Wednesday, May 11, 2016

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Geothermal Energy Development Project ESA

Summary Environment and Social Appraisal Geothermal Energy Development Project – St. Vincent and the Grenadines (Caribbean Development Bank)

The Geothermal Energy Development Project РSt. Vincent and the Grenadines appraises a proposal for exploratory drilling by the St. Vincent Geothermal Company Limited (SVGCL), a joint venture established between the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (GOSVG) and St. Vincent Geothermal Holdings Limited, to assess the geothermal resource in the La Soufri̬re region in northern St. Vincent; and for the services of a Community Liaison Officer (the CLO) to support and facilitate stakeholder engagement throughout the project implementation (the Project).

The outcome of the Project will be the enhanced capability of SVGCL to make an evidenced based determination of the feasibility of continuing geothermal resource development for electricity production.

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