Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, SKELEC and Leclanché Commence Construction of Caribbean’s Largest Solar Generation and Storage System

    Innovative, fully integrated solar photovoltaic generation and lithium-ion battery energy storage system, will displace 30-35% of the islands’ diesel-generated baseload power Sustainable microgrid system to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 740,000 metric tons over 20 years   BASSETERRE, St Kitts and Nevis and YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland, December 10, 2020 – The Government of St. […]

Morristown Utilities and Pulaski Electric System Named as CoRecipients of Community Strong Award for Exemplary Work to Support Their Communities During COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NORWALK, CT – December 08, 2020 – Smart grid technology leader Tantalus Systems is excited to recognize two utilities leveraging their smart grid and AMI solutions to help keep their local communities thriving despite ongoing challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. During Tantalus’ annual Users Conference, Tantalus recognized Morristown Utilities (MU) and […]

Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) Says Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Pilot Positive – Next Up: Testing Electric Vehicle Buses

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, is a step closer to having a diversified fleet after a near one-year pilot of running some buses on liquefied natural gas, or LNG. General Manager Paul Abrahams says the five buses in the pilot operating out of Portmore depot have proven cost-effective in relation to their maintenance, that […]

CARILEC Successfully Hosts Eight (8) Specialised Utility Update Sessions

CARILEC Successfully Hosts Eight (8) Specialised Utility Update Sessions Throughout the month of November 2020, CARILEC held a series of Specialised Utility Update Sessions which featured several Member Utilities, providing valuable information regarding key functional areas.  The Sessions were held using the REMO Platform, a software program which facilitates virtual, conference style events.  CARILEC Member […]

The R.E.A.C.H Project Welcomes CREA

Bridgetown, Barbados November 24th, 2020 – The Resilient Environment & Agricultural Caribbean Habitats (REACH) Project welcomes a new scientific partner. The Council for Agricultural Research and Economics of Italy (CREA) has joined the existing consortium and will be leading innovative research activities covering the nexus among disasters, agricultural crops and pest management. CREA is a leading […]

The CARICOM Private Sector Organisation and the Caribbean Community Sign MOU

The CARICOM Private Sector Organization (CPSO) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), on Thursday 3 December 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which establishes the legal framework for cooperation and collaboration between the Private Sector and the Community, as mandated by the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community. Mr. Gervase Warner, CPSO Chairman, […]

CDF and CCREEE Jointly Launch Sustainable Energy Support Facilities

CDF and CCREEE Jointly Launch Facilities to Support the Development and Financing of Sustainable Energy Projects The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) today strengthened their partnership when the two regional institutions jointly launched two facilities intended to support sustainable energy projects within the Caribbean Community […]

CUC Donates 50 Laptops to Government Schools

          Thursday, December 4, 2020 Press Release Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) has partnered with the Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services to donate 50 DELL laptops, to be distributed to government school students across the Cayman Islands. The donation, worth CI$25,000.00, will provide students with access to […]