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CARICOM Energy Personality Series A Woman of Action: Manorma Soeknandan strengthens Suriname’s resolve towards energy efficiency

2022-03-24T04:03:29+00:00

In this feature, we present Dr. Manorma Soeknandan to the CARICOM Energy Personality Series. As a career diplomat, Dr. Manorma Soeknandan brings a wealth of experience to the renewable energy front within the CARICOM region. Her distinguished leadership style has indubitably enriched the industry framework in her native Suriname, helping to bridge the gap between policy and implementation of needful programmes and services across communities, cities and countries that she selflessly serves. Taking a multi-focal approach that balances legislation, education, and project management, she is well-versed in elevating the profiles on institutions that guide the energy vision for the region. By [...]

CARICOM Energy Personality Series A Woman of Action: Manorma Soeknandan strengthens Suriname’s resolve towards energy efficiency2022-03-24T04:03:29+00:00

CARICOM Energy Personality Series Roger Blackman activates powerful community spirit to optimize energy efficiency initiatives in Barbados

2022-03-24T03:59:39+00:00

In this feature, we present Roger Blackman to the CARICOM Energy Personality Series. With a personal story and professional life that paints a prototypical picture of regional interconnectivity, the life’s work of Roger Blackman is one that truly represents the limitless potential of the Caribbean as it relates to sustainable development. As the Managing Director of Barbados Light & Power (BL&P), he has successfully dedicated his expertise in the field of electricity and energy efficiency to improve the lives of Barbadians for the last 30 years – and that’s just one layer to this dynamic executive’s reach. From EV Fleets to [...]

CARICOM Energy Personality Series Roger Blackman activates powerful community spirit to optimize energy efficiency initiatives in Barbados2022-03-24T03:59:39+00:00

Heather Pinnock envisions a new era of Sustainable Tropical Living in the Caribbean

2022-03-24T03:48:43+00:00

In this feature, we present Heather Pinnock to the CARICOM Energy Personality Series. As a Jamaican-born Sustainability Champion and brilliant architect, Heather Pinnock’s career portfolio has focused on a number of challenges that centre around eco-friendly urbanity. Pinnock’s long-standing and meritorious advocacy, which has anchored itself in the promotion of building Caribbean environments which are resilient for future generations, has seen her featured in Forbes Magazine and, most recently, one of 101 Women highlighted in the Changemakers Jamaica 2020 publication. Today, this General Manager of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) continues her mission to spur growth and improve the quality of [...]

Heather Pinnock envisions a new era of Sustainable Tropical Living in the Caribbean2022-03-24T03:48:43+00:00

Step By Step: Anthony Chen illuminates pathways to renewable energy solutions in Jamaica

2022-03-24T03:51:54+00:00

In this feature, we present Dr. Anthony Chen to the CARICOM Energy Personality Series. There is no doubt that the modern world requires evolved concepts and frameworks to combat the effects of climate predictions and projections within impacted socio-economic sectors. Globally, the lack of action threatens devastating consequences for future generations if the world chooses not to act quickly in the best interests of the environment. In Jamaica, Dr. Anthony Chen has lived and worked through a number of eras in the Renewable Energy sphere that has undeniably taken his career to pioneering heights. A firm believer of analysing data to [...]

Step By Step: Anthony Chen illuminates pathways to renewable energy solutions in Jamaica2022-03-24T03:51:54+00:00

Taking Charge of Sustainability: Paul Lewis reimagines the bright future of Montserrat

2022-03-24T03:56:18+00:00

In this feature, we present Hon. Paul Lewis to the CARICOM Energy Personality Series. Widely known across the island as a “servant of the people”, Hon. Paul Lewis’ distinguished reputation in the energy sector has won the hearts of a number of Montserratians at the community level as the President of the Civil Service Association, as well as earned him the respect of his political challengers as the astute Opposition Leader in Montserrat’s current Government. A former Minister of Energy, he has dedicated his career expertise to finding a balance in the Electrical Installation Industry, while advancing the sustainable energy agenda [...]

