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Cap lifted, prices lowered on renewable energy program

Caribbean Utilities Company has raised the cap on its program that allows individuals to produce their own renewable energy, but has lowered the price it pays for the power.

George Town Primary students do their part for the planet

The George Town Primary Year 4 students in charge of organizing the school’s monthly community service garnered a turnout of 70 parents, staff and students on Saturday, April 16, for the island-wide Earth Day cleanup, collecting more than 100 bags of trash.

Business in brief: CUC celebrates 50th anniversary and opens market at TSX

CUC celebrates 50th anniversary and opens market at TSX; Appleby Fiduciary Business rebrands as Estera; Walkers BVI and Cayman Islands offices named ‘leading law firm’; SteppingStones promotes Caymanian Hannah Foreman to recruitment administrator

CUC says outages possible Tuesday

As part of testing of new generators, Caribbean Utilities Company customers could see short power outages Tuesday afternoon, according to a CUC spokesman.

Power outage cause unknown

A power outage affected Caribbean Utilities Company customers across Grand Cayman Tuesday evening.

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Power restored in George Town

A utility pole fire caused power outages in Industrial Park, near the airport and other areas of George Town on Friday morning.

Power outage affects 3 areas

Some electricity customers in West Bay, Bodden Town and George Town lost power for more than an hour Tuesday morning, Caribbean Utilities Company reported.

CUC fourth quarter earnings climb on higher sales

Caribbean Utilities Company reported earnings of $6.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, a $0.8 million increase year on year, due to an 8 percent growth in kilowatt-hour sales and lower finance charges during the period.

John Gray students hone interview skills

Focusing on exuding professionalism, aptitude and motivation, Year 11 students at John Gray High School recently took part in mock interviews as part of the school’s Career Activities Week. The event was designed to inform students about the prospects available to them in the workforce and what it takes to be competitive in a global marketplace.

Business in brief: Appleby announces management changes

Offshore law firm, Appleby, has announced a series of changes to its management team following the completion of the management buyout of its fiduciary business in December.

Agreement for sea-based power possible by late March

Executives from the company designing Cayman’s first floating platform for generating electricity from the ocean hope to complete a power purchase agreement with the Caribbean Utilities Company by late next month.

Kiteboarders raise thousands for Cancer Society

A small team of ambitious and charitable kiteboarders who plan to ride the wind from Little Cayman to Grand Cayman as part of the first Maples Kiting for Cancer event have raised $100,000 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.

Solar farm groundbreaking set for February

Groundbreaking for Cayman’s first solar farm and non-Caribbean Utilities Company utility-scale power plant will take place next month, launching a long-awaited move to renewable energy.

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