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Write About Climate Change; Win A Trip To Paris! – St Lucia Gov’t Offers Journalists Prize For COP 21

October 17, 2015       CASTRIES, Saint Lucia — The Environmental Education Unit of the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science, and Technology here has issued a challenge to journalists to cover climate change-related issues for a chance to win a trip to Paris. It is called the Saint Lucia Media Climate Change Challenge, […]

A Consultancy for the Implementation of Legislative and Regulatory Framework for the Energy Sector – Invitation to Tender

The Turks and Caicos Government wishes to engage the services of an independent consultant toreview and modernize the Electricity Ordinance and to design a regulatory framework for theelectricity sector, consistent with the policy objectives, thereby ensuring the effective regulationof the sector.  


TCIG is requesting proposals for an energy audit and evaluation of the Hon. N.J.S Francis buildinglocated on Pond Street, Grand Turk to provide recommendations for short, medium and long termenergy efficiency solutions, which upon implementation will reduce energy consumption andoverall energy costs of the building.  

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 […]

Expression of Interest- Private Sector Trade Mission to Guadeloupe and Martinique

Private Sector Trade Mission to Guadeloupe and Martinique  The Antigua and Barbuda Coalition of Service Industries invites interested firms to participate in a Private Sector Trade Mission to Guadeloupe and Martinique. This Trade Mission seeks to strengthen relations between Antigua and the French territories and to aid in the establishment of mutually beneficial mechanisms whereby […]

Energy storage paves way for electricity independence

By Richard Anderson Business reporter, BBC News Demand for electricity from national grids would fall sharply with the widespread adoption of energy storage Renewables have the power to transform not just the world’s energy markets, but global economics and geopolitics. But wind and solar alone cannot deliver a world of clean and free fuel. Both […]

Over 6000 Residents to Benefit from Potable Water

By Garfield L. Angus Over six thousand residents in surrounding communities of Ewarton and Mount Rosser, St. Catherine, now have a reliable supply of potable water from a system developed at a cost of $460 million by the National Water Commission (NWC). Speaking at the official commissioning of the system on Friday (February 28), Minister of […]

Sacrificing For The Environment This Lenten Season

From living Styrofoam-free for a day to reducing bottled-water consumption, Jamaicans have been challenged this Lenten season to make a sacrifice for the environment, in the interest of, among other things, a secure climate future. The call has come from the Jamaica Baptist Union, the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, which have collaborated […]

St. Thomas solar project put to work

BY ALDETH LEWIN (DAILY NEWS STAFF)  Daily News Photos by AISHA-ZAKIYA BOYD People tour the Estate Donoe solar facility Wednesday during its dedication. ST. THOMAS – With the official dedication of the new solar energy facility in Estate Donoe on Wednesday, the territory now is getting about 8 percent of its peak load from a […]

Falling Oil Prices Won’t Derail St. Lucia’s Push for Clean Energy

By Kenton X. Chance Workers use electricity and firewood to prepare cassava bread in Canaries, St. Lucia. The country’s government says renewable energy can help with value-added in the agricultural sector. Credit: Kenton X. Chance/IPS   CASTRIES, Feb 25 2015 (IPS) – At Plas Kassav, a roadside outlet in Canaries, a rural community in western St. Lucia, […]