LUCELEC Heath And Safety = Equation For Wealth

St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) has one hundred and seventy-three (173) male team members. They are the overwhelming majority at the electric utility. It was to them Fr Ignatius Cetoute spoke, urging care of their emotional health. The Catholic priest was the featured speaker at the launch of the annual LUCELEC Health and Safety […]

EARTH HOUR 2019- March 30th at 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time

March 30th was Earth Hour, an annual worldwide grassroots movement, organised by the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) to unite people and protect the planet. Engaging a massive mainstream community on a broad range of environmental issues, Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. The event encourages individuals, households […]

Energy Trends

March 31st marked 90 days into 2019, and while 2018 may feel like a distant memory, there’s still a lot to look forward to in the next 275 days. Here we touch on some trends to look out for in 2019. 1. Continued rise in the sale of electric vehicles Sales are expected to continue […]

On the Road to Reduced Carbon Emission

The central aim of the Paris Agreement is to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects. Particularly, limiting the global rise in temperature during this century, to well below 2 degrees Celsius and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Despite these lofty […]

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 […]