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Jason Robinson Creating a Buzz in Renewable Energy Market

  Jamaica is set to achieve 30 per cent of its electricity from renewables within two years, putting the country in a good position to achieve...


Renewables to Become The Norm for the Caribbean

A wind farm in Curacao. Caribbean nations such as Jamaica are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and many are embracing...


Energy Boost For Jamaica – Island Set To Pilot Mechanism To Stimulate Affordable, Accessible Renewable Energy

Tamar Nelson (right) receives a certificate for participating in a workshop paving the way for energy performance contracting in Jamaica. Making the presentation is...


Jamaica in Good Position to Achieve Revised Renewable Energy Target

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, speaking at the launch of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona ‘Society for Future...


St Joseph’s Infant expanding solar system

ATL technicians install solar PV panels on the roof at St Joseph’s Infant School on Duke Street in dowtown Kingston, in September 2017. St Joseph’s...


Jamaica to Invest USD 25m on Energy Storage

Jamaica’s power utility, Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) announced it would commission a USD 25 million energy storage facility. The 24.5MW plant will be the first...


New Canadian Renewable Energy Company Archer Cleantech Inc. Secures Contracts in Jamaica and American Samoa

CALGARY, Alberta, April 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire – The oil and gas capital of Canada is now a hub for the greening...


Wigton IPO Aims to Raise $5.5 Billion

Wigton Windfarm near Newport in Manchester (Photo: Observer file)  Wigton Windfarm, the wholly owned subsidiary of Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), hopes to raise...


Nuclear Fears Addressed by Stringent Maritime Legislation Says MAJ

Nuclear transportation at sea can be safely managed as long as shippers stringently comply with IMO and other international legislation, advises the head of the...


Gov’t Heightening Renewable Energy Diversification

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams (second left), engages with (from left): Development Bank of Jamaica Managing Director, Milverton Reynolds; Wigton Windfarm...


UAE Inaugurates Three Major Projects Under $50m Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund

E Prime Minister Hubert Minnis Inaugurating Solar Facility at National Stadium. The three projects will deliver 2.35MW of solar and 637 kWh of battery...


Paradise Park Solar Farm To Be Ready This Summer

David Delaire, managing director of MPC Renewable Energies (second left) and representatives of DBJ on a site visit at the Paradise Park Solar Park...


DBJ Invests US$1 Million in MPC Clean Energy

DBJ Managing Director Milverton Reynolds says MPC Clean Energy’s vision is aligned to both the DBJ’s and the Government of Jamaica’s, that is, ensuring...


Gov’t to craft Electric Motor Vehicle Policy

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Fayval Williams (centre), engages with Petrojam General Manager, Winston Watson (left), and Jamaica Promotions Corporation President (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards,...


Jamaican Entrepreneurs Featured in Forbes Magazine

Some Jamaican entrepreneurs, leaders and personalities involved in the island’s sustainability and renewable energy movement were recently featured in the internationally renowned business magazine, Forbes. The...


Wigton Renewable Energy Training

Wigton Renewable Energy Training 🗓

Date: March 25, 2019 – March 29, 2019 Venue: Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab, Rose Hill, Manchester,...




Solar Buzz Uses Source Technology to Make Water From Sunlight, Air

From left: Dr. Masao Ashtine, Lecturer-Renewable Energy Systems, University of the West Indies; Nate DeFlavio, Business Development Manager – Caribbean Islands, Zero Mass Water;...


New Hydro Panel Water System Donated to UHWI

The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) expects to benefit greatly from a new hydro panel water system donated to the Children’s Ward of...


6 Renewable Energy Entrepreneurs Lighting Up Jamaica

Jamaica is ideally suited for using renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The islands are bathed in sunlight with strong winds, providing many...


Carron Hall High School Gets Biodigester

Technical Officer, Scientific Research Council (SRC), Jodi Dunn (left); Principal, Carron Hall High School, Mr. Carlinton Johnson and Executive Director, SRC, Dr. Cliff Riley,...


