Abrahams: Practise What You Learn

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Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, is urging Barbadian students to practise what they learn when it comes to renewable energy and recycling. Minister Abrahams, while interacting today with Blackman and Gollop Primary School students, at morning assembly, at Staple Grove, Christ Church, stressed: “I want you to learn about renewable energy. I want you to learn about …

Children Encouraged To Compete & Dream Big

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Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, is encouraging students to enter educational competitions and dream big. Addressing the morning assembly at Good Shepherd Primary, Fitts Village, St. James today, Minister Abrahams encouraged the pupils to enter every competition they could, whether the subject matter was on energy, agriculture, water or tourism. He reminded them that not every time …

Engaging Youth In Renewable Energy

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 Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, believes that it is an exciting time for youth because they will be the inventors who are going to help take Barbados forward in renewable energy. He expressed this belief today, as he addressed Classes Three and Four pupils of the Lawrence T Gay Memorial School, where he was presenting Tai Gill …

Acting Energy Minister – Continue To Set Bar High

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Students of the Milton Lynch Primary School have been encouraged to set the bar high and continue their good work because competition was required to bring the best out of them. Acting Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Ryan Straughn, gave these words of encouragement to the winners of the Ministry’s Energy Month Essay and Colouring Competitions, as well as …

Renewable Energy Cooperation Can Be Beneficial

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Inter-island cooperation on enhancing the renewable energy transformation process in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) can be advantageous. Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams made this suggestion recently while attending the 9th International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly in Abu Dhabi. He suggested to his SIDS counterparts that they cooperate to avoid duplicating efforts and repeating mistakes. “The …

Financing Critical To SIDS Renewable Energy Efforts

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Access to financing that is predictable and easily accessible is critical to Small Island Developing States’ (SIDS) Renewable Energy (RE) endeavours. This statement was made recently by Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, as he addressed the Ministerial session of the 9th International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly in Abu Dhabi. “We as SIDS are an eclectic group …

Minister Abrahams To Attend IRENA Meeting

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Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, will attend the 9th IRENA assembly in Abu Dhabi, from January 10 to 17. Mr. Abraham’s attendance at the IRENA assembly will be of benefit to Barbados, as it will allow for access to policy and regulatory advisory services, a network to share information, knowledge and best practices and technical expertise during …

Great Potential For Local Energy Sector

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Providing a continuous supply of safe and reliable energy, especially with the advent of electricity from alternative and renewable sources, has placed the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources in an enviable position. Minister Wilfred Abrahams made this statement during the Barbados’ Light and Power (BL&P) Third Energy Talks under the theme: Seizing The Future Choosing Our Destiny, last evening …

Renewable Energy Goals Can Benefit BWA

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The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) stands to benefit significantly from a reduction in operating costs, if Government’s target of 100 per cent renewable energy is reached by 2030, since it now spends about BDS$2.2 million per month in electricity costs. Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, made this disclosure, as he addressed the Barbados Association of Professional Engineers …

Full Support Needed To Achieve 2030 Goal

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Government’s efforts alone cannot attain the goal of achieving 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030. Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, stressed this point today, during his address at the Barbados Association of Professional Engineers Seminar ‘100 Renewables by 2030?’, at the Savannah Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church. “There is no time now for loitering on the steps …