Energy Week activities released, visit to renewal energy projects in Nevis, expo and display booths planned

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas (left) and Premier of Nevis, Hon. Joseph W. Parry watch steam gushing from a vent at one of the geothermal sites in Nevis

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BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, NOVEMBER 2ND 2911 (CUOPM) – Tour of Nevis’ geothermal and wind energy projects by students from both islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, an energy expo and discussions with energy providers are among events planned as part of Energy Week.

According to the Energy Department of the Ministry of Energy, the week of activities begins with a church service at the Reformation Fellowship Ministries, Horsford’s Shopping Complex on Sunday 6th November at 9 a.m.

The observance will be held under the theme “Sustainable Energy for Economic Security.”

The Official Launch of Energy Week will be held at the OTI Conference Room on Monday 7th November at 2 p.m.

On Tuesday 8th, Informational Display Booths will be mounted at several schools in their Libraries or Resource Centres to afford students the opportunity to learn more about all things related to energy.

Experts on energy issues will appear on various radio talk shows to engage the public on the issue of energy and related matters.

On Thursday 10th and Friday 11th November, students from St. Kitts will journey to Nevis and join their counterparts from that island to tour the geothermal and wind energy facilities in Nevis.

The Department of Energy also disclosed that there will be extended activities leading up to a two-day Energy Expo on December 1st and 2nd.

Numerous interactive booths will be mounted by the Department of Energy and renewable energy providers displaying energy efficiency products.

The Expo will afford the general public to meet all of the important players in the Energy Sector.

The public has been invited to be a part of a new movement to make St. Kitts and Nevis the greenest island in the Caribbean.

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