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#10 Energy: a major challenge for sustainable building in the Antilles

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Energy consumption is growing rapidly in the Caribbean, both as a result of population growth and the very strong economic growth of the last twenty years. Committed to a sustainable development approach, France must implement strategies to limit energy consumption in these overseas departments, which are characterized by their tropical climate and their tendency to use expensive and polluting air conditioning systems.

 

Pricillia Privat, head of the H3C-CARAïBES design office in Guadeloupe and Loic Nohilé, project manager in the Martinique agency, have agreed to discuss energy issues in the Antilles. What is the place of renewable energies in the energy mix of Guadeloupe and Martinique? Deprived of local fossil energy resources, renewable energies already represent a significant part of the (...)

 

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