Grenada’s Climate Walk

June 4, 2015   Over nine hundred (900) participants including the Scouts Association of Grenada, Grenada Girl Guides Association, 4Hers Club, environmental groups such as the St. Patrick Environmental and Community Tourism Organization (SPECTO), public officers from various ministries and other organizations came together in a major climate change walk under the theme: “The Climate […]

Bill Clinton Is Making a New Green Push in the Caribbean Region

  Former US President Bill Clinton   The Clinton Foundation’s Clinton Climate Initiative and the Rocky Mountain Institute have announced an official partnership aimed at promoting green energy in the Caribbean region. The partnership will combine the work of several initiatives: Resilient Communities Program of the Clinton Climate Initiative and the joint Ten Island Challenge […]

Update on Regional Summit on Climate Change‏ by Prime Minister Christie

  Nassau, Bahamas – House Communication update on Regional Climate Change Summit by The Prime Minister and Member for Centreville The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie MP: MR. SPEAKER: Last weekend, in my capacity as the present Chairman of the CARICOM Heads of Government, I had the honour to chair, and bring opening remarks at, […]

Wave player thinks big in Grenada

24/03/2015   Israeli wave energy player Werpo is arranging talks in Grenada as it plans to develop 100MW in the country. The company said it will begin negotiations in the private and public sectors and along with its partner in the Caribbean, SeedSowers corporation, has “been in communication with top ranking government personnel”. Werpo director […]

Gov’t Making Strides Towards Creating a Green Economy

By Athaliah Reynolds-Baker  Photo by: Mark BellMinister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill (centre), looks on as Barbados’ Minister of Environment, Water Resources, and Drainage, Dr. the Hon. Denis Lowe (2nd left), exchanges a ‘high five’ with Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations Environment Programme (UNDP), Asad Naqvi (right). Occasion was the official […]

Germany contributes EC$4.5 million to Grenada’s electricity sector reform

Patricia Clarke, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (L) and Dr Michael Freudenberg, Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — Dr Michael Freudenberg, deputy head of mission of the German embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada, made a special visit to […]

Germany contributes EC$4.5 million to Grenada’s Electricity Sector Reform

St George’s, Grenada — Dr Michael Freudenberg, deputy head of mission of the German embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada, made a special visit to Grenada from February 4 to February 9. Aside from participating in various meetings, including the zero-hunger pledging conference and events to celebrate Grenada’s 41st anniversary of independence, Freudenberg met […]

Unlocking the Caribbean’s energy potential

Energy security is at the top of the agenda for Caribbean leaders and it has been for some time. With an average cost of electricity four times higher than in rich nations such as the United States, high energy costs are not only a daily hardship for Caribbean people, but also one of the key […]

Remarks by Vice President Biden on the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

State Department Washington, D.C. 2:33 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Prime Minister, it’s a pleasure to be with you.  And, Fred, the Atlantic Council has done an incredible job, and you’re continued focus and commitment matters and forces everyone else to focus.  And, Mack McLarty, an old, old friend, the Council of the Americas […]

CDB Approves Loan For Solid Waste Management Improvement And Recycling Project In Grenada

View of existing dump from site of proposed Perseverance Landfill, Grenada. ST. MICHAEL, Barbados (CDB) — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is providing a loan of USD10.7 mn to the Government of Grenada to finance a project to improve and sustain integrated solid waste management in that country. The loan was approved by the Bank’s […]