Energy

  • Oil exploration in Guyana shifts to higher gear: CGX starts drilling Eagle-1 well

    CGX starts drilling Eagle-1 well -same spot it was evicted from in June 2000 By STABROEK NEWS , MONDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2012 CGX  announced that it has begun drilling for oil in the Eagle-1 Well in its 100% owned and operated Corentyne Petroleum Prospecting Licence – the same spot it was evicted from by Surinamese gunboats 12 years ago. CGX’s…

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  • Photo of CAPRI hosts Renewable Energy Forum in Jamaica

    CAPRI hosts Renewable Energy Forum in Jamaica

    The Caribbean Policy Research Institute is executing a renewable energy (RE) Project aimed at supporting renewable energy policy frameworks as well as investments for renewable energy in Region. Much progress has been made, and in July 2013, CAPRI hosted a RE Forum at the UWI Mona Campus which attracted the participation of wide cross section of persons.  It was concluded…

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  • Photo of IRENA GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING

    IRENA GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING

    The Third General Assembly Meeting of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) was held on 13-14 January 2013 in Abu Dhabi, and the CARICOM Secretariat represented by its Programme Manager, Energy, participated as an Observer. Four CARICOM Member States were also represented, viz, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Guyana, and St. Vincent and Grenadines. The CARICOM Secretariat representative delivered a presentation…

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  • ENERGY WEEK 2012… : Promoting energy efficiency, conservation

    THE Guyana Energy Agency (GEA in the exercise of its mandate continues to promote energy efficiency, energy conservation and the development and utilisation of renewable sources of energy. As an annual feature, the observance of Energy Week serves to fulfill part of the mandate of the GEA by disseminating information essential to improving public awareness on sustainable energy, conservation and…

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  • ADDRESS BY HON. V. NAZIM BURKE, MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ENERGY AT THE NATIONAL ENERGY SYMPOSIUM NOV. 14TH, 2012. GRENADA

    It is a pleasure to be here with you this morning to address the major stakeholders in our energy sector. At the outset, I wish to thank the Caricom Secretariat and our other development partners for the support they have given us and continue to give us during this week. Ladies and Gentlemen, this year's Energy Symposium comes at an…

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  • Photo of ORGANISATION OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES BENEFITING FROM SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

    ORGANISATION OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES BENEFITING FROM SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

    Member countries of the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are currently receiving additional technical support to complement their on-going initiatives toward establishing a clearer path to a more sustainable energy future. Such technical support has been made possible through grant funding in excess of US $1.5 million provided by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to the Secretariat to…

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  • Antigua: Message for Caricom energy awareness week 2012

    Fellow Citizens and Residents of Antigua and Barbuda: The use of energy in its various forms is essential to all forms of economic and social development and this year’s celebration of CARICOM Energy Week provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the uses of energy in Antigua and Barbuda and to develop strategies for promoting its efficient and sustainable…

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  • Energy Cooperation, Agriculture Assistance For CARICOM-Mexico Joint Commission Meet In Georgetown

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Mexico are to explore mechanisms for enhanced relations when the two sides meet at the headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana on 16-17 March, 2006 for the Fourth Meeting of the CARICOM-Mexico Joint Commission. Among the issues earmarked for discussion by the Joint Commission are recent developments in…

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