Central America. Panama cut the ribbon on its largest solar plant; El Salvador encourages renewables with tax benefits; and the end of the free trade agreement between El Salvador and Taiwan hit sugar producers.

 

Greater Antilles. Jamaica introduced legislation to recover shares in Petrojam; the Venezuelan crisis may affect Cuba’s investments; and Puerto Rico considers offshore wind energy.

 

Lesser Antilles. The IMF is proud of Barbados; and Trinidad & Tobago may develop a tax reform to boost oil output competition.

 

South America’s Caribbean Coast. Tullow will speed up its Guyana drilling program; Venezuela’s oil production dropped; and Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, and India trade fuels before the US sanctions hit.

 

Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in Belco’s battery storage facility (English); Guaidó’s nominations (English); and Guatemala’s power auctions (English).

 

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