Is The Caribbean Ready For Electric Cars?

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 6, 2021: As we all know, electric cars and EVs, in general, are the future of mobility. Over the years, several private car owners have started adopting EVs, especially in North America thanks to companies like Tesla. But, unlike the northern regions, EV adoption is still taking off in […]

Caribbean Tree Planting Week: Protecting Biodiversity, Restoring Ecosystems and Strengthening Cultural Roots

OECS Release — Since February 2020, the Caribbean Philanthropic Alliance (CariPhilAlliance) and its network of partners have mobilized youth, community-based and non-governmental organizations across 22 Caribbean countries and territories to plant more than 1.4 million trees, through the Caribbean Tree Planting Project (CTPP). The upsurge in enthusiasm and advocacy, especially through youth action – the CariPhilAlliance Tree […]

Leclanché Concludes its Annual General Meeting

Wed Jun 30 The shareholders have approved an increase in the authorised share capital until 30 June 2023 at a maximum of 60,000,000 shares The shareholders approved the conversion of CHF 29.7 million of debt owed to SEFAM[1] and Golden Partner into shares of the Company in order to strengthen the balance sheet as proposed by the […]

Hurricane Elsa System Update # 3

Castries, July 03, 2021 – St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) crews worked through the night and are back on the ground this morning to continue power restoration following the passage of Hurricane Elsa on Friday, July 2. At 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 3, LUCELEC crews had restored power to 90% of customers. The […]

JPS Streetlight Programme hit hard by Shortage of Parts – International Suppliers Rescheduling Production Dates

July 1, 2021 The JPS Streetlight Programme has been hit hard by the shortage of parts and supplies used to replace and repair lamps across the country. This shortage has resulted from our international suppliers being impacted by material shortages and disruptions in worldwide shipping logistics since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consequently, this […]

ECLAC: Caribbean has Right Conditions to Become Renewable Energy Hub

SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) —The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says the region has all the right conditions to become a renewable energy hub with great potential in green hydrogen. “Several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have advantages for entering this market because their electricity matrices are relatively clean or […]

LUCELEC Opens New Southern Customer Service Office

#6/2021 For Immediate Release Contact: Roger Joseph Corporate Communications Manager Tel: 457-4520| Mobile: 484-3857   Castries, June 29, 2021 – On Monday June 21, the St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) opened a new Southern Office in Vieux-Fort to serve the public. The office is located in Martha’s Commercial Centre, opposite Gablewoods South, along the […]