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BMR wind farm commissioned

Malvern, St Elizabeth — Eighteen months after ground was broken, the 36.3-megawatt wind farm run by BMR Jamaica Wind at Potsdam, Malvern, high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, was formally commissioned in mid-August. Priced at US$89.9 million, the wind project, located across the road from another wind farm run by light and power company Jamaica [...]

By | 2016-08-23T23:16:42+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|

JMMB Invests In Solar System

JMMB Group Limited will spend US$420,000 ($53 million) on a solar energy system to power various offices across Jamaica this year. The project forms part of a wider move by JMMB to reduce its carbon footprint. "We plan to implement this on a location-by-location basis, with the first implementation taking place at one of our [...]

By | 2016-07-23T17:14:00+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|

Honey Bun’s solar energy system a positive move for growth – Industry Minister

KINGSTON, Jamaica –The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, & Fisheries (MICAF) has described Honey Bun’s newly-installed solar-energy system as a positive development for growth, job creation, and competitiveness. Speaking on behalf of Minister Karl Samuda on Friday, at the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the system at Retirement Road, Kingston, Director General in the ministry, Vivian [...]

By | 2016-05-28T19:27:35+00:00 May 28th, 2016|

Jamaica Faces Trek To A Green Economy

KHAN... what we want is for them to own, as much as possible, what has to be done in each sector   From the "historical momentum in favour of brown industries" - those overly dependent on fossil fuels - to "bias in the political system towards short-run and against long-run perspectives", the deck appears stacked [...]

By | 2016-05-12T20:18:42+00:00 May 12th, 2016|

Abengoa Says Old Harbour Project Will Employ Hundreds

The oil-fired JPS power plant in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine is to be converted to LNG. Spanish firm Abengoa SA has revealed the value of the upgrade and employment prospects for the 190MW power plant project amid pre-bankruptcy filings in its home market. "The contract for the plant, which will be powered by natural [...]

By | 2015-12-02T14:53:36+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|

France and India are launching a global alliance aimed at bringing solar energy to everybody

Thomson ReutersIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande attend a news conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris   PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday launch an international solar alliance aimed at eventually bringing clean and affordable solar energy within the reach [...]

By | 2015-12-01T19:48:16+00:00 December 1st, 2015|

Environmentally friendly Green Village homes up for sale

  POTENTIAL home owners in search of environmentally friendly surroundings have just got lucky. Developers of what is being touted as Jamaica's "first green residential community" last week broke ground for the construction of 114 energy-efficient homes in Greendale, St Catherine, called Green Village. Project manager Paul Soegaard told the Jamaica Observer that the phased [...]

By | 2015-11-10T18:15:29+00:00 November 10th, 2015|

US-based biodiesel producer exploring Jamaica for plant investment

  HERO BX, one of the largest biodiesel producers in the US, is currently exploring possibilities to develop Jamaica’s first commercialscale biodiesel plant. The firm’s representatives have been visiting the island since Jampro’s “Jamaica Investment Forum” earlier this year, and have been meeting with various government and private sector stakeholders with serious interest in confirming [...]

By | 2015-11-06T15:52:10+00:00 November 6th, 2015|

CaPRI to present country report on renewable energy options in Barbados

CO-EXECUTIVE director of The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), Dr Christopher Tufton, will this week travel to Barbados to chair a workshop on Barbados' country report on renewable energy options at the Caribbean Development Bank Conference Centre in St Michael. With funding from the European Union (EU) under its Energy Facility II programme, CaPRI has [...]

By | 2015-11-02T15:10:53+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|