Leclanché and Government of St. Kitts Agree to Build Largest Solar Generation Plus Storage Project in Caribbean

PRESS RELEASE Leclanché and Government of St. Kitts Agree to Build Largest Solar Generation Plus Storage Project in Caribbean Fully Integrated Solar Photovoltaic and Lithium‐ion Battery Energy Storage System Will Provide Clean and Reliable Energy for Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis; DALLAS and YVERDON LES BAINS, Switzerland, August 7, […]

PM Says Newly Commissioned LNG Terminal Will Reduce Energy Costs

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the newly commissioned Floating Storage and Regasification Terminal, demonstrates that the country is conscious about protecting the environment, and is committed to reducing energy costs. He also argues that this now establishes Jamaica as a premier liquified natural gas (LNG) hub. Mr. Holness was speaking at a […]

Governor Appoints 40-year Jamaican electricity expert to Conduct inquiry into FortisTCI Rate increase application

Providenciales, May 11, 2019 – Turks and Caicos – His Excellency, the Governor Dr. John Freeman by virtue of the powers conferred by section 39 of the Electricity Ordinance has appointed independent regulatory expert Mr. J Paul Morgan P.E., CEng. to conduct an inquiry into the reasonableness of the FortisTCI and TCU Ltd. Rate Variation Application.  […]

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. […]