“There’s tremendous interest in adopting renewables across the Caribbean”
Oil provides more than 90% of primary energy needs in the Caribbean, making the region highly vulnerable to price fluctuations. A summit of Caribbean leaders and energy experts convened by the U.S. State Department in Washington D.C., renewed the region’s commitment to energy security. With sustainable electricity now a key part of the development agenda, Senior Energy Specialist, Mark Lambrides, explains the challenges and the solutions for energy security in the Caribbean.
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