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Swiss firm Leclanché begins construction of largest solar-plus-storage project in the Caribbean

PV Tech: Swiss energy storage company Leclanché has broken ground on a US$70 million solar and storage microgrid project in St Kitts and Nevis. The system will include a 35.7MW solar farm and a 14.8MW lithium-ion battery energy storage system (BESS), and will provide state-owned utility St Kitts Electric Company (SKELEC) with roughly a third […]

December 14, 2020 Read More →

Wood Mackenzie expects 6.9GW of new wind capacity through 2029 in Mexico, Central America, Caribbean

Renewables Now: Mexico, Central American and the Caribbean collectively installed 1,830 MW of new wind power capacity in 2019, growing additions by 126% year-on-year, according to market researcher Wood Mackenzie. The region arrived in 2020 with more than 8.4 GW of cumulative operational wind power capacity, close to 6.5 GW of which is in Mexico. […]

June 19, 2020 Read More →

Op-Ed: It Wouldn’t Pay to Build a New Coal-Fired Plant in Jamaica

Stephen G. Smith for the Jamaica Observer: The cost of building and then maintaining a coal-fired plant in Jamaica would be cost prohibitive for any investor. Several costs have to be looked at which include: cost of converting or building of a coal-fired plant. Some of the more recent coal-fired plants that are proposed, or […]

October 17, 2016 Read More →