Microgrids in the Caribbean: Nothing micro about the opportunity

Guest Editorial, written by Kaitlyn Bunker, Ph.D., Rocky Mountain Institute – Carbon War Room Energy systems around the world are witnessing a shift towards smaller, more sustainable, and more accessible electricity generation and connection options. Microgrids are at the center of this fundamental change, bringing new and innovative business models to the traditional energy model. […]

St. Vincent moves forward with 10-15 MW geothermal project

The Energy Unit and the St. Vincent Geothermal Company will host two public meetings next week to discuss the ongoing geothermal energy project near the La Soufriere Volcano. As work continues on the 10 to 15 MW plant, the two agencies have decided to host sessions to inform the public of advancing plans. The first […]

St. Vincent and the Grenadines receives funding for geothermal energy development

In an effort to further develop the renewable energy sector of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Caribbean Development Bank has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of the United Kingdom, through its Department for International Development. The high costs of energy in SVG have long been ranked as a major obstacle […]

Fortune favors the bold: St. Vincent moves swiftly to develop geothermal

In a region which has struggled to get its geothermal ducks in a row, everything appears to be coming together in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, for what could be the first geothermal project built in the Caribbean in 30 years. “There’s no reason we should be the first, but we might be because we […]