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Tuesday, October 24 2017 @ 05:40 AM AST

Trinidad & Tobago to bring legislation for solar power plant financing

Energy Ministry Parliamentary Secretary Nicole Olivierre in Parliament on October 10 reiterated government's plan to make Trinidad & Tobago 10% renewable energy-powered by 2021. That 10% is 283 MW.

* T&T also committed in the Paris Accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2030

* Trinidad and Tobago govt to bring legislation for financing of solar (photovoltaic) power plant financing

* "Our ultimate aim is to eliminate the use of fossil fuels altogether": Olivierre

* Energy Ministry aware of 87 quarry operators. Only 7 of them have have licences. The remaining 80 outside of the quarry operators considered illegal operators on whom the police would take action

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