Category Archives: Press releases

New barbados national energy policy website

The Ministry of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship recently relaunched their Smart Energy Barbados 2030 website. It is the official website for the Barbados National Energy Policy 2019-2030. The main objective of the site is to motivate Barbadians to help realize the national goal of being 100% renewable by 2030, which is part of BNEP.…
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Ibriel wins Smart Energy Tournament

The winner of the first Smart Energy Trivia Tournament, sponsored by the Ministry of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, is Ms Ibriel Holder. A 19-year-old electrical installation student at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology, Ms Holder received an iPad Air tablet and $500 in cash for the primary or secondary school of her…
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Educational options in energy will lead to a brighter future for Barbadians

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), jobs in the renewable energy sector reached 11.5 million globally during 2020, and are expected to grow exponentially over the next 10 years. That's why one of the core values of the Barbados National Energy Policy (BNEP) is to promote education, awareness and capacity building, while also…
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Calling all Energy Champions

2020 brought a new reality to Barbados and the globe.  Suddenly our worst fears of being vulnerable to external shocks and our dependence on the rest of the world materialised.  Despite these setbacks, the future is still bright. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Barbados Government developed an ambitious and inspiring pathway to clean energy. …
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