Where some see a toxic threat, Dr. Legena Henry sees a solution to Barbados’ energy challenge.
Dr Legena Henry is excited about sharing knowledge and leveraging strengths with other project leaders in the same space.
Rum & Sargassum Inc. is a Barbados-based company that produces affordable, fossil-fuel free, renewable compressed natural gas to power motor vehicles, using low-cost locally sourced organic inputs including rum industry wastewater, Sargassum seaweed and Barbados Blackbelly sheep manure. Its latest project, called SarGASsum, has two deliverables: to set up the country’s first biofuel service station,
Biofuel, not solar or wind power, is the key to Barbados 100% renewable energy dependency goals.
A new clean energy project from Barbados-based startup Rum and Sargassum Inc. has attracted a pledge of full support by the government. “I want to commend the leaders of this project and pledge the full support of the Government of Barbados and my ministry,” said Lisa Cummins, Barbados Minister of Energy and Business. “I look
A Barbados-based startup wins backing from government, private sector, researchers and international investors.
This spoken word performance by Cyndi Celeste, titled “Heads or Tails,” set the tone for the launch of Rum and Sargassum’s latest project in Bridgetown this week. “The threat of global climate change has shown up in Sargassum seaweed crossing the Atlantic from the coasts of West Africa and landing on our shores. But this
BNOCL must not be seen as just an “oil company” but as an energy entity.
Barbados Minister of Energy and Business Lisa Cummins will deliver the keynote at the launch of an innovative clean energy project by a local startup company, Rum & Sargassum Inc. The startup produces affordable, fossil-fuel free, renewable compressed natural gas using low-cost, locally sourced organic inputs including rum industry wastewater, Sargassum seaweed and Barbados Blackbelly
A new collaboration between UWI members and the University of San Diego (USD) could extend the startup’s success beyond Barbados’ borders.