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Caribbean Islands Plug Into Electric Car Revolution

With her foot down to show off the acceleration of the zippy electric car, Joanna Edghill spins around the car park before plugging the vehicle...


Wigton Windfarm to list on Jamaica Stock Exchange

Wigton Windfarm to list on Jamaica Stock Exchange 🗺

  The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) is preparing to list Wigton Windfarm Limited (WWF) on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) with the help of Mayberry...


JPS CEO wants company at forefront of renewable sector

JPS CEO wants company at forefront of renewable sector 🗺

PRESIDENT and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Company Emanuel DaRosa says he wants to leave a legacy of a more...


BMR looks to expand in Jamaica

BMR looks to expand in Jamaica 🗺

Malvern , St Elizabeth — Just over a year since formal commissioning of its wind farm at Potsdam, Malvern, high in the Santa Cruz mountains,...


PCJ Exploring Offshore Wind Farm

PCJ Exploring Offshore Wind Farm

Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has got foreign backing for a prefeasibility study on the prospect of setting up another wind farm, but one that...


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PCJ exploring offshore wind farm 🗺

Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has got foreign backing for a prefeasibility study on the prospect of setting up another wind farm, but one that...


Broker selected for Wigton IPO

Broker selected for Wigton IPO 🗺

The divestment unit of the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) confirmed that it has selected a broker for the initial public offering of shares in...


The Tide Is Turning For A New Source Of Green Energy

The first underwater turbines are connected to Scotland’s power grid. A tidal energy turbine is loaded onto a barge in Invergordon, Scotland. Two turbines installed off Scotland’s coast...


Cuba to Increase Electric Power Generation by 2030

Montevideo, Apr 27.- A change in the electric power matrix will allow Cuba to increase its own energy production from 4 to 24 percent of...


Cuba to Increase Electric Power Generation by 2030

Montevideo, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) A change in the electric power matrix will allow Cuba to increase its own energy production from 4 to 24...


7.5 MW Wind Turbine Construction (Video)

If you have any interest in wind turbines, you might enjoy this 3-minute 42-second video showing a huge 7.58 MW Enercon E126 being assembled. The...


$20 Billion Invested In Renewable Energy Sector

$20 Billion Invested In Renewable Energy Sector

Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, said Jamaica has attracted an investment of over $20 billion in renewable energy projects, which...




Ground Breaking for 36.3MW Wind Farm in Malvern

  Wind Farm    GROUND was broken yesterday for the 36.3 megawatt wind farm at Malvern, St Elizabeth which government and investors say forms part of a concerted...


Caribbean Pacific Foundation OECS Technology To Bring Utah Jobs by 2015

Cutting-edge technology that will supply developing countries with cleaner and cheaper fuel will also likely bring 3000 new jobs to Utah within the next five...


Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear

A surprising aerodynamic innovation in wind turbine design called the ‘wind lens’ could triple the output of a typical wind turbine, making it less costly...


A Potential Breakthrough in Offshore Wind Power

Engineers in the U.K. are buzzing over a vertical-axis turbine, that might be superior to those familiar white windmills. If you’ve ever driven past a wind...


Danes Hail Lidar Breakthrough in Wind

The world’s largest independent rotor blade manufacturer, LM Glasfiber of Denmark, and two Danish partners are developing a laser-based wind sensing system integrated into a...


‘Wind bags’ tested in Nottingham under energy plan

Wind bags which would store excess energy from wind turbines as compressed air under the sea are being tested by a Nottingham University professor. Seamus Garvey’s...


Company Spotlight: Wigton Wind Farm Limited

Company Spotlight: Wigton Wind Farm Limited

Wind energy is already a proven success in many countries and wind farms are increasing considerably worldwide. In keeping with the mandate of the Jamaica...


Generation of Electricity from Wind

Generation of Electricity from Wind

Electricity can be produced from wind energy via a wind turbine generator (WTG).The wind turbine is a wind energy system that transfers kinetic energy from...


What Is An Asynchronous (Induction) Generator ?

The Asynchronous Generator is a very reliable generator that was originally designed as an electric motor but is used as a generator and tends to...


Wind Energy is Solar Energy

Wind energy is essentially a transferred form of solar energy. Radiation from the sun heats up various sections of the earth at different rates and...


Wind Turbine Output Boosted 30% by Breakthrough Design

Passive structure design of “Wind Energizer” by Leviathan Energy reportedly increases wind turbine efficiency 30% in field tests. Technological advancements in wind energy efficiency have generally...


TECHNOLOGY: Wind Turbines

Uneven heating of the Earth’s surface cause the wind to blow. Wind turbines using advanced technologies are able to produce electricity for homes, businesses, and...


APPLICATION: Wind Energy- Electricity Production

DESCRIPTION:  There are two primary types of wind turbines: horizontal and vertical Ø  Horizontal-axis wind turbines have blades that spin in a vertical plane like airplane...


China Makes Huge Breakthrough in Wind Power Technology

Chinese developers unveiled the world’s first full-permanent magnetic levitation (Maglev) wind power generator at the Wind Power Asia Exhibition 2006 held June 28 in Beijing,...


Breakthrough, low-cost wind turbine technology moves closer to commercialization

The Wind Turbine Company (WTC) has been awarded an $800,000 contract with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (DOE, NREL) to continue...





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