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Sustainable Energy is Still Relevant for Montserrat

Paul Lewis - CSA president at CPSA 2012 Convention in Montserrat

Due to the decrease of Global Oil prices, Montserrat transition towards sustainable energy is still a project that is relevant. Energy Minister Paul Lewis said, the island is still focused on its vision of becoming fully renewable energy focused.

The Energy Minister was speaking following his participation in a United Nations sanctioned energy meeting, where models of success stories were shared with his Regional counterparts.

He continued, “notwithstanding the prices are low at this point in time we do not know when it will rise again, so therefore that lends too much uncertainly. What we want is a situation where we can provide clean, affordable and reliable energy.”

solar-windmillHe said the government is working to stabilize the price at the pump at a competitive ratio. ”The price must be consistent and will be at a competitive ratio, and at this pointing time we do not have much control. Providing we are able to implement our sustainable and renewable energy program successfully, then we will be in a position to do so.”

He explained that the country would be seeking to explore four aspect of renewable energy; among them are Wind, Photo Vortices  (PV), Solar Thermal and Geothermal.

Earlier this week Montserrat was the first beneficiary of an OECS sponsored Energy Efficiency workshop on “Zero Investment Energy Management Training.’

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Paul Lewis - CSA president at CPSA 2012 Convention in Montserrat

Due to the decrease of Global Oil prices, Montserrat transition towards sustainable energy is still a project that is relevant. Energy Minister Paul Lewis said, the island is still focused on its vision of becoming fully renewable energy focused.

The Energy Minister was speaking following his participation in a United Nations sanctioned energy meeting, where models of success stories were shared with his Regional counterparts.

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He continued, “notwithstanding the prices are low at this point in time we do not know when it will rise again, so therefore that lends too much uncertainly. What we want is a situation where we can provide clean, affordable and reliable energy.”

solar-windmillHe said the government is working to stabilize the price at the pump at a competitive ratio. ”The price must be consistent and will be at a competitive ratio, and at this pointing time we do not have much control. Providing we are able to implement our sustainable and renewable energy program successfully, then we will be in a position to do so.”

He explained that the country would be seeking to explore four aspect of renewable energy; among them are Wind, Photo Vortices  (PV), Solar Thermal and Geothermal.

Earlier this week Montserrat was the first beneficiary of an OECS sponsored Energy Efficiency workshop on “Zero Investment Energy Management Training.’