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How to Live Completely Off the Grid in Puerto Rico

 The pandemic has seen an increasing number of homeowners look to the Caribbean, searching for more secluded, secure pastures.  The latest listing in Puerto Rico is precisely that, taken to the next level: it’s completely off the grid.  This home …

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The Dominican Republic Has a Huge New Solar Park

 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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A New Private-Island Resort Is Opening in Belize

 A new private-island destination is coming to Belize, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Ray Caye, and it will make its debut off the coast of Placencia in January 2020.  The 20-room resort is a reimagining of the former Hatchet …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman will be soon be home to its first-ever “ecosmart” real estate community. The new project is called Orchard Ecovillage, and the 21-acre master-planned community is set in Grand Cayman’s Lower Valley. The project …

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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 Alexander Britell A sleek new hotel is set to inject new energy into the Bimini archipelago of The Bahamas. It’s called illa Bimini, and the new project by Island Developers is slated to break ground in August. The beachfront …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Anguilla’s most popular boutique hotels has announced the completion of a significant new green energy initiative. The Frangipani Beach Resort has completed a new solar panel project that will power 70 percent of …

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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 Alexander Britell The Willy T. Young Island. Angel’s Rest. D Boat. They’ve long been in the pantheon of floating bars in the Caribbean: the standalone seagoing bars that take the beach bar to an entirely different level. And now …

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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 …

 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 Dana NilandCJ Contributor Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, former President Figueres of Costa Rica and the Rocky Mountain Institute have officially opened a major new three-megawatt solar farm in Saint Lucia. The Vieux …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff BMR Energy, which was purchased by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group in 2016, has purchased a major solar farm in the Caribbean. The St Croix facility, which was owned by NRG Energy, was damaged during …

 By Alexander Britell The ultra-luxe Le Sereno St Barth is returning this November, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. The property, which has been shuttered since last year’s Hurricane Irma, will debut a totally new look, from a reimagined restaurant to an …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s green push is continuing with plans for another new solar energy park in the country. Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited has commenced work on a new 37-megawatt solar energy plant, slated for completion by …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new luxury real estate project set to launch in the Cayman Islands. The new, eco-friendly Lighthouse Point Residences are being developed on a prime site adjacent to the Lighthouse Point dive hotel, just …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new solar energy park is coming to the Dominican Republic. The $40 million Solar Canoa solar park officially broke ground this week for what will eventually be a 50-megawatt plant in Canoa on the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest real estate development is also its greenest. The SOLARA residential community has launched construction in Grand Cayman as one of the most innovative sustainable developments in the region. NCB Group’s SOLARA is …