Barbados’ Green Energy Target Is Achievable

Sheena Forde Ministry News

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, Jehu Wiltshire, is of the view that Barbados’ target of becoming a 100 per cent green and carbon neutral island state by 2030 is one that can be achieved. Addressing participants at a meeting of the National Energy Task Force this morning under the theme: Implementing and Transitioning to Renewable …

Energy Exhibition Opens At UWI

Joy Springer Top Stories

Government has welcomed the opportunity to benefit from the experiences of Germany in respect of its transition to renewable energy and energy efficiency. Speaking at the opening of the German Energy Transition Travelling Exhibition at the Cave Hill Campus, UWI on Monday, Senator Harcourt Husbands, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, lauded Germany’s record of 85 per cent of …

National Energy Policy To Be Unveiled Soon

Nya Phillips Ministry News

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has come in for high praise for securing a US$3.5 million grant from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for two renewable energy projects. The collaboration will see the construction of a 500-kilowatt ground-mount solar photovoltaic system at the Bowmanston Pumping Station, St. John; as well that of a charging facility for electronic vehicles at Lakes …

Live Streaming Of Energy Meeting

bgis Ministry News

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 …

Town Hall Meeting On Energy Policy

Joy Springer Ministry News

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 …

Discussion On Energy Policy Soon

Sharon Austin Top Stories

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 …