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47% of Petrocaribe's energy from PDVSA - Buenos Aires Herald

47% of Petrocaribe's energy from PDVSA
Buenos Aires Herald
The support, which is delivered under the Petrocaribe scheme, has allowed Venezuela to forge stronger alliances with neighbouring countries and to improve political and economic cooperation.
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Barbara MacMullan: This year's Bayberry Wreath honoree - Block Island Times

Barbara MacMullan: This year's Bayberry Wreath honoree - Block Island Times | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
Block Island Times Barbara MacMullan: This year's Bayberry Wreath honoree Block Island Times He was headed to Necker Island in the Caribbean to help install a system of wind and solar energy to replace the diesels that presently power Sir Richard...
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St. Kitts and Nevis launches Global Climate Change Project - SKNVibes.com

St. Kitts and Nevis launches Global Climate Change Project - SKNVibes.com | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
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St. Kitts and Nevis launches Global Climate Change Project SKNVibes.com Project Technical Team Leader for the Global Climate Change Alliance Projects in all Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member states, Chamberlain...
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Wind of change sweeps through energy policy in the Caribbean

Islands follow Aruba's lead in switching to renewable energy sources and reaping health and economic benefits
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Jamaicans invest big in sugar - Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaicans invest big in sugar - Jamaica Gleaner | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
Jamaica Gleaner Jamaicans invest big in sugar Jamaica Gleaner Musson is one of the largest conglomerates in the Caribbean and Central America with operations in more than 30 countries, employs more than 5,000 people with revenues in excess of...
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Solar Development in the Dominican Republic - Solar Novus Today

Solar Development in the Dominican Republic - Solar Novus Today | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
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Solar Development in the Dominican Republic
Solar Novus Today
The Dominican Republic is poised to become a major proving ground for the viability of solar energy in the Caribbean region.
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Jamaica leads with zero-energy buildings | Global Environment Facility

Jamaica leads with zero-energy buildings | Global Environment Facility | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
That is the future for Jamaica — one which a collaboration among the University of the West Indies (UWI), The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is seeking to make possible.
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World Bank envoy criticizes lack of transparency in Haiti oil program - The Star Online

World Bank envoy criticizes lack of transparency in Haiti oil program The Star Online Under Petrocaribe, Haiti pays only 40 percent of the oil bills in the short term, while the rest are reimbursed over a 25-year period during which the government...
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Caribbean needs cheaper, reliable energy - MiamiHerald.com

Caribbean needs cheaper, reliable energy
MiamiHerald.com
WASHINGTON -- At 40 cents a kilowatt hour, Caribbean consumers are paying four times more than what consumers in the United States pay to keep the lights on.
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Canada supports Green Skills Career Fair and Renewable Energy Technology ... - Go Jamaica (press release)

Canada supports Green Skills Career Fair and Renewable Energy Technology ...
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Idea for Saba: St. Kitts opens 1 megaWatt solar farm - Saba News

Idea for Saba: St. Kitts opens 1 megaWatt solar farm - Saba News | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
St. Kitts has just opened a one-megawatt solar-powered energy grid.
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Caribbean News Now!: St Kitts debuts solar energy farm

Caribbean News Now!: St Kitts debuts solar energy farm | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
Regional news archives from Caribbean News Now!: The source for the latest news throughout the Caribbean
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St Kitts launches Region's First Solar Energy Farm :: The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer

St Kitts launches Region's First Solar Energy Farm :: The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer - The Federation's Politically Independent News Source
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Dominican Republic grants solar, wind concessions - Business News Americas

Dominican Republic grants solar, wind concessions
Business News Americas
Dominican Republic energy authorities granted provisional solar and wind power concessions for a combined 70MW.
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Antigua and Barbuda Looking to Boost Green Businesses - Caribbean Journal

Antigua and Barbuda Looking to Boost Green Businesses - Caribbean Journal | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
Antigua and Barbuda Looking to Boost Green Businesses Caribbean Journal The World-Bank-funded Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre is offering as much as $50,000 to CARICOM entrepreneurs for green-focused businesses in areas like solar energy,...
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Aruba: Is It a Green, Sustainable Getaway? - Bloomberg

Aruba: Is It a Green, Sustainable Getaway? - Bloomberg | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
Aruba: Is It a Green, Sustainable Getaway?
Bloomberg
... of alternative energy in aruba. Adding the next wind farm, that will bring us to 40%. we are building a solar plant, the largest in the caribbean, right in front of the airport of aruba.
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First JPS net billing customer in rural Jamaica connected - Latest News

First JPS net billing customer in rural Jamaica connected - Latest News | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
ST ANN, Jamaica – Managing Director of Mystic Mountain Attractions in Ocho Rios Michael Draculich became the first Jamaica Public Service (JPS) net billing customer in St Ann and rural Jamaica on October 1.
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Will the terms of the PetroCaribe deal change for Guyana? - Stabroek News

Will the terms of the PetroCaribe deal change for Guyana?
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IFC promotes sustainable energy oppportunities in the Caribbean - Dominican Today

IFC promotes sustainable energy oppportunities in the Caribbean - Dominican Today | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
IFC promotes sustainable energy oppportunities in the Caribbean
Dominican Today
Several Caribbean countries are taking steps toward a more sustainable energy matrix.
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St Lucia Minister Urges CARICOM to Step Up Climate Change Commitment - Caribbean Journal

St Lucia Minister Urges CARICOM to Step Up Climate Change Commitment
Caribbean Journal
St Lucian Minister Dr James Fletcher is urging CARICOM Heads of Government to step up their level of action on climate change issues.
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Haiti - Economy : WB critical about the lack of transparency of Petrocaribe Fund - Haitilibre.com

Haitilibre.com Haiti - Economy : WB critical about the lack of transparency of Petrocaribe Fund Haitilibre.com Wednesdays in press conference, Mary Barton-Dock, the Special Envoy of the World Bank declared to have seen much progress in the country...
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BNEF to compile global index for clean energy investment in developing nations - solarserver.com

BNEF to compile global index for clean energy investment in developing nations
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Blowing in the right direction - Clinton Foundation applauds Jamaica and JPS ... - Jamaica Gleaner

Blowing in the right direction - Clinton Foundation applauds Jamaica and JPS ...
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SKNVibes | “Welcome to SKB,” on solar farm at St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw Airport gets international coverage

SKNVibes | “Welcome to SKB,” on solar farm at St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw Airport gets international coverage | Energy in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
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Taiwanese Solar Panel Manufacturing Plant Opens in St Kitts

Above: solar lights in St Kitts (CJ Photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

A $1.5 million solar panel manufacturing plant has opened at
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