Category Archives: Press releases

A Brighter Barbados for a Sustainable Energy Future

Barbados will soon be one step closer to meeting its Barbados National Energy Policy (2019-2030) goals with the implementation of The Control of Inefficient Lighting Act, 2021, which begins in January 2022. The Act, which was passed in July 2021, seeks to phase-out lights that are not energy efficient. It is geared at reducing the…
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Media brief for sjpi energy champion unveiling ceremony

Background to Presentation For the past 3 years, the Ministry of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship’s Energy Division has been focused on championing the Barbados National Energy Policy (BNEP). The objective of the policy is to ensure Barbados will be 100% powered by renewable energy by 2030. An integral part of the roll-out has seen…
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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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