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World-Class Installation The Focus For Solar Buzz Jamaica

Representatives of Solar Buzz Jamaica (from left) Curtis Rolston, senior solar technician; Jason Robinson, CEO; Anthony Henry; and Janette Robinson, director, pose with the winning trophy for Expo Jamaica 2018 Exhibitor Award for Environmentally Friendly Exhibit Product at the JEA-JMA Expo Jamaica 2018 at the National Indoor Sports Centre and the National Arena on Sunday. [...]

By | 2018-04-24T18:57:12+00:00 April 24th, 2018|

How Important is Properly Insuring Your Solar System? The answer in short…VERY!

There are many reasons to invest in a solar photovoltaic system, with one of the more generally desirable ones being to reduce one’s energy bills. However, solar has other benefits - such as providing clean, quiet backup power using battery storage, reduction of one's carbon footprint, securing an investment with a short payback period and [...]

By | 2018-02-23T21:33:49+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

Paris, FRANCE — Caribbean leaders yesterday announced the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world's first “climate-smart zone” in the region, which is still reeling from the unprecedented devastation wrought by recent hurricanes Irma and Maria. Supported by funding and resources from the Inter-American Development Bank Group, the World Bank Group and the [...]

By | 2017-12-18T16:27:57+00:00 December 18th, 2017|

Solar Schools Are Better Schools

Hot off the presses, a new report released today by SEIA, The Solar Foundation, and Generation 180 shows vast growth in solar on K-12 schools in the United States. Solar capacity on our country’s schools has nearly doubled since the last version of this report in 2014, with 5,489 K-12 schools now powered by solar, [...]

By | 2017-11-30T21:23:39+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Energy efficiency and conservation a priority, says Dr Wheatley

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr Andrew Wheatley, addresses the signing of a US$15-million loan agreement between the Government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the implementation of the Energy Management and Efficiency Programme (EMEP). The signing took place on November 23 at the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service in [...]

By | 2017-11-27T15:33:08+00:00 November 27th, 2017|

456 MW request will help New Mexico utility become coal-free

The Public Service Company of New Mexico is asking for project proposals, including renewables and battery storage, designed to help reach its coal-free goal by 2031. Public Service Company of New Mexico It’s an ambitious, audacious goal. In its 20-year 2017 Integrated Resource Plan submitted to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC)earlier this year, Public Service [...]

By | 2017-11-13T19:56:32+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Energy Watch Group: 100% renewable electricity is both feasible and cost effective

A joint study by Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology and Energy Watch Group presented on the sidelines of the COP23 talks in Bonn demonstrates that a global transition to 100% renewable electricity could be achieved by 2050, and would be more cost effective than the current electricity system. Longi Solar The study, ‘Global Energy System [...]

By | 2017-11-13T19:52:03+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Accelerated Action on Energy Needed to Implement Paris

UN CLIMATE CHANGE PRESS RELEASE / 10 NOV, 2017 Bonn, Germany, 10 Nov 2017 – Leaders from a wide range of sectors came together on Friday at Energy Day at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn to announce a new set of initiatives to transition to renewable energy and to show that more ambitious clean [...]

By | 2017-11-10T17:39:35+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

Green Groups Criticise EU Emissions Trading Deal

Environmental campaigners on Thursday slammed a proposal to reform the European Union's emissions trading system, saying it undermines international efforts to curb climate change. The European Commission said the preliminary agreement between the EU Parliament and member states will strengthen the bloc's emissions trading system after 2020 and would put the bloc on track to [...]

By | 2017-11-10T17:21:49+00:00 November 10th, 2017|