The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) recently conducted an energy efficiency workshop in Antigua as part of the ongoing training program to support hotels across the region with reducing their energy load and costs to become more efficient.
The two-day workshop which was held in the capital St John’s educated representatives from participating hotels on the value of energy conservation and energy efficiency and renewable energy measures to implement at the hotel properties.
The training included a cross-section of management, operations personnel from about 25 local hotels who are members of the Antigua Hotel and Tourism Association and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.
The workshop is the third in a series of training being held in Caribbean countries under the USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Programs mandate- Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.
The previous energy workshops were held in Jamaica and St Lucia.