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Tag Archives: energy

  1. Regional Electricity Sector Leaders to Advocate for a Stronger, Greener, and Smarter Energy Future

    The penultimate conference in CARILEC’s roster of 2021 events will merge regional and global industry leaders representing policy, regulation, academic research, renewable technologies and utility operations around one (virtual) table, to examine various topics under the theme: “Remodelling the Future: Stronger. Greener. Smarter.” The regional electric energy Association has slated September 29th and 30th for […]

    September 22, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. Over 100 States now participate in ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)

    ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu indicated 16 small island and lesser-developed States notified her of their decisions to voluntarily participate in ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), bringing the total number of participating states to 104 and adding significant momentum in support of ICAO’s climate work. The 16 States are […]

    July 22, 2021TravelNo comments
  3. Castries’ Chastanet Regime reveals Price Increases For Gas, Diesel & LPG

    St Lucians are hereby notified in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline, diesel, LPG 20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. GASOLINE increased from $3.06 to $3.07 per litre or $13.93 to $13.95 per gallon Kerosene remains unchanged at […]

    June 21, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Power Outages Take Some BWA Pumping Stations Offline

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise that power outages in some northern, eastern and central parts of the island have caused some of its pumping stations in these areas to go offline. Teams are currently working on the restoration of power. However, as this process continues customers in these areas may experience low water […]

    June 17, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Class win for Worswick on first outing in new Ford Fiesta

    Two weeks after fellow Sol Rally Barbados regulars including Kevin Procter and Andy Scott returned to action in the Snetterton Stages, it was Nigel Worswick’s turn to end the prolonged break from rallying caused by the coronavirus pandemic as part of his planned build-up to Sol RB21, scheduled for September 25/26. With a best result […]

    May 18, 2021RallyNo comments
  6. Price Increase with Kerosene, Diesel & Gas For April

    Barbadian consumers will be paying more for petroleum products, effective midnight, Sunday, April 4. The retail price of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase, in keeping with prices for these products on the international market. Gasoline will be sold at $3.77 per litre, an increase of 20 cents; the price of […]

    April 5, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. THE DEVIL HAS A NAME (2020) Edward James Olmos, Kate Bosworth & Haley Joel Osment – Drama

    A psychotic oil matriarch leaves the whole industry exposed when she attempts to outfight a bullish farmer whose water has been poisoned.

    March 9, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. EU disburses First Renewable Energy Tranche of EC $11.23 million to St Kitts and Nevis

    St Kitts and Nevis has received a boost from the European Union as the government forges ahead with its goal of advancing towards energy self-sufficiency from local renewable energy sources. The European Union has disbursed EC $11.23 million (EUR €3.444 M) to St. Kitts and Nevis. to promote the integration of renewable energy and energy […]

    January 13, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  9. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2021 DATES ANNOUNCED

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has announced the planned dates for Sol Rally Barbados 2021 and its associated events, in the hope that the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic will have abated in time for the Club’s blue riband event to be run on its traditional date. Subject to final ratification by the Barbados […]

    December 18, 2020RallyNo comments
  10. CURACAO OIL REFINERY SCANDAL DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    C A V E A T BajanReporter.com is using the submitted article as part of “efforts to advance understanding of issues related to Sint Eustatius’ electoral process” and this website believes it constitutes a “fair use” of the provided material, any offence taken or assumed is at remit of the original author and not the […]

    October 25, 2020Featured, Political1 comment
  11. New scholarship program campaign “Developing talent for a sustainable future”

    The Barbados National Oil Company Ltd, Scholarship will be awarded to students who meet the criteria set forth annually. Scholarships will be awarded based on the availability of funds. A total of (11) eleven scholarships shall be granted. This Scholarship shall be funded with a cash gift of $1,000BBD per selected student and shall be […]

    October 3, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. President Ali committed to resolving Venezuela/Guyana border controversy case at ICJ

    Guyana’s new President Dr Irfaan Ali has committed to pursuing a resolution of the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy at the International Court of Justice. He reminded that it was the PPP/C Government in 2014 that put an end to the interminable ‘good offices’ dialogue with Venezuela, because “it had become, for them, a strategy of prolonging […]

    August 10, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  13. APNU+AFC so far accepting just over 75,000 of the 400,000 votes recounted

    Six hours after President David Granger again assured Guyanese that he would accept a declaration of the March 2, 2020 general and regional election results, the coalition he leads indicated that it was only prepared to accept results of 75,707 votes so far counted for itself and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in all areas […]

    June 9, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  14. BARBADIANS MUST REVERT TO ANCIENT METHODS FOR COOLING AND AVOIDING WASTAGE

