RUN welcomes new Coordinator

15 June 2021

MS. ANGELIKA S. NAMDAR was appointed Coordinator of the CARICOM Regional Universities Network (RUN) on April 16th, 2021 for a period of one year.

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Guyana’s Energy Conundrum: Opportunities and Challenges

11 June 2021

The Regional Universities Networking (RUN) Webinar will enhance the engagement of the Network with each other and with external stakeholders, by providing a space for the exchange of ideas and facilitate collaborative dialogue.

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Capacity Building Series: Energy Storage

1 June 2021

Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) invites you to attend a capacity building session on Energy Storage, to be held virtually on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. AST.

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Information Session: Supporting Sustainable Energy Investment Decisions

19 May 2021

Targeted towards the public sector, the session will feature two mechanisms within the CCREEE that support sustainable energy investment: the Project Preparation Facility’s (PPF) public sector stream and the CARICOM Energy Knowledge Hub’s (CEKH) Energy Report Cards (ERC).

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Graduates laud LEAP training programme

May 18 2021

After eight weeks of intense instruction and practice, 123 energy professionals from 14 CARICOM member States graduated from the globally recognised Low Emissions Analysis Platform (LEAP) training programme.

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Innovative Approaches in Tertiary Education

14 May 2021

The Regional Universities Networking (RUN) Webinar will enhance the engagement of the Network with each other and with external stakeholders, by providing a space for the exchange of ideas and facilitate collaborative dialogue.

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CCREEE spotlights solar integration

May 11 2021

The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE’s) continues to edify regional energy professionals through a virtual capacity building session on Solar Integration.

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Project Preparation Facility launches Public Sector Stream

May 4 2021

The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) welcomed CARICOM Governments developing clean energy projects to take advantage of the services offered by the Project Preparation Facility (PPF).

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TAPSEC Investing in Caribbean Labour for a Sustainable, Climate Resilient Future

Nov 10 2021

With significant advancements planned and underway in policy, regulation, and financing for sustainable energy solutions in the Caribbean, growing the technical capacity of the region’s labour force is paramount in the transition plan to a low-carbon future.

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CARICOM’s First Energy Knowledge Hub Launched

29 April 2021

The Caribbean is now home to its first energy data repository and knowledge management framework, the CARICOM Energy Knowledge Hub (CEKH). The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) launched the hub on Thursday, April 29 2021, during an hour-long virtual opening ceremony.

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CRAF Signs First Financing Partner

29 April 2021

The Caribbean region will now  benefit from significant investments in Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) projects with the rollout of the Credit Risk Abatement Facility (CRAF), a product of the Caribbean Development Fund (CDF), aimed at incentivizing investments in Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs), advancing clean energy projects.

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LEAP, Empowering Regional Energy Professionals with the Capacity to Transition the Caribbean to a Sustainable Future

19 April 2021

As the global energy landscape undergoes a profound transformation, characterised primarily by a rapid growth of renewables, CARICOM member states continue to work assiduously to advance sustainable energy developments, mainstream renewable energy technologies, integrate electric vehicles into the transportation sector and transition traditional legacy systems to renewable energy systems.

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Sargassum Seaweed for Green Transportation

16 April 2021

The island State of Barbados has set the ambitious goal to be 100% fossil fuel free by 2030. In pursuit of that goal, the Government of Barbados has invested in green power production and green public transportation.

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CCREEE Workshop Series Focuses on Demand Projection and Demand Side Management

13 April 2021

The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) has been hosting a series of virtual capacity building sessions to help prepare regional energy actors for the future of the electricity sector.

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Building on Solid Foundations: The Key to a Successful IRRP

29 March 2021

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Introduction to Grid Modelling

23 March 2021

Grid modelling and grid impact studies have become increasingly important for effective energy system planning as it provides policymakers and other energy actors with key information that produces good estimates for future energy systems.

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RUN Brings Together Academia, Industry, and NGOs

19 March 2021

The primary objective of the Regional Universities Network (RUN) is to function as a “network of excellence” within the research, innovation and education ecosystem to help promote sustainable development within the region

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CCREEE IRRP Workshop Series: Data Collection and Climate Vulnerability Modelling

4-9 March 2021

The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) is mandated to help several CARICOM member States develop and implement their respective integrated resource and resilience plans (IRRPs).

