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  • Photo of THE CARICOM ENERGY POLICY IN BULLETS

    THE CARICOM ENERGY POLICY IN BULLETS

    GOAL/VISION: Fundamental transformation of the energy sectors of the Member States of the Community through the provision of secure and sustainable supplies of energy in a manner which minimizes energy waste in all sectors, to ensure that all CARICOM citizens have access to modern, clean and reliable energy supplies at affordable and stable prices, and to facilitate the growth of…

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  • SOME IMPORTANT DECISIONS BY ENERGY MINISTERS AT THE 41ST COTED ENERGY

    In addition to the approval of the CARICOM Energy Policy and regional level targets for Renewable Energy (RE) contribution to electricity generation of 20%, 28% and 47% for years 2017, 2022 and 2027 respectively, Energy Ministers also approved and agreed on a number of areas for supporting sustainable energy development in CARICOM.   Some of these include, that: •    where feasible…

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  • Photo of ENEWABLE ENERGY R&D STUDY/ BUSINESS INNOVATION TOUR

    ENEWABLE ENERGY R&D STUDY/ BUSINESS INNOVATION TOUR

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat received grant funding from the Inter-American Development Bank to support the development of the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS). A Study/Business Innovation Tour aimed at building capacity among renewable energy (RE) project developers, entrepreneurs and researchers in the promotion of technological innovation, and also at facilitating access to funding for RE research and…

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  • Photo of T&T AND GUYANA ENERGY MINISTERS INK MOU ON COOPERATION IN ENERGY RELATED MATTERS

    T&T AND GUYANA ENERGY MINISTERS INK MOU ON COOPERATION IN ENERGY RELATED MATTERS

    The Governments of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on 1 March 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding between both countries that seeks to promote greater cooperation in energy and energy related matters over the next two years. Under the MoU, both parties will meet annually (or sooner, as mutually agreed) to review the…

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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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  • Photo of Workshop held to Mark Close-out of ADA component of the CREDP-GIZ Project:

    Workshop held to Mark Close-out of ADA component of the CREDP-GIZ Project:

    A workshop highlighting the main achievements of the Austrian Development Agency’s (ADA) support and to mark the end of the ADA Project component was held in the Dominican Republic on 5 March 2013 at the Office of the National Energy Commission (CNE). tTThe CREDP-GIZ Project benefited from support to tune 0.75 Million Euros which was added to the pool of…

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  • 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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  • Photo of OAS CSEP Project Host Workshop on Energy Efficiency Designs for Office and Public Buildings in Tropical Climates

    OAS CSEP Project Host Workshop on Energy Efficiency Designs for Office and Public Buildings in Tropical Climates

    The Organisation of Amercan States (OAS) Secretariat through the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) and the Energy Efficiency Working Group of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), hosted a workshop on energy efficiency designs for office and public buildings in tropical climates. The event took place at the Bay Gardens Inn in Rodney Bay from February 28th…

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  • Photo of CARIBBEAN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ROADMAP AND STRATEGY (C-SERMS) AWARENESS WORKSHOP HELD IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ON 28 FEBRUARY 2013

    CARIBBEAN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ROADMAP AND STRATEGY (C-SERMS) AWARENESS WORKSHOP HELD IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ON 28 FEBRUARY 2013

    The overall objectives of the Workshop were to garner feedback and finalize the Study being done to establish Regional sustainable energy targets, as well as, to build awareness about the process going forward to fully establish the C-SERMS.  Approximately Sixty persons were in attendance including Senior Energy Officials, members of the diplomatic corps, representatives from the public and private sectors…

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  • Photo of T&T AND GUYANA ENERGY MINISTERS INK MOU ON COOPERATION IN ENERGY RELATED MATTERS

    T&T AND GUYANA ENERGY MINISTERS INK MOU ON COOPERATION IN ENERGY RELATED MATTERS

    The Governments of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on 1 March 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding between both countries that seeks to promote greater cooperation in energy and energy related matters over the next two years. Under the MoU, both parties will meet annually (or sooner, as mutually agreed) to review the…

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