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 […]

Research reveals G20 needs over 3,500 GW of flexibility to enable 100% renewable electricity, as Wärtsilä launches grid balancing technology

Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 31 March 2021 at 9:00 AM E. Europe Standard Time The technology group Wärtsilä has today launched grid balancing technology – capable of ramping up to 10+ MW in two minutes – to bridge utilities to a 100% renewable energy future at the lowest cost. The launch comes as the […]

Electric Vehicles Would Save Jamaica Millions of Dollars – IDB

April 8, 2021 “If Jamaica were to electrify 12 to 16% of its private and public fleets, the economy would benefit from approximately 2% of the GDP.”  This recent revelation came from Therese Turner-Jones, the General Manager of the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Country Department Caribbean Group and Jamaica Country Representative.  Ms. Turner-Jones was speaking […]

DNV updates carbon capture and storage (CCS) recommended practice as the energy transition picks up the pace

  DNV has published new procedures designed to provide the required safety level in transporting CO2 by pipelines and strengthen the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. This follows the outcome of the CO2SafeArrest joint industry project (JIP) between Energy Pipelines CRC (Australia) and DNV. The work has been supported by the Norwegian […]