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 […]

Regional Electric Utility Lineworkers & Manufacturers to Focus on Safety, Power & People During Upcoming CARILEC Symposium

  Castries, Saint Lucia, June 21, 2021: With a virtual comeback following a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CARILEC’s 2021 Lineworkers’ and Manufacturers’ Symposium is set to be unveiled on June 22nd and 23rd, 2021.  This year’s symposium will be hosted virtually under the theme ‘Safety. Power. People’.  The Lineworkers’ and Manufacturers’ […]

New DNV research highlights 10 energy systems technologies that must work together to meet global decarbonization targets

DNV, the independent assurance and risk management provider, has highlighted how 10 key energy transition technologies are expected to develop, compete, and interact over the next five years if global economies are to meet emissions reduction targets. DNV’s aim is to make an objective and realistic assessment of the status of these technologies and evaluate […]

CCRIF’s Members in the Caribbean and Central America Renew Catastrophe Risk Insurance Policies Ahead of Another Active Hurricane Season

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, June 14, 2021. CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce that its member governments have renewed their parametric insurance coverage for tropical cyclones, excess rainfall, earthquakes, and the fisheries sector ahead of the upcoming 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season. This is the second year in a row that members have ceded over US$1 […]

Leclanché introduces a new generation of lithium-ion battery modules for e transport vehicles and vessels and unveils a high-volume European module production line

Tue Jun 15 The new module is compatible with the full range of Leclanché cells – LTO 34Ah, G/NMC 60Ah and G/NMC 65Ah The modules are designed to support up to 800A in continuous current and enabling a battery system of up to 1’200V with a functionally safe battery management system (BMS) The new modules feature […]