Cahill Energy

Cahill Energy

July 03, 2015 12:01 ET

Cahill Energy Commits to Bringing High Quality Green Jobs to the People of Barbados

ST. PETER PORT, GUERNSEY--(Marketwired - July 3, 2015) - Cahill Energy's Barbados Waste-to-Energy project will bring new investment, jobs and leading environmental technology to the country. Over the past several days, there has been much discussion about our company and the project we represent. It is our commitment to ensure the people of Barbados understand what this project will mean for them and the future of this country.

"Our team of international experts will continue to provide the people of Barbados with accurate and straight-forward information about the importance of our project," said Clare Cowan, Chief Executive Officer of Cahill Energy. "This project will contribute to a stronger, more prosperous and environmentally secure Barbados."

Cahill Energy's team includes leading international experts such as professional engineering firm Hatch Mott MacDonald, environmental scientists STANTEC and renewable energy finance experts Jacob Securities Inc. Together, our team will deliver a leading solution to transform environmentally-harmful waste into affordable, green energy.

The benefits of this project for Barbados are significant. Through the design, construction and operation of this waste-to-energy project, the people of Barbados have a chance to say:

  • Yes to getting Barbados back to work with hundreds of high quality, well-paying jobs.

  • Yes to hundreds of millions of dollars invested in the Barbados economy.

  • Yes to world-leading technology that meets or exceeds the safety requirements set by the World Health Organization, ensuring one of the lowest emission levels in the world.

  • Yes to energy security by providing well over a quarter of the island's energy capacity with sustainable, green energy, reducing Barbados' reliance on costly foreign fossil fuels.

  • Yes to a greener, more sustainable future by cutting carbon emissions and meeting the government's target of 29 per cent renewable energy 10 years ahead of schedule.

  • Yes to helping establish Barbados as the leading Caribbean economy by attracting the new foreign direct investments Barbados needs to grow.

  • Yes to reducing the number of new landfills and the operating costs of existing landfills, saving the taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year.

  • Yes to good news and turning the Barbadian economy around.

The technology being used in this waste-to-energy plant has been endorsed by many of the world's leading business and engineering firms.

As we move forward, Cahill Energy will continue to welcome and participate in a respectful discussion about the future of Barbados' energy needs.

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