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Barbados moves to harness wind energy

As Barbados moves to harness wind energy, it has drawn on the experiences of countries like Canada.

News of this comes as the Barbados Light and Power Company announced plans for its multi-million dollar 10 megawatt wind farm at Lamberts, St Lucy are progressing well.

Director of Asset Management, Rohan Seale revealed the project is in the final stages of the planning process.

A mandatory public meeting in planned where the power company will engage with the public and residents.

A lease is in place with the landowner and the BL&P is in the early stages of discussions with potential partners.

The update was provided by during a virtual press briefing by the power company.

Director of Assert Management at the Barbados Light and Power Company, Rohan Seale

Mr Seale says the power company’s Clean Energy Bridge Project at Trents, St Lucy is very much on stream despite a delay due to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 33 megawatt project, with an estimated investment of over 100 million is being undertaken by the Finland-based energy company, Wartsila.

Director of Assert Management at the Barbados Light and Power Company, Rohan Seale

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