German Energy Exhibition Nov. 27

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As part of the activities for CARICOM Energy Month, a travelling German energy exhibition will be mounted at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, from November 27 to December 2. The exhibition will be open to public viewing from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. It is educational in nature and seeks to highlight Germany’s transition …

Independent Power Producers Licences Next Year

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Independent power producers interested in supplying electricity to the national grid will be able to apply for licences by early in the New Year. Minister with responsibility for Energy, Senator Darcy Boyce, disclosed this today and added that recommendations on licensing systems for these producers should be in hand by the end of the year. He further revealed that proposals …

New Petrol Prices From Midnight Sunday

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Effective midnight, Sunday, March 5, the price of gasoline will decrease and the prices of diesel and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will increase. According to a statement from the Division of Energy, the retail price of gasoline will fall from $2.98 to $2.96 a litre, a decrease of two cents. The price of diesel will increase by four cents from …

Live Streaming Of Energy Meeting

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The Division of Energy and Telecommunications will live stream its town hall meeting to discuss the Interim Draft National Energy Policy for Barbados on Monday, February 27, on its Facebook page Energy Efficient Barbados. The town hall meeting, which will take place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, begins at 6:00 p.m. Discussion will be …

Solar House To Be Open At Agrofest

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The Division of Energy will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the construction of its Solar House in Queen’s Park by opening it up for public viewing during Agrofest from Friday, February 24 to Sunday, February 26. Patrons are invited to visit the solar house and participate in a number of activities, including a “Flip-The-Switch” competition and real-time analysis of photovoltaic …

Town Hall Meeting On Energy Policy

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The public is invited to a town hall meeting to discuss the Interim Draft National Energy Policy for Barbados on Monday, February 27, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. The meeting, which has been convened by the Division of Energy and Telecommunications, begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Flamboyant Room (North). Discussion will be led …

New Photovoltaic System At St. Leonard’s

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The Division of Energy has continued its mission to promote renewable energy and energy efficient initiatives in Barbados with the installation of a 12-kilowatt photovoltaic system at the St. Leonard’s Boys’ School. Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harcourt Husbands, flicked the switch to turn on the system, during a ceremony at the Richmond …

Students Challenged To Share Ideas

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Minister with responsibility for Energy and Telecommunications, Senator Darcy Boyce, has told secondary school students that they are the ones who will move Barbados forward over the next 50 years. Speaking today at a youth energy forum, hosted by the Division of Energy to celebrate Energy Month, Senator Boyce told his audience: “Whatever we do in technology in Barbados in …

Discussion On Energy Policy Soon

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Barbados’ draft National Energy Policy will be reviewed by Cabinet and should soon be presented to the public for discussion. This disclosure came today from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, as he delivered the feature address at the opening of the two-day Sustainable Energy Independence in the Caribbean: Making It Happen Conference, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Mr. Stuart said …

New Petroleum Prices Effective Midnight July 3

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(Stock Photo) Consumers will pay more for gasoline, diesel and kerosene, and less for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from midnight, Sunday, July 3. The retail price of gasoline will move from BDS$2.85 to $2.93 per litre, an increase of eight cents per litre. The price of diesel will rise from BDS$1.99 to $2.07 per litre, an increase of eight cents. …