Success Stories

Golden Age Resources, Inc. (GDAR) Announces Construction Plans and Financing of Cogeneration Pilot Project in Mexico

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 5, 2015 / GOLDEN AGE RESOURCES, INC., (OTC PINK: GDAR) a leading energy provider for large-scale “Green” power plants in Latin America and the Caribbean, today announced construction plans and financing on Cogeneration Pilot Project as mentioned in previous Press Release dated April 28. Mr. Thomas Wolff, […]

10 People Who are Making the Caribbean a Greener Place

  Who is a green person in the Caribbean? It’s someone who is doing his or her part to help the environment — from conservation to renewable energy. And for Earth Day 2015, we decided to put together a list of the Caribbean’s 10 “greenest people,” those who are helping to make a big difference […]

Wigton saving the country billions in oil imports, cutting carbon emissions

Wigton Windfarm’s general manager, Earl Barrett (right), and project manager, Michelle Chin Lenn, discuss details of Wigton III — a 24-megawatt (MW) expansion of the wind-farm complex. (PHOTO: JIS)   A file photo of the Wigton Windfarm   Wednesday, March 25, 2015 THE Wigton Windfarm, established by the Government a decade ago to reduce the […]

Climate Change Mitigation Programmes Reaping Success – Buchanan

By Chris Patterson  Photo by: JIS PhotographerMinister of State for Agriculture, Labour and Social Security. Hon Luther Buchanan (right), converses with Mission Director, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Denise Herbol, during a graduation ceremony at the Girl Guides Association headquarters in Kingston, today (February 5). During the ceremony, 186 persons graduated from the Jamaica […]

Guess Which Caribbean Island Just Went 100% Renewable? Bonaire!

Like many Caribbean islands, Bonaire originally relied on diesel fuel to generate electricity for residents, with a peak demand of 11 megawatts (MW). This fuel had to be shipped in from other nations, resulting in high electricity prices for Bonaire residents, along with uncertainty about when and how much prices might increase with changing fuel […]

This Caribbean Island Just Went 100% Renewable

KAITLYN BUNKER, ECOWATCH Bonaire (pop. 14,500), a small island off the coast of Venezuela, is famous for its beautiful marine reefs, which are visited by 70,000 tourists every year. What many of the tourists don’t realize is that the majority of the electricity powering their needs comes from renewable energy. Yet for the residents of Bonaire, the switch […]

Renewable Energy: The Untold Story of an African Revolution

By Wambi Michael LIMA, Dec 13 2014 (IPS) – Africa is experiencing a revolution towards cleaner energy through renewable energy but the story has hardly been told to the world, says Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Steiner, who had been advocating for renewable energy at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in […]

St Elizabeth communities get rainwater catchment tanks

The Portsea tank after rehabilitation.     The Portsea tank before rehabilitation. The community rainwater catchment facility at Rose Hall was among the stops for Water Minister Robert Pickersgill during a recent visit to South East St Elizabeth. Here, Pickersgill (second left) joins hands with (from left) Councillor Layton Smith (Myersville Division); Richard Parchment, member […]

Royalton White Sands, Montego Bay Receives Green Globe Certification

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – November 13, 2014) – Royalton Luxury Resorts is pleased to announce that Royalton White Sands, Montego Bay has been awarded Green Globe Certification. Green Globe is the only international program to recognize companies within the travel industry that demonstrate a long term commitment to incorporating sustainable practices within their overall day to day operations. […]

Grenadian Youngsters Raise Awareness About Climate Change (Video)

How to raise awareness about the effects of climate change, particularly amongst the youth? Grenada might have found the answer! On Wednesday, 15th October, the Grenada Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, in conjunction with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) unveiled a recently produced music video which will champion climate change […]