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Change coming

Change coming

Barbados could be in for a revolution of sorts. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce & Small Business Development Donville Inniss revealed Tuesday that the island was at “a very advanced stage” in terms of its development of practical renewable energy proposals, while stating that Government’s intention was to fully transform the industrial sector. He was […]

Energy to create wealth

Energy to create wealth

More opportunities are opening up for ordinary Barbadians to make money from generating renewable energy. This is the view of President of the Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA) Aidan Rogers. In an interview with Barbados TODAY, he said a decision by the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) earlier this year has created a new window of opportunity […]

It’s unjust

It’s unjust

The proposed construction of a multi-million dollar Canadian-owned solar farm on lands at Waterford Plantation, St Michael is getting some serious heat from leading local stakeholders and interest groups, including Williams Industries Chairman Ralph Bizzy Williams. Canadian energy company Deltro Group has applied for planning permission to build a 20 megawatt solar farm on 70 […]

DELTRO blames setbacks for project delay

DELTRO blames setbacks for project delay

With a promised multi-million dollar renewable energy facility yet to get off the ground, the Canadian energy firm which last year pledged “much cheaper” energy than what Barbadians were paying to Barbados Light & Power is seeking to reassure the country that the sun has not gone down on the project. When DELTRO Group Ltd […]

Venezuela’s oil offer still stands – ambassador

Venezuela’s oil offer still stands – ambassador

The door is still open for Barbados to purchase oil under the PetroCaribe agreement at generous preferential terms, resident Head of Mission at the Venezuelan Embassy Franciso Perez Santana has said. Dismissing concern that prevailing turmoil in the Spanish-speaking country had put a damper on the oil deal sealed 11 years ago, Santana insisted the […]

No TT fumes

No TT fumes

It’s just a matter of logistics. That was how Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Energy Senator Darcy Boyce has sought to explain Barbados’ decision to purchase Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the United States instead of its Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbour Trinidad and Tobago. Boyce said Barbados did not […]

New fuel price list

New fuel price list

Barbadians are paying less of petroleum products except kerosene. As of midnight Sunday, kerosene went up by a cent and now costs $0.81cents. The retail price of gasoline moved from $2.69 per litre to $2.58 per litre, while the price of diesel will drop from $1.82 per litre to $1.77 per litre. These represent decreases […]

BREA wants answers

The local non government organization that focuses on renewable energy is demanding answers from Government on a $26 million solar energy manufacturing plant to be established here by April 2016 by Canadian energy firm DELTRO Group. The Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA) has called on the Freundel Stuart administration to disclose what special concessions were […]

Building bridges

A number of regional and international agencies are gathered here hoping to come up with possible way of bridging the financing gap for the development of sustainable energy in the region. Representatives form the Ministry of Energy, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, the United Nation (UN), the German Federal Enterprise […]

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