green energy


Barbados Receives $17 Million IDB Loan for Smart Energy Initiative

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 […]


Grenada's Prime Minister Meets New United States Ambassador

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 […]


Barbados Approves Climate Change Policy

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 […]


Barbados Cabinet Approves $188.5 Million Green Energy Complex at Landfill

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 […]

In St Lucia, Help from Vermont

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 […]

IDB Approves $30 Million for Regional Green Energy Fund

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 […]


Nevis to Continue Green Energy Push

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 […]

British Virgin Islands Must "Keep Pace" on Renewable Energy: Minister

By the Caribbean Journal staff Green energy has to be a priority for the British Virgin Islands government, according to Minister for Communications and Works Mark Vanterpool. Vanterpool met last week with board members of the BVI Electricity Corporation to […]

Interview with Roger Chang, President of the Jamaica Solar Energy Association

By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s green energy movement has made strides in recent years, from a burgeoning geothermal sector on islands like Nevis and Dominica to wind farms like the one at Wigton in Jamaica. It’s Jamaica, however, which is […]


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