Powering What Moves People

Sharing the joy of giving! Sol BVI is proud to support VISAR, an incredible force in uplifting our community. Together, we can create a brighter future and inspire others to join us in making a difference.

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Powering What Moves People

Sol BVI team is privileged to support remarkable organizations that are transforming lives! Our team takes great pride in contributing to these inspiring causes like Redeem Ministries. Join us in making a positive impact today.

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Sol Ecolution playing a key role towards transitioning to low carbon and renewable energy solutions

St. Maarten, October 14, 2021 – The Sol Group (Sol), the leading provider of energy solutions in the Caribbean, is excited to announce a major step towards further energizing the region with the launch of a low carbon and renewable energy division: “Sol Ecolution”. Sol Ecolution was launched at the recent CARILEC (Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation) conference, with the purpose of delivering on Sol’s commitment to energize the communities we serve by facilitating the development of diverse renewable and low carbon energy solutions.

With a long history and deep understanding of the Caribbean energy eco-system, Sol Ecolution is uniquely positioned to support our customers, stakeholders, and communities through this transition. Our capabilities include financing, logistics, technical expertise, and Engineering, Procurement and Construction services. Sol Ecolution is excited to leverage these capabilities to support the transition towards lower carbon and renewable energy solutions region-wide, including St. Maarten.

Sol St. Maarten stands by its commitment to deliver reliable energy solutions to commercial and retail customers, under the highest safety standards and a robust portfolio of proprietary and licensed products including Sol Go Further High-Quality Fuels, Sol Gas, Sol Shops, Sol Aviation, Sol Marine and Mobil Lubricants. “Between 2015 and 2025, Sol has committed an investment of over US$66M into the St. Maarten economy, through capital investment and community support. We are excited by the opportunity to play a key role in enabling sustainable energy solutions in St. Maarten now and for generations”, said Robert James, General Manager, Sol St. Maarten.

Dami Adesegha, Group Manager, Sol Ecolution stated, “While we are in the early stages of this promising journey, we see this as a long-term initiative that will play out over decades, and we have committed a significant amount of capital over the next several years to support this initiative”.

Given the region’s untapped low carbon and renewable energy potential, as well as the initiatives of the Caribbean governments and utilities to significantly boost low carbon and renewable energy penetration, it is clear that the energy mix within the Caribbean will shift significantly over the next 10 to 20 years. 

Sol Ecolution has started deploying solar photovoltaic (PV) technology in a retail service station in Barbados and is currently assessing an additional 29 pilots in retail stations spanning St. Maarten, Barbados, Grenada, Martinique, Guadeloupe, the Bahamas, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, and Puerto Rico. Over the next few years, it will expand further to include our company-owned retail and terminals networks. Our offices in St. Maarten and our Bermuda terminal will also be producing PV energy in the short term and we expect to install at least 5 more megawatts (MW) of PV energy generation on commercial scale systems across our offices and unused land from our terminals. Beyond deploying solar technology on assets, Sol is actively engaged in discussions with its utility and commercial customers to identify opportunities to facilitate the development of renewable energy for third party use across the region.

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The Sol Group of companies operates in 22 countries across the Eastern Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cayman, Belize, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Martinique and Guadeloupe. Sol supplies fuels, lubricants, bitumen and LPG through an extensive service station network, with marine, aviation and commercial operations in the Caribbean.

For further information, please contact:

Robert J. James

General Manager

Sol Antilles N.V.

Cole Bay Depot

Cay Bay Road # 26

Cay Bay

St. Maarten

+1(721) 544-3739 phone

+1(721) 544-3323 fax

+1(721) 520-0515 mobile

[email protected]

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Committed to our Territories

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the entire Caribbean is rallying together to help rebuild this region we all call home.
At Sol, we are committed to the impacted territories and continue to play our part in the restoration process. Our Corporate Crisis Management Team has been mobilised and is working around the clock to ensure the safety and security of our local teammates by providing essential items, medical supplies and equipment.
Restoring our capability to provide fuels and other essential services to the countries affected remains a top priority. Our local colleagues are working closely on site with the respective Emergency Services and relevant agencies. Sol continues to provide critical materials and deploy teams from across the region to aid in the professional and technical support required to re-establish supply of these vital services for the communities.
We wish to commend the relief teams and volunteers working tirelessly to restore order and stability to the impacted territories. As we face the aftermath of Irma, we face it together and we will rebuild even stronger.
Como consecuencia del Huracán Irma, todos en el Caribe colaboramos para ayudar a reconstruir esta región a la que llamamos hogar.
En Sol estamos comprometidos con los territorios afectados y continuaremos el rol que desempeñamos en el proceso de restauración. El Equipo de Manejo de Crisis Corporativo se ha movilizado y trabaja incansablemente manejando aspectos de salud y seguridad de nuestros compañeros, proporcionando artículos esenciales, suministros médicos y equipo en los territorios afectados.
Continuamos enfocados en reestablecer nuestra capacidad de proveer combustible y servicios esenciales en los países impactados. Nuestros colegas trabajan de cerca con las respectivas Agencias Gubernamentales y Servicios de Emergencia. Sol continúa facilitando materiales cruciales y enviando equipos desde toda la región para proveer el apoyo profesional y técnico requerido para reanudar los servicios vitales en las comunidades.
Felicitamos a los equipos de respuesta de emergencias y a los voluntarios que trabajan incansablemente para restaurar el orden y la estabilidad de los territorios afectados. A medida que afrontamos juntos los efectos causados por Irma, los reconstruiremos más fuerte aún.

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