Project “Strategic Platform to Accelerate Sustainable Energy Technology Innovation, Industry Development and Entrepreneurship in Barbados”.

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Date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2015

The Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development (MIICS) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) are jointly developing the GEF funded project “Strategic platform to promote sustainable energy technology innovation, industrial development and entrepreneurship in Barbados”. The project aims at up-scaling the domestic sustainable energy manufacturing and servicing industry in technology areas with high GHG emission reduction and value creation potential in Barbados and the entire Caribbean.

This project will promote the following activities: (a) identifying priority technology areas with high GHG emission reduction and value creation potential in Barbados and the Caribbean, (b) establishing a strategic platform to promote coherent demand-oriented and supplier-oriented policies and support instruments, (c) establishing a sustainable energy cluster to attract investments and harness productivity gains, (d) establishing a business and communication platform to promote technology solutions with high GHG emission reduction potential in the Caribbean, (e) creating a framework and hub for qualification, certification and accreditation of equipment and services, and (f) creating stronger links between applied research instruments and sustainable energy entrepreneurs.

Please do not hesitate to send an e-mail to: gef@ccreee.org

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