Leclanche Powers Caribbean: Solar-Plus-Storage PPA Signed
Leclanche SA is set to make history in the Caribbean, with a 35.7-MW solar park and 43.6-MWh battery energy storage system. The groundbreaking project will provide up to 30% of St. Kitts' power needs and save SKELEC up to USD 200 million. Get ready for a greener, brighter future in 2025!
Dec 5, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Caribbean, Leclanche, ззф
MPC Energy Solutions Joins Leclanché For Battery Project In Caribbean
When finished, the solar+storage project in St. Kitts as well as Nevis will cover a 3rd of the island's power requirements. Groundbreaking for the project took place in December 2020, and also it needs to prepare following year in 2022.
Dec 15, 2021 // Storage, Leclanché, Anil Srivastava, Caribbean, Martin Vogt, MPC Energy, battery major, island solar
Jamaica targets IRP progress, intends to procure 320MW of renewables this year
The Caribbean's leader in renewable energy, Jamaica, is wanting to procure 320MW of renewables this year as part of plans to diversify its energy market.
Aug 11, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, North America, rfp, Jamaica, Caribbean, irp, solar projects, Americas, Don Gittens, Diane Edwards
Caribbean's biggest solar-plus-storage project in progress
Swiss energy storage space firm Leclanché has begun on a US$ 70 million solar and storage space microgrid project in St Kitts and also Nevis.
Dec 14, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, solar-plus-storage, Leclanché, Caribbean, caribbean solar, st kitts, Timothy Harris
CDF as well as IRENA Partner to Support Energy Transition in the Caribbean
IRENA has actually authorized an MoU with CDF to sustain a transition to a reduced carbon financial growth design in the Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Oct 5, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, IRENA, Caribbean, Francesco La Camera, CDF
Turks and Caicos launches Clinton Foundation-backed energy strategy
The government of the Turks and Caicos Islands, utility FortisTCI and the non-profit Clinton Foundation inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday to kick off the initiatives in the country’s new energy transition strategy.
Nov 1, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, ENERGY STORAGE, utility-scale PV, Caribbean, fortistci, rocky mountain institute, clinton foundation
Solar power met 45% of demand on Caribbean island of St Eustatius last year
The Netherlands-administered Caribbean island last year saw almost half its power demand provided by a 4.1 MW solar-plus-storage plant, commissioned in late 2017. The facility generated 6.5 million kWh of the 14.3 million kWh of electricity consumed in the territory in 2018.
Oct 25, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Europe, solar-plus-storage, Netherlands, Caribbean
Rebuilding for resilience
The islands of the Caribbean have been focusing on the deployment of storage solutions, minigrids and microgrids in response to the damage their power systems suffered during the 2017 hurricane season. But with the opportunities, there are also challenges.
Oct 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, storage, Wood Mackenzie, North America, Caribbean, RMI, Stephen Mushegan, Isaac Maze-Rothstein, off-grid market, Antigua and Barbuda