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State-of-the-Art Green Housing Project Makes Debut in St Thomas

 A state-of-the-art green housing project has officially debuted in St Thomas. The new Magens Junction II held its ribbon cutting ceremony this week, marking the launch of a significant new green affordable housing project on the island. The nine-story, hurricane-hardened …

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In Curacao, a Clothing-Optional Eco-Resort

 It’s the only one of its kind in the Caribbean — a clothing-optional eco resort.  And now it’s green, too.  Curacao’s clothing-optional hotel, The Natural, has added 17 solar panels to the roof to its main building; the 3,000-watt SMA …

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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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 The Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa in Aruba has taken a major step in its green journey with the launch of a new solar panel project.  The resort, which has been Green Globe Certified for years, has installed 100 kWh …

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 Saint Lucia’s Bay Gardens Resorts hotel collection keeps getting greener.  Bay Gardens, Saint Lucia’s largest locally-owned and operated resort group, has again received Green Globe Gold certification, awarded to members who have been certified for five years in a row.  …

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 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.  …

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 After the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017, the beach-filled paradise of Barbuda is about to go green in a major way. The United Arab Emirates is joining with the CARICOM Development Fund and other partners to build a …

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 Aruba is an island that’s all about discovery. It’s a destination that begs travelers to get out into a car and explore, to discover its hidden corners, to go beach hopping, to walk around its neighborhoods and to really experience …

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 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading hotel in Trinidad and Tobago has debuted a major new green initiative: a hydroponic garden. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is using its newest eco-friendly program to grow high-quality, fresh ingredients including kale, arugula, …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is celebrating Earth Day all month long by creating community awareness through its Seeds of Love initiative. Various events have included school plantings and discussions, voluntourism planting events, plant donation drive, and a planting at the Ellis Thomas Downs …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton I’ve just ordered breakfast, requested a tee time at North Sound Golf Club for this afternoon and booked the spa treatment for tomorrow — all achieved with a few texts with Megan. Megan is the …

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 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 …

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 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, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will soon get its-first ever “green” hotel rooms, thanks to an expansion at the True Blue Bay Boutique Resort. This month, the property will debut 22 new “self-sustainable” rooms that will include solar-heated water …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s greenest hotels just took things to another level. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba has become the first in the Caribbean to achieve total carbon neutrality. To be certified as …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton has launched three new green energy projects in St Thomas. Clinton was in St Thomas this week, joined by Bloomberg co-founder Tom Secunda and officials from Expedia Group to …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton DOMINICA – It’s the brightest hour of the late afternoon and everyone is in the water, looking out at stunning green mountains and blue sea. We’re all at the new infinity pool at the Fort …