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Past Meets the Future: A Classic 1967 Austin Mini Moke Electric Vehicle (EV) Conversion by Doug White

October 17, 2015 - Doug White has been driving solar powered mini trucks for about 15 years. Doug had a desire to drive a zero emission vehicle that runs on sunshine. Some solar-powered vehicles like the Global Electric Motors (GEM) didn’t quite fit the bill as its 7 HP, 72 volt DC system with heavy lead acid batteries, severely limit range and speed on the territory’s hilly terrain. And so, the idea to do a conversion was born!Read More

CGTC offers sustainable development course

June 13, 2014 - The course will cover the fundamentals of sustainability and sustainable development. It will look at the historical evolution of sustainable development ideas and linkages to issues such as consumerism, environmental degradation, environmental ethics, and equity around development.Read More

Future Engineers build wind turbines at the Kid Wind Energy Competition

April 07, 2014 - The Virgin Islands Energy Office, with help from the University of the Virgin Islands Caribbean Green Technology Center, has been working for several months helping high school students understand the technology of producing electricity using wind and about career opportunities in that field. Read More

UVI Among 15 HBCUs Tapped to Bolster Efforts on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Universities

February 25, 2014 - The University of the Virgin Islands is among 15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) chosen to participate in a new, multi-year collaboration of institutions designed to bolster innovation, commercialization and entrepreneurship efforts on their respective campuses.Read More
Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony of UVI's Geospatial Lab and Caribbean Green Technology Center

November 21, 2013 - Read More

Alternative Energy Education in the VIs

October 31, 2013 - Read More

Special Seminar: CGTC Biofuel Initiative Converting Waste Vegetable Oil into Biofuel

October 29, 2013 - Read More

Sustainable Energy for Caribbean Educators in the US Virgin Islands

October 23, 2013 - Read More

Keeping the Lights On: A Forum on Renewable Energy Policy and Financing

October 22, 2013 - Read More