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Dominica’s Geothermal Dream About to Become Reality

Dominica’s Geothermal Dream About to Become Reality

Dominica says it plans to establish a small geothermal plant despite a few “hiccups’’ with investors. Credit: Charles Jong

ROSEAU, Dominica, Sep 6 2017 (IPS) – The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica has moved one step closer to its dream of constructing a geothermal plant, a project that is expected to reduce the country’s

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CCREEE Call for Applications, Deadline: November 17, 2017

CCREEE Call for Applications, Deadline: November 17, 2017

Vacancy: Executive Director of CCREEE

Reporting to the Executive Board, the Executive Director (ED) will manage the successful completion of the first operational phase and the establishment of the program and project portfolio of the Centre. In this role, the ED will have direct oversight for the technical program of the

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Vacancy: Executive Director of CCREEE

Deadline: Friday, November 17, 2017 Reporting to the Executive Board, the Executive Director (ED) will manage the successful completion of the first operational phase and the establishment of the program and project portfolio of the Centre. In this role, the ED will have direct oversight for the technical program of the Centre and will support the execution of CARICOM Regional and Sub‑regional initiatives, programs, projects and activities under the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C‑SERMS). In view of the foregoing, the Executive Director will coordinate the activities of the Centre with the Energy Unit of the CARICOM Secretariat, and work closely with development partners and other supporting institutions, particularly the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and SIDS DOCK, to strengthen the strategic partnerships that are necessary for enabling to Centre in the discharge of its mandate. Further information is available in the attached job description. Deadline for applications: 17 November 2017 (CEST); 161017 CCREEE Executive Director (218.3 KiB) Apply      ... read more
Rivkin Radler Team Presents at SIDS DOCK

Rivkin Radler Team Presents at SIDS DOCK

On September 22, Nancy Del Pizzo, Steve Shapiro and Marc Ullman made a presentation to the Small Island Developing States (SIDS DOCK) Island Women Open Network (IWON) at the Commonwealth Joint Offices in New York City. The presentation, which took place at the first meeting of the SIDS DOCK IWON Committee, described the legal services

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SAVE THE DATE: ECOWAS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FORUM 2017

SAVE THE DATE: ECOWAS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FORUM 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 (All day) to Friday, October 13, 2017 (All day)
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in West Africa: From Plans to Actions. 
The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is organizing the 1st edition of the ECOWAS

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