Push Is On for Renewable Energy

[Antigua Sun] Media professionals were the target audience yesterday, when the Environment Division hosted a special press briefing on issues related to the production of sustainable energy in small island developing states like Antigua & Barbuda. Professor Al Binger from the United Nations Development Programme country office in Barbados joined Chief Environmental Officer Diane Black-Layne and other representatives from the Environment Division in educating and updating local journalists on the need to diversify Antigua’s energy sources by adopting green energy programmes. This summer, the Division tabled a proposal that, if adopted, would have the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) filling 40 per cent of its energy needs from renewable sources. For the full story, use the following link.

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