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Jamaica’s Latest Green Energy Project

 Jamaica’s government is going greener. The country announced recently that it would join the Solar Head of State coalition and install solar photovoltaic panels on the island’s national executive office, Jamaica House. The announcement comes in keeping with the island’s …

Grenada Gets $1.6 Million Grant from Germany for Green Energy

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany’s government has agreed to provide just under $1.6 million in funding to support reforms in Grenada’s energy sector. The funding from Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building …

St Lucia Increases Target For Production of Green Energy

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Following this month’s high-profile renewable energy conference on Moskito Island in the British Virgin Islands, St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has asked Energy Minister Dr James Fletcher to increase the …

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 Above: Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla and former US President Bill Clinton   By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico has a large-scale solar project in the works, along with a pair of new wind farms. And if it plays its cards …

 Above: the University of the West Indies St Augustine By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and the United States will jointly establish a Renewable Energy Research Centre at the University of the West Indies St Augustine campus, the …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development bank has approved a grant for a $3 million cooperation project with the government of Haiti to test green energy projects. The projects will test models based on …

 Above: a Caribbean wind farm (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is committed to diversifying its energy generation, and is aiming to generate 30 percent of its energy mix from renewables by 2030, according to State Minister for …

 Above: a solar panel finding its way home in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s National Assembly has unanimously approved an amendment to remove VAT and duties from green energy devices. The Customs Duties Amendment Order was presented by …

 Above: WindWatt’s wind farm in Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Green energy is the destination for the Caribbean, and there is no turning back, St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas told diplomats at the Third …

 Above: could St Lucia’s energy future lie in its famous pitons? By the Caribbean Journal staff Korea East-West Power, a subsidiary of South Korea’s Korea Electric Power Corporation utility, has reportedly expressed interest in making an investment in green energy …

 Above: Curacao PM Gerrit Schott (centre) and Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (right) (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti recently hosted a three-day visit by Curacao Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte in the framework of cooperation in renewable energy …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados will soon receive a $17 million loan for the country’s Public Sector Smart Energy programme, following the loan’s approval by the Inter-American Development Bank. The programme will also be receiving …

 Above: Prime Minister Tillman Thomas and Ambassador Larry Palmer By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is seeking the help of the United States in the areas of green energy and tourism-related foreign investment, according to Prime Minister Tillman Thomas. The …

 Above: Barbados (Photo: BT) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ cabinet has approved the country’s new National Climate Change Policy as it puts a greater focus on environmental issues. The primary goal of the policy is to set up a …

 Above: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ cabinet has approved the $188.5 million USD Mangrove Pond Green Energy complex at the Mangrove Pond landfill. The approval of the project, which will include …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The University of Vermont in the United States recently completed a two week trip in St Lucia, working on a number of social, economic and educational development projects on the island. The visit is actual …

 Above: Jamaica’s Wigton wind farm By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development bank has approved a $30 million loan to boost renewable energies and clean technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean. “This financing is part of the IDB’s …

 Above: WindWatt’s wind farm in Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis will continue to make a push on green energy in 2012, Premier Joseph Parry said yesterday. The island has made strides in renewables in the last few …