CROSQ Energy Information Portal
Since the energy crisis of the last decade, energy costs, usage, and efficiency have become watch words in the Caribbean Region. Several projects have been undertaken examining this thing called energy and how to use it more effectively, and moreover, how to utilise the renewables in the energy sector that have not been previously tapped into and exploited to their fullest.
Why It Matters?
Do you use Air Conditioners, LED Bulbs, Refrigerators, or other electronic devices?
Every year most Caribbean governments spend millions on oil imports – about 70% of which goes towards some form of energy/electricity provision. Being efficient and saving money on electricity means those funds can be invested elsewhere in your local economy. So make the right choice when you shop for electrical items. Every little bit helps!
“When energy efficiency results in reduced consumption, it can reduce prices.” (IEA –…
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Thoughts from Around the Caribbean
Mike EmanFormer Prime Minister - Aruba
"Consider the journey towards renewable energy something that has profound meaning for the quality of life of our citizens" – CSEF VI Opening Ceremony in Placencia, Belize, November 2018
Dr. Devon GardnerProgramme Manager Energy
"A strategic focus on energy, climate and disaster risk as the central plank within our respective development models is needed, such that the efficient and cost‑effective production, delivery and use of renewable energy decouple our development from expensive fossil fuel use" – Launch of CARICOM Energy Month in Port-au-Prince, Haiti