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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 […]

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The Caribbean’s Biggest New Solar Energy Project Is at Antigua’s Airport

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In what is a pioneering project, Antigua will be inaugurating a new 3 megawatt solar power plant this week — at its international airport. The solar energy installation at VC Bird International Airport includes more than 12,000 photovoltaic panels, developed and […]

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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 […]

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St Lucia Has Big Solar Energy Plans

A major new energy project By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A big new green energy project is in the works in St Lucia. Saint Lucia Electricity Services Limited has issued a request for proposals for competitive firms to submit bids […]


A New Solar Plant in Antigua

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Is there a Caribbean capital of solar? Right now, it might be the Eastern Caribbean, where more and more countries are implementing solar projects. While St Kitts and Nevis has been at the forefront, particularly with its airport solar farm, […]


Antigua and Barbuda’s Big Green Energy Push

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 […]

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This Caribbean Country Is Adding Solar Street Lights

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Guyana says it is developing a number of initiatives dedicated to the use of renewable energy sources. The Ministry of Finance’s 2015 mid-year report indicates that the latter half of the year will see the […]


In Barbados, Solar-Powered Schools

A new project with Japan By the Caribbean Journal staff A new project in Barbados is adding solar power to some of the country’s primary schools. The island’s government has partnered with Japan, with $121,818 in funding helping to procure […]


Jamaica’s National Indoor Sports Centre is Going Solar

A major arena goes green By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Jamaica’s National Indoor Sports Centre is going solar, as part of a $170,000 USD initiative by the country’s Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy, and Mining. The venue will be outfitted […]

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US, Jamaica Sign Deal to Build Major New Solar Energy Plant

Above: the signing ceremony in Jamaica (JIS Photo) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The United States’ Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has signed a $47 million financing agreement with WRB Enterprises for the development of a 20-megawatt solar plant in […]


St Vincent and the Grenadines’ New Airport Will Be Solar-Powered

Above: the terminal at the under-construction Argyle International Airport (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new planned airport in St Vincent and the Grenadines will derive part of its energy needs from solar energy. The Argyle International Airport, […]


The Bahamas’ New Solar Push

Above: Bahamas Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is planning a major new green push. The 700-island archipelago is set to launch a wide solar energy project, according to Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett, who was […]


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