NEW BUSINESS MODEL INEVITABLE FOR CARIBBEAN UTILITIES

CARILEC 2019 energy conference visions the way forward for sector leadership, climate resilience and economic sustainability Castries, Saint Lucia, May 28th, 2019: Caribbean utility leaders meeting at the 2019 CARILEC CEOs and Leadership Conference in Saint Lucia last week agreed that utility companies need to embrace a new business model built on Digitization, Decarbonization and […]

CARILEC GETS SAVVY ON ADVANCED MICROGRID DESIGN FOR POWERING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, April May 9th, 2019; As Caribbean economies explore pathways towards their Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 11) targets for Sustainable Cities and Communities, electricity providers remain heavily focused on strengthening domestic grid infrastructure, and are exploring opportunities for the deployment of microgrid technologies to meet the energy needs of communities, support a diversified […]

CARIBBEAN ENERGY SECTOR HEAD TO SAINT LUCIA FOR INFLUENTIAL ANNUAL ENERGY CONFERENCE

Keynote from president and CEO of global industry leader Wärtsilä Corporation  Castries, Saint Lucia, May 9th,2019; CARILEC and Saint Lucia Electricity Services (LUCELEC) will jointly host the 2019 CARILEC Chief Executive Officers and Leadership Conference slated for 21st-25th May in Saint Lucia.  This year’s theme “RETHINKING? Disruption. Resilience. Sustainability” will bring into focus policy, operations and practice […]

Governor Appoints 40-year Jamaican electricity expert to Conduct inquiry into FortisTCI Rate increase application

Providenciales, May 11, 2019 – Turks and Caicos – His Excellency, the Governor Dr. John Freeman by virtue of the powers conferred by section 39 of the Electricity Ordinance has appointed independent regulatory expert Mr. J Paul Morgan P.E., CEng. to conduct an inquiry into the reasonableness of the FortisTCI and TCU Ltd. Rate Variation Application.  […]

FortisTCI Achieves ISO 14001 & 45001 Certifications

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (Wednesday, May 8, 2019) – Effective April 29, FortisTCI is ISO 14001:2015 and 45001:2018 certified. The accreditations confirm that the company’s Occupational Health and Safety, and Environmental Management Systems are aligned to international best practice throughout all its operations within the Turks and Caicos Islands. The company is one of […]

Maintaining Knowledge for an Expanding Workforce

At any given time, several persons in the energy workforce are eligible to retire, including those in key positions. A retiring employee is a reason to celebrate in an industry that has always prided itself on the fulfilling, stable, and long-lasting careers it offers and the care it takes of its workers. But retirement is […]

Customer-Centric Transformation

Across our industry, member companies are transforming the energy service and are creating exciting, new customer offerings, while at the same time enhancing reliability and providing more clean energy than ever before. Our members are focused on meeting customers’ evolving needs, recognizing that in today’s energy environment, customers have high expectations in receiving world-class customer […]

MONTSERRAT RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT A MONUMENTAL STEP TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY

Brades, Montserrat– April 24, 2019— Today, the Ministry of Communications, Works, Labour and Energy (MCWLE) and Montserrat Utilities Limited (MUL) officially announce the first utility scale renewable energy project in the form of a rooftop solar project across several structures in Brades. The solar photovoltaic (PV) project is the first phase of two planned renewable […]

Eagle LNG’s Jacksonville LNG Export Facility Receives Final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

JACKSONVILLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)—Eagle LNG Partners (“Eagle LNG”) announced that it has reached a major milestone, receiving the Final Environmental Impact Statement (“FEIS”) from the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) to construct the Jacksonville LNG Export Facility. This is the final step in the environmental review process before the final Federal Authorization Decision Deadline and […]