Solar Energy for the Kalinago Territory

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The Kalinago Territory, which is home to indigenous kalinagos people of Dominica ,will soon be home to a solar-based energy system. The system is part of a project by the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), and is being funded by the European Union to the tune of US $400,000.

Joseph McGann who represents the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre says the centre is supporting national Governments to adapt to the projected climate changes.

“The national Government requested support to provide a renewable energy power source to the Kalinago community,” he revealed. “That involves the [installation] of solar panels to provide energy. In this particular case, we’re providing a 125 kilowatt solar farm to provide energy support to 145 residencies.

“We’re also providing individual stand-alone systems to support 15 houses. These systems will be powered by the panels and batteries to store the energy.”

The 125 kilowatt solar farm will…

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