March 1, 2021

Progress on Geothermal Energy Development in Eastern Caribbean

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By Parker O’Halloran From Think Geoenergy Many countries in the Caribbean are prime locations for geothermal development. Lining up funding and risk mitigation measures are the main hurdles facing these small nations. Here are some excepts from a recently published booklet from the Caribbean Development Bank to address some of these challenges. The Caribbean Development […]

Cayman Islands CORE Programme and Introduce Demand Rates

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CUC and OfReg Announce New Capacity for Consumer Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) Programme and Introduce Demand Rates The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (“OfReg”) approves another 2 megawatts (“MW”) of capacity to be allocated by Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd (“CUC”) to the Consumer Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) programme. The CORE programme’s previous limit of 6 […]

Cayman Islands electricity customers continue to benefit from low fuel prices

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Customers across Grand Cayman continue to pay less for electricity. That’s because they are enjoying the benefit of lower fuel costs resulting from reduced global fuel prices, a reduction in Government duties on fuel and improved efficiencies from CUC’s new 40 MW power plant. The average price per Imperial Gallon of fuel decreased 4% to […]

St. Lucia making slow, steady progress towards renewable energy

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By Desmond Brown – Executive Editor From Caribbean News ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirate, Jan 15 2017 – St. Lucia is making slow, but steady progress in its renewable energy transition plan, Minister for Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour, Stepehenson King said. The Caribbean island is hoping to achieve a target of 35 percent renewables […]

PV Energy: Almost 50 % of the agreed rooftop installations on government buildings completed

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sun2roof solar installations on public rooftops to foster Antigua’s green energy future Halftime for Antigua and Barbuda’s solar rooftop projects: Nearly 50 % of the agreed 2 MWp solar rooftop systems are installed. The 2 MWp sun2roof are part of a 10 MWp clean energy cluster conducted and realised by the government of the Caribbean […]

Cayman Islands utility company hosts MAN User’s Group Conference

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CUC hosts MAN User’s Group Conference Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) recently hosted over 60 representatives from electricity utilities and power industries from around the world at the annual MAN User’s Group (MUG) Conference at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. This was the second time CUC has hosted the conference since the group was […]

Installation of 2nd MW-scale sun2live solar power plant in Antigua has commenced

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PV Energy continues to implement 10 MWp sun2live solar energy project for greener future The Caribbean twin-island state Antigua and Barbuda is moving closer to achieving its target in regard to operating the greenest electricity sector in the whole of the region. After the commissioning of the 3 MWp sun2live solar power plant at the […]

PV Energy to equip large-scale installations in the Caribbean with powerful energy storage unit

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Battery Backup Bidders meeting to ensure grid stability for Antigua and Barbuda The government of the Caribbean twin-island state Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) pursues its target to shift away from fossil fuels towards a clean energy future. Through the implementation of large-scale sun2live solar power facilities as well as smaller sun2roof solar installations, the GOAB […]

PV Energy to present solar solutions at exhibition on Cayman Islands

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Solar energy provider shows its off-grid power system sun2go xl at the Island Living Show Innovative and reliable clean energy solutions are significantly gaining importance in the Caribbean islands. Not only governments strive to make a shift away from polluting fuel-based energy sources towards a sustainable energy supply, but also private investors and house owners show […]

Digicel benefits from sun2com solar energy solution

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PV Energy installs sun2com systems for Caribbean mobile phone network provider Steady developments of new technologies as well as an increasing need of staying online and connected on an international level require reliable internet and mobile phone connections – even in the most remote locations. The energy supply for telecommunication stations, also referred to as […]