Taking Charge of Sustainability: Paul Lewis reimagines the bright future of Montserrat2022-03-24T03:56:18+00:00

CDF and CCREEE Jointly Launch Facilities to Support the Development and Financing of Sustainable Energy Projects in the Caribbean Community

2022-03-23T02:42:31+00:00

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 | Bridgetown, Barbados – The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) today strengthened their partnership when the two regional institutions jointly launched two facilities intended to support sustainable energy projects within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The launch – held under the theme, “Accelerating Sustainable Energy Solutions: From Ideas to Investments” – featured the CCREEE Project Preparation Facility (PPF) and the Credit Risk Abatement Facility (CRAF), an intervention of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF). The CCREEE PPF is established with a view to tackle barriers to the development of [...]

CDF and CCREEE Jointly Launch Facilities to Support the Development and Financing of Sustainable Energy Projects in the Caribbean Community2022-03-23T02:42:31+00:00

TAPSEC to Host Free Virtual Training for Financial Institutions in Evaluating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments

2022-03-23T02:38:01+00:00

TAPSEC to Host Free Virtual Training for Financial Institutions in Evaluating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments July 22, 2020 – Georgetown, Guyana The Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean (TAPSEC) is hosting a free two-day online training on “Evaluating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments in the Caribbean” from July 23-24, 2020. The training, hosted on Microsoft TEAMS, runs daily from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Aimed at enabling financial institutions with tools to boost renewable energy technology projects, the training will expose participants to the techniques employed in evaluating renewable energy technology projects for access to financing using [...]

TAPSEC to Host Free Virtual Training for Financial Institutions in Evaluating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments2022-03-23T02:38:01+00:00

YOUTH TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT CARICOM ENERGY MONTH ACTIVITIES CONTINUE

2022-03-23T02:32:04+00:00

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 | Bridgetown, Barbados – Under the theme, “YOUth at the Centre of CARICOM’s Energy Future”, young people from across CARICOM member states will join energy experts, thought leaders and policymakers at the CARICOM Energy Month (#CEM2020) Virtual Youth Forum set to take place on Friday 13 November 2020 at 1 PM AST. The event is a collaboration between the CARICOM Secretariat, the UK Government, the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) and the Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean (TAPSEC). Aimed at young people ages 15-35, the organisers are seeking to [...]

YOUTH TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT CARICOM ENERGY MONTH ACTIVITIES CONTINUE2022-03-23T02:32:04+00:00

Energy Finance, Technology and Capacity at Centre of CARICOM Energy Month Launch as Experts Discuss Path to Sustainable, Climate-Resilient Future for the Region

2022-03-23T02:25:25+00:00

Monday, 02 November 2020 | Georgetown, Guyana – Under the theme “A RE-silient Community: Energy at the Centre”, CARICOM Energy Month got underway on 2 November with a virtual regional launch in the form of a panel discussion. The 2020 launch was held by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat’s Energy Unit in collaboration with the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE), the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC), along with the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) funded Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean (TAPSEC). Tobagonian media [...]

Energy Finance, Technology and Capacity at Centre of CARICOM Energy Month Launch as Experts Discuss Path to Sustainable, Climate-Resilient Future for the Region2022-03-23T02:25:25+00:00

Virtual Panel Discussion to launch CARICOM Energy Month

2022-03-23T02:21:39+00:00

Friday, 30 October 2020 | Bridgetown, Barbados The fifth observance of CARICOM Energy Month (CEM) will be launched on 2 November under the theme ‘A RE-silient Community: Energy at the Centre’. Each November, the spotlight is placed on energy as part of efforts to raise awareness of what is occurring in the region as well as to increase general knowledge about the sector. The CARICOM Secretariat, the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE), along with the European Union and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) – funded by the Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable [...]

Virtual Panel Discussion to launch CARICOM Energy Month2022-03-23T02:21:39+00:00

ABOUT TAPSEC

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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