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LNG -Too much Too little Too late

Friday, October 10th, 2008

LNG -Too much Too little Too late

By Sam Duncombe sam@reearth.org www.reearth.org

The Government of the Bahamas needs to get serious about their rhetoric with regard to global warming and climate change. Why after 7 years of stalling the AES project are they continuing to “court” AES’ latest proposal to build a pipeline and re-outfit BEC at this very late stage of the game?

Mr. Samson is pushing hard to have an answer by the end of the year, because AES is running out of time. Their permit to build the Florida side of their pipeline approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expires in January 2009. AES needs to back off. Why should The Bahamas bend over so that they can come in and reap the profits at our expense?

One has to question the motives of AES when 7 years ago the issue of supplying BEC with LNG received a flat out NO. (more…)

Bahamian energy proposal heads stateside for funding

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Bahamian energy proposal heads stateside for funding

By VERNON CLEMENT JONES, Guardian Business Editor, vernon@nasguard.com

A Bahamian company looking to harness the ocean currents flowing around Eleuthera in order to furnish the island with electricity is in early talks with U.S. venture capitalists and energy companies to win the $1.5 million necessary to start the operation churning. (more…)

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

ReEarth says no to LNG, yes to renewable energy

By JIMENITA SWAIN, Guardian Senior Reporter, jimenita@nasguard.com NG July 30 2008

The country’s energy problems can be reduced if The Bahamas takes advantage of renewable energy technology and move away from the Liquefied Natural Gas pipeline proposal, a local environmentalist said yesterday. (more…)

Renewable energy options for Bahamas

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Renewable energy options for Bahamas

By JIMENITA SWAIN, Guardian Senior Reporter, jimenita@nasguard.com

As conventional electricity costs continue to spiral because of increases in international crude oil prices, renewal energy experts are urging local consumers to “go green” and make the sun or wind work for them. (more…)