Caribbean Utilities Forge a New World of Human Connections by Clicking, Connecting, and Inspiring

‘The New World of Human Connections: Click, Connect and Inspire’ was quite aptly selected as the theme for CARILEC’s 2021 Virtual Human Resource, Corporate Communications and Customer Service (HRCCCS) Conference, held on March 23rd and 24th.  Over a two (2) day period, communicators, human resource officers and customer service personnel from several organisations within the […]

Barbados RF Bank Completes BBD$14m Green Energy Bond

featured photo above: Jillian Nunes, Vice President & Barbados Country Head, RF Bank BARBADOS-BASED RF Merchant Bank & Trust Limited (RF) this week announced that it has completed a fund raise of BBD$14m in Green Energy bonds for Williams Renewable Energy Limited (WREL) — a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams Caribbean Capital (WCCB), an entity […]

CARILEC Successfully Hosts its First Ever Virtual Occupational Health & Safety Seminar

On March 1st and 2nd 2021, CARILEC successfully hosted its first ever Virtual Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Seminar, under the theme ‘Safety Leadership = Safety Culture’.  The seminar commenced with a well-attended joint opening ceremony in partnership with the St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC), which also launched the utility’s celebration of twenty-five (25) […]

JPS $489M Investment in Michelton Halt Substation Project Significantly Benefits Customers

37% Reliability Improvement in Linstead and Surrounding Communities March 8, 2021 Since the commissioning of the Michelton Halt Substation in St. Catherine, at the end of 2019, Linstead and surrounding communities, have seen a 37% improvement in reliability. The JPS substation uses modern technology that has eliminated emergency outages originating at the substation level. This […]

Guyana’s Government says 165 Megawatts Amaila Falls Hydro “will become a reality”

Guyana’s government will push for development of the 165-MW Amaila Falls hydroelectric project, which was shelved by the previous administration, according to finance minister Ashni Singh During his 2021 budget speech to parliament, Singh said Amaila “will become a reality” under President Irfaan Ali, who took office in August. The hydro plant has been targeted by the […]

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Pumps Millions into Caribbean Renewable Energy Projects

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, one of the UAE’s leading financial entities, continued to advance its sustainable development agenda within the country and abroad through clean-energy initiatives. Notwithstanding challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Fund completed five crucial renewable energy projects in five partner countries, including Cuba, Somaliland, the Bahamas, Barbados, and Saint Vincent and […]

Sovereign Pacific’s USD $500M Fund for The Caribbean Region

Sovereign Pacific Capital Ltd., www.sovereignpacific.co, a Singapore based wealth and asset management organization, partners with Possibility Group Ltd., a Caribbean value creation organization, to establish a USD $500M Sovereign Pacific Fund for sustainable investments in St. Kitts & Nevis and the Caribbean region. Sovereign Pacific Fund will be administered and managed by Possibility Capital Inc., www.possibility.capital, a Caribbean wealth and asset management organization. Sovereign Pacific Capital’s focus includes Financial […]