Jamaica joins Solar Head of State coalition to install solar panels on the Office of the Prime Minister in effort to combat climate change.
Scientists and policymakers participated in a forum at The University of the West Indies (UWI), entitled “100 per cent Clean, the Why and How of Jamaica's Transition from Imported Fossil Fuels to Natural Resources.”
More than 40 businesses and 26 Caribbean countries have joined together in support of a $1bn project to create the world's first 'climate smart zone' and help fast track low carbon development across the region.
Smartcool Systems Inc. announced that the company has completed installations at 10 businesses in Jamaica.
A loan of $64 million was awarded. The facility will deliver electricity to JPS at a price of $85/MWh over 20 years.
Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited has commenced work on a new 37-megawatt solar energy plant, slated for completion by late 2018 or early 2019.
Energy storage will play key a role in the energy transformation. The extent of the growth of battery storage will depend on both the extent of the decrease in battery storage costs and the development of regulatory regimes that reward the services that storage is capable of providing.
ImpactPPA announces today their newest renewable energy power generation project for one of Jamaica’s largest law firms, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon. The project will be managed on ImpactPPA’s blockchain financing platform, bringing together an innovative form of energy generation and energy financing.
An innovation lab recently opened, focused on the developing clean technology companies within Jamaica and the Caribbean.
The Jamaican Government's plan to divest its holdings in public companies via the stock market and is now making headway with the selection of a broker to arrange the listing of renewable energy company Wigton Windfarm Ltd.
Costa Rican coffee farmers are receiving 25,000 free trees as part of an initiative to tackle climate change started by Canadian company, World Tree.
ABB will deliver a microgrid with integrated wind and solar resources, adding to more than 40 other similar projects the company has worked on worldwide already. ABB said it will be a “24.5MW microgrid facility and energy storage system”. It will run on the company’s ABB Ability platform, which it delivers across a range of industries to digitally connect, control and monitor systems and individual components.
While Jamaica continues to lead the rest of the world in energy diversification, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley says that his Government does not intend to become complacent but will intensify its efforts to reduce the…
The Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF), the largest annual gathering of the Caribbean renewable energy market, today announced seven projects as recipients of its first annual CREF Project Awards. The awards represent a wide spectrum of size and technologies and are given…
The devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma and Maria on energy systems in Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the Caribbean highlight an energy security problem that has been lurking for decades. Massive damage to centralized grids will mean that many of…
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) supporting the development of an offshore windfarm in Jamaica. The feasibility study for the project will evaluate the viability of installing an…