Barbados: Govt Introducing Renewable Energy Legislation

Barbados' government is introducing a renewable energy policy. (Google Images)

Barbados’ government is introducing a renewable energy policy. (Google Images)

Caribbean 360 is reporting that the Barbados government will soon introduce legislation to facilitate renewable energy generation on the island. The author writes:

“We expect, within the next few months, to have the legislation passed for independent power producers,” said Energy Minister Darcy Boyce, adding “we’ve done this in consultation with the Barbados Light and Power (BL&P) because we do have to maintain the [standard] of the grid in this country”.

Speaking at the launch of Barbados’ first Solar Carport and Electric Vehicle Charging Station Boyce said all efforts were being made to ensure that the BL&P supported this policy. The policy will include retrofitting public buildings.

Read more at Caribbean 360.

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