Tag Archives: solar

  1. FINCH: Tom Hanks, Lora Martinez-Cunningham & Caleb Landry Jones

    On a post-apocalyptic earth, a robot, built to protect the life of his creator’s beloved dog, learns about life, love, friendship and what it means to be human.  

    September 22, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Export Barbados (BIDC) Lauds Clean Energy Innovators

    Barbados is now a step closer to becoming a green energy country, as five local entrepreneurs were recently recognised for their environmentally-friendly inventions as part of the Bloom Cleantech Cluster Barbados Incubation programme. During an awards ceremony held at the Bagnall’s Point Gallery & Annex last Wednesday, participants referred to as incubatees, were awarded grants […]

    July 8, 2021TechnologyNo comments

    The United States Agency for International Development/Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission (USAID/ESC) and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday, June 21. The signing of the MOU occurred at the offices of the CDF in Barbados. The MOU provides a broad framework for cooperation between the two organizations and […]

    June 24, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  4. Public Sector Entities to Benefit from the CCREEE Project Preparation Facility

    Last November, the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) launched the private sector stream of the Project Preparation Facility (PPF) and now, the Centre kicked-off their public sector stream with a roundtable discussion. Several high-level participants with focal areas ranging from energy and finance, to climate resilience and youth spoke under the […]

    May 11, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  5. #EMERA launches chance to win $20,000 Installation – Solar Fuh We

    Emera Caribbean Renewables Ltd (ECRL) is inviting local non-government organizations (NGOs) to tell them why they need an energy efficient photovoltaic system. “Solar Fuh We“, ECRL’s 2020 promotion is inviting NGOs registered in Barbados, to share how a free PV system would be of value to them and the work they do. The submissions should […]

    September 18, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Technology1 comment
  6. DR has most diverse energy matrix in Central America & Caribbean

    The Dominican Republic has the most diverse energy generation matrix in Central America and the insular Caribbean region, reaching 3,702.8 megawatts of installed capacity by 2019, from 11 different generation sources, of which 22% comes from renewable sources. Omar Ramírez Tejada, environmental advisor to the Executive Branch and coordinator for the Public Electricity Corporation (CDEEE) […]

    January 6, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  7. Leclanché and Government of St. Kitts Agree to Build Largest Solar Generation Plus Storage Project in Caribbean

    The largest solar generation plus energy storage project ever to be built in the Caribbean has been announced by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, the state-owned St. Kitts Electric Company (SKELEC) and Leclanché SA, one of the world’s leading energy storage companies. The 35.6 MW solar energy plant and 44.2 MWh battery storage […]

    August 9, 2019Technology1 comment
  8. Barbados Water Authority (BWA) preparing for Photovoltaic Solar facility at Lakes Folly

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public that work will be carried out in the coming week to prepare the Photovoltaic Solar facility at Lakes Folly in Bridgetown for use as a Car Park. Starting on Monday, July 22nd contractors working on behalf of the BWA will be conducting a general clean […]

    July 21, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  9. CARILEC-CDEMA switches Haitian school on to solar power as sustainable electricity solution

    Solar energy is clean, sustainable and for a country experiencing challenges in providing its population of ten million with electricity, it can help to solve Haiti’s energy problem. Cognizant of the importance of promoting sustainable renewable energy solutions and the challenges facing Haiti in the aftermath of various natural disasters which have severely impacted it, […]

    October 7, 2018TechnologyNo comments

    In the wake of the devastation caused by one of the worst hurricane seasons in recent times, “no longer is it enough to be sustainable; Caribbean grids must be resilient.” With these words the organizers of the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) convened leaders of regional utilities, governments and businesses at their ninth annual conference […]

    October 29, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Barbados re-asserts self-sustainability through Solar Energy & creating long term sustainable jobs

    Barbados is working to become the leader in renewable energy as the Caribbean’s first manufacturing plant dedicated to renewable energy prepares to move forward. At a media conference held at the site of the Kendal Hill plant, Deltro Group CFO Dean Del Mastro announced they obtained Town and Country Planning approval to proceed with the […]

    February 13, 2017Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  12. CARICOM Energy Programme Provides Solar Lanterns to Dominica

    As part of the disaster response activities of the CARICOM Secretariat, the Energy Programme has provided four hundred Emergency LED Solar Lanterns to the Government of Dominica. Dominica was the most severely impacted among the CARICOM Member States on which Tropical Storm Erika unleashed torrential rains on Thursday 27 August, with continuous rainfall measuring 10 […]

