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

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

Churchill Norbert takes sustainable tourism to new heights for Antigua and Barbuda

2022-03-23T01:29:15+00:00

In this feature, we present Mr. Churchill Norbert to the CARICOM Energy Personality Series. A proud “Caribbean Citizen” in every sense of the term, Mr. Churchill Norbert’s vibrant cultural appreciation takes root in his dual nationalities with St. Lucia – land of his birth – and Antigua and Barbuda, where he currently resides and has made significant contributions on the sustainable energy front. From sea to shining sea, Mr. Norbert’s renewable energy, engineering and project management experiences in the tourism, hotel and hospitality sectors have always positioned him as a pivotal player in energy management at an executive level, while working [...]

Churchill Norbert takes sustainable tourism to new heights for Antigua and Barbuda2022-03-23T01:29:15+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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