Can This Transform the Caribbean?

By Ivan Browne Op-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 […]


Grenada Looking to Court Investments in Green Energy

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 […]


Dominica Says Drilling Complete on Geothermal Production Wells

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 […]


St Lucia Eyes Geothermal Energy

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 […]

Dominica Moving Into "Development Phase" on Geothermal Project

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 […]

Nevis Names Winning Bidder For Geothermal Project Development

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 […]


Montserrat Set to Begin Long-Term Testing of Geothermal Wells

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 […]

New Geothermal Drilling to Commence This Month in Dominica

Above: Dominica By the Caribbean Journal staff More geothermal drilling will begin in Dominica in October, according to the country’s Energy Minister, Rayburn Blackmore. The company that is performing the drilling, Iceland Drilling Company, has already arrived in Dominica and […]

Development Partners Heading to Dominica For Geothermal Talks

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Dominica’s development partners will be coming to Dominica near the end of the month for talks on the country’s geothermal energy project. The group heading to Roseau is […]


Montserrat: "Very Encouraging" Signs on Geothermal Project

Above: one of Montserrat’s geothermal wells By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s too early to say so with confidence, but early signs from Montserrat’s geothermal project are “very encouraging,” the government said this week. The new geothermal well finally started […]

Dominica to Host Donor Conference to Attract Geothermal Investment

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica will be hosting a donor conference in September aimed at boosting support for its geothermal energy project. More than $30 million has been spent on the project in the country’s […]

Dominica Prime Minister Heading to Paris For Geothermal Talks

Above: Roseau, Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is heading to Paris this week to meet with representatives of the Agence Française de Développement for talks on Dominica’s geothermal project. Skerritt will lead […]


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