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Oct 26, 2021 / CCREEE

How to Make the Most of Your Internship – Do’s and Don’ts

By Dee-Ann Wood    My ongoing experience as Communications Intern at the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) just keeps getting better. Here are some tips...

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Aug 31, 2021 / CCREEE

A Step Forward: My Internship Experience

By Dishawn Nation It was just the beginning when I decided to pursue further studies in the field of electricity where I enrolled at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. Within...

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Aug 25, 2021 / CCREEE

The Chosen Path

By: Rebekah Dennie When you are on the right career path, the confirmations are endless. I believe the CCREEE internship was waiting for me. When the advertisement for the...

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Aug 25, 2021 / CCREEE

The Rewarding Experience

By Reezana Rafique   My name is Reezana Rafique, and I am from the beautiful twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. I am 24 years of age with...

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Aug 25, 2021 / CCREEE

Saint Lucia- An Island of Limitless Energy Potential

By: Joanne Norville I heard about the CCREEE internship opportunity from a friend who completed the internship last year. The energy sector is a very interesting field to me,...

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Aug 20, 2021 / CCREEE

My Internship Experience at the CCREEE and Guidelines for Future Interns

By: Xarielle Gittens I was super excited to have been the selected intern for Guyana as part of the energy internship programme with the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy...

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Aug 20, 2021 / CCREEE

Bite-sized Policy: Dominica and the UNFCCC

By: Davitia James After the publication of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, there’s a lot of buzz about emissions and climate policy. What does that...

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Aug 19, 2021 / CCREEE

My Experience in the Energy Sector: What I Want Belizeans to Know

By: Nia Gentle Coming back home to Belize, I was confused as to what my plans were. I just finished my degree at University of the West Indies Cave...

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Aug 19, 2021 / CCREEE

She’s the Best Man for the Job

By: Sapphire Vital I still vividly remember the first conversation I had at my first internship at the end of sixth form. On that morning I entered the office...

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Aug 19, 2021 / CCREEE

Sometimes you just gotta roll with it…

By: Ade Samuel If there’s one thing this last year has taught me its to be willing to embrace the unexpected. In June of 2020 I was in the...

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Aug 12, 2021 / CCREEE

How CCREEE Helped Me Find My True Academic Love

By: Dee-Ann Wood “Find what you absolutely love and do the next best thing – you need to be able to step away from work and have a life.” ...

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Aug 06, 2021 / CCREEE

Passion, Purpose, and Progress: My Internship Experience

By: Nalini Dookie It is said, “Purpose is the reason you journey, while passion is the fire that lights your way.” While applying to the CCREEE, I thought carefully...

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May 13, 2021 / CCREEE

That Girl Is An Engineer: Perceptions vs. Reality

By Dana Lawrence: Energy Systems Engineer Intern – Demand-Side “We tend to get what we expect.”- Norman Vincent Peale    Have you ever had a dream; this perfect picture in...

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May 07, 2021 / CCREEE

Embracing the Unknown

By Jordon Hayles, Energy Systems Engineer Intern (Supply Side) Many of the memories I have are from when I’ve been in school. There’s no surprise there – I’ve been...

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May 07, 2021 / CCREEE

Up, Up, and…Stay? Manoeuvring Working from Home in a Pandemic

By Sapphire Vital | Project Development Intern I never imagined that I would be able to wake up, roll over, grab my laptop, and magically teleport to the office....

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Mar 19, 2021 / CCREEE

That Girl Is An Engineer: My Bajan Experience

By Dana lawrence, CCREEE Energy Systems Intern (Demand Side) The Journey Begins Destination Barbados was never on my list of goals or things to do. How then did I...

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Mar 15, 2021 / CCREEE

Pressing on in an Ever Changing World

By Jordon Hayles, CCREEE Energy Systems Intern (Supply Side) Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, said, “Change is the only constant in life.” While this may be philosophical truth, if applied to...

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Feb 09, 2021 / Penny Bowen

Internship Blog by Danord Baptiste

Je suis Danord BAPTISTE, Je viens du département de l’Ouest d’Haïti spécifiquement dans la commune de Leogane. J’ai étudié les sciences administratives option Gestion des Affaires á l’Université de...

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Dec 28, 2020 / CCREEE

A Future in the Renewable Energy Sector

Author: Avanel Hector Country: St Vincent and the Grenadines It is always a great feeling when you achieve a personal goal. It is even better when you obtain an...

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Dec 15, 2020 / Penny Bowen

Setting Goals and Achieving Them: My Internship Experience with CCREEE

Author: Randy Deochan  Country: Guyana Hello everyone! My name is Randy Deochan and I am a proud Guyanese. I am currently a final year Mechanical Engineering student at The...

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Dec 09, 2020 / Penny Bowen

AN UNEXPECTED CATALYST: HOW HURRICANE MARIA IS STILL CHANGING THE ENERGY SECTOR IN DOMINICA

Author: Sapphire Vital Country: Dominica Today marks three years since the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Maria over Dominica. On September 19th, 2017 I vividly remember the scene as...

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Nov 23, 2020 / Penny Bowen

4 Things the COVID-19 Pandemic and The CCREEE Internship Taught me

Author: Beana Joseph Country: Saint Lucia Surprisingly, as an Environmental Science and Sustainable Technology graduate from The UWI (Go Pelicans!), it is quite difficult to gain experience/knowledge in your...

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Nov 18, 2020 / Penny Bowen

Taking Charge of Sustainability: Paul Lewis reimagines the bright future of Montserrat

Widely known across the island as a “servant of the people”, Hon. Paul Lewis’ distinguished reputation in the energy sector has won the hearts of a number of Montserratians...

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Nov 11, 2020 / Penny Bowen

A Passion for Renewable Energy

Author: Ayana Evelyn Country: Barbados As I was wrapping up my Master of Science degree, I begun to seek out internships that aligned with my qualifications and interest. I...

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Oct 30, 2020 / Penny Bowen

Changing my Career in the Middle of a Pandemic

Author: Kwasi Worrell Country: Trinidad & Tobago Spoiled. Rich. Blessed. These are the words that I’d use to describe my country of Trinidad and Tobago. As a well-established producer...

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Oct 14, 2020 / Penny Bowen

The Experience of being part of the 2020 CCREEE Data Collection Internship Program for Belize

Author: Humberto Country: Belize In writing this blog, I think of a quote by industrious Bill Gates that has always stuck with me since reading; and by memory, I...

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Oct 05, 2020 / Penny Bowen

Me, Biogas and The CCREEE

Author: Garneisha Pinder Country: The Bahamas This is all that I know. Opportunities like interning with The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) are what I’ve...

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Sep 30, 2020 / Penny Bowen

Two Major Leaps Towards a Climate Resilient and Emission Free Antigua and Barbuda

Author: Julian Maynard Country: Antigua & Barbuda Having completed my Master of Science Degree in Renewable Energy Management in 2016, it was my great desire to contribute towards the...

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