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23 November 2018 | News
Caribbean energy experts are set to address the challenges that climate change poses to the energy sector.
21 June 2018 | News
On 21 June 2018, energy experts came together to discuss their experiences in gathering and analysing energy efficiency (EE) indicators, as well as the challenges and lessons learnt in gathering EE data
19 December 2017 | News
National focal points in the energy efficiency and environment sectors from Barbados, Guyana, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago recently received new tools to assess policies and programmes on energy efficiency, as they participated in a two-day workshop organized by ECLAC.
19 de December de 2017 | News
National focal points in the energy efficiency and environment sectors from Barbados, Guyana, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago recently received new tools to assess policies and programmes on energy efficiency, as they participated in a two-day workshop organized by ECLAC.
18 July 2017 | News
More than one third or 36 per cent of the total energy consumed in the Caribbean is used for transportation, and Governments are considering alternatives to improve energy efficiency (EE) in their national fleets.
29 May 2017 | Press Release
Keith Rowley met with the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, agreeing to increase bilateral cooperation.
9 May 2017 | Infographic
Most small island developing States (SIDS) are net energy importers and utilize mainly fossil energy sources to drive their economies and meet social needs. Fossil energy is used primarily for power generation and domestic transportation. In light of the global challenges that arise from climate change, many countries have initiated strategies and projects for deploying renewable energy technologies, as well as enhancing energy efficiency (EE). In 2016, the International Monitory Fund (IMF) estimated that transportation accounted for 36 per cent of the total primary energy consumed in the Caribbean subregion. This information highlights the importance of increasing energy efficiency in the transportation sector as one of several strategies to improve sustainability. To date however, efforts to transition to renewable energy (RE) and to enhance EE in domestic transportation systems remain very limited.
3 May 2017 | News
A priority goal of the Cayman Islands new national energy policy is to decrease energy costs in the country, in light of the very high price of energy in the country.
8 September 2016 | News
ECLAC and GIZ convene meeting to assess the impact of the project entitled “Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean: Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Caribbean through the Promotion of Energy Efficiency (EE) and the Use of Renewable Energy (RE) Technologies”.
19 July 2016 | News
In the wake of the 2008 – 2011 financial crisis, and recognizing that its dependency on fossil energy increased its vulnerability to supply and price fluctuations, Dominica decided to pursue sustainable energy strategies that support the promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives.
16 May 2016 | News
High level decision makers make ready to seize the many opportunities to be gained through initiatives in renewable energy technologies in the Caribbean, as ECLAC convenes a Regional Policy Dialogue and Training Workshop, with the support of the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ).
14 March 2016 | News
ECLAC offers technical insight on energy efficiency and renewable energy, with a view to enhancing Saint Lucia’s capacity to create improved financing products in order to attract investment that will encourage the development of the energy sector in the country.