This EU funded project initiates an Alliance with the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce which is based in Trinidad and Tobago.

The objective of the project is to build private sector capacity in environmental and energy management order to promote a successful regional and national collaborative approach to efficient energy consumption reduced environmental impacts

About the PSOJ/CAIC/EU Funded Project

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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 […]

IICA urges regional farmers to adopt practices to combat climate change

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is urging Caribbean farmers to adopt climate-smart agricultural practices that can help lessen the impacts of climate change. “Climate change has resulted in flooding, landslides, the loss of soil nutrients, and it has a dramatic effect on our agriculture which has a […]

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Webinar: 22 January, 2015

This Webinar has Ended Please contact the organizer for more information: heather@confluencec.com.   ENERGY LOW-EMISSION DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES: A REGIONAL OVERVIEW OF AFRICA AND EXPERIENCES FROM CAPE VERDE AND KENYA 22 January 2015 9:00 AM EST  Check your local time. Reserve your seat now. The Africa LEDS Partnership (AfLP) and the Energy Working Group (EWG) of the […]

Australia’s rising solar power ‘revolution’

After record-breaking solar project, scientists question why coal-dominated nation ignores renewable innovation. Royce Kurmelovs Australian scientists say solar energy will drive future power production around the world [Reuters]   Adelaide, Australia - Australian researchers broke the world’s solar power efficiency record last month with their design of a novel commercial energy system, raising hopes the fossil-fuel dominated country […]

World’s largest tidal energy power plant (269 turbines) to begin construction in Scotland

CC BY 2.0 Flickr When you think about it, it’s really Moon power! The MeyGen tidal project in Scotland will be the largest tidal power plant in the world once operational. Atlantis, the Australian company that is building it has just received the green light from the government and construction should begin this month. The tidal […]