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Project Preparation Facility launches Public Sector Stream

2022-03-24T19:10:06+00:00

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). CCREEE launched the Public Sector stream of the facility on May 4, 2021, six months after the launch of the PPF Private Sector Stream. The PPF supports investment and development of sustainable energy projects in the Regio by providing technical assistance, advisory support, and financial matchmaking for regional energy project developers, investors, and financiers. Having launched the private sector stream last November, the PPF is now at full operationalisation. The virtual [...]

Project Preparation Facility launches Public Sector Stream2022-03-24T19:10:06+00:00

CCREEE spotlights solar integration

2022-03-24T19:06:12+00:00

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.  This session was a part of an Integrated Resource and Resilience Plan (IRRP) capacity building series aimed to strengthen energy planning throughout CARICOM. Lecturer in the Department of Physics at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus, Dr. Randy Koon Koon led the session alongside Principal Consultant at ENBAR Consulting in Jamaica, Mr. David Barrett. Among other topics covered, Dr. Koon Koon and Mr. Barrett offered introductory instruction on solar photovoltaic (PV) integration, PV [...]

CCREEE spotlights solar integration2022-03-24T19:06:12+00:00

Innovative Approaches in Tertiary Education – The Case of the Master’s Degree in Sustainable Energy and Climate Change at the University of Technology, Jamaica

2022-03-24T19:03:37+00:00

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. This RUN Webinar was led by Dr. Ruth Potopsingh Vice President with responsibility for Sustainable Energy at the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica. View a live recording of the webinar here:

Innovative Approaches in Tertiary Education – The Case of the Master’s Degree in Sustainable Energy and Climate Change at the University of Technology, Jamaica2022-03-24T19:03:37+00:00

Graduates laud LEAP training programme

2022-03-24T18:57:54+00:00

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. Upon completion, many of the graduates describe the programme as a transformative and empowering experience that has given them the tools to make meaningful contributions to CARICOM’s Energy transformation. The LEAP, a powerful software system for integrated energy planning and climate mitigation assessment, was designed by the Stockholm Environment Institution (SEI), who also facilitated the training in partnership with the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI). Learn more about the programme here: https://bit.ly/EnergyLEAP. University [...]

Graduates laud LEAP training programme2022-03-24T18:57:54+00:00

Information Session: Supporting Sustainable Energy Investment Decisions

2022-03-24T18:54:31+00:00

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). The PPF aims to support the development of bankable sustainable energy projects. The facility offers technical assistance, advisory services, and financial matchmaking to both the private and public sector. The facility commenced its private sector stream at its launch in November of 2020 while the public sector stream was recently launched on May 4th, 2021. This information session will provide pertinent information on [...]

Information Session: Supporting Sustainable Energy Investment Decisions2022-03-24T18:54:31+00:00

Energy Storage Webinar

2022-03-24T18:49:04+00:00

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. This presentation will provide a close examination of various technologies to support resilience and key considerations and best practices in design of resilient system, which could include focus primarily on storage. This session will be facilitated by NREL through the kind support of USAID. Intended Audience: Energy planning professionals (at utilities, regulators or energy agencies), academics, and graduate students. About this series: Planning for the future [...]

Energy Storage Webinar2022-03-24T18:49:04+00:00

Guyana’s Energy Conundrum: Opportunities and Challenges

2022-03-24T18:42:27+00:00

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. This RUN webinar was led by Mr. Patrick Ketwaru, Lecturer in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Guyana (UG).

Guyana’s Energy Conundrum: Opportunities and Challenges2022-03-24T18:42:27+00:00

RUN welcomes new Coordinator

2022-03-24T18:15:19+00:00

MS. ANGELIKA S. NAMDAR was appointed Coordinator of the CARICOM Regional Universities Network (RUN) on April 16th, 2021 for a period of one year. The RUN is established as a ‘network of excellence’ for research and education on sustainable energy and includes the participation of the national and the regional universities to 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. Ms. Namdar was nominated by the Anton de Kom University (AdeKUS) for this position, where she currently serves as the Director of the [...]

RUN welcomes new Coordinator2022-03-24T18:15:19+00:00

The Science of Storytelling: Dr. John Agard honoured as CARICOM Energy Personality; works towards a “coalition of the willing”

2022-03-24T04:10:42+00:00

In this feature, we present Dr. John Agard to the CARICOM Energy Personality Series. An accomplished Nobel Peace Prize winner, academic author, researcher, tertiary-level professor and independent advisor, it’s no surprise that Dr. John Agard is arguably one of the most prolific and sought-after scientists in the world and has been recognized by CARICOM for its Energy Personality Series 2020. A professor of Tropical Island Ecology, he has been appointed to several high-profile committees in various global organizations and senior-level working groups – including at the Inter-American Development Bank, Association of Caribbean States and, most recently, the committee co-chair of the [...]

The Science of Storytelling: Dr. John Agard honoured as CARICOM Energy Personality; works towards a “coalition of the willing”2022-03-24T04:10:42+00:00

CARICOM Energy Personality Series Ellsworth Dacon hits the right notes to explore the world of geothermal energy in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

2022-03-24T04:07:09+00:00

In this feature, we present Ellsworth Dacon to the CARICOM Energy Personality Series. A leader undeterred by seemingly insurmountable challenges, Ellsworth Dacon brings sense to dollars as St. Vincent and the Grenadines moves strategically towards sustainable living. As the Director of Energy, he has applied his nineteen-year experience within the field of energy to venture into widening the lens of public and private collaborations, while closing the gap of energy needs for the nation of 110,000 citizens. With international partnerships and ever-changing technologies at play, Dacon habitually reasons with the realities of energy efficiency for his homeland by adapting a multi-layered [...]

CARICOM Energy Personality Series Ellsworth Dacon hits the right notes to explore the world of geothermal energy in St. Vincent and the Grenadines2022-03-24T04:07:09+00:00

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The Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean (TAPSEC) aims to support the region’s transition to a low-carbon, sustainable and climate-compatible development pathway, by increasing and improving access to modern, affordable and sustainable energy services.

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