Cabeólica is a groundbreaking project that stemmed from Cape Verde’s aspirations to increase wind energy penetration by promoting a Public Private Partnership (PPP) which engaged foreign investment and technical and business know-how. The PPP was established between Africa Finance Corporation, Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation, InfraCo Africa Limited, the State of Cape Verde and Electra SARL., the Government-owned national utility company, and resulted in the creation of Cabeólica S.A., the first commercial-scale, privately financed, Public Private Partnership wind farm project in Sub-Saharan Africa. » Read more
New Principal of the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Dr Luz Longsworth says lack of access to higher education is not only stymieing creativity and innovation, but is halting progress of brilliant entrepreneurs.
Quoting Chancellor at the University of the West Indies, Sir George Alleyne, during her induction ceremony in Belize, Dr Longsworth said there can be no economic growth without concomitant social growth. “We have to build floors for our people so that they don’t build walls of hopelessness,” she stated, borrowing from Freidman. » Read more
Opportunity for talented and diverse young people to contribute and grow their skills as they launch a career in international development.
The 2017 application process will open April 5th through April 19th, 2017.
The World Bank Group Analyst Program is a new and unique opportunity for exceptionally talented young people with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. » Read more
The Caribbean Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) is seeking to fill a number of positions during the next months as the physical office and the internal administrative rules and procedures are established. » Read more
The initiative is being supported by CDB financing of USD5.9 million and a contribution of USD905,000 from the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and the Antigua Public Utilities Authority. » Read more
The deadline for submission is Friday, 20th May 2016 at 2:00 p.m. (GMT). » Read more
9 December 2015, Paris France
Dr. Al Binger, Energy Science Advisor, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre SIDS DOCK Coordinator is one of the key speakers at the Future Energy Forum. » Read more
St. George’s, Grenada, 20 – 23 January2016
The First Waste-to-Energy (W2E) Technology Expo and Conference in St. George’s, Grenada from 20-23 January 2016. » Read more
Global Climate Fund (GEF) expands network of Accredited Entities, including the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs), a public organization that coordinate’s the Caribbean’s response to climate change, headquartered in Belize. » Read more
Energizing the SAMOA Pathway – Launch of the SE4ALL Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Read The Vienna Declaration 19 June | 17.00 to 18.15 | Hofburg Palace | Trabantenstube The Energy Branch of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the SIDS Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Initiative (SIDS DOCK), the Global Forum on » Read more