May 7, 2021

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) joins GGGI as its 34th Member and 1st Regional Integration Member

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GGGI / OECS Joint Release Thursday, November 21, 2019 — Today, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) became the 34th Member of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) after formally submitting its Instrument of Accession. The OECS is also the first regional integration organisation to become a member of GGGI.   Since the establishment of the GGGI […]

New milestone: meeco simultaneously energised two large-scale solar installations on two continents

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Swiss energy provider put PV systems with total size of 4.44 MWp into operation Two entirely different areas, one solar provider: Bethesda on the Caribbean island Antigua and a textile company in Leutkirch located in the South of Germany as of now benefit from clean solar power. Shortly before the end of 2018, the Swiss-based […]

Jamaican Prime Minister reveals personal ambition for 50% renewables by 2030 while installing solar PV on his public offices

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Caribbean Island Nation Joins Solar Head of State Coalition to Install Solar Panels on the Office of the Prime Minister in Effort to Combat Climate Change October 16, 2018 – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness today revealed his ambitions for the country to reach 50% renewable energy by 2030, up from the official policy of […]

Solar PV + Energy Storage Systems take charge in the Caribbean

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By Livio Filice From Renewable Energy World The decreasing cost of solar PV and battery storage equipment coupled with high cost of electricity and grid outages are playing an increasingly important role in the future energy landscape of the Caribbean region. Most recently, Hurricane Maria devastated multiple islands including Puerto Rico, Dominica, USVI and BVI, […]

Government of Antigua and Barbuda, APUA, CIU and PV Energy reach an agreement to jointly pursue the Green Antigua and Barbuda goal

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4 MWp sun2live solar power utility in Bethesda to be energised first The clean energy provider PV Energy Limited will, jointly with the utility APUA, resume the finalisation of their joint Green Antigua and Barbuda project to bring solar renewable energy and grid-stabilising energy storage facilities for the benefit of the people of Antigua and […]

F&S Solar commissions Caribbean’s largest PV plant

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By PETRA HANNEN From pv magazine With a capacity of 58 MW, the Caribbean’s largest PV plant has been commissioned in the Dominican Republic. The site was developed, planned and built by German EPC, F&S Solar. It now aims to ramp the project up to 119 MW by next year. The Montecristi solar farm, located […]

meeco to install sun2roof solar systems on German traditional specialised yarn factory

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Gruschwitz Textilwerke AG to be equipped with a 280 kWp clean energy solution Saving electricity costs, gaining energy independence and contributing to an eco-friendly power supply in production processes is an aim more and more German companies pursue. The German 200 year old specialised yarn factory Gruschwitz Textilwerke AG has now decided to make further […]

Jumby Bay island to benefit from additional clean energy supply

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PV Energy equips Antiguan island with autonomous sun2live micro grid The small private island Jumby Bay, located in the north of Antigua, will soon reach almost complete autarky in terms of power supply. After the installation of eleven sun2live and sun2roof solar installations with a total capacity of 404 kWp last year, the clean energy […]

SMA system solution provides Caribbean island 100% solar power

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From PV Europe An upgraded hybrid system of SMA supplies the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius completely with solar power during the day. This saves over 1.7 million liters of fossil fuels yearly. The sound of ocean waves instead of droning diesel generators: the energy supply to the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius is provided […]

Antigua’s well-built PV systems sustain impact of hurricane Irma

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Reinforced frames and robust design of solar energy systems have paid off The 6th September 2017 will remain as a notable day that all the people of Antigua and Barbuda will remember. Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Caribbean, exceeding category 5, has then hit the twin island state with its devastating […]