What People are Saying

  • Finding alternatives to oil is therefore a major goal for Barbados

    Peter Williams, Managing Director
    Peter Williams, Managing DirectorLight & Power Holdings Ltd, Barbados
  • A new World Bank study projects a 70% global increase in urban solid waste… from 1.3 billion tonnes per year today to 2.2 billion tonnes per year by 2025

    World Bank, 2012
  • Waste to Energy helps turn a waste management problem into an energy generating solution

    US Environmental Protection Agency
  • We are using the country’s success in this industry as a platform for renewable energy development

    Rt. Hon. Freundel J. Stuart, M.P.
    Rt. Hon. Freundel J. Stuart, M.P.Prime Minister, Barbados
  • This Waste to Energy project is a major step to put Barbados firmly on the way to its initial target of replacing by 2029, 29% of its oil based electricity by generation from renewable and alternative energy. Indeed, this project will help Barbados significantly to reach this target ten years earlier than planned

    Senator the Hon. Darcy W. Boyce
    Senator the Hon. Darcy W. BoyceMinister of Energy in the Office of the Prime Minister of Barbados
  • Global market estimates for sustainable resource management, presented in the WWF report, estimated that in 2005 solid waste management and recycling accounted for 30 billion euro worldwide and by 2020 this was anticipated to represent 46 billion euro

    The European Commission
  • The Barbados government’s current policy is to have, by the year 2029, 29 per cent of all electricity consumption in the island being generated from renewable energy. With the work that I have already mentioned, that target will likely be reached by 2020 and may well reach 50 per cent or more by the original 2029 date

    Senator the Hon. Darcy W. Boyce
    Senator the Hon. Darcy W. BoyceMinister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Energy, Barbados
  • Advanced gasification has a key role to play in delivering renewable energy

    Nick Clegg
    Nick CleggDeputy Prime Minister, UK
  • Better economics and environmental performance make plasma gasification the next generation of waste conversion technology

    Westinghouse Plasma Corporation
    Westinghouse Plasma CorporationAlterNRG
  • No landfill, electricity from free fuel… why don’t we do this everywhere?

    Forbes Magazine
  • Cahill Energy offers us a real solution to becoming energy independent, while at the same time reducing our massive oil import bill. Cahill Energy has brought a Waste to Energy option to the Government of Barbados that is far superior to any other we have examined. We believe that our country will be changed forever as a result

    Dr. the Hon. Denis S. Lowe, M.P.
    Dr. the Hon. Denis S. Lowe, M.P.Minister of Environment, Barbados
  • To truly transform our economy, protect our security, and save our planet from the ravages of climate change, we need to ultimately make clean, renewable energy the profitable kind of energy

    Barack Obama
    Barack Obama