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Oversight of Caribbean energy development

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology.

Oversight of Caribbean energy development

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Energy development -- Caribbean Area.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementto the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ163.25.C34 U55 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 15 p. ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4063993M
      LC Control Number79601775

        I recently spoke to Adam Goldstein, who is the President & COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Goldstein's portfolio includes the company's . It is not a new observation that the Caribbean’s heavy dependence on imported fossil fuels contributes to the region’s high cost of doing business, increases its vulnerability to external sector shocks, and constrains economic growth and competitiveness across most Caribbean economies. Nonetheless, the increasing cost-competitiveness of a host of renewable energy technologies with fossil. The United Nations Commission for Industrial and Economic Development (UNCIED), is a specialized agency in the United Nations system. The mission of UNCIED, as described in the Lima Declaration adopted at the fifteenth session of the UN General Conference in , is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in Member States. – Caribbean Energy Audit Protocol (CEAP)- for Energy Efficiency Lending to MSMEs by Fis drafted – Energy Audits, Business Proposals TA • Leveraging existing Financial Intermediary relationships to support: – Pilot EE/RE lines of USD k in at least 4 BMCs – Future expansion in RE/EE lendingFile Size: 1MB.

      The Caribbean Development Portal. From the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Energy • Energy Policy. Energy Matrix Country Briefings. Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and.


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