CARICOM Draft Energy Policy

               5th February 2009


   Presentation to BiZClim sponsored Consultation

       ...
February 2003: Heads of Government:

“Agreed to establish a Task Force, comprised of Barbados, Grenada,
Guyana, Jamaica, S...
Following issues were subsequently added to agenda:

• Natural gas;
• Renewable energy;
• Investment requirements and coor...
Some major recommendations:

• Co-operation amongst national oil companies
• Co-ordinate shipping and storage
• Encourage ...
Draft has never been accepted as final.
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Presentation To Bizclim Draft Caricom Energy Policy

  1. 1. CARICOM Draft Energy Policy 5th February 2009 Presentation to BiZClim sponsored Consultation IADB-MIF Programme For Strengthening The Private Sector’s Role In The Caribbean Community’s External Trade Negotiations (ATN/MT-8694-RG)
  2. 2. February 2003: Heads of Government: “Agreed to establish a Task Force, comprised of Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago to develop recommendations for a Regional Energy Policy, which would address issues such as- (i) security of energy supplies; (ii) energy pricing policy and the impact on relative competitiveness in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy; and (iii) purchasing and transportation arrangements”
  3. 3. Following issues were subsequently added to agenda: • Natural gas; • Renewable energy; • Investment requirements and coordinated investments in the Regional Energy sector; • Energy efficiency; • Environmental Impact; and • Rationalization of the Regional Energy Sector.
  4. 4. Some major recommendations: • Co-operation amongst national oil companies • Co-ordinate shipping and storage • Encourage development of natural gas supply network • Explore possibilities of long-distance electricity transmission (hydro)
  5. 5. Draft has never been accepted as final.

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