A French consortium of CDC Infrastructure, GDF Suez and NGE Group has declared an interest to develop the Dominica project, that could also see the supply of geothermal power to neighbouring islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe.
The Resources and Reserves Committee of the International Geothermal Association is issuing a Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the peer reviewed, open access journal 'Geothermal Energy Science' on the topic of 'Estimation and Classification of Geothermal Potential'.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) partners with ThinkGeoEnergy on the data and location of geothermal power plants worldwide of ThinkGeoEnergy's Global Geothermal Power Plant Map to be included in IRENA's Global Atlas.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announce a funding increase rom $300m to $1bn for co-financing under the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (Core) framework agreement for renewable energy projects in Central America and the Caribbean.
Caribbean island state of St. Lucia is planning the establishment of a National Utilities Regulatory Commission that will be responsible for setting tariffs and help foster investments in the ambitious renewable energy plans of the country.
Caribbean island state of St. Lucia is looking to intensify its renewable energy development through a more ambitious target of 35 percent of renewables by 2020, instead of previously targeted 20 percent.