The World’s First Off-the-Grid Sustainable Island Destination

What’s being billed as the world’s first off-the-grid sustainable island destination has officially launched off the coast of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. It’s called STAR Island Bahamas, with STAR short for Sustainable Terrain and Resources, and it held its grand […]


The Cooper Island Beach Club Is Even Greener

One of the Caribbean’s greenest hotels is even greener. The British Virgin Islands’ Cooper Island Beach Club boutique hotel now has more than 270 photovoltaic solar panels powering the resort. That has saved over 875,000 lbs of carbon emissions to […]


Aruba’s Greenest Hotel Is Getting Greener

Aruba Green Hotel

One of the Caribbean’s top eco-friendly hotels is getting greener. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba is installing new solar panels on its roofs, the property said. The panels will produce 22 percent of the hotel’s energy consumption […]


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 […]

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 […]

A Landmark Solar Project Is Coming to St Lucia

A major installation By Dana NIland CJ Contributor In May 2016, Government House in St. Lucia will showcase the country’s renewable energy transition with the installation of a 10-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system, which could save the government thousands of dollars […]


A New $450 Million Caribbean Resort Project

The Caribbean’s resort boom continues — and so does Antigua and Barbuda’s. The twin-island country has announced another major new project, this one called Gravenor Bay — another significant addition to the island of Barbuda. The $450 million project on the southern […]

How the British Virgin Islands Is Moving Towards Green Energy

A new approach By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is looking to move the territory’s direction toward green energy. Government officials met with renewable energy leaders in the British Virgin Islands last week to discuss energy issues […]

How St Kitts is Planning to Go Greener

Two new areas By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Kitts is looking to go greener, and the country has two new areas of interest: wind and waste-to-energy. St Kitts Minister of Public Infrastructure Ian Liburd said officials have had discussions […]


St Kitts and Nevis Looks to Grow Green Energy Sector

Another new green push By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis is looking to expand its green energy sector, one that is already at the forefront of the region’s green movement. “More specifically, we must accelerate the pace […]

How Nevis Is Planning to Become the Greenest Island on Earth

Nevis’ long-dormant geothermal energy plans have new life. A consortium called Nevis Renewable Energy International has signed a power purchase agreement with the Nevis Electricity Company to develop geothermal on the island. The deal provides for 25 years of a […]

Jamaica’s Latest Green Push


By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has quietly headed toward the forefront of the Caribbean’s green energy industry. The latest step is the new $89 million, 36.3-megawatt wind farm project in St Elizabeth.. Jamaica is “ripe for foreign investment,” said […]


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