    September 9, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  13. Lettuce project bringing agriculture, renewable energy & technology together

    Nestled unobtrusively in the heart of Belleplaine, St. Andrew at the back of a quaint Barbadian home lies an example of what happens when agriculture, renewable energy and technology come together to form a productive union. SolaGrow is a community-based solar cooled greenhouse research project where hydroponically-grown lettuce will be cultivated in fully automated, climate-controlled […]

    August 8, 2015AgricultureNo comments

    St. Kitts and Nevis has ramped up its pursuit of geothermal energy, as it seeks to expand renewable energy alternatives. Speaking at the Prime Minister’s monthly press conference on Wednesday (July 15), Minister of Energy, Ian ‘Patches’ Liburd, pointed out how plans have been put in place to conduct feasibility study in St. Kitts, to […]

    July 17, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  15. Cross Section of sectors benefitting from sensitisation training on photovoltaic systems

    Representatives from the financial services sector as well as several Government agencies gained a better understanding of issues related to solar photovoltaic systems during a half-day workshop recently. The workshop was the first in a series of four organised by the Barbados Renewable Energy Association in collaboration with the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries (BCSI) […]

    June 24, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  16. Venezuelan delegation visits Nevis; explore use of renewable energy in government owned high schools

    An eight-member delegation led by resident Venezuelan Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis His Excellency Ròmulo Henriquez Gonzàlez visited Nevis on June 04, 2015, to explore the possibility of installing solar panels and energy saving bulbs at the Charlestown and Gingerland Secondary Schools. The team also met and held discussions with Acting Premier of Nevis […]

    June 20, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  17. Tribute for Green Business Barbados at Limegrove’s Eco Fair: Cave Hill Campus’ FST or Faculty of Science & Technology

    This UWI Faculty has an outreach programme aimed at promoting the use of solar energy stills, solar dryers and photovoltaic panels and was very popular at Limegrove.

    June 17, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy Leads Environmental Preservation Charge

    People are being urged to redouble their efforts to combat pollution and preserve the environment as the region continues to face alarming environmental shocks. The call for greater environmental stewardship came as the United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, under the leadership of its newly established “Green Team,” joined worldwide […]

    May 7, 2015NatureNo comments

    Within a few days, the European Union will pay BDS $35.65 million into the Consolidated Fund as part of its continuing support of the Barbados Human Resource Development (HRD) Programme. And, Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, has described the HRD Programme as an important stepping stone in the reform of the Barbados economy. He made […]

    March 15, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Free Scotiabank seminar on Saturday: “Want to make your home green?”

    Want to make your home green? Talk to Scotia’s experts at their Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall branch on Saturday 21st February from 10 am to 2 pm

    February 16, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. Regional Machinery seeks Urgency Required On Alternative Energy

    The Caribbean needs to embrace a transition to 100 per cent adoption of Renewable Energy as if its very life depends on it. This was the general view from a panel discussion on alternative energy which formed part of the programme on Wednesday of Caribbean Exporters’ Colloquium 2014, organised by the Caribbean Export Development Agency […]

    November 20, 2014Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to Host DENA Exhibition on Renewable Energy

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will be the venue for the 2013/2014 edition of a Poster Exhibition about renewable energy created by the German Energy Agency, DENA. The Exhibition, entitled “Renewables – Made in Germany“, will run until 21st November 2014. The display, which coincides with Caribbean Energy Week, will present information about renewable energy […]

    November 16, 2014Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  23. ‘All I Want For Christmas’ mortgage & home expo, Scotiabank Wildey: $olar Power? November 2, 2014Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  24. CDB President to lead discussions on energy policy & energy security at CREF

    Regional policy makers will contemplate the alignment of policy to energy security on day two of the 2014 Caribbean Renewable Energy Conference which is set for October 6 – 8, at the Marriott Marquis in Miami. The conference is expected to assemble government and development partners to explore the prospects and praxis of alternative energy […]

    October 6, 2014BusinessNo comments
  25. “Renewable Energy” – Bridging the Caribbean Divide, By Ambassador Mikael BARFOD, EU Delegation Barbados & Eastern Caribbean

    In a few days I will attend the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum and speak on a panel which will discuss donor harmonisation and absorption capacities of Caribbean countries. I think it is therefore highly relevant to present some of the thinking of the European Union on the Caribbean’s transition to a higher proportion of renewable […]

    October 2, 2014EditorialNo comments