    In the drive to have modern homes, too many Barbadians have thrown out the bathwater, the baby and the tub to appear chic and hip when really and truly, old ways had their value in using the environment to do the work for you… Mr Hutchinson said too many Bajans like to just have the […]

    March 16, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Rally Club finalising plans for 2020 Championship

    As a new decade starts, the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Committee of Management has been working on plans for the 2020 season, with a number of changes in store for competitors in its Driver’s and Class Championships. The dates for the seven-round series are now confirmed, but details of a proposed new policy for servicing […]

    January 8, 2020RallyNo comments
  16. PANTON, SWANN WEIGH SOL RALLY BARBADOS OPTIONS

    Britain’s Rob Swann is in upbeat mood about Sol Rally Barbados 2020 after winning last Sunday’s (December 29) Mini Tempest Rushmoor Stages in the South of England on his second outing to assess a Ford Fiesta WRC. Runner-up in the Caribbean’s biggest motor sport International three times, he lost out in 2017 and ’18 to […]

    January 4, 2020RallyNo comments
  17. FINANCIAL SAVINGS OF $20 MILLION FROM INNOTECH DEAL

    The financial savings to the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) from the recent agreement made with Innotech Group of Companies will amount to a “conservative estimate” of BDS $20 million. Mr. Abrahams stated: “From this particular deal over the life of the BERT programme, we are going to save a minimum of 20 million dollars…and if […]

    December 20, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. BARBADOS’ PRIVATE SECTOR APPROVES GOVERNMENT DRAFTED IMF RESTRUCTURING PLAN SO FAR, DIFFERENT GRADE FOR 2 DAY BLACKOUT

    The Private Sector Arm of the Monitoring Committee for BERT – The Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme – have given a thumb’s up so far, energy and water concerns are a different matter… This from Edward Clarke, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Barbados Operations of Sagicor General as the lead for the Monitoring […]

    November 26, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. BNTCL COMMENCES PIPELINE MAINTENANCE PROJECT

    Monday 15th July marks the start of the Pipeline Maintenance Project being undertaken by the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd (BNTCL). The project will commence in an area close to the Fairy Valley headquarters of the BNTCL and will not initially affect residents or commuters in the area, but on Thursday 25th July, the project […]

    July 14, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. INCREASE IN PETROLEUM PRICES EFFECTIVE MIDNIGHT JUNE 2

    Barbadians will be paying more for petroleum products effective midnight Sunday, June 2. The retail price of gasoline will increase from $3.88 per litre to $3.93 per litre, while diesel will rise from $3.08 per litre to $3.14 per litre. Kerosene will also increase from $1.41 per litre to $1.43 per litre. This represents increases […]

    June 3, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. PANTON AND FENNELL’S 4TH FLOW KING OF THE HILL

    Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell re-wrote the record books again yesterday (Sunday) with their fourth straight victory in Flow King of the Hill, the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) annual Sol Rally Barbados shakedown. Having trailed England’s Rob Swann for the first three runs, Panton made the final run count, to win by a margin […]

    May 28, 2019Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  22. NATIONAL TERMINAL COMPANY UNDERTAKES SURVEY

    Residents in the areas of Pegwell Boggs, Church Hill and Charnocks Christ Church will soon have a team in the area conducting a survey on behalf of the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd (BNTCL). In a few weeks’ time, BNTCL will be embarking on a major pipeline maintenance programme for its Oistins to Terminal and […]

    April 22, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN HELPS A MICRO-BUSINESS

    In 2017, Aldrin Jordan was selling newspapers and LPG gas from a shed along Thorpe’s Main Road in St. James. Today, he is operating what he described as a community hardware from a building located over the other side of the road from his former station. The move to what now proudly wears the signage, […]

    March 25, 2019BusinessNo comments
  24. PANTON “GUTTED” FOR TIVOLI RALLY LOSER SWANN

    Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr in their Rubis Ford Focus maintained their 100 per cent win rate in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2018 Driver’s and Class Championships in the final round on Saturday (November 24). Even before celebrating victory in the Tivoli Winter Rally, however, the Jamaican was quick to commiserate with Britain’s […]

    November 26, 2018RallyNo comments
  25. Parkland Fuel Corporation to Acquire 75% of SOL, Largest Independent Fuel Marketer in C’bean

    Parkland Fuel Corporation – Canada’s largest and one of North America’s fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator, and SOL Limited have entered into an agreement to complete a business combination between Parkland and SOL Investments Limited and its subsidiaries. The Transaction will result in Parkland acquiring […]

    October 10, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments