Netherlands Antilles

Solar power met 45% of demand on Caribbean island of St Eustatius last year

The Netherlands-administered Caribbean island last year saw almost half its power demand provided by a 4.1 MW solar-plus-storage plant, commissioned in late 2017. The facility generated 6.5 million kWh of the 14.3 million kWh of electricity consumed in the territory in 2018.


Wärtsilä doubles renewable energy penetration by adding storage in holiday paradise

The Finnish company has commissioned a large scale storage project to reduce curtailment of wind and solar assets on Bonaire. The system will use machine-learning based energy management software to provide grid services and manage all of the island’s power generators.


Curaçao and Dutch Caribbean launch tenders for two more solar projects

While Curaçao’s power utility Aqualectra seeks developers for a 10-15 MW solar park, Saba Electric Company, the energy provider of the Saba island, is tendering 1 MW of PV capacity combined with storage.


The Caribbean Netherlands commissions 4.1 MW solar-plus-storage project

The solar facility, which was entirely financed by Netherlands’ Ministry of economic affairs, is located on the island of Sint Eustatius.


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