Saba already has two solar parks, both located at the airport, which largely contribute to the local production of electricity.
SABA--The public entity Saba, the Saba Electric Company (SEC) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy are exploring ways to further expand the percentage of renewable energy. One of the options is wind energy. For this purpose, SEC has contracted Pondera Consult BV to carry out a feasibility study.
AIRPORT--The new projected end date for the airport’s reconstruction is February 2023, two months longer than announced earlier this year. Princess Juliana International Airport operating company PJIAE Project Director Mirto Breel said on Monday that the delay is due to the coronavirus crisis.
Passengers making use of a rental car company on Saturday afternoon.
AIRPORT--Exactly 350 passengers arrived at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) from the United States (US) on Saturday, which was the first day the country reopened to that market in four months. Government officials and tourism stakeholders were on hand to witness the initial stream of US-based tourists set foot on “The Friendly Island”.
THE HAGUE--The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague raised its travel advisory for St. Maarten from yellow to orange, on Sunday morning. People are urged to only travel to and from the island for urgent reasons.
MARIGOT—The Préfecture has issued the new entry conditions for French St. Martin via Bellevue and Belle Plaine (French Quarter) borders. Since July 31 at noon, access to the territory of St. Martin is controlled. Access for cross border workers is facilitated.