CARICOM Energy Month – November 2023

PR – The month of November 2023 is recognised as Energy Month by CARICOM. The commemoration of this year’s energy month will be under the theme – Accelerating  innovation – Driving Electrification: Powering Transport. 

As part of its regional activities, the CARICOM secretariat will host the Eighth Caribbean  Sustainable Energy Forum in Kingston, Jamaica, from November 7-9, 2023, at which the Ministry of Climate Resilience, the Environment and Renewable Energy will participate.  

Other regional activities will include: 

  1. CARICOM Women in Sustainable Energy Awards 
  2. Kilo-walk- proposed to be co-hosted by the Secretariat and the Guyana Energy  Agency
  3.  Lecture Series on energy related items
  4. Town Hall Meeting(s)  

Grenada will commemorate through local activities that include: 

  • The dissemination of energy conservation and other related tips throughout the  month 
  • A video and photo competition 
  • Kilo-Walks – Hillsborough, Carriacou; Gouyave, St. John and St. George’s. Exhibition at the Esplanade Mall 
  • Media appearances 

The collaborating partners for this year’s CARICOM Energy Month are: 

  • the CARICOM Secretariat,  
  • the Centre for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) and the  Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). 

The Ministry with responsibility for Climate Resilience, and by extension the Government of  Grenada, invites everyone to be more conscious and deliberate about the choices they make  on a daily basis pertaining to electric equipment including light bulbs, how they use their  irons, stoves, ovens and refrigerators; and how they use diesel and gasoline for  transportation. 

The government also encourages the public to explore and engage in the use of sustainable  forms of transportation.