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CARILEC Announces New Strategic Direction

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, January 25th, 2019 – In 2019, under the leadership of Executive Director Dr. Cletus Bertin, The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) will be unveiling a suite of activities that align with its current five-year plan Strategic Plan. These activities include commemorating its thirtieth year anniversary; a grand ceremony will be held […]

AMI Frequently Asked Questions from ANGLEC 

What is AMI? Advanced Metering Infrastructure (or AMI) is at the heart of Smart Grid technology and allows utilities to communicate with customers’ meters to perform tasks such as taking readings, monitoring power quality and facilitating disconnections and reconnections. What is a Smart Grid? A Smart Grid is an electricity network (or “grid”) that uses […]

CARILEC Focuses on Linesman Training, Prepares to Stage Annual Linesman Symposium and Rodeo

Photo Caption: Members of the LUCELEC team (L-R), ISPC Trainer and CARILEC Training Manager, Ms. Laurena Primus (Extreme Right) The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) continues to work with utilities to support them in capacity building and training for linesmen in the region. In November CARILEC supported The Grenada Electricity Services Ltd. (GRENLEC) in […]

RELIABLE ENERGY TO KICKSTART THE ECONOMY

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s energy infrastructure – 99 percent hydropower — is in desperate need of refurbishment and the 260 MW Nseke hydropower plant is no different. Located on the Lualaba river in the extreme south of the country, Nseke was originally commissioned by GE in 1956 but has been operating at a […]

Lithium-ion batteries ‘will be cheapest way to store power by 2050’

Lithium-ion batteries will be the cheapest way to store power by 2050. That’s the verdict from researchers at Imperial College London, who say the technology suits most storage applications, such as making sure energy grids do not suffer large fluctuations and allowing consumers to manage their bills. These features are important as the world increasingly relies […]

BMR Energy acquires 5MW Cayman Islands solar plant

BMR Energy announced today its acquisition of a 5 MW solar plant in the Cayman Islands from Entropy Cayman Solar I. The Virgin Group company will take over all operations of the country’s only utility-scale solar project and the power purchase agreement with the local utility, Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC). The Bodden Town Solar […]

World’s largest windfarm opens off Cumbria coast

The world’s largest offshore windfarm, capable of supplying enough green energy to power around 600,000 homes, has opened off the coast of England. The Walney Extension, a Danish-led and funded project in the Irish Sea off Cumbria, consists of 87 turbines covering an area of 145 square kilometres – roughly equivalent to 20,000 football pitches. […]