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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...


Barbados Working to Become Renewable Energy Island

Barbados is placing emphasis on its transportation sector in its quest to become a “renewable energy island”, Mr. Jehu Wiltshire, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry...


Eastern Caribbean States Want Govt Buildings To Go Solar

Eastern Caribbean States Want Govt Buildings To Go Solar

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with non-profit association Solar Head of State for the development of solar...


PCJ Preaching Energy Conservation As Children Go Off On Summer Break

PCJ Preaching Energy Conservation As Children Go Off On Summer Break

With the summer holidays confining a majority of the nation’s children to the home, the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) said it will be ramping...


Winston Jones High Tops PCJ Energy Competition

Winston Jones High Tops PCJ Energy Competition

Manchester-based Winston Jones High School yesterday took top-school honours in the 2017-2018 Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Schools’ Energy Programme Competition, copping prizes in each...


PAHO Provides An Energy Benchmarking Tool to Public Healthcare Facilities

PAHO Provides An Energy Benchmarking Tool to Public Healthcare Facilities

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Ministry of Health will soon reap tangible saving from energy consumption techniques at its health facilities via an Energy Benchmarking...


PAHO provides an Energy Benchmarking Tool to public healthcare facilities

PAHO provides an Energy Benchmarking Tool to public healthcare facilities

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Ministry of Health will soon reap tangible saving from energy consumption techniques at its health facilities via an Energy Benchmarking...


T&T Company Charges Ahead With Renewable Solutions

With utility rates set to increase in Trinidad and Tobago, one company is providing a viable option for homeowners through the use of renewable energy.   Local company Davis...


Jamaica’s Energy Diversification Programme Bearing Fruit

Jamaica’s Energy Diversification Programme Bearing Fruit

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the early decision to move aggressively towards energy diversification makes Jamaica less susceptible to...


Alternative Energy Expo June 15 and 16

Alternative Energy Expo June 15 and 16

Service providers in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency industry are among the persons invited to the upcoming Alternative Energy Expo being held at The...


Gov’t Saves $230m Under Energy Efficiency and Conservation Projects

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley (right), speaks with Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programme (EECP) Project Manager, Jody Grizzle, at the...


Earth Today | USAID, CDB Partner To Deliver Energy Management Training

Earth Today | USAID, CDB Partner To Deliver Energy Management Training

the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Programme (CARCEP), together with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), recently launched the Caribbean Energy...


Local and Int’l Students to Take Part in EFYM Programme

Local and Int’l Students to Take Part in EFYM Programme

Approximately 66 local and international students will be participating in the action component of the ‘Energy For Young Minds’ (EFYM) programme this year.   The EFYM is...


Petersfield High Students Exposed to Careers in Energy

Petersfield High Students Exposed to Careers in Energy

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Caribbean Clean Energy Program and in collaboration with Eight Rivers Energy Company and the Clinton...


Wigton Wind Farm Offering Renewable Energy Training Course

Wigton Wind Farm Offering Renewable Energy Training Course

Registration is now open for Wigton Wind Farm Limited’s upcoming training course in photovoltaic system design, from June 18 to 22.   The week-long course, to be...


Financing for Photovoltaic Park in Jamaica Successfully Completed

Financing for Photovoltaic Park in Jamaica Successfully Completed

The financing for a 51 MWp photovoltaic park in Jamaica has been completed.   Proparco, France’s development bank, and FMO, the Dutch development bank, will provide the...


Neoen Begins Work on 51 MW PV Project in Jamaica

Neoen Begins Work on 51 MW PV Project in Jamaica

A loan of $64 million was awarded by French development bank Proparco and Dutch peer FMO. The facility will deliver electricity to the Jamaica Public...


Gov’t Poised for Significant Savings Under US$40m Energy Programme

Gov’t Poised for Significant Savings Under US$40m Energy Programme

The Government is poised to generate significant savings from the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) implementation of the US$40-million Energy Management and Efficiency Programme (EMEP).   The...


IGS Solar Turns On Solar Array for St. James Parish and schools

IGS Solar and St. James Parish, Red Bank have announced that one of the largest solar projects for the Diocese of Trenton is now fully operational. This project addresses the electricity needs of: St. James Elementary School, Red...


Low-Income Off-Grid Communities to Get Solar Power

Low-Income Off-Grid Communities to Get Solar Power

This was stated by Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, during his contribution to the 2018/19 Sectoral Debate in the...


Solar Plant Being Built in Westmoreland

Solar Plant Being Built in Westmoreland

Construction of a 37-megawatt solar energy plant in Westmoreland by Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited has commenced and is expected to be completed either late...


Development of Energy Sector A Firm Committment– Dr. Wheatley

Development of Energy Sector A Firm Committment– Dr. Wheatley

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says the Government is firmly committed to the development of the country energy sector.   Addressing...


7 Kingston, St Andrew Constituencies to Receive Solar Lanterns

  Prime Minister Andrew Holness (centre), and Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr Andrew Wheatley (third left), examine solar lanterns that were handed over to seven...


IRP To Include Hydropower As Source of Renewable Energy, Says Energy Minister

IRP To Include Hydropower As Source of Renewable Energy, Says Energy Minister

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says a special component of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which will be completed in...


ICAO/UNDP Solar-At-The-Gate Project Being Piloted in Jamaica

ICAO/UNDP Solar-At-The-Gate Project Being Piloted in Jamaica

Solar facilities designed to provide electricity for Terminal Gate Number One at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston were, on Tuesday (April 24),...


Hampton High Saves Big On Electricity Bills

    A section of the solar panels that form part of a 10kWh solar photovoltaic system installed at the Hampton School by the Petroleum Corporation of...


St Mary Man Makes Renewable Energy Generator

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JPS Committed To Keeping Customers Happy - Power Company Intends To Remain Energy Partner Of Choice

JPS Committed To Keeping Customers Happy – Power Company Intends To Remain Energy Partner Of Choice

Based on a decades-old value chain, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), until recent years, only sold kilowatt hours to Jamaican residential and commercial customers who...


Digicel Jamaica Hosts PCJ Schools Energy Programme Field Trips

Digicel Jamaica Hosts PCJ Schools Energy Programme Field Trips

Digicel Jamaica, through a partnership with the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), played host to students from Guy’s Hill High School, Carron Hall High School,...


Two Entrepreneurship Workshops for Kingston Today

New Fortress Energy Chairman Wes Edens speaking on the opening day of the Natural Gas Conference at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston last...


Energy Conservation Is Still Priority – PCJ

Energy Conservation Is Still Priority – PCJ

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is reminding Jamaicans that energy conservation should still be the first priority, even as Jamaica launches into the oil...


5,000 Solar Lamps Will Be Distributed To Energy-Poor Households — Holness

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St. Lucia Receives CARICOM Support For Tourism

Saint Lucia Prime Minister, the Hon. Allen Chastanet and CDF Chief Executive Officer Rodinald Soomer        sign the agreement.     On March 16, the CARICOM...


NWA Wins Energy Competition

NWA Wins Energy Competition

The National Works Agency (NWA) has copped the number-one spot in the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica’s (PCJ) Government of Jamaica Energy Champion Competition, winning $1...


Jamaica: UTech Cuts Light Bill By $16 Million

Jamaica: UTech Cuts Light Bill By $16 Million

In the three-and-a-half years since it has been using solar power to supplement its energy needs on campus, the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) has...





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