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  • Photo of USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program And CHTA Forge Collaborative Partnership To Bolster Energy Efficiency In The Caribbean’s Hotel Sector

    USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program And CHTA Forge Collaborative Partnership To Bolster Energy Efficiency In The Caribbean’s Hotel Sector

    FAJARDO, Puerto Rico, Sunday October 2, 2016 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) yesterday signed a collaboration agreement with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) in a landmark move to bolster energy efficiency in the Caribbean’s hotel sector, the largest electricity consumer sector in the region. The agreement, which was signed during…

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  • Photo of Clean energy entrepreneurs trained at boot camps

    Clean energy entrepreneurs trained at boot camps

    Some 163 clean energy entrepreneurs have been trained at three boot camps hosted by the Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre (CCIC). The programme, which offers mentorship and guidance to entrepreneurs in the field of clean energy, is now inviting more companies to be a part of their upcoming boot camp in Antigua and Barbuda from September 27 to 29. The deadline…

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  • Photo of Impact of cooling technologies under discussion in St. Kitts and NEvis

    Impact of cooling technologies under discussion in St. Kitts and NEvis

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Delegates from across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have convened in St. Kitts and Nevis to discuss the growth of cooling technologies such, as air conditioners and refrigerators. They will also consider ways to reduce the environmental impact and  high operating costs of those technologies. The participants comprise officials of government departments and agencies responsible for energy…

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  • Photo of Partners focus on financing efficient cooling in Caribbean

    Partners focus on financing efficient cooling in Caribbean

    Caribbean and German development partners are collaborating to transform the cooling and energy efficiency sectors in the Region. The partners will conduct regional training workshops on the Economic Rationale for Energy Efficiency in the Cooling Sector next week in St. Kitts and Nevis.  The Energy Programme of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat; the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB); and the Deutsche…

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  • Photo of CARILEC to host Renewable Energy Conference in St. Kitts

    CARILEC to host Renewable Energy Conference in St. Kitts

    PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) prepares to host its 2016 CARILEC Renewable Energy Conference & Trade-show, in St. Kitts and Nevis. The Conference is co-hosted by St. Kitts Electricity Company (SKELEC), and will run from September 11th to 15th at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino under the theme ‘RE Ready…Are we REady?’. The keynote speaker, President…

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  • Photo of Workshop agrees on movement on energy efficiency building codes, standards

    Workshop agrees on movement on energy efficiency building codes, standards

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States have agreed to develop strategies that promote buy-in and early adoption of the establishment of a Regional Energy Efficiency Building Code (REEBC) and a Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS). The REEBC and the MEPS are expected to be submitted to the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) in November, 2017. The agreement was among…

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  • Photo of Key Experts at Energy Efficiency Workshop in Grenada

    Key Experts at Energy Efficiency Workshop in Grenada

    Energy security and the efficiency of use of energy in the buildings of CARICOM is the focus of a three-day workshop in Grenada from July 13-15, 2016. The regional workshop on Energy Efficiency Standards and Regulations brought together over 40 experts from the 15 Member States of CARICOM to examine two key objectives: the establishment of benchmarks for the energy…

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  • Photo of Energy efficiency building codes, standards in focus in Grenada

    Energy efficiency building codes, standards in focus in Grenada

    More than 50 regional and international experts will gather at a three-day workshop in Grenada, next week, to advance efforts toward the development and implementation of energy efficiency building codes and energy performance standards for Caribbean buildings. The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) are partnering with the Grenada Bureau of Standards…

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  • Photo of Minister Liburd says energy sector will decide CARICOM’s future

    Minister Liburd says energy sector will decide CARICOM’s future

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 01, 2016 (SKNIS): Minister of Public Infrastructure, Post, Urban Development and Transport, Honourable Ian Patches Liburd, told energy stakeholders that the energy sector is vital to sustainable development within the CARICOM (Caribbean Community). Speaking at an energy conference on June 1 held at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, under the theme “Leveraging the…

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  • CARILEC Launches Renewable Energy Community to Drive Regional Collaboration

    June 29, 2016, CASTRIES: This morning, the Caribbean Electricity Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) launched a renewable energy virtual community for utility engineers and energy practitioners called the CARILEC Renewable Energy Community (CAREC). The community features informative documents and training materials, monthly technical webinars and a real-time discussion board. The online platform enables members to connect with peers, learn from each…

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