Natural resources and energy
Saint Kitts and Nevis have no real natural resources unless you count long beaches and a pleasant climate for this category. The energy used comes mainly from imported oil.
Saint Kitts and Nevis, like many of the neighboring countries, have signed the Petrocaribe agreement with Venezuela. This gives Saint Kitts and Nevis the right to buy Venezuelan oil on favorable terms.
- COUNTRYAAH: Major exports by St. Kitts and Nevis with a full list of the top products exported by the country. Includes trade value in U.S. dollars and the percentage for each product category.
Attempts to reduce oil dependency by switching to alternative energy sources have led to the construction of a wind turbine on the island of Nevis and attempts to extract heat energy from the bedrock are ongoing.
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FACTS – ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
Energy use per person
1 645 kilograms of oil equivalent (2007)
Carbon dioxide emissions in total
231,000 tonnes (2014)
Carbon dioxide emissions per inhabitant
4.3 tons (2014)
The share of energy from renewable sources
1.6 percent (2015)