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Steering Committee for Renewable Energy hosts third meeting

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Representatives of a cross-section of government agencies including permanent secretaries, directors, and financial officers participated in the third Steering Committee Meeting with respect to the IDB project, ‘Reconstruction with Resilience in the Energy Sector in The Bahamas’ on Thursday, January 12, 2023. Simon Wilson, Financial Secretary, chaired the meeting held at the Ministry of Finance. Also in attendance were Marco Rolle, Programme Coordinator; Elise Delancy, Communications and Training Specialist; Daniela Carrera-Marquis, IDB Country Representative/Bahamas and officials from the Project Execution Unit of the Ministry of Finance. Representatives of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and government officials joined the meeting virtually. Du...

Meeting of the Steering Committee on Renewable Energy

NASSAU, The Bahamas– Directors representing a cross-section of government agencies met for their second Steering Committee Meeting on Renewable Energy, August 30, 2022 at the Ministry of Finance. The meeting was chaired by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Janice Miller.  Mr. Marco Rolle served as co-chair.  Financial Secretary, Simon Wilson, was in attendance and discussed some of the objectives and timelines for the renewable energy projects, which include the installation of solar panels and other renewable energy mechanisms throughout the country.  The directors gave reports and updates on current projects in the pipeline stemming from the $80 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank and a $9 million grant from the European Union. They di...