Saba, Netherlands Antilles. Image credit: Richie Diesterheft

Licences granted for geothermal exploration on Saba, St. Eustatius

Think GeoEnergy reports that French geothermal developer Teranov has secured two geothermal exploration licenses on the Caribbean islands of Saba and St Eustatius: [Teranov] has been recently granted geothermal exploratory licenses by the Executive Councils of Saba and of St Eustatius, two small islands in the Caribbean Netherlands. These exclusive permits …

Sugarcane fields in Cuba. Image credit: lezumbalaberenjena

Cuba aims for energy independence

“The right path for Cuba is the sun, energy independence is national independence.” A firm statement from Rossel Guerra, head of Cuba’s renewable energy directorate, as he recently outlined Cuba’s sustainable energy targets: Cuba established a commitment to stop emitting 6 million tons of carbon dioxide per year into the atmosphere, …

Drilling site of MON-3 geothermal well in Montserrat. Image source: Bastien Poux via thinkgeoenergy

Geothermal is a key component of Montserrat’s energy strategy

Montserrat’s Minister with responsibility for Energy, Hon. Paul Lewis, is committed to making geothermal energy delivery a reality for the island: Hon Minister Lewis … stated that he is committed to bringing geothermal energy on stream for the island, and feels that the potential of a Public Private Partnership (PPP) …


Event: Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference 2018

The 2018 Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference concluded yesterday (January 24) in Port of Spain. A leading Shell executive said that too much energy is wasted in T&T, and more consideration needs to be given to energy efficiency and use of renewable sources. In his feature address, Trinidad and Tobago …

Wind turbines, Cuba. Image credit: Maxence

Construction underway on 101 MW windfarm in Cuba

Chinese news site the Global Times reports on the development of Cuba’s largest wind farm: Chinese technologies are helping Cuba, as the country aims to become one of the more than 100 countries and regions that will meet their energy demand with renewable sources like wind, water or sunlight by …

Sustainable Energy for SIDS. Image via SE4SIDS.ORG

Free e-learning course: Sustainable Energy for Small Island Developing States

A free e-learning course on Sustainable Energy for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is being offered by the Centre of Excellence (COE) for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States in collaboration with Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, and the Hamburg Open Online University: Free online course “Sustainable Energy …

Radio Casa Pueblo

Solar-powered community radio in Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Maria in 2017, community radio station Radio Casa Pueblo, in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, upgraded its infrastructure to become 100% solar powered: Besides reducing costs, this change implies a positive impact for the environment. The development of the project was in charge of Casa Pueblo and Maximo Solar Industries, …