January 2019

UAE Backs Renewables in the Caribbean

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

New solar projects are cropping up around the Caribbean, thanks to a $50 million grant fund created by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to promote renewable energy. The fund will ultimately benefit 16 countries, with the first three projects—in the Bahamas, Barbados, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines—now close to completion. The UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy […]

Reducing Fossil Fuel Dependence in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Generating electricity can be an expensive undertaking for small island states, which face such challenges as lack of scale and high fuel transport costs. The challenges only increase when a country includes multiple islands—as is the case with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Like much of the Caribbean, this island chain depends largely on fossil […]