First Caribbean Students Graduate from IAEA School of Radiation Emergency Management

Students use a hand-held radiation survey instrument during the ‘Disaster City’ scenario to detect the levels of ionizing radiation in the area. (Photo: Texas...


MPC lists in Jamaica and Trinidad

David Delaire, MD, MPC Capital, formally lists MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund Limited (MPC CCL) on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), to applause from...


Local Power Company Seeks Discussion On Waste-To-Energy Project

A section of the Riverton City disposal site. Government has been seeking investors to convert the waste to energy to assist with management of the...


Wigton Debt Successfully Refinanced

Nigel Clarke (second right), minister of finance and the public service, discusses Wigton Windfarm refinancing with (from left) Milverton Reynolds, managing director, Development Bank...


Growth & Jobs | Jamaica Leads The Caribbean In Renewable Energy

Wigton Windfarm has six per cent of the Jamaica’s installed electricity generating capacity Jamaica is now developing its renewable-energy potential at a leading pace...


MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Seeks USD 50m in IPO

Wind farm in Costa Rica. Author: Christian Haugen. Licence: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic. Wind farm in Costa Rica. Author: Christian Haugen. Licence: Creative...


MPC Caribbean seeks to Raise US$50 Million in Jamaica, Trinidad

MPC Caribbean Clean Energy invests in renewable projects across the Caribbean. MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Limited, which invests in renewable projects across the Caribbean...


PM Holness Signs Energy Cooperation Framework with US Treasury Department

Prime Minister Andrew Holness and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin today signed an Energy Framework to foster cooperation on energy and infrastructure...


DBJ Has Provided Over $3 Billion for Energy Projects

Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) Managing Director, Milverton Reynolds (left), converses with JN Fund Managers Deputy General Manager, Jermaine Deans, during Tuesday’s (November 13)...


Hospitals to Benefit from US$5.35-Million Energy-Saving Project

PHOTO: DONALD DE LA HAYEMinister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, addresses a post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House on...


Jamaica on Track to Achieve 30 Per Cent Energy from Renewables

Jamaica on Track to Achieve 30 Per Cent Energy from Renewables

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says Jamaica is on track to achieve 30 per cent of its electricity from renewables within two years.   This will...


Jamaica on Track to Achieve 30 Percent Energy From Renewables

PHOTO: YHOMO HUTCHINSONPrime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (centre), presents winner of the Jamaica Solar Challenge, Ryan Bent, with a trophy for composing...


100 Percent Clean: Jamaica’s Clean Energy Transition

Last Thursday Jamaica’s scientists and policymakers participated in a forum at The University of the West Indies (UWI), entitled “100 per cent Clean, the Why...


New Power Plant Moving Jamaica Closer To Energy Security

New Power Plant Moving Jamaica Closer To Energy Security

  The construction of a new combined energy plant in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine, is poised to help improve Jamaica’s energy security. At the same...


Bustamante Hospital To Save Millions With Solar Energy

  Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton (left), and Executive Chairman of the Guardsman Group, Kenneth Benjamin (2nd right), shake hands to symbolise the formal handover...


The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator

The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator

More than 40 businesses and 26 Caribbean countries have joined together in support of a $1bn project to create the world’s first ‘climate smart zone’...


Atomic Energy Agency has Advanced Jamaica’s Nuclear Technology Capacity – PIOJ Head

Atomic Energy Agency has Advanced Jamaica’s Nuclear Technology Capacity – PIOJ Head

The Planning Institute of Jamaica’s (PIOJ) Director General, Dr. Wayne Henry, says the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been pivotal in advancing the country’s...


Caribbean Development Bank : Sixteen Regional Professionals Earn Certified Energy Manager Designation

Sixteen men and women from around the Caribbean Region are now designated certified energy professionals, having participated in the Regional Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Training...


Energy Efficiency Firm Expands in Jamaica

Smartcool Systems Inc. announced that the company has completed installations at a grocery store and at a large fruit beverage manufacturer in Jamaica.   “An installation of Smartcool’s...





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