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St. John’s Cinnamon Bay Has Big Green Plans

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Cinnamon Bay, the campground and resort located on Cinnamon Bay Beach on the island of St. John, has unveiled a 10-year environmental plan for the property’s future. With a system of environmental initiatives newly in place, …

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VIDEO: The Amazing Eustatia Island

 By Alexander Britell No island is an island. Even islands have needs, needs from afar: food, energy, connectivity — no island can be truly independent in today’s world. Or can it? There’s an island in the British Virgin Islands that has …

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Bahamas Plans Big Solar Energy Push

 The government of the Bahamas is launching an “ambitious” solarization program over the next five years, Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said this week. Through its Sustainable Nassau Project, the government will better integrate smart technology to ensure that …

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 Cancun is looking to make itself a greener destination. “We are highly committed to providing tourists with additional reasons to choose Cancun as their preferred vacation destination year after year,” said Lizzie Cole, CEO of the Cancun CVB. “The destination’s …

 Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort has long been at the forefront of the region’s green movement — and its profile continues to rise. Bucuti & Tara (our top-ranked property among Aruba hotels) was this year’s winner of the CHIEF Award …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Guyana Energy Agency has been awarded tender for the supply and installation of a solar PV system at the State House in Georgetown. Guyana’s Ministry of the Presidency will be equipped with a state of …

Barbuda Green Energy

 The Eastern Caribbean island of Barbuda is looking to become a 100 percent green energy island. That’s the plan behind the proposed Green Barbuda Energy project, which, if approved, would be supported by a regional grant from the government of …

 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 …

 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 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 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 …

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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 major installation By Dana NIlandCJ 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 in …

 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 …

 A new approach By Dana NilandCJ 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 in …

 Two new areas By Dana NilandCJ 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 with …

 Another new green push By Dana NilandCJ 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 of …

 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 …