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CARIBBEAN CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY (CCREEE): A SE4ALL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE REGIONAL VALIDATION WORKSHOP 21-22 JULY 2014 STATE HOUSE CONFERENCE CENTER, ROSEAU, COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA SIDS DOCK and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have launched a consultative preparatory process for the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Centre (CCREEE). The 2-day workshop, scheduled

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Grenada signs agreement with Carbon War Room to help develop renewable energy sector

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Apr 14 – The Grenada government says it has entered into an agreement with the Washington-based Carbon War Room (CWR) as it seeks to lure investors in renewable energy. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell signed the expression of interest with the CWR, the brainchild of British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson. It is led by the former president

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St. Lucia Advances Energy Policy

26 June, 2014 – Gov’t Meets Development Partners by Stan Bishop THE hosting of an Energy Development Partners Forum last week is expected to contribute immensely to developing Saint Lucia’s sustainable energy programme. The two-day forum at the Bay Gardens Hotel brought together key international development partners that Saint Lucia is currently working with to develop that programme. One of

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Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Buildings (ESD)

The Energy for Sustainable Development in the Caribbean (ESD) is aimed at reducing the growth of energy demand in five Caribbean countries (Antigua & Barbuda, Belize, Grenada, St. Lucia, and Trinidad & Tobago) through increasing the efficiency of energy use in buildings, increased use of energy conservation and promoting the increased use of renewable energy resources. The overall regional project

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Five Caribbean States Join Pilot for Energy Efficiency

BELMOPAN, Belize, Aug 23 2013 (IPS) – Every year, the Caribbean’s electric sector burns through approximately 30 million barrels of fuel. Overall, the region imports in excess of 170 million barrels of petroleum products annually. Dr. Al Binger, technical coordinator for the recently launched multi-million-dollar Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Caribbean Buildings Project, said that the region must now

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Belize takes the lead in implementing first CARICOM regional energy efficiency project, the Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Caribbean Buildings Project

Press Release – Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre August 16th, 2013 – San Pedro Sun Belize became the first of five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to begin implementation of a multi-million dollar regional energy efficiency project, the Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Caribbean Buildings Project, aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and making the energy sectors in the

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