By Lincoln Bowman
I am pleased to see SVG looking at alternative energy as its source of electric power. I am also very surprised that the prime minister is looking at geothermal energy.
The price of solar energy right now is so low and the facilities today are so readily available, SVG with all of its sun and wind should be looking at wind and or solar energies as replacements for their fossil fuel generators.
Right now tenders for solar energies are now asking USD$0.05 or less per kilowatt-hour and bidders suppliers from all over the world are responding.
There are so few geothermal suppliers and the demand for these are still very low so you can expect top dollar for such plants.
Solar and wind do not require the huge buildings and maintenance that geothermal plants require, they are cheaper to produce and require far less maintenance.
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