Dominica to provide nearly entire population with geothermal energy, funded partly by its citizenship programme

Monday, January 28, 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica — In December, Dominica’s energy minister, Ian Douglas, addressed the government’s plans to build a geothermal plant in the third quarter of 2019. Construction will be set on the outskirts of the capital city of Roseau. It hopes to power 23,000 homes with clean geothermal energy, which represents approximately 90% of the entire […]

Charging Ahead: The Growth of Electric Car and Bus Markets in Latin American Cities

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Although electric mobility is at an early stage in Latin America, several cities have made significant advances. “Charging Ahead: The Growth of Electric Car and Bus Markets in Latin American Cities,” a new report by the Inter-American Dialogue, addresses a number of critical questions about electric transport in Latin America, drawing on case studies of […]

Saint Lucia Has a New Solar Farm

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, former President Figueres of Costa Rica and the Rocky Mountain Institute have officially opened a major new three-megawatt solar farm in Saint Lucia. The Vieux Fort-area renewable energy project, the first of its kind in Saint Lucia, was made […]

15% of Peru’s energy matrix in 2030 to be generated from renewable sources

Monday, August 06, 2018

The Peruvian Government has pledged to ensure that 15% of the Inca country’s energy matrix in 2030 will be generated using renewable sources, Energy and Mines Minister Francisco Ismodes said Monday. “The Government is focused on increasing the participation of renewable energies in the energy matrix,” he pointed out. In the case of the recently […]

Argentina and Chile reaffirm their binational energy integration

Friday, July 20, 2018

This press release from the energy ministries of Argentina and Chile was published using an automatic translation system. A fruitful meeting was held in Santiago between the energy ministers of Chile and Argentina, Susana Jiménez and Javier Iguacel, respectively, who reaffirmed the political priority of both governments with energy integration. The focus of the meeting […]

UTech, Jamaica Hosts OAS 70th Anniversary Lecture and Roundtable Discussion on Sustainable Energy

Friday, March 09, 2018

Sharing a light moment from left: His Excellency Nestor Mendez, Organisation of American States (OAS) Assistant Secretary General, Mrs. Hillary Alexander, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, CD, President, University of Technology, Jamaica and Ms. Jeanelle van GlaanenWeygel, Representative, OAS Office of the General Secretariat in Jamaica. The occasion was […]