first_imgCayman Islands legislator Winston Connolly (Photo via Caribbean News Service) NASSAU, The Bahamas, Jan 25 2017 – The Cayman Islands has just completed a National Energy Policy, it was announced here Wednesday.Cayman Islands legislator Winston Connolly said the draft document was completed last Friday and will now be sent to Cabinet for its consideration.It proposes moving from less than one percent (0.9 percent) solar and renewables to an ambitious 70 percent by 2037.Speaking at the fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF V), held here Jan. 23-25, Connolly admitted that it was “an uphill battle” even with his own parliamentary colleagues as he sought to get buy-in for the transition to renewable energy. Read more at: Caribbean News Service CDF, IRENA Collaborate to Boost Low-Carbon Investments in… You may be interested in… Two Major Leaps Towards a Climate Resilient, Emission-Free… Standards, Codes Critical to CARICOM Energy Sector… Oct 5, 2020 Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… center_img Oct 1, 2020 Find Way for Private Sector to Assume Role as Jobs Generator… Oct 2, 2020 Oct 15, 2020 Caribbean islands plug into electric car revolution25 July, 2018 – BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – With her foot down to show off the acceleration of the zippy electric car, Joanna Edghill spins around the car park before plugging the vehicle into a charging point beneath rows of solar panels converting Caribbean rays into power for…July 26, 2018In “Barbados”Caribbean billed as next hotbed for renewable developmentFORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique, CMC – A senior official of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said Wednesday that the agency is convinced of the potential that renewables present for sustainable development for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) including those in the Caribbean.   Director of the IRENA Knowledge, Policy and Finance Centre, Henning…June 25, 2015In “Antigua & Barbuda”Agriculture, climate change, renewable energy to benefit as IDB carves out $13B for lending[su_pullquote align=”right”]“I think we are putting our money where our mouth is when it comes to us as a partner with CARICOM and us as a partner with the other entities that work with us.” – Mr. Jerry Butler, Executive Director, IDB[/su_pullquote]NASSAU, The Bahamas, Jan 23 2017 – The Inter-American…January 24, 2017In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApplast_img

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