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Aruba’s Greenest Hotel Is Getting Greener

 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 …

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Japan’s New Caribbean Green Energy Project

 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 …

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 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 …

Jamaica

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has embarked on one of the region’s most ambitious green energy drives. The project is highlighted by a three-megawatt solar farm at Antigua’s newly-redeveloped VC Bird International Airport. Construction on that …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency has officially opened its doors in Barbados. Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart was on hand to inaugurate the facility, which is located at the Lloyd Erskine …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a bid to continue to position itself as one of the world’s most green-focused countries, Guyana has announced plans to ban the importation and use of styrofoam. The ban will take effect on Jan. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development is increasing its support for the development of green energy in the Eastern Caribbean. The DFID has announced an agreement to contribute around $3.9 million USD to the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Richard Branson is continuing his push for sustainable energy in the Caribbean, and the Caribbean resident is putting his money where his mouth is. Branson has been on a drive to make his private …

 Eman’s latest green push in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba has been on a major green push in recent years, with a high-profile plan for 100 percent green energy by 2020, by far the most ambitious public-sector project …

 A new project By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with First Global Bank (FGB) to offer loans to businesses and individuals for the installation of climate-smart technologies in Jamaica. The loans will …

 A new green push By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis is launching two major new environmental projects. The country’s Department of Environment has unveiled projects directed at conserving biodiversity and adapting to climate change in the twin-island federation. …

 

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