Ocean Energy in Barbados: A Review of Clean Technology Options, Available Resource and Locational Guidance for Potential Areas of Interest for Commercial Development

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Author
Johnston, Sweyn;
Prado, Veronica R.
Date
Mar 2020
This publication analyses the operating principles and development status of selected Marine Renewable Energy technologies and assess the future potential for deployment in Barbados. Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) technologies offer the potential for a secure, reliable supply of indigenous clean energy this makes the sector particularly attractive and worthy of investigation for the Small Island Developing States, including Barbados. This technical note presents the future potential for Barbados of different technologies such as Fixed Offshore Wind, Floating Offshore Wind Sea Water Air Conditioning, Wave Energy, among others.