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Antigua and Barbuda to focus on renewable energy projects in 2011

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Particular focus will be placed on advancing a wind farm project and developing and promoting solar and waste-to-energy projects in Antigua and Barbuda in 2011.

renewable energy in Antigua and BarbudaThe move comes about as significant legal, regulatory and institutional initiatives are pursued in support of a National Energy Policy.

Once completed, the draft NEP will be presented to Cabinet for consideration and approval.

Additionally in 2011 the Energy Desk will complete a series of energy audits in a number of Government departments.

The move is part of the Antigua and Barbuda Government’s ultimate objective to reduce energy consumption in the public sector.

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