Dominica to Embark on Solar Street Light Project, With Help From China

Above Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is embarking on a project to install solar street lights across the country. The project, which will involve the installation of 4851 solar lights, will be supported by the government […]


Antigua Airport Gets Solar Boost

Above: the airport approach road By the Caribbean Journal staff Motorists heading to the VC Bird International Airport in Antigua will be getting a lift from the environment, thanks to a new solar installation on the airport approach road. Agencies […]


Taiwan President Visits St Kitts

Above: Ma Ying-jeou By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou arrived in Basseterre Sunday morning for an official visit to St Kitts and Nevis. Ma’s trip is part of a wider regional tour that has already included stops […]


A Dominican Republic Airport Goes Solar

Above: Cibao International Airport By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has inaugurated a solar energy apparatus at the Cibao International Airport. The project, which came at a cost of just under $6 million, will produce a total of […]

Another Hospital in Haiti Goes Solar

Above: Hospital Bernard Mevs By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the debut of the solar-powered Mirebalais Teaching Hospital in Haiti, another hospital in the country is using the sun to harness energy. The first phase of a solar panel power […]

Cuba to Help Jamaica on Manufacturing of Solar Panels

Above: a solar panel By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba will be providing expertise to Jamaica on the manufacture and assembly of solar light panels, according to Jamaican Energy Minister Philip Paulwell. The collaboration will be part of Jamaica’s Rural […]


Solar-Powered Mirebalais Hospital Now Open in Haiti

Above: the Mirebalais Teaching Hospital By the Caribbean Journal staff The solar-powered Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais in Haiti has officially opened its doors. The development of the property was a joint project between US-based Partners in Health and its sister […]

Haiti, IDB to Partner on Green Energy Projects in Rural Areas

Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development bank has approved a grant for a $3 million cooperation project with the government of Haiti to test green energy projects. The projects will test models based on […]

US Solar Firm Expanding to Puerto Rico

Above: a Solar Universe panel installation By the Caribbean Journal staff California-based solar franchising firm Solar Universe is opening its first franchise in Puerto Rico, the company announced Wednesday. The company will be led by local entrepreneurs Luz and William […]

Op-Ed: Solar Energy and the Caribbean's Economic Future

By Paul Hay Op-Ed Contributor According to the Energy Policy and Sector Analysis in the Caribbean (2010 – 2011), the “Caribbean islands have the potential to lead the world to a new energy future.” Research on this paper was the […]

Haiti: Solar-Powered Mirebalais Hospital Set to Open in March

Above: the Mirebalais University Hospital (Photo: PIH) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Mirebalais University Hospital in Haiti will open in March, according to US-based healthcare organization Partners in Health. The $17 million, 300-bed national public teaching hospital has already […]

Guyana Continues Solar Panel Project

Above: provision of a solar panel in Guyana’s Region 2 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s government is continuing the rollout of solar panels to regions across the country. The latest drive has provided solar panels to outlying schools and […]


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