Monthly Archives: June 2012

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Solar/Wind Hybrid Systems

A hybrid renewable energy system utilizes two or more energy production methods, usually solar and wind power. The major advantage of solar / wind hybrid system is that when solar and wind power production are used together, the reliability of the system is enhanced. Additionally, the size of battery storage can be reduced slightly as [...]

By | 2012-06-28T15:25:34+00:00 June 28th, 2012|

Capacity Building Workshop (Wigton)

Good Day, Wigton Windfarm Limited invites you to a Wind Resource Assessment: A Capacity Building Workshop which will be hosted at the Windfarm in Manchester on July 13th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. There will be presenters from The University of the West Indies and The University of Technology. Attached are the Flyer, Brochure, Direction Map [...]

By | 2012-06-27T10:27:11+00:00 June 27th, 2012|

Citizens vs the JPS: Today is D-Day

Dear Reader, This column appears on the very day that the landmark case challenging the monopoly licence of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) will be heard in our country's Supreme Court. The JPS headquarters in New Kingston. The case is immensely important and has wide implications for Jamaican consumers in general, and the energy [...]

By | 2012-06-26T12:29:38+00:00 June 26th, 2012|

Energy Efficiency Project Launched to Assist SMEs

Energy Efficiency Project Launched to Assist SMEs Thursday, 21 June 2012 Written by JIS The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has launched an energy efficiency project targeted at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). The project, called DBJ GreenBiz, is aimed at providing technical and financial assistance in [...]

By | 2012-06-26T10:10:30+00:00 June 26th, 2012|

Cashing In On Waste

Hundreds of jobs to be created as Canadian firm heads to Jamaica to construct solar-powered recycling plant Sheena Gayle, Sunday Gleaner Writer Western Bureau:Canadian-based recycling company Panther Corporation will build the first solar-powered recycling centre in Jamaica, representing a multibillon-dollar investment and the prospect of thousands of jobs being created. The company will invest US$26 [...]

By | 2012-06-26T09:58:09+00:00 June 26th, 2012|

HOW TO SECURE JAMAICA’S ENERGY FUTURE

June 22, 2012 Dear Energy Partner: Secure Your Energy Future with the IS0 50001 Energy Management Seminar The Jamaica Public Service Company Limited in collaboration with the Bureau of Standards Jamaica doing business as National Certification Body of Jamaica (NCBJ) will be hosting the captioned seminar in Kingston on July 10, 2012 and in Montego [...]

By | 2012-06-26T09:53:17+00:00 June 26th, 2012|