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A New Floating Solar Project in Jamaica 

 Jamaica has been at the forefront of the green energy movement in the Caribbean, particular with its focus on solar and wind.  And now it’s launching another Caribbean innovation: a floating solar project.  The new “floating” project will consist of …

st thomas caribbean grid development

In St Thomas, a New Kind of Off-the-Grid Caribbean Development

 By Alexander Britell It’s the newest development in St Thomas: Magens Junction, composed of 108 affordable rental apartments at the former St Thomas Dairy Site — and it’s rather unique for the entire Caribbean. It’s a project by Jackson Development Company, …

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A Clean, Reliable Power Solution for Caribbean Hotels and Resorts

 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the biggest issues for any large resort or project in the Caribbean: power generation. And it’s even harder to do so in a clean, green, cost-effective way. More and more projects in the region …

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dominican republic solar

 The Dominican Republic has officially debuted a major new solar energy park in the country.  The new Solar Canoa park, set in Canoa in the western portion of the country, has a capacity of 25 megawatts in its first phase.  …

st kitts solar energy

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Kitts is embarking on a new green energy project that could be a game-changer for the wider Caribbean region. The new project by the St Kitts Electric Company and Leclanche SA …

green caribbean

 We can happily report that the Caribbean is, in fact, getting greener. Whether it’s the regular debut of a new solar park, the frequent launch of a new wind farm or a renewed regional focus on sustainability. While more work …

dominica geothermal

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most ambitious green energy projects is getting a major boost from the World Bank. The global institution has approved a $27 million project to support the construction of a 7mw geothermal …

bahamas solar park

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing a push toward green energy, The Bahamas just installed a new solar park at its Thomas A. Robinson national stadium. The new park, which also includes a carport and two electric vehicle charging stations, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, former President Figueres of Costa Rica and the Rocky Mountain Institute have officially opened a major new three-megawatt solar farm in Saint Lucia. The Vieux …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Adapting to climate change — and being ready for the next storms when they come — isn’t just a priority for the Caribbean. It’s a necessity. That’s why a new regional initiative is looking not just to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff BMR Energy, which was purchased by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group in 2016, has purchased a major solar farm in the Caribbean. The St Croix facility, which was owned by NRG Energy, was damaged during …

islands to live on

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St John in the United States Virgin Islands is about to get an energy boost — and get greener in the process. According to US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp, the island …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s green push is continuing with plans for another new solar energy park in the country. Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited has commenced work on a new 37-megawatt solar energy plant, slated for completion by …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new solar energy park is coming to the Dominican Republic. The $40 million Solar Canoa solar park officially broke ground this week for what will eventually be a 50-megawatt plant in Canoa on the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Richard Branson is assembling a team to head up a “Marshall Plan” for the Caribbean. The idea came to Branson after he was invited …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the United Arab Emirates has announced the gift of $10 million to Caribbean nations and territories that were impacted by recent severe hurricanes. “The UAE is honored to stand by our friends …

Solar Farm

 The government of the Bahamas is launching an “ambitious” solarization program over the next five years, Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said this week. Through its Sustainable Nassau Project, the government will better integrate smart technology to ensure that …

Montserrat Geothermal

 Montserrat’s geothermal energy exploration project is moving forward. Preparations have begun for the drilling of what will be the island’s third geothermal well. Montserrat is dredging Port Plymouth in order to accommodate the arrival of the vessel transporting the drilling …

 

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