the new law (Photo: OG Puerto Rico) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed what he is calling the “most profound transformation” of Puerto Rico’s electricity […]

US Virgin Islands Solar Project Gets $3 Million in Funding

Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff A solar energy project at the University of the Virgin Islands will be receiving a $3 million award from the United States Department of Agriculture’s High Energy Cost Grant Programme. The project […]

Solar Car-Charging Station Opens in Grand Cayman

Above: the first ever public, commercial solar car charging station in Cayman (Photo: Cayman Automotive) By Alexander Britell It may be the Caribbean’s most abundant resource, but in a region where energy costs are oppressive, solar energy isn’t used nearly […]


12 Solar-Powered Caribbean Hotels

IT’S THE Caribbean’s most abundant resource, and it’s powering a number of the region’s hotels: the sun. From hot water heaters to large-scale solar arrays, the Caribbean has an increasing number of solar-powered hotels. To continue our Earth Week coverage, […]

8 Green Ideas for the Caribbean

The Caribbean is getting greener — but there’s still a long way to go. So we thought we’d help mark Earth Day by asking a group of Caribbean experts and newsmakers about their ideas for how to make the Caribbean […]


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