Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Benefits of an Energy Audit

Energy audits boast a multitude of benefits: in addition to providing a roadmap for greater energy efficiency, they help you understand how your house works. An energy audit is a fundamental first step toward reducing utility bills in a big way. By analyzing a building's major components including the building envelope, combustion equipment, chimneys, attics, [...]

By | 2015-01-08T20:51:14+00:00 August 27th, 2013|

Cool Spin Solar

V3 Solar has come up with an innovative way to solve some heat issues with concentrated PV panels. V3 Solar claims to be able to manufacture solar panels for under

By | 2013-08-26T10:01:41+00:00 August 26th, 2013|

OUR Puts Brakes On Power Wheeling

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has halted the scheduled implementation of electricity wheeling to allow the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) to make an application to the Electricity Appeal Tribunal. This means that the OUR will not begin to process applications for wheeling this month, as was scheduled. A statement from the OUR [...]

By | 2013-08-23T18:08:58+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|

Jamaica can triple wind energy output

Students from Ascot Primary in St Catherine take in a wind turbine during a tour of the Wigton Windfarm in Manchester. JAMAICA can triple its electricity generated from wind if it uses up its full potential. A recent wind resource assessment identified four locations suitable for energy development with a combined potential generating capacity of [...]

By | 2013-08-23T11:43:22+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|