Minister with Responsibility for ENERGY - PART 7

Martin, Earl Azim
April 2012
CC Energy;Apr-Jun2012, Issue 11, p4
An interview with Earl Azim Martin, Minister of Housing, Pblic Works, Energy and Public Utilities of Saint Kitts and Nevis, is presented. When asked of the government's vision for the energy sector, he shares that they want to have a sustainable energy sector that provides citizens with reliable, renewable, clean and affordable energy services. He explains the need to explore alternative forms of energy to help the economy that is dependent on imported petroleum.


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