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PPF, CRAF Targets Regional Project Developers & Financiers

4 March 2021

Gone are the days when Caribbean renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) project developers need to look outside the Region for project and business plan refinement or financing.

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CCREEE Develops Capacity of Hydropower Project Developers

26 February 2021

At the 82nd Special Meeting of the Council of Trade and Economic Development (COTED), CARICOM endorsed the methodology, principles, and practices of Integrated Resource and Resilience Plans (IRRPs) as the preferred method for renewable energy (RE) development for CARICOM Member States, each of which will have produced a national IRRP by 2023.

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Antigua and Barbuda Kick off NEP revision

19 February 2021

The island nation of Antigua and Barbuda is set to benefit from a Revision of its National Energy Policy (NEP), which kicked off on Friday, February 19, 2021. Not only will the revised NEP provide the framework for a greater integration of renewable energy (RE) sources in the national grid, but it will also streamline the process for RE investment approvals, encourage investment in RE demonstration projects for wind and solar sources, and increase the technical capacity of local energy institutions and energy actors to support clean energy development on the island.

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50+ Energy Stakeholders Harness the Power of Wind

18 February 2021

Traditional energy systems within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continue to find themselves at the mercy of fluctuations within the energy market, the limitations of traditional designs, and the unpredictable impacts of natural disasters. As a result, following plans outlined within the CARICOM Energy Policy, Member States are working assiduously to transition to renewable energy, relying heavily on energy diversification within their respective markets.

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Knee Deep in a COVID-19 Stricken Economy, Why Should the Caribbean Accelerate Investment in Sustainable Energy?

15 February 2021

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St. Lucia Powering Toward 35% RE

2 February 2021

As Saint Lucia races toward achieving 35% renewable energy penetration by 2025, the National Utilities Regulatory Commission (NURC) kicked off a Capacity Building Workshop series under the ‘Study for Establishing the Rates of Renewable Energy for Saint Lucia’, an energy pricing project. The six-session training series commenced on February 2nd and will conclude on February 15th.

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IRRPs Advance in 3 Countries, New Beneficiaries Added

22 January 2021

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PM Mottley urges bold policy strides to push CARICOM energy transformation at launch of PPF and CRAF

25 November 2020

The Right Honourable Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados encouraged fellow CARICOM States to actively pursue the policy measures that would transform CARICOM’s energy landscape.

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Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning to Strengthen Caribbean Energy Sector and Boost Climate Resilience

Oct 30 2020

In the past decade, Caribbean countries have endured increasingly abnormal hydro-meteorological phenomena which have decimated communities and local industries, collapsed energy infrastructure, ravaged regional budgets and laid bare the low resilience of Caribbean energy systems to climate change.

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TAPSEC Building-on Sustainable Energy Successes of the Dominican Republic

Oct 30 2020

With renewable energy legislation passed by legislators of the Dominican Republic in 2007, the country is moving progressively towards its renewable energy transition.

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GIZ-TAPSEC and UWI Mona Sign Financing Agreement

Oct 10 2020

Recognising the critical role of academic institutions in facilitating the region’s sustainable energy transition, GIZ and the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus, signed a financing agreement in August for the institutional strengthening of the Mona campus and the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC).  

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CARICOM | TAPSEC – Leading the RE policy transition across the Caribbean

July 30 2020

With the launch of the CARICOM Energy Policy & Regulations Help Desk, agencies across the Caribbean are confident in the support it will provide in advancing the region’s transition to renewable energy resources in the face of supply and economic challenges with imported fossil fuels.

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The launch of the CARICOM Energy Policy and Regulations Help Desk

29 July 2020

The launch of the CARICOM Energy Policy and Regulations Help Desk, on July 29, 2020, promised major support in advancing the region’s transition to renewable energy (RE) resources as agencies face supply and economic challenges with imported fossil fuels.

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CCREEE Works Toward a Resilient Caribbean through Integrated Resource and Resilience Plans

May 13, 2020

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Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning to Strengthen Caribbean Energy Sector and Boost Climate Resilience

13 April 2020

Caribbean countries have endured increasingly abnormal hydro-meteorological phenomenons which have decimated communities and industries, collapsed energy infrastructure, ravaged regional budgets and exposed the low resilience of Caribbean energy systems to climate change.

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