Caribbean Infrastructure News

April 15, 2024

LASCO distributors completes solar pilot project in partnership with UWI and USAID

LASCO Distributors has completed the UWI/LASCO Solar Pilot Project, installing a 500 kW PV+ system at its facility in Spanish Town, St Catherine, and…

April 14, 2024

IDB approves $60 million credit line to boost blue economy in the Bahamas

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) proposed a US$60 million Conditional Credit Line for Investment Projects aimed at promoting sustainable…

March 28, 2024

Bahamas seeks accountability for climate change

The Bahamas has submitted a request to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hold countries accountable for climate change. This submission…

March 28, 2024

Turks and Caicos Islands, Grenada, and Barbados explore Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC)

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) is back in the mix in the Caribbean as countries look for sustainable energy alternatives. Recent meetings…

March 28, 2024

Caribbean Transmission Development Company (CTDC) aims to connect DR and Puerto Rico via a submarine electrical cable

The Caribbean Transmission Development Company (CTDC) revealed that connecting the Dominican Republic with Puerto Rico via a submarine electrical…

March 28, 2024

Dominican Republic makes more strides on solar energy with new concessions and renewable targets

The Dominican Republic’s government awarded definitive concessions for two solar projects totaling 67 MWn. Empresa Generadora de Electricidad…

March 14, 2024

Puntacana Group partners with Eurelius for solar energy project in Punta Cana

The Puntacana Group and Eurelius have signed an agreement to implement a solar energy generation project in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This…

March 14, 2024

Antigua and Barbuda inaugurate hybrid solar plant

A new solar and battery project in Antigua and Barbuda, funded by the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund, is now operational. The design includes…

February 29, 2024

IDB Lab invests in electric vehicle start-up, GoElectricTT, in Trinidad and Tobago

IDB Lab, the innovation arm of the IDB Group, will invest in startup GoElectricTT to introduce electric vehicles in Trinidad and Tobago. Source: IADB