Tuesday, February 21, 2017

St. Kitts and Nevis: Geothermal Resources Conformed on Twin Islands

St.Kitts-Nevis Government Committed To Investing In Alternative Energy, Moves To Finalize Geothermal Agreement (Times Caribbean)

Minister of Public Infrastructure with responsibility for Energy, the Honourable Ian Patches Liburd, said that having now established that there is a geothermal resource on both islands, the situation is now ripe for discussion on inter-connectivity, for the discussion on the export of energy, as we on St. Kitts move now to final a geothermal agreement.”

Five geoscientists were in St. Kitts conducting feasibility studies in geophysics, geology and geochemistry. President of Teranov, Jacques Chouraki, said at the time that the prospects for geothermal energy on St. Kitts were promising.

Minister Liburd has now confirmed that after the feasibility studies, there is a geothermal resource on St. Kitts.

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