Renewable energy use increases in Grand Cayman

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Grand Cayman’s chief electricity supplier reports that in the first quarter of 2018, their use of renewable energy has increased 250% over the same period last year:

As Caribbean Utilities Company published its financial results for the first quarter of 2018 this week, Grand Cayman’s power provider has also revealed an increase in renewable energy use on the grid from 1 million kilowatts to 3.5 million kilowatts — a 250% jump from the same period last year.

“I am also pleased to see the growth in renewable energy as we strive towards our goal of 25% renewable energy on the grid by 2025,” the firm’s president said. “The company remains focused on delivering a safe, sustainable and reliable service to its customers while at the same time improving efficiency and managing costs.”

Via the Cayman News Service. You can read the CUC’s full 2018 first quarter report on their website.


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