Jamaica Launches Major New Solar Project

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 […]


Huge New Solar Energy Park Coming to Dominican Republic

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 […]


Richard Branson Developing Caribbean “Marshall Plan”

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


United Arab Emirates to Give $10 Million for Caribbean Recovery

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 […]

Bahamas Plans Big Solar Energy Push

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 Energy Project Moving Forward

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 […]


A Push for Geothermal Energy in the Caribbean

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Joe Biden’s Caribbean Energy Summit

By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden chaired a major summit in Washington DC this week covering Caribbean energy. The US-Caribbean and Central America Energy Summit gathered Caribbean and Central America heads of government and energy […]

Grenada’s New Green Energy Project

Grenada has launched a new project aimed at providing green energy to rural areas. The Renewable Energy for Rural Development Project is being funded through a grant of $170,000 in the form of bilateral assistance from South Korea’s government. The […]

Thinking Beyond Caribbean Climate

By Ryan Peterson CJ Contributor No, we are not talking about climate change and the disruptive effects of increased temperatures, sea level rise, coastal erosion, ocean pollution and acidification, nor the loss of biodiversity, water scarcity, and the increased frequency […]

A Major Wind Energy Project Is Coming to St Lucia

Is St Lucia on the verge of a green revolution? The Eastern Caribbean island’s government says yes, with several major new investments currently being pursued. The biggest is a new 12-megawatt wind farm project, according to Prime Minister Dr Kenny […]

Japan’s New Caribbean Green Energy Project

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St Kitts and Nevis has partnered with Japan for a new renewable energy initiative. Officials from Japan International Cooperation Agency signed an agreement this week with St Kitts and Nevis’ Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Posts, Urban Development and Transport to […]


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