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BRIDGETOWN, 24 November - Representatives of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Barbados’ Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development (MIICS) and the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) have gathered to discuss the creation of a cluster for sustainable energy and climate technology in Barbados.


The legal agreement of the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) was adopted by the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) ​on 6 July 2017 in Grenada. On this basis, the agreement was signed by ten Member States, namely Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Suriname. With this agreement the center becomes fully operational and has full legal identity.


The Interim-Director of CCREEE and a delegation of the host country Barbados participated in the Vienna Energy Forum on "Sustainable energy for the Implementation of the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement", which took place from 9 to 12 May 2017 in Vienna, Austria.The Interim-Director contributed to side event "Regional Incubation Networks to Accelerate Sustainable Energy Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Industrial Development" on 9 May and emphasized the importance to strengthen domestic energy entrepreneurs and start-ups to increase the local value creation of renewable energy and energ


31 October 2016, Bridgetown, Barbados

The Government of Spain has approved financial support to the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE).

Mr. Al Binger, Interim-Director of CCREEE, welcomes “the Spanish support as an important vehicle to accelerate the sustainable energy and climate resilience transformation in the Caribbean”.


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